Jennifer Vick

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Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken

A slow cooker lemon chicken recipe, made with chicken and lemon juice, along with oregano and garlic.

Cooking

MSR PocketRocket 2 Review 2018 | Backpacking Stove Review

Backpackers.com is a small, independent team that writes unsponsored reviews and outdoor guides. If you're thinking about buying this product please …

Backpacking

12 New Historical Fiction Novels To Transport You To A Different Time And Place This Summer

For a lot of people, summertime means vacation and travel, but not everyone has the luxury to take time off from work and see the sights. If you're …

Books

16 Backcountry Hygiene Tips Everyone Should Know

The expert: Amanda “Not A Chance” Timeoni has hiked 14,500 miles since she started counting in 2009, including four laps of the Pacific Crest Trail. …

Increase Strength by Integrating Yoga: 10 Essential Postures for Strength Athletes

Before diving into the ways in which yoga will increase your performance, let me first lay out a few guiding principles in how to approach yoga …

Yoga

26 Best Plank Exercises For Strong Arms and Abs

Plank is the ultimate exercise that works the upper body and core. Mix things up and make plank more challenging with these variations that will also …

This Simple Daily Habit Will Make Your Day Better | Inc.com

Learning a language, writing a book, getting a job promotion, improving productivity, becoming a million dollar business, becoming healthier, developing fulfilling relationships, getting out of debt, eliminating bad habits, and lowering stress may feel insurmountable at the beginning of the journey.<p>…

Mindfulness

The World's Best Hiking Trips for Single Female Travelers

Your own 'Wild' adventure is waiting—and it's safer than you think.<p>Solo female travel isn't a new trend—in fact, it's been happening for as long as humans have been traveling. But even though it's 2017, because of concerns about safety, some women forgo their dreams of a <i>Wild</i>-like experience. …

I Tried Carrie Underwood's Leg Workout And My Thighs Will Never Be The Same

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Exercise

Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

The best places to retire for the adventurous

Growing older can mean growing bolder. Forget golf and games of bridge, head here for the time of your life.<p>Year-round sunshine, a lower cost of living and the desire to experience different cultures are luring thousands of expats to far-flung corners of the globe for their twilight years.<p>From …

How to Thru Hike the Appalachian Trail: A 101 Guide

<b>Welcome to</b> <b>How to Thru-Hike the Appalachian Trail: A 101 Guide!</b> This resource is designed to help you understand everything you need to know about …

The best books of 2016 list you get when you combine 36 “Best Books of 2016” lists

Slavery. Racism. Urbanism. Disease. While 2016 may not have been a banner year for liberal democracy in the world at large, it should definitely go down as a woke time in book publishing.<p>For dedicated bibliophiles, the low thrum of literary FOMO that bubbles up around May has by mid-December …

Books

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

Cool Camping Gear

“The coolest camping gear<br>all in one place”<p>One sleeping bag for the whole family or just the adults! Why be separated from your hubby or woman? Super …

25 Habits of Highly Effective Hikers

8<p>SHARES<p>Some people just have more fun. They get out every weekend, enjoy extraordinary summer adventures, and they make it all seem so easy. Their …

How to Properly Clean Your Water Bottles and Reservoirs

I have a garage full of water bottles and reservoirs. I do my best to keep them mold-free, but recently I started wondering if there’s a proper cleaning technique for each. To find out, I hopped on the phone with representatives of several top hydration brands. Here’s what they said.<p>Plastic Water …

Stainless Steel

An Eater's Guide to Chicago

Chicago is no longer a simple meat and potatoes town. Restaurants in the nation's third-largest city have grown to a level of sophistication that rival any food scene in the country. Consider this your guide to the best food and drink the city has to offer.<p>Welcome to the Land of Fine Dining …

LitMag: $1,000 for Short Stories & $250 for Poetry

LitMag, a new magazine of creative writing, is currently seeking submissions of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. They pay $1,000 for fiction and …

Best packaged meals to take on your next backpacking adventure | Adventure Sports Network

For a long, long time, your options for pre-packaged backpacking meals were mainly salt-filled envelopes of chili mac and stroganoff … No …

Food

You need to visit Point Reyes National Seashore for the best whale watching in the US

The post You need to visit Point Reyes National Seashore for the best whale watching in the US appeared first on http://thebesttravelplaces.comOff …

Marin County

The 10 Steamiest Romance Novels Every Woman Should Read

A Scot in the Dark author Sarah MacLean recommends her favorites.<p>Sarah MacLean is an expert in romance. She's been reading them since the age of 12, and estimates that she's read more than 6,000 in her lifetime (she has more than 1,000 in her home office, and that doesn't include her Kindle). She's …

Want to become a better writer? Follow these 7 steps, and look for new tools every day

Somewhere in a deep corner of my files, there is a single piece of paper with just a few words on it that changed my life as a writer and teacher.<p>It …

Get Fit Fast With This Cardio Sculpt Workout

Burn some fat and sculpt some muscle with Jeanette Jenkins, aka The Hollywood Trainer. With clients like P!nk and Alicia Keys she lives up to the moniker. This 30-minute workout mixes cardio with strength training for the ultimate sweat session. Grab a set of five-pound dumbbells, press play, and …

Exercise

The most photographic spot in the US?

A former biology teacher turned naturalist guide, Kurt Johnson has traded in the classroom for the great outdoors at Grand Teton National Park, located in a rare ecosystem.<p>“Beavers hate the sound of running water; they are always looking for ways to stop it.”<p>We couldn’t tell if Kurt Johnson, our …

National Parks

Neil Gaiman on Why We Read and What Books Do for the Human Experience

“Truth is not in what happens but in what it tells us about who we are.”<p>The question of why we read and what books actually do for us is as old as the written word itself, and as attractive. Galileo saw reading as a way of having superhuman powers. For Kafka, books were “the axe for the frozen sea …

Books

Anna Victoria's 3 best moves for a strong core

A strong body starts with a strong core. While the plank is often called one of the best core training exercises, you shouldn't stop there! The key to strengthening your core and getting results it to target it from all sides and with various movements.<p>Here are three creative and effective ways to …

Asheville might just be the top outdoors town in America. Here’s why.

WHY ASHEVILLE? Let’s start with the obvious: access. I’ve lived in some of the most notable “outdoors towns” in the US, including Boulder and …

Get out of your comfort zone with these trips to less-visited parts of the world, from driving down Jordan’s desert highway to tackling high peaks in Mongolia<p>The island-rich coast of Belize is home to one of the first guided lodge-to-lodge stand-up paddleboarding trips in the world. Guests paddle …

Standup Paddleboarding

19 Essential Adventure Supplies You Didn't Know You Needed To Pack

Pack it up, pack it in.