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24 More Stunning Appalachian Trail Photos to Get You Through Another Week

We asked for your favorite AT photos, and we’re having a blast looking through them all. This week brings the third installment of our readers’ favorite pictures from the Appalachian Trail. The beauty is still out there despite current restrictions on access.  Think about that.
Check out the first and second installments below.
 
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Crawford Path toward Mount Monroe in the Presidential Range, Dec. 20, ...

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These 5 Hard Kombuchas Are a Better-for-You Booze Alternative

At grocery stores, you can’t swing a tote bag without smacking a bottle of kombucha, the tart and fizzy tea brimming with probiotics. It’s made by fermenting tea and sugar with bacteria cultures and yeast. The fermentation process creates tangy acidity, carbonation, and a bit of alcohol, typically less than 0.5 percent. Now brewers are […]

Super-High-Intensity Workouts to Get Fit in 5 Minutes or Less

It’s hard to believe you can actually get a solid workout in within the span of five minutes. But 60-second high-intensity workouts were shown to be just as effective at improving health and fitness as 45 minutes of moderate exercise in a study published in the journal PLOS One. (Full disclosure: That doesn’t mean you can just […]

PCTA Says Day Hikes, Backpacking Without Resupply Now OK on Pacific Crest Trail

The Pacific Crest Trail Association issued new guidelines for hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, supporting single-day hikes or horseback rides on the trail and longer, self-sufficient trips that don’t require resupply.
The updated guidelines are a change from the PCTA’s statement in March that all hikers should get off the PCT. While the PCTA is now permitting self-sufficient trips and day hikes, they advise all hikers to not take unnecessary risks, hike close to home, and avoid traveling far from home to access the PCT. ...

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Medical Meat Bias

When famed surgeon Michael DeBakey was asked why his studies published back in the 1930s linking smoking and lung cancer were ignored, he had to […]

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

All aboard the fresh express! It’s time for Mediterranean Chickpea Salad. This simple chickpea salad is uplifting, filling, and one of my absolute favorite meals to have waiting in my refrigerator for healthy lunches. Made with bell peppers of all colors, fresh herbs, crisp cucumber, and creamy feta, every bite tastes of warm, sunny moments. […]

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