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Subtract, Don’t Add for a Better Golf Swing

Speed and power sell, but repeatability and simplicity lowers scores. Now with swing coaches partnering with with fitness companies, I see more …

Golf

CURE THE DREADED SHANK

King of the Hill: How Vail Resorts Conquered the Ski Industry

5 Moves For Your Strongest Core Ever

Five moves. Zero equipment. There really is no excuse <i>not</i> to get the strongest, most toned waistline of your life!<p>Muscles worked: Core, back, glutes, …

Keeping fit: What to eat, when to eat and why

It might be fashionable to exclude carbohydrates from your diet, but it is not necessarily the healthiest approach to eating – especially if you are also working out. Jon Denoris, a performance coach, is a proponent of “nutrient timing”: eating the right food at the right time of day. I spoke to …

Foods that Make You Poop: What to Eat When You're Constipated

Yes, constipation is a little awkward to talk about, but it’s way worse to suffer in silence. And you’re far from alone if you commonly experience …

Nutrition

This Map Shows the Ultimate U.S. Road Trip

The concept of a road trip is as American as apple pie, and yet, devising the “best” U.S. driving route is a bit of a head scratcher. Much depends on …

Beer Mile interest growing thanks to world-record dispute

NOVATO, California -- A few years ago, when James Nielsen and his wife Mimi were house-hunting, just over the backyard fence they saw the acres of …

Computer Science

What's America's Booziest State? We Ranked Them 50 to 1.

We all know America loves to drink. But in all our time spent writing about drinking, actually drinking, and occasionally doing both at the same …

Beer

How to Clean and Lube a Bicycle Chain

Will Fasting Make You Fast?

Alternating “feast” and “famine” days may be the key for cyclists who struggle with their weight<p>For cyclists who struggle with weight issues, it’s generally not about the bike. It’s about the food. Some riders find staying on task with portion control day in and day out challenging at best, …

Holistic Medicine

25 Workout Moves Fit People Love To Do

It's not all burpees and planks. OK, it's some burpees and planks. But a bunch of other amazing stuff, too.<p>Quick heads up: These GIFs and videos aren't meant for instructional purposes, just motivation! If you want to try a new move or workout, you should get an all-clear from your doctor, and work …

Data Junkies

From pee strips to simple lactate-threshold tests, you can now measure, track, and analyze gigabytes of biometric data without ever leaving your living room. But will it make you any faster, stronger, or happier?<p><b>Plug & Play</b><br>Connecting to these four high-tech training tools could elevate your</b> …

Mandalay Bay

Processed Fructose Is the Number One Driver of Obesity & Diabetes

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Nearly 30 percent of the global population is overweight or obese, and more than one billion people, worldwide, are expected to fall …

16 Entrepreneurial Books Successful CEOs Swear By

Browse through the business section at your local bookstore or favorite e-commerce site, and you’re sure to become inundated with a variety of …

Small Business

26 Strategies to get Stronger, Faster, and Fitter

Don't just hang with your fast friends—make them beg for mercy. These 26 proven strategies will turbocharge your training and make you stronger, faster, and fitter than ever.<p>Learn more about these tips and tons more essential advice on how to ride faster, get stronger, recover smarter, shed pounds, …

Eddy Merckx

7 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The travel search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it’s the same technology that powers both KAYAK and Orbitz.<p>The site also includes a …

San Franciscans are lining up to eat this sushi-burrito hybrid

"Mutant foods" appear to be all the rage right now, from Dominique Ansel's cronut to Keizo Shimamoto's Ramen Burger. San Francisco-based Sushirrito, which serves a "sushi burrito," is a natural evolution of that trend — one born from necessity.<p>Years ago, founder Peter Yen worked downtown in San …

San Francisco

8 Foods That Boost Your Body's Natural Detox Power

<b>Brussels Sprouts</b><br>Nosh on cruciferous veggies like Brussels sprouts, cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower, which are all high in fiber. "These promote gut health, kidney health, and liver health by helping with excretion through your bowel movements," says London. "You’re promoting regularity and …

How to Use Tempo Training to Build Bigger Muscles — Men's Health

“Playing with the rate at which you move a weight triggers different training responses in your muscles,” explains Gaddour. “So if you always lift and lower at the same speed, you’re missing out on potential strength and mass gains.”<p>Apply the following three tempos to your favorite bodyweight moves …

Tried And Tested: TRX Body Training, Invented By Elite US Troops To Keep Fit In Between Missions

If you want to get in shape right now, one thing you're definitely not short of are options.<p>Any decent gym these days caters for pretty much every …

Exercise

Eat These Foods for Faster Recovery from Injury

To mend muscles and fix fractures more quickly, look no further than your local market<p>When an injury sidelines a cyclist, the natural reaction is to cut back on calories until it's time to ride—and burn energy—again. But the healing process demands fuel, too. "It's like fixing a house," says sports …

Nutrition