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Could extreme exercise help slow down the ageing process?

Every morning at 6am, 72-year-old grandmother Dr Betty Holsden-Smith enjoys the same exercise routine. She does a few crunches, lifts some weights, stretches and heads to the local track to run - for 12 hours straight.<p>Barely stopping to eat, drink or sleep, her longest "ultra-run" covered more than …

The 2013 Adventurers of the Year

Over the past year, highly organized, well-funded teams pulled off an astounding number of firsts, sending a Hollywood director to the deepest spot in the ocean, landing a drone on Mars, and equipping a skydive from the edge of space. Presented here are our adventurers of the year. Enjoy!<p>Run Your …

10 Productivity Tips from a Blue-Collar Genius

Imagine a fifty-something man in a blue long-sleeve shirt, the cuffs unbuttoned, his knuckles thick and coarse. He’s on the side of the road, …

Content Marketing

How Much Muscle Can You Gain Naturally?

I get questions all the time from normal guys who are 5’10” but want to be a ripped 190lb. This tells me there is a huge misconception about how much …

Predator Conditioning

Here's what you need to know...<p>Perform your conditioning work like the bad-ass predator that you are. Don't run from it like prey.<br>• To accelerate the …

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Arch Enemy

Five simple stretches and exercises that can cure & prevent plantar fasciitis.<p>​<p>​<p><b>Plantar fasciitis</b> is a runner's recurring nightmare. It's a notoriously stubborn injury that strikes when the thick band of fibers that runs along the bottom of the foot becomes inflamed. It can start as a minor …

Problem Solvers

Develop An Unbeatable Mind

Why is it that some athletes perform exceptionally well during training, but underperform when it matters?<p>We can all think of an all-star athlete who …

Simple Steps to Holding a Handstand Like a Pro

Page: 1Next »<p>Decorate your box for the Holidays – click any image below to purchase!<p>A handstand is a resting position for gymnasts. It is the point …

Perfect Timing

When to train, eat, stretch, and do everything to run your best.<p>Runners live by the clock. Whether measuring minutes in a mile or months in a marathon-training season, we're constantly thinking about where the time goes. We not only have to plan when to run, but also all the other things we might …

The Low Down on Pull Ups: 10 Ways to Repair and Strengthen Your Pull Ups

<b>Feeling down about getting up?</b> Here are ten ways you can repair bad movement in your pull ups, strengthen your muscles, and get yourself over that …

You May Be Strong . . . But Are You Tough? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post written by Khaled Allen</i>.<p>As a little boy, I was scrawny, weak, and prone to illness (much like a certain former …

Three Modern Travel Writing Classics

While I’ve met a few modern-day nomads in my travels, most of us can’t be on the road all the time. So how can we keep our wanderlust satiated in those stretches between journeys? We can escape into a really good book that brings a far-off place to us.<p>Here are three extraordinary travel narratives …

Forced student labour is central to the Chinese economic miracle

You'll hear a lot of pieties about China this week. As George Osborne and Boris Johnson schlep from Shanghai to Shenzhen, they'll give the usual sales spiel about trade and investment and the global race. What they won't talk much about is Zhang Lintong. Yet the 16-year-old's story tells you more …

Nine Jaw-Dropping Hotel-Room Views Around the World (Photos)

Stunning<p>The sightseeing doesn’t have to stop when you get back to your hotel room. Check out these fabulous hotels that are even better looking out …

CrossFit Masters: Mastering the Art of Staying Buff

by KEN CLARK<p>CrossFit is continually giving us reasons why it is one of the best training programs for all-around fitness and health. Besides creating …

Pimp Your Push Up: 3 Common Mistakes and 5 Challenging Variations

<b>Push ups - the purest, most powerful tool in your training arsenal.</b> That is, provided you know how to use it! In this article, I’m going to show …