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7 Steps To Get Over Your Fear Of Open Water

<i>Use this step-by-step guide to race with confidence.</i> Triathlon is a challenging endurance event that amazes friends, relatives and sometimes even the …

Swimming

35 things to do for your career by 35

We're also big fans of not putting a timeline on things. We've even said that there are plenty of things you don't have to have by 30 (or 40, or 50, or ever...).<p>But when it comes to your career, there are some things that we do recommend getting started on sooner rather than later.<p>Not because some …

Employment

Injury Prevention Advice For Triathletes

It's important to include a strength-training routine your training plan. Photo: Nils NilsenIt’s important to include a strength-training routine …

Exercise

How To Train Like A Pro Triathlete

Whether you’re a bonafide iron man, gym junkie or wannabe athlete, there’s a strong chance your weekly workout regime, sleep and caffeine habits …

Triathlete

8 Yoga Poses for Tight Hips

Yoga Squat<p>1 of 10<p>1. Start with your feet wider than shoulder-width apart and your toes pointed slightly out.<br>2. Drop your hips to the bottom of a …

Yoga

Trail running: New Zealand’s Great Walks

It may be hard to believe that running with a wild kiwi bird can invoke the same level of froth-spluttering excitement as bigger-animal encounters on …

Dumbbell Strength Training Exercises - Achieving Physical Fitness With Simple Workouts

Dumbbell strength training workouts are simple enough to execute. They are also very effective in keeping a person's physical fitness at its highest …

Motivational Quotes

Oct 7, 2015<p>It's the best form of medication.<p>Oct 2, 2015<p>It needs exercise just like the muscles of the body.<p>Sep 23, 2015<p>Running is not, as it so often seems, only about what you did in your last race.<p>Sep 18, 2015<p>Relax and let the run come out of you.<p>Sep 16, 2015<p>...matters more than how much you …

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

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Audi Just Invented Fuel Made From CO₂ and Water

An Audi research facility in Dresden, Germany, has managed to create the first batches of diesel fuel with a net-zero carbon footprint — made from …

The 30-20-10 Workout

Photo: Scott Draper<i>This piece first appeared on Triathlete.com</i>When it comes to improving running fitness, every workout has its place in a training …

Exercise

You don’t have to be a skiing fan to know that this trick is amazing

Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>It doesn’t matter if you have no interest in skiing or even sport for that matter: this is amazing.<p>A 19-year-old freestyle …

8 Healthy Breakfasts

In a new three-part series, we map out your day in food, with expert advice and tasty recipes to fuel the time-crunched, health-conscious athlete. First up: breakfast. Our breakfast expert is Adam Korzun, the director of performance nutrition for the Green Bay Packers and the former head dietitian …

The Beer Mile Is the Drinking Competition That Could Ruin Your Life

It's a bright, blue morning and I'm in the bleachers, trying to look casual while I lace up my running shoes and cover the 12-pack with a spare shirt.<p>Polite children, tween lacrosse players and geriatric Sunday walkers dot the field. I stretch, taking it all in, and wonder if I will vomit on any of …

Alcohol

Selfish Shellfish Cells Cause Contagious Clam Cancer

In the 1970s, scientists noticed that soft-shell clams along the east coast of North America were dying from a strange type of cancer. Their blood, which was typically clear, would fill with so many cells that it would turn milky. The rogue cells clogged and infiltrated the clams’ organs, often …

Why long-distance runners make the best partners

Male long-distance runners are not only fitter than most they are likely to have the best genes<p>Women searching for a father for their children should pick long-distance runners as they are more likely to have stronger sex drives and higher sperm counts, Cambridge University has found.<p>Just a day …

9 undeniable reasons your next ski destination needs to be Banff

1. Endless terrain and piles of powder<p>With three world class resorts situated along the continental divide, there are plenty of mellow beginner …

6 Running Form Experts on Cues, Fixes, and Running Technique Changes

Ask any runner about <i>running form</i> and expect a different answer. The topic of running technique brings up countless questions:• Should I land on my …

Biomechanics

Should You Put Travel Above Your Career?

Like many soon-to-be college alumni, I remember facing multiple options for life post-grad. Two felt responsible — attend graduate school or immediately enter my career — while the third seemed more personally fulfilling: go see the world.<p>As graduation day approached, I still didn’t have an answer. …

How science aims to feed seven billion people

With seven billion people on the planet, traditional farming struggles to put enough food on everyone’s table. But a host of hi-tech tools aim to save the day.<p>As birth announcements go, it was a pretty big one. Sometime around the end of October last year, the world’s population officially reached …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

This Drunk Crustacean Calendar Really Speaks to Us - PAPER

In case the Nicki Minaj, Nude Panda or James Franco selfie calendars won't go with your kitchen/office décor, here's a new one that really speaks to us: the Drunk Crustaceans calendar. The brainchild of DJ/photographer and 2014 PAPER Beautiful Person Leslie Kirchhoff and Drew Berezowitz, the …

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Alice In Wonderland

Fast running is as deadly as sitting on couch, scientists find

Running a few times a week at a moderate pace is the best way to improve health, say scientists, as they warn against overdoing it<p>Too much exercise really can kill you, scientists have discovered, after finding runners who speed along at 7mph or more are doing themselves more harm than good.<p>A study …

The upcoming petrodollar bifurcation risk?

2014-12-22T17:55:56.000Z<p>By: Izabella Kaminska<p>One of the still to be appreciated side-effects of falling oil prices is a reduction in so-called …

Bye-Bye 'ISIL'? John Kerry Calling ISIS By Arabic Term It Hates

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John Kerry is a distinguished diplomat with impeccable manners -- but that doesn't mean he's above lobbing a well-placed insult when it comes to enemies of the United States.<p>Kerry made clear earlier this week that he is committed to referring to the Islamic State as …

Money To-Dos for Your 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s

They say wisdom comes with age--but it's never too early (or late!) to start making smart money moves.<p>How do we know?<p>Well, after culling some of the most popular goals that our premium LearnVest users are working toward, we found that the more things change, the more things stay the same. Our …

Personal Finance

Indian artist asks people to nod off with a partner in Berlin

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - As night settles over India’s capital, a dozen volunteers lie ensconced in soundproof cubicle tents, playing soothing music via Skype to try and lull to sleep collaborators in a German city halfway across the world.In one such makeshift bedroom, participants are asked to …

As Infrastructure Crumbles, Trillions Of Gallons Of Water Lost

Imagine Manhattan under almost 300 feet of water. Not water from a hurricane or a tsunami, but purified drinking water — 2.1 trillion gallons of it.<p>That's the amount of water that researchers estimate is lost each year in this country because of aging and leaky pipes, broken water mains and faulty …