David Gerrish

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My Year At A Standing Desk And Why I’ll Never Go Back

Fast Company Web Producer Cia Bernales made the switch to a standing desk a year ago. She shares why she’s never going back to a regular office chair and how her posture got a new angle.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>It all …

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Weight gain stops smokers from trying (again) to quit

The first year after people quit smoking, they often gain weight—on average eight to 14 pounds. And new research shows that smokers who’ve tried to …

I Only Got 306 Fewer Reps Than Talayna

Talayna Fortunato scored 320 reps on CrossFit Games Open workout 14.2.<p><b>I scored 14. And we both posted our scores.</b><p>Some people might argue it takes courage to sign up for the Open and do the Open workouts. But it also takes courage to get a low score on an Open workout and submit it anyhow.<p>Now, …

Tips on the Thruster CrossFit with Jason Khalipa

Details on Apple’s iOS health tracking app hint at advanced iWatch features

The iWatch could be a far more advanced health tracker than previously thought.<p>We’ve been hearing that Apple was developing a health tracking app, dubbed Healthbook, and making health a big focus of its rumored iWatch for months now. But new details on Healthbook published this morning by 9to5Mac …

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RunKeeper launches friendly fitness app “Breeze” for iPhone 5s users

FitnessKeeper, the makers of the GPS tracking and fitness monitoring app RunKeeper, is out with a new activity monitoring app called Breeze. Breeze is simple: it takes advantage of the M7 co-processor on the iPhone 5s that measures steps taken and presents the data in a clean, approachable user …

'RoomScan': This New App Makes A Floor Plan In Seconds, With Just A Few Taps

If you've ever needed to draw up a floor plan, whether it's to sell your house, size up new furniture or just finish off that custom Doom II WAD of …

Stir, A Kinetic Desk Startup From An Ex-Apple Engineer, Raises $1.5M Led By Tony Hsieh’s Vegas TechFund

As the world continues to see more and more everyday objects become “hardware” controlled through operating systems and internet connectivity, an ex-Apple engineer called JP Labrosse is hoping to take that principle and combine it with elegant design to transform the prosaic world of office …

The #Iditarod sled dog race starts tomorrow! 1000 miles in winter. #tougherinAK

Who is the reclusive billionaire creator of Bitcoin?

Public awareness of Bitcoin has never been higher, but few are aware that its origins are a mystery - a secretive programmer called “Satoshi” invented the currency and still holds more than four per cent of all coins in existence. Who is he and what is his plan?<p>Thanks to intriguing stories of …

This week in Bitcoin: the fall of Mt. Gox, the Winkdex, and the rise of the ATMs (charts)

Welcome to Gigaom’s new weekly Bitcoin roundup.<p>These events show why we need a better way to keep an eye on the fast-moving world of Bitcoin. Each …

Fitbit stops selling Force activity tracker, issues voluntary recall

Fitbit has stopped selling the popular Force activity tracking band after learning that a small percentage of users have been experiencing skin …

Goldman Sachs Takes On Bitcoin

The eye of big finance is finally turning towards cryptocurrency. Responding to requests from clients, Goldman Sachs has put out an early assessment of Bitcoin that says little about the bank’s official position on BTC investment.<p>So far, the financial services firm is neutral regarding the currency …

Samsung and UCSF create a research space for mobile health tech

Samsung has been developing its own mobile health technology, but it knows that it can't do everything; there are plenty of entrepreneurs that have their own clever ideas. To help get those projects off the ground, the company is partnering with the University of California San Francisco to create …

Delightful Home Office with a Strong Personal Touch

We ran across this delightful home office on Whimages, combining functionality with a highly personal touch. With freelancing becoming more and more …

How data and connectivity could change your gym habit

Gym rats and exercise fiends will soon have a wealth of connected equipment and tools that can track their movement, biological data and make …

The Handstand Push-Up - Invictus Fitness

<b>The Handstand Push-Up</b> <br>Written by Nichole DeHart<p>Most of our readers would probably have thought, if asked about a year before they began CrossFit, …

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Gymnastics: Building the Foundation

Page: 1Next »<p>Gymnastics: Who Cares?<p>In essence, gymnastics training methodology prioritizes physical structure and function first, then skill training.<p>…

Check out this awesome olympic lifts poster from @pushpressapp featuring our fav coach @DianeFu http://t.co/P3kPLZoSXY

How to Improve Your Ring Dips

Page: 1Next »<p>What exactly are ring dips and why should we do them? If you have struggled through a WOD like “Elizabeth” that involves lots of ring …

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Tech firms seek 'healthy' returns

Could healthcare be the next battleground for technology companies?<p>Nintendo has announced plans to launch a new health “platform” that will operate independently from its video game business, after weaker-than-expected console sales led to a 30pc dive in profits for the third financial quarter.<p>At a …

Apple said to be focusing on health with iOS 8 and iWatch, following exec meeting with the FDA - http://trib.al/Lh7pzbb

Apple's iWatch and iOS 8 are reportedly fitness-focused

We still don't know exactly what Apple's long-rumored smart watch is, or what it's called -- yes, iWatch is probably right -- but a report today from <i>9to5Mac</i> posits a whole heap of new information. First, the wearable works in concert with "Healthbook," a new internal app intended to track various …

Chinese new year 2014: Eight things you (probably) didn't know about the year of the horse

The 15-day celebration of Chinese new year starts on Friday, with the first new moon of the calendar year. The day marks the end of the year of the water snake and welcomes the start of the year of the wooden horse. To bring you luck this new year, we've listed eight (a lucky number in China) …

Columns: Inside and Outside the House

Inspired by Grecian and Italian architecture, columns can make or break a room or porch. Although the upkeep may subside you decision, the beauty and …

The 6 Most Brutal CrossFit WODs

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