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5 Athletes On Their Must-Have Gym Gear

The last place any outdoor athlete wants to be is inside. Still, peak performance, not to mention injury prevention, depends on the strength and mobility work that happens in a gym. We asked the pros to share the equipment that lends them that extra competitive edge.<p><b>TheraBand Resistance Bands</b> …

Bands

Lightroom Preset : Winter Drama

It can be amazing just how much you can recover a dull under exposed images with the tools in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. This free Lightroom preset …

Tutorials

Wisdom from the World's Best Marathoner

Eliud Kipchoge, the Olympic marathon champion, gave an address last November at the Oxford Union Society, a 200-year-old institution that touts itself as the “most famous debating society in the world.” Though there was no debating as such, attendees nonetheless got to hear two distinct …

Marathons

European ski resorts you probably have never heard of

With access to authentic accommodation with character in hundreds of resorts, including many you’ve probably never heard of, Sunweb lifts the covers off some low-key destinations that turn out to be hidden gems<p>There are few things a skier or snowboarder values more than a secret – a secluded …

5 Athletes on How to Turn Toast into a Power Meal

Athletes are often told to stay away from simple sugars—like the kind found in white bread—unless they need an immediate energy boost. But after years of exile, the stuff may have a place in the world of sports nutrition after all. Allen Tran, registered dietitian and chef for the Olympic ski team, …

Breakfast

All-in-One Messenger is a blessing for people tired of chat windows

Forget switching apps hundreds of times per day to answer messages on different services. Install All-in-One Messenger to keep all your chats under one roof.<p>Over the course of an hour or so, I'm likely to get dozens of notifications -- several messages from different Slack groups, a few Hangouts …

Apps

Is Endurance Training Killing Your Strength?

The moment that lingered in my mind after a recent triathlon-science conference came from a panel discussion with “gold-medal coaches,” including Iñaki Arenal, head of the Spanish high-performance team, and Malcolm Brown, coach of the Olympic-medal-winning Brownlee brothers. I asked the coaches to …

Exercise

‘The Simpsons’ Predicted Disney Would Buy Fox Nearly 20 Years Ago

“The Simpsons” has always had a bizarre knack for fortune telling.<p>So, when news broke on Thursday that Disney is buying film, TV and international assets from 21st Century Fox (oddly enough, including “The Simpsons”), people on Twitter were quick to point out that the show predicted this would …

The Simpsons

To Delay Death, Lift Weights

Trust me, I understand—in theory—that I should be stronger. Yes, I’m an aerobic beast (or an aerobic addict, if you prefer), but I’m not oblivious to the benefits of having a reasonable amount of muscle. When I play the “look, you’re touching the ceiling!” game with my 18-month-old, I’d prefer that …

Exercise

3 Lightroom Tips & Tricks to Dramatically Speed up Your Photo-Editing Workflow (VIDEO)

One of the frustrations with Lightroom has been the software’s lack of speed, at least until Adobe’s recent introduction of the new cloud-based …

Build Do-It-All Fitness at the Climbing Gym

Indoor climbing is enjoying a boom—in the past five years, more than 150 new gyms have opened across the U.S. While pulling plastic is a solid workout, most of these new facilities have more to offer than just a big wall. “Even if you’re not going to climb, any athlete can find ways to move and …

Climbing

Using Two Monitors in Lightroom

This is something I’ve covered in my Lightroom books for years, but a lot of folks haven’t taken advantage of Lightroom’s ability to using two …

Tutorials

A Quest to Find the Formula for Perfect Health

In 2010, an economist and a psychologist teamed up to determine the salary that would bring maximum happiness. The much-touted number they came up with was $75,000: people’s contentment would rise along with their incomes but only up to that threshold, at which point it would plateau or drop.<p>Our …

Exercise

Your Navigation Is Outdated. Here's How to Fix It.

