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Keep Your Cool on the Trainer

These tips from the pros will keep you from overheating during indoor workouts<p>If you’re stuck pedaling indoors this winter, we feel your pain. It’s tough to stay motivated when you’re riding in your basement, staring at a solid wall. Obviously, you want to make the most of your trainer time. Lucky …

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A 15-Minute Workout That Truly Kicks Butt

We know how it goes. Every year, no matter how committed you are around say, October, at some point during the holiday season the powers of delicious …

The Hobbit Dominates Weekend Box Office, With One Frame Rate To Rule Them All

With a dragon sitting on a giant pile of coins, one of the most dynamic action sequences of the year, and even skeptics like <i>Vanity Fair</i>'s Richard Lawson sorta-kinda embracing it, <i>The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug</i> had everything going for it in its first weekend at the box office. And though it was …

Candy Crush is Most Download iPhone App in 2013

Apple has revealed its top apps for 2013, which sees cult game Candy Crush Saga — from developer King.com — sitting pretty on top of the pile as the most downloaded iPhone app in the US, USA Today reports.<p>The best of 2013 page (which is not available in all countries worldwide) details the top free …

The Web Cookie Is Dying. Here's The Creepier Technology That Comes Next

It may raise hackles to think that U.S. intelligence officials might be monitoring your telephone and Internet communications, but for most of us it’s only the marketers who are really interested in our everyday online activities. And with many billions of dollars at stake, companies are …

Samsung Launches Android Gamepad

Apple began allowing third-party gamepads on the iPhone with iOS 7, and Samsung is also upping its presence in the space after announcing its own gamepad (the not-so-creatively named ‘Smartphone GamePad’) for Android 4.1 phones.<p>Unlike the iPhone gamepads which attach themselves to the device, …

AT&T, T-Mobile Bring More Chaos To Phone Plans But Should You Care?

T-Mobile’s reign of chaos over the mobile phone industry seems to have no end. Although the carrier itself is only launching a single new plan that few here will likely find very interesting (more on that in a bit), its self-proclaimed “un-carrier” approach is apparently causing fits over at AT&T. …

The World's Most Powerful Bitcoin Miner Is Worried About How It Could Destroy Bitcoin

How hard is it?<p>The makers of the most powerful miner in the world can't even satisfy the insatiable demand for their product, because they would probably ruin Bitcoin if they did.<p>Here's the problem: Bitcoins are mined by computers solving math problems. More technically, they unlock blocks of …

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Omate TrueSmart Smartwatch 2.0 puts full Android phone on your wrist (pictures)

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Lactate Threshold 101

When it comes to training, LT is the new max heart rate. Understand it, find where yours is, then raise it for better performance.<p>Lactate threshold is the glass ceiling of cycling performance—it's an invisible barrier that keeps you down. When you do crack through, the rewards are sweet.<p>"For the …

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Water is an asshole, at least when it comes to bicycles. So is wind, now that I think of it; I don't love it, unless its at my back, but that rarely seems to happen even on out-and-back routes. Fire's not winning any prizes either, unless you're talkin...

The Elements<p>by frank / / 137 posts<p>Water is an asshole, at least when it comes to bicycles. So is wind, now that I think of it; I don’t love it, …

CrossFit mirrors American militarism

The fitness craze reflects the country’s ongoing transformation from a culture of sports to a culture of war<p>AMERICA is its sports. That’s a strong claim, but try coming up with a more pervasive, more intrinsic lens through which we see ourselves. Politics? Religion? Check the stats and you’ll find …