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Shake Up Your Workout

Try these simple training hacks to go faster, ride longer, and pour on the power<p><b>Take a Stand</b><br>Cyclists typically try to build endurance by practicing long, seated climbs. But standing to pedal can lead to a dramatic spike in performance. <b><br>Tweak It</b><br>Find a straight stretch of road with a moderate …

Six Moves to a Six-Pack

These are the best core exercises you've never done, and they'll reveal the abs you never knew you had

12 Small Ways To Travel More This Year

We often trick ourselves into thinking of travel as a big-time event -- and the truth is, you're not always going to have thousands of dollars to fund a plane ticket, hotel room and dozens of meals out. But you <i>are</i> always going to have wanderlust, and there <i>is</i> a way to cure it without breaking the …

Ways to Fix Your Dry, Brittle Hair

There's something that is intensely gratifying about making a woman feel beautiful. Whether a lady is coming in for a refresh or a complete, transformative change, she is always seeking that moment when she looks in the mirror, and thinks, "Damn, I look good!" I cherish those moments, and I love to …

Newly identified ancient Scottish sea monster could probably eat Nessie

Step aside, Nessie. There's a new Scottish sea beast in town.<p>Or, rather, there <i>was</i>. About 170 million years ago.<p>A team of paleontologists has …

Island of Nice: Sri Lanka

Fellow travelers frequently ask me if there are any places I have been that I would go back to in a heartbeat. Well, <b>Sri Lanka</b> quickly comes to mind (I’m currently planning my third trip there). Which, of course, begs the question: Why?<p><b>Here are seven reasons Sri Lanka is on my revisit list for</b> …

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Crash and Burn Workouts for Faster Running

Run each repeat like it will be your last to become a tougher runner.<p><b>The weekly fartlek</b> for elite and aspiring-elite runners in the Kenyan training hotbed of Iten starts fast and stays fast. Hundreds of runners try to stay with the leaders—they go as hard as they can, and when they can no longer …

Trash These 6 Seemingly Innocent Foods to Lose More Weight

Why your kitchen should be a green juice-free zone<p>Clearing your kitchen of food landmines is about more than tossing your half-eaten boxes of cookies, bags of white bagels, and greasy potato chips. (Haven't thrown those out yet? They need to go.)<p>You may also need to throw out some foods that, upon …

National Geographic Travel

The best adventure holidays for 2015

Surf in solitude in Mozambique, go hiking in Kurdistan or bumble through Spain in a 2CV … we round up the best new adventures for 2015<p><b>Desert exploring and kayaking, Djibouti</b><p>Hard-pushed to pinpoint it on a map? You’re not alone. On the Horn of Africa, bordered by Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia, this …

8 More Muscle Building SuperFoods – Lifestyle and Strength - The lifestyle site for those devoted to a strong body, a healthy mind and a well-fed soul.

In the first edition, I brought you Seven Muscle Building Superfoods, that focused predominantly on high quality protein sources, for protein …

The best walking holidays on America's Pacific Coast

It is one of North America’s most celebrated outdoor adventures, and this week it will become more celebrated still with the release of Wild, a new film starring Reese Witherspoon.<p>The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is a long-distance path that runs 2,663 miles (4,286km) along the high ridges of the …

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Why You Should Work Your Abs First

Lift more weight, burn more fat, and unlock your potential by training your core at the beginning of your workout<p>If you want to take your workouts to a whole new level, start with your middle.<p>“People achieve better results when they do core exercises at the beginning of their workout instead of the …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

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Matt Bomer to Play Tragic Star Montgomery Clift in HBO Biopic

Not since <b>James Franco</b> played James Dean has a classic Hollywood biopic nailed its casting so completely. <b>Matt Bomer</b> of <i>White Collar</i>, <i>Magic Mike</i>, and <i>The Normal Heart</i> fame, has been cast to play Montgomery Clift in an upcoming film for HBO.<p>The film, titled <i>Monty Clift</i>, will cover the actor’s rise to fame …

6 Little-Known Beauty Tips For Looking And Feeling Your Best

New year, same resolutions. Right?<p>It seems as though our yearly goals haven't changed very much from last year. But a new beauty book landed on our desks recently that has inspired us to move forward with a better game plan.<p>The editors of Woman's Day have created an extensive guide for beautiful …

The Easiest Healthy Dishes to Make in the History of EVER

Seriously—if you have hands, you can make these.<p>Maybe you vowed to start eating out less this year. Maybe you want to eliminate packaged foods from your diet. Or maybe you just want to mix up your repertoire of quick, good-for-you recipes. These dishes from Grokker—a site featuring premium videos …

10 extraordinary destinations you have probably never heard of

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National Geographic Travel

First Day Hikes planned in 50 states on New Year's Day

If one of your New Year's resolutions involves working out and getting outdoors, consider going on a First Day Hike on Jan. 1. The hikes scheduled at state parks in all 50 states are designed to expose more people to these lesser-known gems -- without going it alone.<p>Now in its fourth year as a …

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Diet Weight Loss, Nutrition Tips and More

15 Things To Never Order At Starbucks<p>Most-Pinned Pressure Cooker Recipes of 2017<p>100 Healthiest Foods for 2018<p>The 13 Best Dinner Habits to Drop 10 …

Best Of The Best... 'Top Gear' Of The Year

It’s the end of 2014, and as is our annual traditional it is a time to look back at the best gear we tested this year. Of the hundreds of products …

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

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For a Pain-Free New Year's Day

The best way to prevent a hangover is not to drink. The second best is to trust in science.<p>In 2006, a man walked into an emergency room in Glasgow, Scotland, complaining of blurred vision and a splitting headache that had lasted for nearly a month.<p>Doctors were stumped at first—the man had no …

The Lean Muscle Diet

Ignore the trendy, complex diet plans designed to shrink your wallet and not your gut. To build the body you've always wanted, live like you already have it<p>When men set out to lose weight, they usually start at the wrong place. They pick a popular diet; <i>any</i> diet, it doesn't matter which one. Most …

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

You can totally wake yourself up for a.m. exercise! You're just going to have to pull a fast one...on yourself.<p>You've tried to become one of those morning workout people (gotta love 'em!), but when that dreaded alarm goes off, your body is all, 'No. Just no.' And by the time your mind remembers …

The 5 WORST Foods For Your Skin

These bites aren't doing your complexion any favors.<p><i>This article was originally written by Aly Walansky and repurposed with permission from Beauty High.</i><p>You know that phrase "you are what you eat"? It pretty much sums up how your diet affects your complexion. The good news is you can take control of …

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

Burn more calories, eat healthier, and boost your weight-loss efforts—today.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't about committing to one healthy choice—the journey is made up of lots lifestyle decisions that you make every …