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World Series victory would be a huge morale boost with next year's America's Cup looming large

The next few days are shaping up to be pretty significant for the team. After 16 months and nine rounds of what has been a fiercely fought Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series, spread across four continents and attracting hundreds of thousands of new fans, we are out in Fukuoka, Japan, for the …

Understanding Muscular Strength

Muscular strength refers to the amount of force a muscle can produce with a single maximal effort. Muscle strength is measured during muscular …

Exercise

Why Special Ops Are Doing Yoga—and Why You Should, Too

These warriors swear by it. See what it can do for you<p>I started doing yoga in 2011, when I was shutting down Iraq as part of Operation New Dawn.<p>Eight other Special Forces guys and I were the last American soldiers north of Baghdad, and our job was to represent U.S. support for a sovereign Iraqi …

3 Steps for Envisioning the Win and Exceeding Your Goals

"I will never quit. I persevere and thrive on adversity. I am never out of the fight." - Navy SEAL Creed<p>Athletes do it before the big game. Soldiers do it before stepping onto the battlefield. Visionary business leaders do it every day.<p>When we envision ourselves reaching goals of any kind, our …

3 Daily Habits Of Peak Performers, According To Michael Phelps' Coach

Spend some time with U.S. Olympic men’s swimming coach Bob Bowman, as I recently did, and you’ll understand why some people go from good to great in a chosen field, while others, like Bowman’s longtime student Michael Phelps, go from good to record-shattering.<p>Phelps’ record is extraordinary. His 22 …

Michael Phelps

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day for a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle.<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could be out running?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip trying a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p><b>RELATED:</b> …

Movies aren’t really getting longer, so why does it feel that way?

After sitting through 151 fairly intolerable minutes of <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i>, you might have found yourself cursing modern films being …

Woody Allen

Classy Watches That Won't Break the Bank

Every modern brand phenom has a well-crafted backstory. The birth of the affordable luxury watch is no different. In 2006, while visiting Australia, …

32+ of Your Favorite Psychological Thrillers

This Riot Recommendation is sponsored by <i>The Killing Forest</i> by Sara Blaedel.<p>The #1 international bestselling author of <i>The Forgotten Girl</i>s, Sara …

Should You Drink Coffee Before Your Workout?

Most of us are intimately familiar with the boost that a good ol’ cup of joe gives us first thing in the morning, but it can also be a useful tool …

Top Strength Coach Explains How One Back Exercise Can Help Transform Your Entire Physique

If it’s not part of your program, it should be. Here’s why<p>Walk into any gym in America and you’ll usually find a traffic jam at the bench press.<p>But if you were to point out a man with an impressive physique, I guarantee he’s not pressing all day long.<p>I promise he’s putting a premium on exercises …

Glaad calls for gay characters in Star Wars: Episode VIII

LGBT group’s ‘studio responsibility index’ finds Disney failed to represent non-heterosexual people in any of its 2015 movies<p>Related: Frozen fans urge Disney to give Elsa a girlfriend in sequel<p>Disney should include gay characters in the forthcoming Star Wars film, Episode VIII to help improve its …

Villarreal rise again on spirit of an owner like no other

The town of Vila-Real lies just off the A7 motorway from Valencia to Barcelona, and there are really only two reasons you would ever visit. The first is if you want to buy some tiles. Vila-Real is the home of the Spanish ceramics trade, and the Spanish billionaire Fernando Roig made his fortune in …

"The Temptation Game": Film Review

One of the most spectacular and riveting theatrical and film experiences of the 20th century was Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf," later directed for the screen by Mike Nichols starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.<p>In the 21st century people are living longer than ever before …

Film Festivals

A Hidden Irish Paradise of Vertigo-Inducing Fun

Over a stone bridge spanning whitewater, up a muddy path, and through a heather pasture where sheep nurse their lambs, we reach the base of a knife-edge ridge in Donegal. Known as Sturrall Headland, it juts 2,624 feet into the North Atlantic and drops 590 feet into the sea. From the landward side, …

Smarter Ways to Do Push-Ups

Easy but effective exercises to tone your chest and arms.<p>The push-up is an old school, barebones exercise. But it's an essential muscle-building move …

Incorporated

The real reason men grow beards

You might think all the facial hair you’re seeing on the street is a way of attracting a mate. It might not be so simple.<p>What is the point of a beard, evolutionarily speaking? Children, women, and a whole bunch of men manage just fine without one. But take a walk down some streets these days and …

Beards

Is This the Sickest Thailand Travel Video You've Ever Seen?

So Giaro Giarratana, the director and maker behind this video, reached out to us to check it out. And we’re glad we did when we were gob-smacked …

How we made The English Patient

Kristin Scott Thomas: ‘The love scenes with Ralph Fiennes were like jumping naked into an icy swimming pool’<p>A hot water bottle doesn't do the trick when it's 4am and you're in a thin dress

Prince Was The Style Icon We All Deserved

Prince left a legendary body of work behind when it was announced that he passed Thursday. But his cultural legacy was much larger than music — the …

A Trailer For "The Girl On The Train" Has Been Released And It's Pretty Eerie

Please live up to the book, please live up to the book.

Emily Blunt

When your tails too short so you just wag everything.

5 Stylish Office Alternatives To The Boring Business Suit

When was the last time you actually felt stylish at the office? Some gents spend forty-plus hours a week wearing a suit that suppresses who they …

Marching together makes soldiers fearless, study finds

Marching makes groups more cohesive and helps them feel safe in the face of adversity<p>Marching can have the psychological effect of making soldiers more fearless, a study has shown.<p>Volunteers were less physically intimidated by a threatening ''criminal'' when they paired up and walked in step, …

How national service transformed a generation of British men

Richard Vinen, author of a new book on national service, explains how conscription changed the lives of thousands of British men, but in unexpected ways<p>"I went in a boy and came out a man, but not a very nice man." Thus one former soldier summed up his experience of national service, the two years …

5/3/1 for Hardgainers

The Complete Training Program<p>Wolves and Sheep<p>There are a couple things you need to understand if you fall into the hardgainer category. For many, …

The Best Chest Workout in Under 10 Minutes

This 10-minute chest workout is perfect for gaining power, strength, and muscle size. Created by Noam Tamir, C.S.C.S., the founder of TS Fitness in …

8 Tips to Gain Weight

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

The Truth About How To Get A Six Pack

For something that should be so simple – eat less, do some crunches, get some abs – attaining a washboard stomach is still seen as the holy grail of …