The revolutionary way we now use maps in our everyday lives has, in the last decade, actually changed the physical world. Businesses succeed or fail based on their inclusion and priority. Once quiet streets are now full of cars, for the promise of a few seconds saved. Nicaragua almost went to war …

Maps

The simple maths that explains why large animals can't run fast

There's one rule in the animal kingdom: eat or be eaten. And now we know why the biggest animals aren't the fastest.<p>By studying hundreds of animal …

Paleontology

10 Foods Athletes Should Add to Their Grocery Lists

We tapped top nutritionists to find out which items they think athletes should include on their grocery runs. Some fuel workouts, others aid in recovery, and a few make for nutrition-forward instant dinners for when time is short.<p>Camu Powder<p>The Amazonian fruit has more vitamin C than any other food …

Nutrition

Why the Hydro Flask True Pint Is the Best Cup Ever Made

The highest compliment I can pay the Hydro Flask True Pint is to say that I’ve pretty much forgotten about it. Not in the “it’s sitting in my garage unused”way, but more in the “I use it so much that I don’t even think about it”way. I reach for that glass out of instinct at this point.<p>At home, this …

Alcohol

How to Deadlift Properly

Once reserved for powerlifters and weight-room addicts, the deadlift has gone mainstream. It targets the glutes—the body’s biggest, strongest muscles—and the fitness it builds helps prevent injury, teaches functional movement, and boosts performance, explains Tony Gentilcore, founder of Core Gym in …

Workouts

TransferWise launches ‘Borderless’ account for businesses, sole traders and freelancers

Having already taken a significant chunk of the international money transfer market away from the major banks, London-headquartered TransferWise has its sights set on the bank account itself.<p>Moving beyond simply sending money from one country to another, the company is launching its “Borderless” …

Trading

The Benefits of the Single-Leg Squat

The two-legged squat has long basked in the glory of strength-training fame. Endurance athletes incorporate it into their regular weight routine for its ability to engage nearly every muscle and build power and durability from the core to the legs. But according to Tim DiFrancesco, physical …

Workouts

​4 Things I Discovered After Forcing Myself to Run Every Morning | Men's Health

Unlike the “Upside Down” from <i>Stranger Things,</i> early mornings are not some unknown world that I have never experienced before. I’ve always done my weekend long runs early-ish, and during the past few marathon training cycles, the only time I could regularly plan my speedwork was on Thursday mornings …

What I Learned from a Year of Intermittent Fasting

For several years during my early thirties, I was constantly tired. Starting around 2012, I was going for a five-mile run about three times a week, lifting weights just as often, and usually getting a good night’s sleep. I wasn’t training for the Olympics or running ultras, and I didn’t have a …

Wellness

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Sunscreen

Now that it’s warmer and you’re shedding clothes, it’s time to remember some best practices for sun protection. To find out what type of sunscreen and clothing you should be using, I called up two dermatologists, Dr. Darrell Rigel and Dr. Cameron Rokhsar. Both are fellows of the American Academy of …

Skin Care

The 15-Minute Bodyweight Workout You Can Do Anywhere

The last thing any runner, mountain biker, or rock climber wants to do is take their strength training to the (not so great) indoors. But like it or not, strength training is a critical part of an endurance workout regimen. It prevents muscle imbalances, protects you from injury, and increases …

Workouts

Potentially 'undefeatable' ad blocker looks at content, not code

Facebook may have just lost its war on ad blockers. That is, if a new method developed by Princeton and Stanford researchers is implemented into a widely available blocker. Computer scientist Arvind Narayanan and his colleagues detailed unveiled a tool that detects ads the same way humans would, by …

Digital Advertising

Documentary: Land Rover – A 50 Year Adventure

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>4x4<br>• British<br>• Cars<br>• Design<p><i>A 50 Year Adventure</i> is a documentary about one of the world’s most famous, and most successful 4×4 …

Land Rover

Meet Ross Edgley: the real life Action Man who runs with trees tied to his back

The internet might be full of ‘fitness gurus’ but Ross Edgley is in another league altogether.<p>As well as being a sports scientist and co-founding …

How Our Totally Average Runner Broke the Sub-Five-Minute Mile

I was watching the 1,500-meter Olympic final last summer at a bar, a few months before my 35th birthday, when I first wondered if a middle-distance runner lurked within. It was a strange thought. At six-foot-three and 175 pounds, I have the look of a runner but not the legs. In my early thirties, …

Marathons

The Absolute Minimum Clothes You Need for a Life of Adventure

My drawer in Artemis the Airstream measures seven inches by 15 by 20. You could probably fit three or four cantaloupes inside it, provided they were small ones. When we hit the road full time, this was my new wardrobe. It was about the size of one shelf in our walk-in closet at home. Decisions had …

Clothing

20 Pieces of High-Quality Gear for $20 or Less

There’s nothing wrong with drooling over that new $700 Gore-Tex shell, but not all adventure gear requires a second mortgage. Here, we’ve found 20 kickass items, from essential to frivolous, that are cheap enough to buy on a whim but quality enough to last for years.<p>Field Notes Notebooks ($10 for 3)<p>…

Cotton Candy