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Getting fit doesn't have to be on your to-do list after you travel. While many hotels offer state-of-the-art cardio and strength training equipment, we know that treadmills can get downright boring after a while. So we've found the hotels that have one-of-a-kind fitness amenities that will add a little spice to your workouts while you travel and below we'll tell you where to find them.
Turns out "stand up straight" isn't just good advice from your mother.
Where do you work out in your gym? Is it the aerobics area, where you run or spin, perhaps while watching TV or reading a book? Or do you use machines, sitting down to exercise? Forget it! Instead, get your best workout by hitting the free weight room.
Phoebe's life vest from Ruffwear has gotten a lot of use over the past few years and it's still keeping her afloat on the West's whitewater rivers.
Headed to their dream wilderness lake on the first leg of a three-week canoe trip, Elaine and Dick Barber paddled into the Basswood River rapids just as they had done a decade ago.
Summer is the time to get outdoors and get active. And even though it can get your blood pumpin', there is nothing more relaxing than some quality time with Mother Nature, whether you're hiking, fishing, or whitewater rafting - or simply kicking back and taking in the views after a day filled with activity. Our seven favorite spots in the U.S. for an outdoorsy getaway this summer were chosen for their combination of natural beauty and breadth of outdoor activities. To make planning easier, we've also recommended a cabin, lodge, or ranch in each place that brings you closer to the outdoors with great views or settings.
Long before Karoline Hurd became involved with the Great American Backyard Campout, she and her young children would pitch tents and make s'mores behind the family's suburban home.
Just seeing the ticks is enough to make your skin crawl, but they generally don't cause problems until becoming attached. That's especially true with deer ticks, which carry Lyme disease.
We all are what we eat. What we eat most of the time will have a lot to do with how good we feel and how good we look. You want your staples to be healthy, nutrient dense foods. I get a lot of questions about what I eat (that I am supposed to eat), so these are a few of my favorite foods - what I think are "super foods." Obviously, if you are allergic to something on this list, such as eggs, they won't be super foods for you:
Next to the popular treadmills and the busy elliptical machines, just steps away from the weight machines at most gyms, there's usually a large pile of ropes.
Ever wondered why the insides of restaurants are often painted red, yellow, or orange? It's not a coincidence: Decades of research in the field of color psychology show how hues can subconsciously affect a person's emotions and decision-making processes. In fact, warm-toned hues, like those seen in popular fast-food joints, are known appetite enhancers, says Jill Morton, founder and head consultant of Colorcom, a color consulting agency.
Side-by-sides are the biggest thing most people have never heard of in off-road motor sports. They can scramble up piles of boulders or skid through mounds of sand and carry up to four people as they do it.
If you're an athlete, especially one who travels for events or who is planning a vacation this summer, you already know the problem. Travel of any kind interrupts your training and conditioning program.
Those of us who work out in the great outdoors need a superhero sunscreen that can withstand prolific perspiration.
Pack away your old clunky camp light because Snow Peak's Hozuki Lantern is not only functional-it has a sleek design that can hang in your home as easily as a campsite. Inspired by Chinese paper lanterns, this 100-lumen LED lantern offers three brightness settings and has a candle mode that flickers to set the mood. It also allows for different setups: The light includes a hook that's great for carrying or hanging on a nearby tree; it can also be flipped upside down for use as a tabletop light.
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