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10 National Parks to See Before You Die

Originally Published on on CNTraveler.com<p>Our national parks are overwhelming in every way -- in number, in size, in their capacity to inspire wonder. And the question remains: Which one will you see next? For the following introduction to, and celebration of, our nation's greatest natural …

Why 'Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon' May Be The Best Video Game Of 2013

I had many quibbles with <i>Far Cry 3</i> when it launched last year. An outstanding first-person shooter in many ways, the game’s story was badly paced and its protagonist infuriating. The game’s ending left a sour taste in my mouth. More than anything, however, it was a game that never quite knew what it …

Smash Fat Faster

New research suggests that the role of exercise has been underrated compared to a diet. Here's why working out really matters<p>Not long ago I found myself in a situation you can probably identify with. My family and I were on a weekend trip with another family, and for breakfast I made myself a …

So You Think You're Badass? 12 Tell-Tale Signs

<b>Badass.</b><p>Animal.<p>Hardcore.<p>Beast.<p><b>Words that are often used to describe the ultimate athlete.</b> One who sacrifices anything and everything to get what he or …

100 ways to burn fat fast

To stoke your metabolism and prime your body to drop fat, you've got to go beyond the basics.<p>Here are 100 tried-and-true methods to help you lose …

The Handstand Push Up: How Things Go Wrong and How to Put Them Right

I recently moved and started working in a new physical therapy office. Lucky for business, my new office is in the same complex as a CrossFit gym. …

8 at-home workouts to lose weight and build muscle

You can build muscle and lose weight all in the privacy of your home so you’re free to sweat in solitude or bring the house down with your favorite …

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Predator Conditioning

Here's what you need to know...<p>Perform your conditioning work like the bad-ass predator that you are. Don't run from it like prey.<br>• To accelerate the …

Exercise

Squat Therapy - How to Get Your Bum Moving Properly

<b>The humble air squat is often over looked as we hunt bigger loads in our quest for strength and performance gains.</b> But attention paid to this simple …

Simple Steps to Holding a Handstand Like a Pro

Page: 1Next »<p>Decorate your box for the Holidays – click any image below to purchase!<p>A handstand is a resting position for gymnasts. It is the point …

Weightlifting Shoes: Why You Need a Pair, What to Look For, and When to Wear Them

<b>If I had a pound for every time I’m asked about Olympic weightlifting shoes, well, I’d be able to afford plenty more pairs of weightlifting shoes.</b> …

Pimp Your Push Up: 3 Common Mistakes and 5 Challenging Variations

<b>Push ups - the purest, most powerful tool in your training arsenal.</b> That is, provided you know how to use it! In this article, I’m going to show …

Squats: Toes forward or Toes Out?

Page: 1Next »<p>There is no question that squatting is fundamental for any athlete or healthy person in general. But as we each strive to squat well and …

Workouts

10 Methods to Prevent and Treat Shoulder Injuries

Many athletes deal with shoulder pain at one point or another. But how do you minimize the chances of this happening to you? And what is the best …

The Kipping Pull-up: How to Do It Safely and Use it in Training

The kipping pull-up has been a point of vehement contention since its popularization by CrossFit; one camp tells the world it’s the only way to …

Workouts

The perfect 24-hour day for fat loss

The road to a thinner waistline and a deflated spare tire is plagued with pitfalls, diet mishaps, and false supplement claims. Whereas many guys have …

4 Ways to Save Your Shoulders

How Chris Hemsworth Got His Core Thor Strong for ‘Avengers: Infinity War’<p>Move of the Month: The Plank Drag<p>The Best Workout for Surfers<p>Could a Joint …

Avengers: Infinity War

Ask The Doc: Achieving Intensity in Training... Without Getting Rhabdo

by KYLE SELA|PT, DPT, SCS, OCS, CSCS, NICHOLE BLEUMLE|PT, DPT, MS, OCS, CSCS, & JARED WILLIAMSON|PT, DPT, SCS, OCS, CSCS<p><i>A recent</i> article <i>by a</i> …

Mastering The Muscle-Up

For athletes looking to get their first muscle-up—whether on the rings or the bar—who may have tried and failed numerous times; who may have studied …

Best of the west: Utah's most extraordinary parks

Utah’s national parks and state parks harbour some of the most extraordinary landforms on Earth, and embody the spirit of the American frontier. Explore with <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine’s Rory Goulding. Images by Philip Lee Harvey.<p>Antelope Island State Park<p>Roughly 11 islands are scattered …

Suitsupply's Fall 2013 Collection Is Practically a Work of Art

Who says an immaculately cut suit isn’t worthy of an exhibition? Certainly not the folks at Suitsupply. For its latest collection, the Amsterdam-based company rented out a wing of the Dutch city’s famed Rijksmuseum where they placed pinstripe charcoal three-piece suits, emerald velvet shawl collar …

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The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

Android to AirPlay Mirroring demonstrated, coming soon to CyanogenMod

Just in case you thought incorporation would slow things down among the folks behind CyanogenMod, dev and VP of Engineering Koushik Dutta just posted this video showing off AirPlay Mirroring from an Android phone. He's been working on Android streaming support to various protocols / devices for the …

The Biceps Exercise that Will Crush Your Lower Body

We guarantee you’ve never tried this one<p>Pump up your biceps by getting down—into a <i>spider</i> lunge.<p>What, exactly, is a spider lunge? It’s a deep lunge that improves your hip mobility and core strength, while lighting up the muscles of your legs and shoulders.<p>The benefit to your arms: “When you perform …

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Matchcap | Waterproof Match Case

Exotac design high-quality and unique outdoor and urban gear, they are the creators of the popular Nanostriker firestarter. The Matchcap is another …

Top 13 Outdoor Camping Tent Designs We Love

Sometimes it’s fun to give up the comfort of staying at a hotel and to just use a tent instead. It’s adventurous and it can be a great experience. …