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De La Hoya to Mayweather: 'As for your fights? We've already forgotten them'

Oscar De La Hoya, the Hall of Fame fighter whose Golden Boy Promotions has become one of boxing's leading promoters, shredded Floyd Mayweather in an …

Boxing

A Killer Core Workout for Cyclists Who Hate Crunches

Fantastic news for crunch-haters: doing this short core workout just once a week gives you the same strength benefits as doing it two or three times weekly.<p>This 10-minute routine will work the key muscles that can improve your power and endurance in the saddle. Do 12 reps of each move, one after …

Workouts

DNA At the Fringes: Twins, Chimerism, and Synthetic DNA

DNA tests are thought to be conclusive proof—of crime, of family relation—but in some cases, our genetic material acts in mysterious ways.<p>Plenty of …

Genetics

Cleats explained: How to set them up correctly

There are two basic things to sort out when it comes to setting up your cleats – the angle of the cleat on the sole of your shoe and the fore-aft …

Tour de France

Test your core with the cyclists' core challenge (video)

The fitness team here at <i>Cycling Weekly</i> are huge advocates of core strength.<p>As we’ve said time and time again, it’s an important aspect of cycling …

The CIA and the Media: 50 Facts the World Needs to Know | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>This article by Professor James Tracy first published in August 2015 is of particular relevance in relation to the “fake news” campaign directed</i> …

Ecocapsule gives you the eco-friendly camping experience of the future

Campers who love spending time in nature, or researchers who spend months in the wilderness, are probably looking at all sorts of smart ways to …

The Confederate myths too many Americans believe

History is the polemics of the victor, William F. Buckley allegedly said. Not so in the United States, at least not regarding the Civil War. As soon …

How to Set Up Your Triathlon Transition Area

In a triathlon both transition times count towards your total race time. By transitioning faster, you will race faster, so think of faster …

4 Bike Fit Tips to Knock Out Knee Pain

The simplest ways to find your perfect seat height and cleat position<p>You could spend a century's worth of riding time calculating your seat height with all the formulas out there. Five-time Tour de France winner Bernard Hinault swore by his method of multiplying his inseam by 0.885, while fellow …

Tour de France

How to Troubleshoot a Skipping Derailleur

Five British guitar bands bringing rock back to life

After years of EDM and R&B dominating British charts, could the success of Royal Blood signal a comeback for guitar music? Here are five bands hoping to rock on<p>When Kiss frontman Gene Simmons declared in an interview last year that rock'n'roll was 'dead', the mainstream radio playlists seemed to …

Where Itching Comes From

The science behind what makes people scratch<p>Semanza lived in the Rukungiri region of rural Uganda. He suffered such unbearable itching that continuous scratching with his fingernails did not afford him even temporary relief. His solution was to break a clay pot and use the rough edge of one of its …

Neurology

Please Your Knees

The joint operates so efficiently that we barely notice it—until something goes wrong. Here's how to keep yours working smoothly on and off the bike.<p><b>42:</b> Percent of cyclists who experience knee pain. The leading causes are overuse and improper bike fit.<p><b>Your Knee</b><br>(A) femur<br>(B) IT band<br>(C) patella<br>(D) …

Pain

Five Easy, Essential DIY Winter Tuneups

These quick maintenance jobs will keep your bike running smoothly in 2015<p>For cyclists, winter is a time to restore and recharge. But as much as your body needs some TLC, so does your bike. That doesn’t have to mean an exhaustive overhaul. These five quick maintenance jobs are easy enough for any …

New Year, New You!

Make 2015 the year you ride faster, get leaner, feel happier, train smarter, and maybe even look better naked<p><b>Start Your Fittest Year Ever</b><p><b>Make the Most of Your Downtime</b><br>Follow this off-season advice, and you'll come back stronger than ever<p><b>Why You Should Ride Outside This Winter</b><br>Fight winter flab and …

Fitness

Bike Fit: How to Set Your Bike Seat Height

Boost comfort and power by dialing in the perfect seat position on your bike<p>Illustrations: Charlie Layton<p><b>Related: How to Find Your Ideal Saddle Height</b>

Cycling

I was a rock ‘n’ roll groupie: My lifelong obsession with Dimebag Darrell

On the 10th anniversary of Dimebag Darrell’s death, a reflection on a youth spent marveling at him<p>In Hinduism, "upasana" is the word given for the practice of idol worship. It is a far cry from the Christian dogma of Exodus 20:3: “You shall have no other gods before me.”<p>Whether or not you confess …

Top 10 Ways To Make Indoor Training More Interesting

Cover Alert | Jazz Guitarist Wayne Krantz Covers MC Hammer

Jazz guitarist <b>Wayne Krantz</b> is known for his inventive reworkings of songs he covers and his new album continues that trend. Krantz delivers a groovy, …

How Gravity Makes Things Fall

Full Show Friday | Derek Trucks Bonnaroo 2014 Superjam

Earlier this week details of this year’s Bonnaroo Superjam were confirmed with the <i>Throwback Superjam Dance Party</i> set to take place Sunday morning, …