Mike Peloquin

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Upgrade your trampoline by adding interactive LEDs

Adafruit Industries has created a tutorial to upgrade an ordinary trampoline by adding fun, interactive NeoPixel LEDs.<p>This is a really fun project …

Kids

Experts explain exactly how to eat your way to abs and a butt

It's harder than it sounds — but filling.<p>Because most people need to consume more food to build a bubbly butt, and less to see sculpted abs, <b>it's not exactly easy to sculpt an amazing ass and six-pack simultaneously</b>, according to registered dietitian Christopher Tuttle, a certified personal trainer …

The evolution of the Star Wars Stormtrooper

This simple GIF from Gadget Love is pretty pleasing to me.<p>Clone Troopers were not useless in battle.

1,200 Calories a Day Meal Plan With Snacks

Successful dieting depends on whether you can expend more calories than you consume of a daily basis. To ensure that your calorie balance is …

YouTuber makes incredible time-lapse video showing three month fitness transformation

A YouTuber has posted a time-lapse video showing his fitness transformation over 12 weeks.<p>Hunter Hobbs took a picture every day for three months, …

Fitness

Why You Should Never, Ever Drain Your Pasta In The Sink

Don't let that liquid gold circle the drain again.<p>If you drain your pasta water through a colander and down the sink, you’re throwing away an invaluable asset that cooks call “liquid gold.”<p>(The term “liquid gold” has also been used to refer to wood cleaner, hair products and of course, urine. For …

Asparagus with Almonds, Goat Cheese, and Basil

A creamy mustard-and-lemon dressing emulsified with a soft-boiled egg yolk takes this asparagus salad over the top.

Recipes

20 Creative Ideas for Whole30-Approved Snacking

Healthy Eating

315 Delicious Recipes For When You're Trying To Eat Lower Carb

Delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack options, from all over the internet, that you'll definitely want to try.

Why 6-Second Formats Are Saving Digital Video Ads

Is six seconds the new magic time for ad engagement?<p>The snackable video ad—popularized by the YouTube's non-skippable Bumper—is poised to become one …

The ISM PL 1.0 Noseless Saddle Offers Next-Level Comfort

Popular with triathletes, the unconventional design provides plenty of support for long rides<p>I generally don’t have comfort issues with traditional saddles. Then I did back-to-back century rides in pancake-flat Florida and trained for Ironman—both of which put me in an aero tuck for hours on …

3D maps, video overlays and more on new Strava app directory

Strava has become such a social media behemoth that it has spawned an entire ecosystem of apps based on its API (application program interface). So …

9 can't-miss points of interest in Oregon

These are the places you need to see at least once.<p>There are countless opportunities for travelers to enjoy the wild outdoors in the Pacific …

The ultimate Wyoming road trip itinerary

Wyoming has whole lot of open space and a whole lot of beautiful scenery that makes it the perfect place for a road trip – or several for that matter …

The 25 Best Road Cycling Routes in America

There are 4,092,730 miles of public road in America. It’s the most extensive road network in the world, a great tangled mass of pavement, dirt, …

Where to Sneak In a Ride at Popular Family Vacation Destinations

Some of the coolest rides around can be found near popular family vacation spots. Here are a few to keep in mind if you’re hoping for some saddle time the next time your whole squad takes off.

The most beautiful bike trails in the U.S.

Scenic cycling<p>Some of America's most scenic bicycle trails are best suited for skilled mountain bikers, but other attractive bike paths are …

Carb Cycling Basics For A Flatter Stomach

I bet you know by now that nutrition is a huge factor when it comes to getting results and getting results fast...<p>It doesn’t matter how much you …

Nutrition

Everything You Need to Know About Glycogen

Your primer on the foremost fuel you need when you want to go fast<p>“Glycogen is gold.” Those are the words of Iñigo San Millán, PhD, of The University of Colorado Sports Medicine and Performance Center (CUSM&PC) in Boulder, Colorado. Hyperbole? Perhaps. But fact is you can’t win gold—or even go for …

The Secret to Getting 10 Times Your Return on Facebook Ads | Inc.com

In the eCommerce world, mobile is becoming an increasingly important environment. Primarily, shoppers use their smartphones as research tools today--but more and more, they're actually shopping directly from these devices rather than waiting to make purchases on a desktop computer or in-store, …

10 Mistakes You’re Making on Century Rides

Whether you’re new to the 100-mile game or a seasoned long-distance rider, there’s always room for improvement when it comes to crushing centuries. Here, we outline 10 mistakes that are sabotaging your centuries—and how to correct them.<p>No matter how many times you ride a century, there’s always a …

How to burn fat cycling

The majority of us are always looking to burn fat through cycling and one of the easiest ways to achieve it is through heading out for a few fasted …

Fitness

Cycle in VR (and Blast Fat!)

Most people have given some thought to embarking on a country-wide bike ride yet few actually follow through. Such a trek is quite difficult due to …