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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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Overrated Exercises, And The Moves You Should Do Instead

(1) Comments | Posted January 24, 2015 | 9:50 AM

No doubt, any exercise is better than no exercise at all.

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So, while it's silly to say that an exercise is "useless," it's not unfair to say that some exercises are...

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The World's Most Breathtaking Waterfalls

(2) Comments | Posted January 20, 2015 | 1:00 PM

Waterfalls aren't just cascading tons of water over the edge of a cliff, they are an example of the power of nature, an earthly wonder and a reminder that something as dainty as water has the power to erode something as tough as rock.

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The World's Most Incredible Hotel Pools

(3) Comments | Posted January 12, 2015 | 1:29 PM

The typical hotel pool might bring to mind images of rowdy kids, tiny towels and water all over the floor. Not exactly a relaxing experience--and swimming laps? Good luck.

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It can be tough...

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The Best Health and Wellness Vacations for 2015

(0) Comments | Posted January 7, 2015 | 6:01 PM

For some, "getting away" not only means venturing to a quiet, calm and secluded retreat, but also letting go of everything.

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Total relaxation; working up a sweat is out of the question and...

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15 Tips for Getting Fit in 2015

(0) Comments | Posted January 6, 2015 | 11:46 AM

So, the New Year is finally here and (like many others) your resolution for 2015 is to get in shape. That's great, because really, what's more important than your health and wellbeing?

What I should tell you first, though, is that you never need to wait...

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Tropical Vacations Perfect for Escaping Winter's Wrath

(0) Comments | Posted December 31, 2014 | 1:27 PM

No matter how you plan on traveling to your holiday destination, the fact of the matter is that getting from one place to another will likely involve a little bit of stress.

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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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Anyone who's ever suffered from the flu or even the common...

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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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There are places right here...

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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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