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Jillian Michaels Reveals How Often You Should Strength-Train to Build Muscle

If you're looking to put on muscle, you probably think you need to hit the weight room every day for hours at a time to see results. Most people have the misconception that they should do strictly cardio for fat loss, and only lift weights a ton to gain muscle. In reality, there's an easier, much …

Exercise

Understanding smartwatches

I was wrong. Several years ago I reviewed the first Garmin Fenix 3 smartwatch. This was before the release of the Apple Watch. That’s key to this story. I declared Garmin would have a hard time selling the Fenix 3. The Apple Watch would be better in every way, I pointed out. Therefore, there would …

Apple Watch

Gray Suede Kicks Are the Antidote to the Big Ugly Sneaker Trend

Sneaker culture hasn’t just gotten more crowded or more aggro over the last couple of years, it’s lost its mind. If you can’t double your return—or the size of your foot—with your chosen pair, it’s reasonable to question whether your taste in sneakers is up to par. Buying sneakers that are cooler …

Shoes

Adidas Released a New Running Shoe That Caters to Night Owls

The Ultraboost may have been the shoe that launched a thousand sneakers. Originally released early 2015, the athletic shoe has already run through …

Shoes

The Risk Of Not Being a Triathlete

Risk is part of our sport. What we have never talked about, to my recollection, is the risk of not being a triathlete.

Triathlete

Screens are killing your eyeballs, and now we know how

The "blue screen of death" is taking on a whole new meaning.<p>Blue light’s rap sheet is growing ever longer. Researchers have connected the high-energy visible light, which emanates from both the sun and your cell phone (and just about every other digital device in our hands and on our bedside …

Blade Runner

22 things to do after work that’ll enrich your life more than happy hour and Netflix

Are you feeling a little uninspired lately? It could be because you’ve gotten into a bit of a rut, especially when it comes to your after-work …

George Michael

Are Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms Linked to Vitamin D Levels?

New research investigates vitamin D levels in RA patients.<p>New research presented at last week’s 70th American Association for Clinical Chemistry …

Pain

Gargling salt water is a seriously under-rated hack for fighting inflammation

You wake up in the morning with a telltale tickle in your throat. <i>Ruh roh.</i> Is it the first symptom of a cold, the flu, or—<i>gulp</i>—strep throat? Before …

Saltwater

The Equation That Will Make You Better at Everything

As an athlete, if you want to improve something—your 100-meter time, say, or your deadlift PR—you’ve got to apply a challenge, some sort of “stressor,” and then follow it with a period of rest and recovery. Too much stress without enough rest and you get injury, illness, and burnout. Not enough …

San Antonio

Nike Introduces a Slick New Runner: the Zoom Pegasus Turbo

Posted in Sneakers and Wear<p>Designed using feedback from Nike’s elite runners, including Eliud Kipchoge, the brand’s latest Nike run shoe to feature …

Why You Don’t Want or Need an Ultralight Backpack

It’s no secret that carrying less weight is the best way to improve your comfort, performance, and endurance on the trail. And one of the most effective ways to do that is to use a lighter pack. The difference between my heaviest pack and my lightest one is a full four pounds. But which is more …

We Tested The Lightest, Most Compact Sleep System Ever

It’s not often that I get to test a new product that genuinely changes my life. But that's the case with Therm-A-Rest’s new UberLite sleeping pad. Weighing just 8.8 ounces in its six-foot long, regular-length configuration, this pad offers just as much comfort as the rest of the brand's NeoAir line …

Backpacking

They thought this was Trump country. Hell no

In a dim corridor backstage, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders looked down at Kansas congressional hopeful James Thompson’s denim jeans and black boots. “Hey James,” Sanders said without cracking a smile. “Could I borrow your cowboy shoes?”<p>Thompson took just a second to recover from the razzing.<p>“I …

Middle-class

13 unusual things you should always pack when traveling

As fun as travel typically is, it can also be stressful. No matter how much you plan, in some way or another, there's always going to be some oversight. You'll inevitably leave behind your toothbrush or maybe your favorite shoes. Of course, you can often pick up menial things left at home when you …

Cleaning

You Won't Lose Fat and Build Muscle Unless You Do These 6 Things

If you want to build lean, defined muscles efficiently, personal trainer and strength coach Susan Niebergall says, "This is a two part equation. The first part of the equation is fat loss." You do this with nutrition and exercise. Focus on creating a sustainable calorie deficit by eating whole …

Muscle

10 Signals that Say You’re Healthy, Despite the Weight!

Body Fat is the not the only determiner of body weight. Factors like bone density, body type, muscle-fat ratio, height as well as age and sex are …

The Recovery Secrets of Cycling Pro Alison Tetrick

Your car’s airbags are programmed to deploy when you slam into a fixed object at speeds between 8 and 14 mph. Bicycles have no air bags. And professional cyclist Alison Tetrick was flying triple-airbag-deployment fast in 2010 when, while ripping down a descent during the Cascade Cycling Classic, a …

Cycling

Chocolate Milk Is a Better Post-Workout Drink Than Gatorade

12 minutes ago<p><b>Apparently a lot of endurance athletes already know about this, and do it all the time. After a really taxing workout, you need carbs,</b> …

Top iPhone apps gone free

Only here can you find the latest and best iPhone apps gone free today. Our proprietary appPicker Minestore™ algorithm finds you the best free iPhone …

Reap *major* anti-inflammatory benefits by making this super-simple ginger tea

Selena Gomez famously takes a ginger shot every morning because it “[kills] everything inside—all of the bad things,” as revealed on <i>The Late Late</i> …

The best GPS running watches for any budget

Running can be a relatively cheap sport that anyone can take-up. But there are certain luxuries that can make the often painful experience more …

7 Senior Climbers Share Their Experience and Advice

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Unlike many sports, climbing has a vibrant community of participants in their 60s and 70s. The Ironworks gym in Berkeley, …

Knee pain in runners: new theories on patellofemoral pain syndrome

Why the clamshell exercise may not be helpingThe post Knee pain in runners: new theories on patellofemoral pain syndrome appeared first on Canadian …

10 simple strength and conditioning exercises you can do at home

<i>This is a sponsored article in association with Liv Cycling</i><p><b>You don't need a gym membership or lots of time to complete a strength and conditioning</b> …

Workouts

Elon Musk sends help for soccer team stuck in Thailand cave

Elon Musk on Friday said he is deploying engineers to help the Thailand soccer team that was found trapped in a water-filled cave, BuzzFeed News …

Climbing Mount Shasta via Avalanche Gulch

Last year at the SoCal Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge Finishers Party, we wrote down our adventure goals for 2018. One of my big goals for 2018? …

The 6 Greatest Adventure Motorcycles You Can Buy Today

Sportbikes are great for high speeds and getting low in turns; dirt bikes are right at home threading through dense wooded trails and slingin’ dirt. …

How To Increase Your Energy

As people get older and the days wear on, it is more and more difficult to maintain a high level of energy. A high work load, full life and bad habits can make a very busy, challenging schedule even harder to manage. As life goes on, there are only more priorities, more things to do and more people …

Wellness

You know the AirPods rivals everyone loves? They’re somehow only $18.79 right now

With a retail price of just $39.99, you’re not going to get quite the same audio quality out of the SmartOmi Q5 True Wireless Bluetooth Headphones …