Outdoors

Anti-bottle the solution for easy hydration

Experts agree that proper hydration is critical for health and wellness, but anyone lugging around a clunky water bottle on a hike or jog will tell you it's not exactly convenient. Marketed as the "anti-water bottle," Vapur's Element Anti-Bottle may be the answer we're looking for. It's made from a BPA-free material that's flexible enough to roll up once it's empty, saving much-needed space in your pack.

Outdoors

Wisconsin woman combats cancer with workouts

Colleen Cleary decided she would not worry about what she couldn't control, but that she would fight her breast cancer in the one way she could - not just with surgery and chemotherapy, but grinding away on the pedals of an indoor Schwinn bicycle when the temperature outside dipped well below zero.

Outdoors

How I got back on a fitness regimen after 10 years without a workout

Perhaps my story is not all that uncommon, but it still feels pretty unbelievable (or terrifyingly unhealthy) to admit that I didn't exercise for 10 straight years. I lived my life, woke up, ate food, went to work, and carried on without so much as breaking a sweat. No cardio, no conditioning, no heart-pumping movement or muscle-toning repetitions. Nada. Zero. Zip. Zilch.

Outdoors

Easy ways to increase your health

If you're one of the 92 percent of people whose New Year's resolutions have lost their luster, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, you may not only be feeling unhealthy - you may be thinking you're a total failure.

Outdoors

10 reasons you can't stop snacking

Can't resist the call of the crunchy, salty or sugary snack fix? You're not alone. According to a survey published by the USDA, snacking has doubled over the past 30 years. On average, these snacks contribute 1/4 of the calories we consume on a given day - leading to the logical conclusion that if you're trying to slim down, adjusting your snacking habits could be a smart step to jumpstart your weight-loss journey.

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