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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 Best Workouts for People Over 40

(0) Comments | Posted August 31, 2015 | 8:19 AM

Aging is a unique experience. For some, the effects will present themselves sooner rather than later, and for some who are luckier, the "aches and pains" and won't present themselves as prominently.

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The Best Workouts for Losing the Last 10 Pounds

(6) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 12:25 PM

So, you've come a long way on your weight loss journey, but now, whether it's five or 10 pounds you're really struggling to lose that last little bit of weight.

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The Most Photogenic National Parks

(2) Comments | Posted August 25, 2015 | 10:01 AM

America's best idea--our national parks--are probably best known for the outdoor activities they afford us. From hiking to fly fishing and everything in between, these well-maintained and preserved public lands open up a whole world of outdoor activities.

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5 of the Best Bike Shops in America 2015

(0) Comments | Posted August 19, 2015 | 2:17 PM

Whether the best part of your day is getting to work on two wheels, you live for the thrill of speeding down singletrack in the middle of the woods or you spend all your free time on the road trying to get a little bit faster, your favorite bike shop...

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The Best National Parks for Camping

(0) Comments | Posted August 14, 2015 | 12:36 PM

When it comes to choosing the perfect place for a camping trip, the U.S. has no shortage of scenic and adventurous campgrounds to choose from.

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But according to a rather large group of avid, adventurers,...

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The Most Spectacular Glamping Destinations in the U.S.

(0) Comments | Posted August 10, 2015 | 4:44 PM

No one is really sure where the term "glamping" first originated, but what's mostly incontestable is that this luxurious and lavish style of camping is growing in popularity at a seemingly exponential rate.

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The Most Dramatic Shorelines in the U.S.

(0) Comments | Posted August 3, 2015 | 3:20 PM

Standing on the edge of a gigantic bluff overlooking the sea, the breeze continues to roll in as the sun dips toward the horizon. If this is a scene you could only imagine in a foreign country, than you should take a look at the dramatic shorelines in the U.S.

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National Parks With the Absolute Best Beaches

(1) Comments | Posted July 31, 2015 | 8:42 AM

When you think of national park getaways, what comes to mind?

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Maybe your mind goes to epic hikes in Yosemite, paddling the coast of Acadia or camping out under the stars in...

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The Greatest American Hikes You Need to Take Before Summer Ends

(0) Comments | Posted July 25, 2015 | 8:46 AM

When you think of summertime, do you think of long days in the sun, warm fire-side nights and weekends spent on the trail?

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If that's how you imagine spending your summer than you...

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The World's Most Terrifying Roller Coasters

(1) Comments | Posted July 18, 2015 | 10:28 AM

Outlandish loops, tummy-turning drops and wicked-fast speeds; these are just a few of the thrilling features that characterize some of the world's most terrifying roller coasters.

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Sure, there's the excitement of adventurous endeavors like...

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The Best Places to See Sharks... From Behind a Cage

(0) Comments | Posted July 17, 2015 | 11:20 AM

Equal parts terrifying and exhilarating, sharks have long been some of the most intriguing creatures to cruise the deep, blue sea--so much so that on TV, we've dedicated an entire week to every frightening and fascinating aspect of this fish for 28 years.

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The Most Dangerous Beaches for Shark Attacks in the U.S.

(15) Comments | Posted July 5, 2015 | 7:10 PM

Let's get this out of the way: shark attacks are extremely rare. The odds that you'll be attacked by a shark are precisely one in 11.5 million, according to the University of Florida's International Shark Attack File.

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The Best Places to See Fireworks on the 4th of July

(10) Comments | Posted July 1, 2015 | 10:14 AM

Our Founding Fathers may not have been able to predict specifics about modern day society, but they knew our independence would always be something worth celebrating--and no celebration would ever be too grand, too loud or too bright.

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Places Where People Live the Longest and Their Secrets to a Longer Life

(6) Comments | Posted June 28, 2015 | 10:20 AM

What's one of the biggest differences between an average American's day and a typical day in the life of someone who lives in one of the world's Blue Zones?

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Summer Dangers You Need To Know About

(0) Comments | Posted June 28, 2015 | 7:31 AM

Summer is here and that means more people enjoying the outdoors. Kids are out of school, adults might be taking trips and visits to the hospital are sure to rise.

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The summer months are...

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Places You're Most Likely to Be Struck by Lightning in the U.S.

(0) Comments | Posted June 22, 2015 | 11:26 AM

When you think of summer, you probably imagine the sunny days you'll spend outside from sunrise to sunset and overlook the chance of storms until they're looming overhead. You might think that people don't actually get struck by lightning, so why worry about it, but you should take a closer...

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사라지기 전에 가야 할 곳 5

(0) Comments | Posted June 22, 2015 | 1:54 AM

옛말 중 "유일하게 꾸준하게 일어나는 것은 '변화'뿐이다"라는 말이 있다. 지구가 태어난 이래 계속해서 변화해 왔다.

하지만 지구의 변화가 항상 자연스러운 흐름을 타고 이뤄지는 것만은 아니다. 우리가 지금까지 봐온 아름다운 풍경과 삶의 터전은 이상기후로 그 모습이 변하거나 아예 사라져버릴 수도 있다. 환경 문제는 오랜 시간을 거치며 정치적인 문제로 자리 잡았다.

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America's Fittest Cities 2015

(1) Comments | Posted June 18, 2015 | 10:10 AM

Parks, farmer's markets, bike commuting, golf courses and swimming pools... these are just a few of the characteristics that contribute to a city's fitness.

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And those are just environmental factors. Of course, you can't judge the...

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Places You Need to Visit Before They Disappear

(2) Comments | Posted June 17, 2015 | 4:49 PM

An old saying goes, "the only thing constant is change" and indeed the world is changing all the time. From the moment the earth was formed, it's been changing ever since. Ice ages, mass migrations, climate change, the list goes on; change is constant.

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5 Ways Exercise Can Help Improve Your Mental Health

(7) Comments | Posted June 14, 2015 | 12:07 PM

There's no denying that regular exercise brings many physical benefits -- it's recommended by medical professionals, health organizations and governments as a key part of a healthy life -- but physical fitness isn't the only benefit of exercise.

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