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Nine Yoga Stretches to Relieve Lower Back Pain

Lower-back pain plagues just about everyone at some point. A widely cited Canadian survey from the late 1990s found that nearly 85 percent of adults will experience some kind of lower-back pain in their life. Whether you’re recovering from an injury or just deskbound and stiff, gentle stretching …

Yoga

Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

Documentaries

Yale’s beloved happiness class is now on the internet for free

Happiness, they say, is infectious. Perhaps that is why the most popular course ever to be taught at Yale University—this semester enrolling 1,200 students, or a quarter of the undergraduate student body—is one titled “Psychology and the Good Life.”<p>PSYC 157, or “Laurie Santos’ happiness class” as …

Ironman race day plan: 35 tips for success

The Lakesman. Ironman UK. The Outlaw. Roth, Tenby, Nice, Barcelona… whatever your Iron-distance race may be, you’re going to have a haze of …

Five One-Pan Performance Meals

Imagine this: You just spent the day giving your all on a big hike or ride, or a long day at work followed by an evening gym session. You arrive home tired and ravenous, without an ounce of give-a-shit to spare. Typically, you’d respond to this situation by stopping at a drive-through or …

Swimmer's shoulder: what causes it, and three exercises to treat it

<b>Although triathlon’s first discipline, the swim leg, is often deemed the toughest, it’s also blessed with the lowest injury rate. They can happen</b> …

The Case for Not Changing a Thing

We humans suffer from the commission bias: a preference toward doing something rather than nothing. We’re also novelty-seeking creatures, drawn to bright and shiny objects. These propensities have served us well throughout evolution. Long ago, they drove us to develop useful tools, to hunt even …

13 of Maya Angelou's greatest quotes on life, success, and change

Maya Angelou, the renowned author, was born 90 years ago, on April 4, 1928. She had a diverse career as a civil-rights activist, poet, and much more.<p>In her speeches, interviews, and writing, Angelou offered beautiful advice on living life to the fullest. She died in 2014, but her timeless words …

Civil Rights

If a happy, successful life is about developing 3 good daily habits, what would they be?

What I love about this question is that it doesn’t separate happiness from success.<p>As you alluded to in your question, you cannot have success …

How Ordinary People Become Extraordinary

Everyone has the potential, but the habits necessary are adopted only by the few. Will you be one of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Elon Musk has been quoted as saying, “I think it’s possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.” Now, whether you …

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Self-help

9 Foods Athletes Should Eat Every Day

“What should I eat?” It’s a loaded question, one that people have been Googling en masse for more than a decade. The specifics of that answer depend on your goals—if you’re trying to shed a few pounds, for example, you’ll need to eat differently than someone trying to ramp up during a training …

3 Ways to Live a Beautiful Successful Life According to Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking was an iconic man and inspirational to all. The famed theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author died yesterday of a progressive neurodegenerative disease at the age of 76.<p>What struck me the most about Hawking was his ability to provide such powerful insights into the meaning of …

Stephen Hawking

Want to Make $1 Million This Year? This Best-Selling Author Thinks She Has the Answer

The universe pays attention to your energy, so keep it positive.<p>Until last month, I'd never read a self-help book cover to cover. It's not about knowing it all or shunning help. Trust me, I'm a work in progress.<p>The truth is self-helpery bores me. In long form, at least. An article, sure. A yoga …

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Gear Closet: Osprey BigKit Duffel Bag Review

For a long time, the trusty backpack was the favored way to carry your gear when exploring the world. Not only does a good backpack allow you to haul …

Backpacking

Turn Your Pasta Into Performance Food

The pasta-based carbo load has a confusing reputation. First, an imperative pre-race ritual, then a gut-bombing enemy of PRs, it’s now back in the mainstream as a beloved part of the endurance athlete’s diet—so long as it’s done right.<p>We’re not talking about a heaping plate of mom’s famous lasagna …

Reasons to pack your bags and visit Sligo right now

Sligo is one of Ireland’s best kept secrets. Located in the North West of the country it also forms part of the Wild Atlantic Way. If you are looking …

12 Lessons You Learn or Regret Forever

Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter. Whether that's switching careers, going back to school or walking away from a j-o-b …

5 Leadership Lessons From the Navy SEAL That Killed Osama bin Laden

I recently listened to an outstanding interview from Howard Stern with Robert O’Neill from SEAL Team 6. Robert is a true American hero and has …

How to Train for a 100-Mile Race

To people uninitiated in the ultrarunning world, 100-mile runs lie somewhere between incredible and unfathomable. But, when normal people start …

12 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently

Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self-assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence—as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has a look all its own.<p>When it comes to confidence, one thing is certain: truly confident …

50 fun-filled ideas for the whole family to enjoy in Northern Ireland this summer

Sunny days, rainy days, studious kids or adrenaline-charged teens, we’ve got everything covered in this extensive guide.<p><b>1. Gruffalo Grotto</b><p>Colin Glen …

Four Things Top Performers Do Every Day

Michael Joyner, a physician and researcher at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minneapolis, is one of the most productive humans alive. Joyner, an expert on physiology and human performance, has published more than 350 scientific articles, was recently named the distinguished investigator …

Mayo Clinic

Get Faster On The Bike (Without Training More)

<i>Look at the three main factors that affect cycling speed to determine what you should focus on outside of your aerobic fitness.</i><p>What is a realistic …

5 More Ways to Increase Your Bike Power

In a previous article, I introduced five relatively simple ways to boost cycling power. These included riding in bigger gears, riding uphill, riding …

7 Easy-to-Make Endurance Fuels That Are Cheaper and Tastier Than Energy Bars

A year ago, I solved an energy crisis. I had signed up for a 24-hour, unsupported, military-style team endurance event that would involve carrying hundreds of pounds of gear over 50 miles, a bit of swimming, and a thousand or so burpees tossed in for good measure. All things considered, I would …

Muscles and Miles: How One Ultrarunner Makes Room for Both | REI Co-op Journal

<b>Crystal Seaver looks more like a gym rat than an ultrarunner, but she races among the best thanks to her devotion to strength training.</b><p>On the …

Running

Ultra Trail Running: The List of 31 International Events

The number of ultra trail runners is increasing annually. The amount of organized ultra trail running events has grown over the past few years …