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July 7, 2015

At first glance, stand-up paddleboarding, or “SUP” as it’s more commonly r

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July 20, 2013

Traveling can wreak havoc on your workout routine.

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July 1, 2016

Planet Earth is a mysterious place that never ceases to amaze. You won’t have to look far to find some natural peculiarity for which science sometimes offer a theory....

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September 17, 2015

So, you’ve decided you want to hike the Appalachian Trail — all 2,200 miles of it.

It’s an honorable goal, one that we here at The Active Times...

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October 29, 2014

For those who want to lose weight, signing up for a marathon (aka committing to a training schedule that consists of running 3 to 6 days and 20+ miles per week for somewhere around 16 weeks) is a s

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July 11, 2014

Strength training involves three different actions that cause your muscles to produce force.

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February 18, 2016

Ah, the glutes! The muscles every woman – and man – wants to look perfect. But it seems like they take the longest to shape up. This has to...

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December 8, 2015

One of the most important parts of our bodies is also one of the smallest ones. The thyroid, butterfly-shaped gland on the front of the neck below the Adam’s...

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June 17, 2016

About two billion people will visit amusement parks this year to experience the thrilling rides they offer, according to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)....

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March 28, 2016

No one knows your body better than you, but you may not always read it right. “If you think you have an emergency, then you have an emergency until proven...

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October 13, 2016

People can’t ignore their age. Making this mistake can lead to weight gain, heart problems and chronic illnesses brought by unhealthy lifestyles.

The older you get, the more wear and...

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June 10, 2016

Studies show that even a short walk in the park can calm the mind while changing the way the brain works to improve mental health. People who spend time in nature cope...

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November 14, 2013

Simply put, an insulated jacket can be a lifesaver. Whether you’re in a snowbank deep in the backcountry, or walking home late night from the bar, puffy jackets rule the cold.

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June 5, 2014

Which government system protects some of our most prized land, offers affordable recreation and is great for the economy? You guessed it—it's the National Park System.

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June 11, 2015

Not matter what the activity, when kids are encouraged to participate in sports, they’re given the advantage of learning about the importance of physical activity at a young age.

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October 21, 2016

With over 1,000,000 acres of pristine wilderness, forests, alpine meadows and lakes, it’s no wonder Glacier National Park is one of the most visited national parks in the...

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August 15, 2014

Fall is a great season to get outside and go camping.

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August 26, 2015

What exactly makes a college “fit”? Well, just as you would determine a person's level of fitness, we take a handful of different factors into consideration when setting out to...

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August 14, 2015

College students across the country are starting their fall semester and that means over the course of the next few months they’ll be partying, pulling all-nighters, (hopefully) attending classes and,...

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July 19, 2012

Awarding anything the superlative of “toughest” is generally a tough call, but when it comes to rock climbing routes in America, there’s some standardization in the form of the Yo

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November 22, 2016

Travel expenses include a lot more than the plane ticket. Food, drinks, hotels, ATM fees, transportation, clothes – people often ignore or underestimate how much all of these can...

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February 2, 2016

"When your heart pumps blood through the blood vessels, the blood pushes against the walls of your blood vessels. This creates blood pressure. Your body needs blood pressure to...

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May 27, 2015

Orthopedic care encompasses a wide range of specialties.

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October 21, 2015

Need a quick workout routine? Something fast, intense and that leaves you burning fat for 48 hours after your workout?

I’ve got the perfect bodyweight workout...

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May 18, 2016

Getting stronger is all about adding load to the body and stressing it. “Timing and tension are what matter,” Chris Ritter, personal trainer and performance coach at Ritter...