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The Active Times aims to be the world's best source of authoritative, inspiring, enlightening content for living the active, adventurous life. Whatever your passions in outdoor and endurance sports, travel and adventure, The Active Times provides the tools and information you need to do 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 venues close to home and around the world. We bring them all together -- and connect the community -- in a smart, visual, accessible way.

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The World's Most Secluded Beaches

(2) Comments | Posted December 18, 2014 | 9:30 AM

What comes to mind when you think of the perfect beach? Do you hear the sound of ocean waves crashing on the shore, feel white sand shifting beneath your feet, maybe there are even a few surfboards or kayaks waiting nearby.

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Tips for Making a New Year's Resolution You'll Actually Keep

(2) Comments | Posted December 15, 2014 | 9:35 PM

Perhaps it's the perception of starting out with a clean slate, or maybe it's because you can usually get a better deal on a gym membership -- for a whole slew of different reasons, the beginning of a new year is easily the most popular time for setting weight loss...

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The 10 Easiest Ways to Help Boost Your Immune System

(0) Comments | Posted December 12, 2014 | 4:18 PM

Almost everyone loves winter, but absolutely no one loves flu season. Unfortunately, the two tend to commence right around the same time.

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The 50 Best Ski Resorts in North America

(0) Comments | Posted December 5, 2014 | 7:27 AM

Last year when announcing the top 50 resorts we began by stating the obvious: there are a lot of great ski resorts out there. While that hasn't changed, our list of the top 50 certainly has--thanks to our readers.

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실제로 존재하는 초현실적인 여행지 5

(0) Comments | Posted December 4, 2014 | 6:10 PM

상상 속에서만 가능하다고 믿은 풍경이 실제로 존재한다면?

지구에는 너무나도 놀라운 장소들이 많다. 사람들이 일반적으로 생각하는 풍경과 전혀 다른 곳들이다. 하지만 우리는 그림 같은 곳이 지구 어딘가에 있다는 사실을 모르고 있다.

입이 떡 벌어질 정도로 아름다운 장소들은 실재한다. 오로지 자연현상으로 만들어진 초현실적인 여행지를 탐험해보자.

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The Deadliest Mountains in the World

(0) Comments | Posted December 3, 2014 | 10:34 AM

In the past months, unfortunate news seemingly continues to stream in about missing hikers and eventual pronounced deaths. Mountains are massive, and atop sit gorgeous peaks that attract adventure seekers and risk takers alike.

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Surreal Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

(12) Comments | Posted December 2, 2014 | 1:14 PM

Our imaginations take us to grand and colorful places that we can not conceive as a reality. But what if those colors actually existed right here on Earth?

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Cruise Ship Adventures You Never Knew Existed

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 11:59 AM

Cruises have a bad reputation among avid travelers. It's believed that cruises are for people who don't want to plan trips--those who would rather sit by the pool or sample the buffet rather than step out of their comfort zone. If you haven't boarded a ship or checked on the...

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The World's Best Marathons

(4) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 10:14 PM

What makes a marathon worth running? Well, other than the chance to challenge both your physical and mental limits and to prove to yourself that with hard work and determination you can achieve just about anything?

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Stay Fit for the Holidays: Tips for a Happy and Healthy Holiday Season

(0) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 10:07 PM

From Thanksgiving until New Year's Day, you're frequently bombarded with decadent treats and hefty holiday meals. This paired with the fact that your schedule during this time of year tends to become a bit busier -- making it more challenging to maintain a regular exercise routine...

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Gorgeous National Parks to Visit in the Wintertime

(0) Comments | Posted November 19, 2014 | 6:43 PM

Generally, wintertime is associated with sitting by a crackling fireplace and watching the snowfall from the comfort of your warm home. Mix in some fast-paced winter sports like snowboarding and skiing, and it completes the package.

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The Most Beautiful Remote Destinations Worth The Trek

(0) Comments | Posted November 17, 2014 | 5:49 PM

It's a small world and it seems to be shrinking all the time.

We're now well into 2014 and there isn't much left on earth that hasn't been poked, prodded and probed by the human race. Aside from the deepest depths of the ocean, there aren't many places left...

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The Lamest Excuses for Not Exercising, and How to Overcome Them

(0) Comments | Posted November 17, 2014 | 2:47 PM

It doesn't matter if you're a dedicated gym junkie or you just began new exercise routine for the first time, at one point or another you've likely used some kind of extraneous excuse to skip a workout.

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Sneaky Holiday Habits Linked to Weight Gain

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 9:41 AM

Here's the good news: There's no real reason for you to stress out about gaining weight over the holidays. In fact, if you have weight loss and fitness goals, stress is definitely something you'll want to avoid.

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Tips for a Healthier (But Still Enjoyable) Thanksgiving

(0) Comments | Posted November 10, 2014 | 1:12 PM

As a day that revolves mostly around food (and that falls in the center of a food-filled holiday season), it's only natural that you might feel stressed about overeating or gaining weight on Thanksgiving.

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The Most Dangerous Islands In The World

(13) Comments | Posted November 4, 2014 | 5:42 PM

Sweet summer has passed, and now, fall is leaving us as well. The temperature drops, and the snowy storms are getting ready to freeze our toes and our hearts as we long for the summer heat.

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Habits That Could Be Making You Age Prematurely

(0) Comments | Posted October 30, 2014 | 12:47 PM

Taking care of your body should be a top priority. Unfortunately, in a world of flavored sodas and lazy Segways, we lose track of what it means to take care of ourselves. Exercise is key, and eating properly plays just as major of a role. But, there are other habits...

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Sneaky Sources of Sugar

(0) Comments | Posted October 28, 2014 | 1:12 PM

Pop quiz: which of these has more sugar, a 12 ounce can of Coke or half a cup of Ocean Spray dried cranberries? If you guessed the can of coke, you should keep reading.

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The 8 Ways Soda Is Hurting You

(0) Comments | Posted October 27, 2014 | 12:29 PM

High calorie counts, insane amounts of added sugar, and unnatural additives. We all know soda is by no means healthy. It has become a major focus in the media and public health policies for good reason. America is faced with a grave issue, obesity. According to the CDC,...

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Stress-Busting Yoga Moves You Can Do at Your Desk

(0) Comments | Posted October 24, 2014 | 6:09 PM

By now, most of us have learned why sitting--and especially at a desk in front of a computer-- all day isn't that great for our health.

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In fact, researchers...

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