Must-Reads from The Active Times

We’re passionate about adventure, fitness and the great outdoors and we know that many of our readers share those passions. After all, it doesn’t get much better than a long weekend hike on one of America’s best trails, exploring a far-off adventurous destination or finishing a killer sweat session at your favorite gym.

Whatever your passions may be and wherever they may take you, The Active Times provides the tools and information you need to be at your best—and enjoy the ride. We tell the stories, recruit the experts, and assemble the information you need to get motivated and do it right. We're passionate about great gear, expert technique, interesting people and amazing places close to home and around the world.

Below you’ll find a small sample of our top picks and trending articles on everything from the fittest colleges in America to the best adventure destinations around the world. Read on and explore your passions with even more knowledge and skill.