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23 Clever DIY Industrial Furniture Projects Revolutionizing Mundane Design Lines

The industrial design line can benefit from multiple resources when it comes to sculptural pieces, it can surge power allure color and texture from …

Industrial Design

You Can Cut The Bottom Off A Hanger, Then Easily Transform It To An Incredible Storage Solution

by Tahlea Jankoski 6/23/2015<p>Over the years of living in a home, it can be difficult to stay organized around the house. All of the "stuff" you own …

How-To: Patchwork Sock Yarn Recipe

Got stash? Use up all of those pretty little scraps of sock yarn with this versatile patchwork sock yarn recipe from Martine at iMake.<p>Head over to iMake for more information and a link to the recipe PDF.

Slip Stitch Dishtowels

These dishtowels look really complicated to make, don’t they? I love that because, just like you want hard things to look easy, it’s a great coup to …

11 Signs of a Great CrossFit Gym

<b>A new client came in last week who had been doing CrossFit for over six months and was unable to do a good push up.</b> This got me thinking, “What had …

Communication Skills

7 Exercises Made More Popular By CrossFit

22 Struggles That Are All Too Real For CrossFit Newbies

It's a swole new world.<p>WOD (Workout Of The Day); AMRAP (As Many Reps As Possible); HSPU (Hand Stand Push Up); KTE (Knees to Elbows); OHS (Overhead Squat); RX (as prescribed); DU (Double Unders); ATG (Ass To Ground) - seriously, it's a whole new language.<p>This happens mostly when trying to master …

6 Lessons Anyone Can Learn from CrossFit

Shutterstock<p>Master Form First<p>First and foremost, the key to staying safe during CrossFit-style (or any!) workouts is to ace each movement. "A lot of …

Exercise

Extreme Athletes And Their Extreme Diets

Photo: Courtesy Of Reebok.<p>When I was at the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games a few weeks ago, I saw sweet potatoes being served to the crowd in no less …

How CrossFit Medal Winner Annie Thorisdottir Got Games Ready

Annie Thorisdottir is the only woman to have won the Reebok CrossFit Games twice and come third once, so who better to ask what in takes to become …

4 Tests Every Fit Guy Should Be Able to Pass

If you can’t ace these, then your WOD is less effective and more risky than it should be<p>It doesn’t matter if you’re tackling your <b>CrossFit</b> WOD, doing a bodybuilding style workout, or playing pickup hoops, bad movement mechanics can limit your performance, says Kelly Starrett, author of <i>Becoming a</i> …

#LiftLikeAGirl: Why women's weightlifting is the fitness trend that's here to stay

As the British Weightlifting Championships kick off, Victoria Northbrooke charts the rise of women's weightlifting (and the amazing story of how it won funding from the men's sport)<p>Women in the gym are no longer confined to fluffy aerobics and dance classes – instead they’re taking over the weights …

Walk Breaks for Faster Running

No matter your running experience, slowing down (sometimes) can speed you up.<p>Seasoned runners often view walking as a sign of failure: You walk only when you can no longer run. But the truth is that periodic walking, in training and even in races, can help you run faster and better. "Walking …

Marathons

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

25 of the most universally accepted rules of running.<p><i>Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in</i> Runner’s World <i>a few years ago. The article remains popular online, and the rules are as good now as they were when first published.</i><p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one …

Running

The surprising health benefits of going for a run

Jonny Cooper looks at the unlikely positives of going for regular jogs, including a boost in your fertility and a decrease in your chances of developing cancer<p>Running is a funny thing.<p>If you give credence to a school of evolutionary thinking, then going for a run is fundamental to the human …

How to Improve Your Running Form from Head to Toe

Shares 273<p>Photo: Pond5<p>If you want to feel good while running faster and longer — and who doesn’t? — it’s all about making the most of every movement. …

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How to Use a Lacrosse Ball for Recovery

Five ways this handy little object is a massaging marvel.<p>Last night, I was rolling out with a lacrosse ball, like I do for about 10 minutes every evening, when I realized that this $5 object has become one of my most important training tools. I don't cross paths with lacrosse players much, so I had …

Exercise

Trail Running Tips from Eric Orton | Competitor.com

<i>The “Born to run” coach offers running advice for the mind and body.</i><p>In the book <i>Born to Run</i>, runners of every ilk were inspired by author Chris …

Not a 'Real' Runner? Here's Why I Don't Believe You

Running can be a bit of an enigma. And I get it; it's so simple -- lace up, head out the door -- yet so... complicated. From finding properly-fitting shoes and figuring out nutrition on long runs to way too much information about bodily functions and finding motivation for mile after mile, I can …

Tips for the TRAIL – Shoe Choice

Following on from Marc Laithwaites’ series of articles (HERE) that covered many aspects of our sport (butter in coffee? Posture? Hydration?) we now …

It Was Bound To Happen

It's the reason why a lot of people won't try trail running. Honestly, it was why I didn't try it for a very long time. I'm clumsy and stumble just …

Healthy food obsession sparks rise in new eating disorder

Eating disorder charities are reporting a rise in the number of people suffering from a serious psychological condition characterised by an obsession with healthy eating.<p>The condition, orthorexia nervosa, affects equal numbers of men and women, but sufferers tend to be aged over 30, middle-class …

Kombucha

This article is about a fermented tea drink. For the Japanese drink <i>konbu-cha</i> made from dried seaweed, see Kelp tea.<p><b>Kombucha</b> (also <b>tea mushroom</b>,</b> …

Get Tipsy on Kombucha Cocktails at These 9 Bars

Like kale, kombucha has hit maximum mainstream. Funky-hued bottles of the probiotic fermented tea line shelves at Whole Foods, and even fine dining restaurants are getting into the game of making custom blends.<p>But what, exactly, is kombucha? The bubbly beverage begins with a mother starter known as …

How to Make Kombucha At Home

I started brewing my own kombucha a few months ago and was instantly hooked. Considering that a bottle of kombucha goes for about $4 in my hometown, …