Lauren Caldwell

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The 5 Best Beach Camping Spots in America

Few getaways rival a relaxing beach camping escape: roaring bonfires, gorgeous ocean sunrises (or sunsets), and the soothing sound of waves crashing on the beach while you sleep. All while spending your days chilling in the sun or playing in/on the water. You see what we're saying, right?<p><i>By: Andrew</i> …

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Is it Okay to Split up My Long Run?

Here’s why you really need to hit those longer miles all at once.<p><i>Lee asks: I'm training for my first marathon. My question concerns my long runs. Can I split them up? For example, when my schedule says to run 20 miles, can I run 10 miles on Saturday and 10 miles on Sunday? Or, do I need to run all</i> …

Lemon-Lavender Pound Cake

Makes one 8½ x4½" loaf Servings<p>Look for culinary lavender at specialty food stores, tea and spice shops, or online.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour<p>¾ teaspoon kosher salt<p>¾ teaspoon baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon baking soda<p>¾ …

The Most Underrated Tourist Attraction In All 50 States

There's nothing wrong with going full tourist when you're visiting a new state--you'd be blowing it if you didn't make time for a trip to The Statue of Liberty or the Golden Gate.<p><i>By: Joe McGauley</i><p>There's nothing wrong with going full tourist when you're visiting a new state--you'd be blowing it if …

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The Paleo Mug Cake That Tastes Like Chocolate Chip Cookies

This paleo mug cake is full of chocolate chips and happiness.<p>This paleo mug cake is full of chocolate chips and happiness. Seriously. You've got to try it!<p>Being paleo is hard. I mean, for the most part, I enjoy it and it comes easy but sometimes you want something sweet and you don’t want it to be …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Burned Out? 12 Powerful Ways To Transform Your Life

You know the feeling: It’s 10 a.m., you’re jittery from that third cup of coffee, and your mind feels like glue. You’re drained -- physically, mentally and emotionally -- and dispassionate about things that once brought you joy. Motivated? Forget it. Irritable? You betcha. All regards for personal …

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Best value destinations for 2015

Bang for your buck and pizzazz for your pound: here’s where to stretch this year’s travel budget until it oozes contentment.<p>1. Tunisia<p>Low prices had just begun to lure travellers back to Tunisia, but a terrorist attack in the capital on March 18 has dealt a blow to the tourism industry’s recovery. …

Best honeymoon destinations for 2014

This is the time to shoot for the moon: travel further, stay longer, eat more and bring home a lifetime’s worth of romantic memories.<p>Hot air balloons take off in the early morning light over Göreme town in Cappadocia. Image by Christopher Pillitz / The Image Bank / Getty Images.<p>Cappadocia, …

Top 10 traditional cheap eats in Istanbul's Bazaar District

Many of the merchants, artisans, porters and local shoppers who spend their days in Istanbul Old City’s world-famous bazaars are committed chowhounds. Having taste-tested their way through the district, they are the best possible guides when it comes to identifying the district’s freshest, fastest …

The View From the Observatory at One World Trade Center

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Spicy Cucumber Margarita

Makes 12 Servings<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/3 cup sugar<p>3 cups tequila blanco<p>1 1/4 cups lemon juice<p>1 1/4 cup lime juice<p>1/2 cup triple sec<p>1 jalapeño, halved lengthwise<p>Lime wedges, kosher salt, cucumber slices, and jalapeño slices, for serving<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Bring sugar and 1/3 cup water to a …

Bucket List: 9 Destination Half Marathons

You'll happily pack your bags for these events.<p><b>Star Wars Half Marathon at the Disneyland Resort</b><p><b>Where:</b> Anaheim, California<p><b>When:</b> January 12, 2017<p><b>Approximate Number of Finishers:</b> 10,390<p><b>Register:</b> rundisney.com<p><b>Why Run It:</b> You'll line up next to plenty of Stormtroopers, Darth Vaders, and even a few …

7 Strategies That Can Propel Your Success To A New Level

A great Shakespeare play once said that successful people are either born that way, forced into their attainment, or work hard to quickly rise …

Strength Training for Distance Runners: Cody Harter's Core and Lower Body Conditioning Plan

Whether you’re gearing up to conquer your first marathon, or simply looking to improve your speed on the track, you’re going to need a solid strength …

9-Week Half-Marathon Strength and Conditioning Routine

Strength and conditioning expert, running coach, and competitive athlete Cody Harter teamed up with MEN’S FITNESS and TIMEX to conquer his current …

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