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How to Do Cinematic Color Grading on Your Photos with Photoshop

Want to give your photographs a “Hollywood movie” look? Here’s a fantastic 25-minute tutorial on how to do cinematic color grading on your …

How to Properly Resize Images in Photoshop

First, let’s open our photograph in Photoshop by going to File->Open and selecting the photograph we want to edit:<p>Make sure to pick the full …

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Getting Familiar With Color Relationships for Impactful Photography

The topic of color relationships in photography is somewhat akin to the topic of composition in that there are no set-in-stone rules governing these …

6 Plyometric Exercises That Will Give You a Leg Up

Vertical Jumps<p>Stand with your feet shoulder- width apart. Bend both knees, squatting your body slightly downward to recoil. With both feet, spring …

How Often Should You Run?

<i>How often should you run is one of the most important questions to consider before you start any training.</i><p>Frequency—or how often you run—is one of …

Hopeful, Hungry and Chasing a Lie

<i>Sarah Crouch is a professional runner sponsored by Reebok and affiliated with the ZAP Fitness Elite training group in Blowing Rock, N.C. She shares</i> …

8 Yoga Poses for Tight Hips

Yoga Squat<p>1 of 10<p>1. Start with your feet wider than shoulder-width apart and your toes pointed slightly out.<br>2. Drop your hips to the bottom of a …

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5 Reasons to Try Trail Running

Fewer Injuries<p>1 of 6<p>Injuries are the bane of every committed runner. There's nothing worse for a runner (or anybody who lives with that runner) than …

The Ultimate Guide to Your Cycling Muscles

Learn about the muscles that power your pedal stroke, and how to make the most of them<p><b>A Big Muscle Breakdown</b><p>As cyclists, we tend to be all about the quads. Those dominant muscles are indeed the patrons of the pedal pushers, but it takes a team of domestiques to keep the cranks turning out the watts.<p>…

6 Ways to Avoid Fading on a Long Ride

We’ve all been there, feeling chainless and amazing for the first 60 miles of a century ride. Then suddenly, seemingly out of nowhere, we feel... less amazing. We wonder why we started this stupid ride to begin with and, more importantly, how we are going to make it another 40 miles. As we watch …

Essential Form Drills For Speed And Efficiency

Photo: Mark Doolittle Photography<p><i>Do these consistently to help improve your running form.</i><p>If you want to improve as a runner, you’ve got to do more …

How to Shoot Colorful Spirographs with Light Painting Photography

A spirograph is a geometric drawing toy that produces beautiful mathematical curves by rolling a smaller circle inside a bigger circle. You can …

How to Jumpstart Your Photography With Self Assignments

As photographers who wish to improve our art, chances are we always looking for opportunities to practice our craft. The problem is, our practice …

10 Composition Tips for Better Photography

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kkd-rRIxvbM&w=700&showinfo=0&rel=0]<p>Check out this short video that highlights 10 composition tips with …

Forget HDR Software! Start Creating Natural, Clean HDRs With Digital Blending

A few years ago I ran an HDR photography magazine. I regularly tone mapped my images for years, using just about every HDR program out there. Yet, …

How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps (With 6 Epic Examples)

I don’t recall ever meeting anyone who claimed to not be fascinated to some degree by the night sky. There’s just something hypnotic about gazing …

Do You Know These 10 Selection Tools in Adobe Photoshop?

When it comes to localized image editing, Photoshop is probably a photographer’s best choice among different post-processing software. The beauty and …

How Patterns Can Have an Awesome Impact in Your Photography

Patterns are a simple yet powerful way to add unparalleled visual impact to a photograph. You can find patterns in the natural world, you can find …

This Photoshop Tool Can Save You Some Serious Time

We all love to save a little time, but when it comes to Photoshop, some things are trickier than the others. Getting the right color look to an image …

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Tutorial Shows How to Mask Out Hair from a Background in Photoshop

When it comes to masking out and/or selecting hair in an image, be it to remove a background or selectively style it, it’s never an easy task. Even …

Leaping Frog Chicken

Directions<p>1.<p>Discard any visible fat from chickens. Rinse chickens and pat dry. Put 1 chicken, breast up, on a cutting board. Pull 1 leg away from …

Creative Watermarking - How to Integrate Your Signature into Your Photos

Watermarking is a topic that many photographers are quite passionate about. It seems to be a viable way of protecting your images from online theft, …

Hip Bursitis Exercises You can do the first 3 stretches to begin stretching the muscles that run along the outside of your hip. You can do the strengthening exercises when the sharp pain lessens. Stretching exercises Gluteal stretch: Lie on your back with both knees bent. Rest the ankle of your injured leg over the knee of your other leg. Grasp the thigh of the leg on the uninjured side and pull toward your chest. You will feel a stretch along the buttocks on the injured side and possibly along the outside of your hip. Hold the stretch for 15 to 30 seconds. Repeat 3 times. Iliotibial band stretch, standing: Cross your uninjured leg in front of the other leg and bend down and reach toward the inside of your back foot. Do not bend your knees. Hold this position for 15 to 30 seconds. Return to the starting position. Repeat 3 times. Iliotibial band stretch, side-leaning: Stand sideways near a wall with your injured side closest to the wall. Place a hand on the wall for support. Cross the leg farther from the wall over the other leg. Keep the foot closest to the wall flat on the floor. Lean your hips into the wall. Hold the stretch for 15 to 30 seconds. Repeat 3 times Strengthening exercises Straight leg raise: Lie on your back with your legs straight out in front of you. Bend the knee on your uninjured side and place the foot flat on the floor. Tighten the thigh muscle on your injured side and lift your leg about 8 inches off the floor. Keep your leg straight and your thigh muscle tight. Slowly lower your leg back down to the floor. Do 2 sets of 15. Prone hip extension: Lie on your stomach with your legs straight out behind you. Draw your belly button in towards your spine and tighten your abdominal muscles. Tighten the buttocks and thigh muscles of the leg on your injured side and lift the leg off the floor about 8 inches. Keep your leg straight. Hold for 5 seconds. Then lower your leg and relax. Do 2 sets of 15. Side-lying leg lift: Lie on your uninjured side. Tighten the front thigh muscles on your injured leg and lift that leg 8 to 10 inches away from the other leg. Keep the leg straight and lower it slowly. Do 2 sets of 15. Wall squat with a ball: Stand with your back, shoulders, and head against a wall. Look straight ahead. Keep your shoulders relaxed and your feet 3 feet from the wall and shoulder's width apart. Place a soccer or basketball-sized ball behind your back. Keeping your back against the wall, slowly squat down to a 45-degree angle. Your thighs will not yet be parallel to the floor. Hold this position for 10 seconds and then slowly slide back up the wall. Repeat 10 times. Build up to 2 sets of 15. Clam exercise: Lie on your uninjured side with your hips and knees bent and feet together. Slowly raise your top leg toward the ceiling while keeping your heels touching each other. Hold for 2 seconds and lower slowly. Do 2 sets of 15 repetitions. Comment, Like and Share with your Friends www.physio-therapy.cz

3 Key Workouts Runners Should Do Every Week

<i>You may be able to race faster on three or four runs per week than you do on six or seven.</i><p>There are three key workouts that every runner should do …

Demystifying Sports Nutrition

<i>Straightforward tips and expert secrets to help you perform better and recover faster.</i><p>Good nutrition advice for endurance athletes may appear simple: …