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Quintana Roo PRsix: Tested

Find Zen Through Running

To achieve bliss as a runner, you need to tame your “monkey mind.”<p>If you could eavesdrop on a runner's internal monologue, it might sound like this: Forgot my sunglasses. Pretty bird. Should've worn another layer. What's for dinner? Hill! New shoes feel good. Pasta? Gotta buy pasta. And olive oil. …

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Fantastical Clouds Magically Suspended in Empty Rooms

Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde is best known for his fantastical <i>Nimbus</i> series, in which individual clouds appear to magically float in empty rooms. The haunting images portray the airy nimbuses drifting through gorgeous Rococo rooms, Gothic cathedrals, and abandoned factories, evoking a …

Art

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Why Do We Care So Much About What Female Superheroes Wear, Anyway?

It's no secret that female characters are portrayed in a different way than their male counterparts are in comic art. But in a medium where superhero …

Comic Books

The complex controls of an F1 steering wheel revealed

The modern Formula 1 car is among the most amazing machines ever made. And when you're going wheel-to-wheel with someone like four-time world champ …

Lauren Fleshman's Freaking Awesome Abs Workout

Lauren Fleshman shows RW the routine she uses to shape her awesome abs.<p>Lauren Fleshman took a break during her cover shoot for the June issue of <i>Runner's World</i> to show off her custom ab routine that helped her get her core back in shape after the birth of her son.<p>Perform each move for two sets of 10 …

Global Heat Map Showing Running and Biking Activity

Strava, an online activity tracking community, has created a global heat map of running and biking trails, utilizing a dataset of 77 million rides …

Art exhibit: Stormtrooper helmets reimagined

Artists from across The Walt Disney Company including Lucasfilm, Industrial Light and Magic, Marvel and Pixar—as well as select street artists chosen …

Child of Light: The Kotaku Review

What can men do against such reckless beauty, such wanton loveliness? How can a game so obviously gorgeous, so well-constructed, still tilt uneasily …

Pomplamoose Does a Cover of Wham’s ‘Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go’ To Celebrate Launch of Their Patreon Page

In celebration of their new page on Patreon, San Francisco band Pomplamoose covers the 1984 earworm hit “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” originally …

‘The Most Boring Ad Ever Made?’, Leica Celebrates Attention to Detail With 45 Minute Video of a Camera Being Polished

In an attempt to drive home just how much time they spend creating their new T camera, German manufacturer Leica has created “The Most Boring Ad Ever …

The Next Great LEGO Set Captures The Magic (And Puking) Of A Carnival

Growing up on the outskirts of a big city in the late '70s, the traveling carnival was a magical event, a chance to ride some of the world's most …

Sunday Comics: Exit Through The Gift Shop

Welcome to <i>Kotaku</i>'s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon.<p><b>Nerf NOW!!</b> …

How To Smartly Pace Your Race

In most cases you can’t walk away from a from a race (especially an Ironman) and say, “I had a great bike, but an awful run”; one is directly related …

First Look: Quintana Roo Debuts New PRsix

The last few years, Quintana Roo has championed that it’s bikes were built for the masses; athletes that travel to races, and that have to put their …

Triathlons

Tech Time-Out

No watch? No tunes? Leave behind your gadgets and gain a new respect for your efforts.<p>I recently ran a half-marathon technologically blind. No Garmin GPS I watch telling me my pace or position, I no heart-rate monitor blinking away, no MP3 player blasting Bruce Springsteen. The racecourse didn't …

Improving Your Focus To Run Faster

<i>Success in running requires mental toughness, and that requires focus.</i><p>As a runner, how would you rate your mental toughness? In Part 1 of this …

Greek Style Meatballs With Roasted Red Pepper Marinara Recipe

<i>Turn the classic meatball into something unique with lean ground turkey and a Greek twist.</i><p>Ingredients<p><b>Roasted Red Pepper Marinara</b> <br>3 tablespoons olive …

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Swimming 101: Understanding Horizontal Body Position

Story by Jonathan Cain<p>Do you hold six-minute miles over a half marathon but then go to the pool and have trouble keeping up with the 90-year-old guy …

Unveiled: New Cervélo P2

How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …

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5 Exercises That'll Make You Faster

These moves target the muscles needed for your fastest, strongest, best trail running outings ever, whether you're racing or just wanting to feel better on the trail.<p>Trail running enlists different muscles than road running, which creates different needs for strengthening. The uneven nature of a …

Navigating The Running Shoe Maze

<i>How to pick a shoe to match your running speed.</i><p>Triathletes can learn a lot from golfers when it comes to picking out their running shoes. Take a look …