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The Only Four Cycling Workouts You Really Need

Do these each week and you've got your basic training covered<p>There are as many ways to train as there are coaches, plans, online articles, and books. Even seasoned riders can get lost in the sea of intensity zones, HIIT workouts, mobility moves, plyometrics, strength work, and core training. That’s …

Best IPAs in America

As the craft beer world has grown to support over 4000 unique breweries around the United States, no style has kept up with India Pale Ale. As of …

Beer

The best mountain bike: what to look for in a mountain bike - MBR

Not all mountain bikes are created equal<p>Choosing the best mountain bike is hard. There’s loads of them out there. They all look the same. And yet …

Yoga lower back

15:00 | views: 12932<p>comments: 17 | favs: 217<p>Abi Carver takes you through a 15-minute yoga routine designed to relieve lower back pain.<p>26:43 | views: …

Is Mountain Biking Stressing Your Lower Back? This Yoga Routine Will Alleviate the Pain

Photo: Samuel Costin<p><b>Lower back pain is the most common issue I see in mountain bikers and is one that can seriously derail your training.</b> Luckily, …

Yoga

A Quick Guide To The Most Effective Poses For Mountain Bikers - Monthly Yoga With Abi

"Yoga has remarkable brain-scrubbing attributes." - Joe Rogan<p>Practicing yoga has significant mental benefits for athletes including sharpening …

The Stages of the 2017 Tour de France

Overall, this is one of the most wide-open Tour de France routes we’ve seen in decades—here's what makes it so (and what we can expect)<p>When the route of the 2017 Tour de France was unveiled last October, it was immediately clear that the Tour’s organizers did their best to create a course that …

The 9 Pieces of Gear Any Beginner Backpacker Needs

Buying your first backpacking setup can be cost prohibitive and overwhelming—but it doesn’t have to be.<p>This will likely be the first time you are completely in charge of carrying your means to clean water, food, and shelter on your back, and there is an entire industry dedicated to making that …

A Frequent Flier's Guide to Travel Gear That Works

I travel a lot. Often to faraway places. Often in bad weather. Often to do active stuff outdoors. And I’ve been doing that for decades. This is the gear that gets me there and the approach that holds it all together.<p>The Bag<p>A few years ago, I flew to Siberia in the dead of winter to visit my …

Take it from a former park ranger: No one is going rogue

Tweeting creditable, verifiable information is hardly scandalous<p>Park rangers often explain the natural world to people—sometimes around campfires, and sometimes on Twitter. I know because I was one.<p>As a ranger, it wasn’t my job to tell tall tales to the American taxpayer. The National Park service …

6 Time-Saving Foil-Pack Dinners You Can Make Tonight

Foil's not just for food storage anymore<p>What's the key to a fast, one-pan, no-mess meal? A personal chef, you might say. That's true, but it's not the only option. You could also try reaching for that roll of aluminum foil.<p>Believe it or not, the humble kitchen staple is all you need to whip up …

These DIY Science Experiments Will Teach You a Ton, with Explosive Results

Labracadabra, a series of science videos and experiments from the folks at GE, may be designed to get you interested in the work that the company …

Science

Danny MacAskill's Wee Day Out: Trials rider on peddling past milestones as new video is released

Stunt riders are hardly household names in a world where football has a near monopoly on global sports stars, but just a walk – or a ride – down the …

7 Mountaineering Knots to Use in Everyday Life

Check out photos about 7 Mountaineering Knots to Use in Everyday Life.<p>Clove Hitch<p>Mountaineering isn't all about toughness and endurance and being a …

Mountaineering

The perfect three-day weekend in the Finger Lakes

As part of a new series, Travel + Leisure is exploring America one three-day weekend at a time. Here’s what to do on a short trip to the Finger Lakes …

Wine & Spirits

The coolest high and low tech at the Tour de France

Cycling

How To Release Chronically Tight Hamstrings - Monthly Yoga With Abi

<i>About Abi</i> -<br>Abi Carver designs yoga routines for mountain bikers looking to eliminate muscular aches and pains, gain an edge in competition and unlock …

Yoga

A Runner's Guide To Going Camping While Training

When you think of camping, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? For me, it’s hiking and s’mores. However, there can be much more to camping, …

Stop work! New Danny MacAskill video has landed - MBR

Aviemore Spring video sees Danny Mac make a return to some classic street trials riding<p>After his recent huge hit films involving elaborate stage-sets …

How to Make Your Own Refreshing Summer Shandy At Home

Skip the sugary stuff and mix these refreshing concoctions instead<p>Germans discovered a big summertime secret way before Americans did. In the 1920s, beer-drinking cyclists in Munich started mixing light lagers with equal parts lemonade, and found that the resulting combination—dubbed the …

6 Years of Carry-On Travel: Our Packing List Update

<i>It’s Packing Light Week on Never Ending Voyage to celebrate the launch of my new book, The Carry-On Traveller: The Ultimate Guide to Packing …

Backpacking

The Economist Defends 'The World's Dumbest Idea'

There’s something unbearably sad about a great financial journal like <i>The Economist</i> defending shareholder value theory, which even Jack Welch has called “the dumbest idea in the world.” Like many unbearably sad things, it involves clever people who should know better struggling to defend something …

Peter Drucker

The Raleigh Roker Comp is the funnest bike we've ever ridden

Most of my cycling friends live in a perpetual state of want, and if you're like them, you always want a new bike, or at least think about owning a new bike, no matter how wonderful your bike may be. You might even find yourself staring at other people's bikes.<p>How many bikes can you realistically …

Bernadette Russell’s top 10 philosophical questions children should ask

From how should we treat animals to are the best things in life free? Here are the 10 questions children should ask themselves, along with inspiration from some of the most important thinkers of our time: Winnie The Pooh, Dr Seuss and Roald Dahl<p>I’m a big fan of taking action, with less talking and …

Kids

Make the Most of Your Trainer Time with These Indoor Cycling Workouts

Riding indoors doesn't have to be dull—and it can put you on the fast track to fitness<p>Chances are your typical indoor ride goes like this: Hop on trainer, pop in Season 4 of <i>Mad Men,</i> fight off trainer boredom long as you can stand it. But spending hours on the trainer can be overkill.<p>Indoor workouts …

101 Fun and Interesting Questions To Perk Up Boring Gatherings

A few years ago, our family had a holiday season jam-packed with car travel and a series of festive dinners at nice restaurants. As the mom of four teenagers at that time, I saw the writing on the wall: our idyllic holiday break could easily devolve into everyone staring at their own electronic …

Five fun party games for Christmas that you can make at home

Don’t go to the shops for your holiday entertainment. Here are some ideas that will spark creativity and won’t empty the bank<p>It’s Christmas, the time of year traditionally associated with party games and empty bank accounts. If you fall into both categories this year, it’s tempting to fall back on …

Board Games

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