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I Wanted Ranveer Not Ranbir: Vidhu Vinod Chopra on ‘Sanju’

Ranveer Singh, rather than Ranbir Kapoor, was actually producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s first choice to play the role of Sanjay Dutt in <i>Sanju</i>.<p>“When he …

Five AI Startup Predictions for 2017

Yoga for Back Pain: 14 Poses That Heal

Hailey Wist<p>Yoga for Back Pain: Static Back<p>This pose uses gravity to put your hip and trunk on the same plane, which helps your lower back. Lie down …

How to Do Indian Meditation

Meditation is when a person trains the mind to be more self-aware, to look inward, or to reach an altered state of consciousness. It’s an ancient …

Meet the first beautiful E-bike from the future

Every time you think of the words ‘electric bike’ you probably think of something unattractive, with a huge bulky battery. E-bikes, or electric bikes, have traditionally been heavy, ugly, overpriced or all three of these things.<p>Amsterdam-based VanMoof plans to change that with its new ‘Electrified …

Electric Bikes

A Sitting Pose for Lotus-Challenged Yogis

Are you one of those who can sit for hours in <i>padmasana</i> (lotus pose), declaring it not only stable but wonderfully comfortable? If so, count yourself …

15 Yoga Poses for Stress Relief

How can you integrate yoga into your daily life to reduce stress levels?<p>Yoga can help you cope with stress and improve overall health and satisfaction with life. In a national survey, over 85 percent of people who did yoga reported that it helped them relieve stress. Exercise is a very useful way …

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5 Beginner's Yoga Poses for Digestion

Yoga is great for digestion because the movement and postures help massage the internal organs and keep them functioning properly.<p>Yoga’s mindfulness …

The Best Yoga Poses When You Feel Super Full

If you suffer from digestive issues, you’re not alone. An estimated 60 to 70 million people suffer from digestive diseases—from gallstones to chronic …

unReal Trek Remedy 9.8 - Winner

<i>First things first, I would like to thank Trek Bicycles, Anthill, TGR and Pinkbike for putting together this Trek Remedy 9.8 giveaway. I'm stoked to</i> …

Yoga Found to Lessen Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment

Yoga Found to Lessen Side Effects of Prostate Cancer TreatmentIndian yoga participants preform exercises during the inaugural session of World Yoga …

3 Ab Exercises That Give You More Definition In Less Time

With the side plank as your starting point, add movement and rotation to take it to the next level.<p>On the journey toward toned abs, crunches tend to be a workout staple. However, the side plank is a real powerhouse exercise, targeting deep abdominal muscles that other moves don't reach. The …

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Lower Back Pain Eased by Simple Yoga Poses

Why yoga? Because yoga is perfectly effective in addressing posture, muscle weakness, and muscle tightness and especially a lack of body awareness, which are all directly linked to back pain.<p>Remember the days when we were able to sleep on a rock or a fluffy marshmallow mattress and wake up fresh …

Back Pain

The 26 Poses of Bikram Yoga

Bikram yoga is one of the most popular styles of yoga in the world. Founded by Bikram Choudhury in the 1970s, Bikram yoga consists of 26 yoga asanas …

7 Things EMTs Wish You Knew about Bike Crashes

These tips could help save your life in a crash<p>No matter how good a rider you are, accidents happen—and quickly. But with a little knowledge and a few precautions, you can keep a bad situation from getting worse, says Greg Martin, an engineer firefighter and advanced EMT who provides emergency …

15 Yoga Poses for Weight Loss

The physical practice of yoga is often times strenuous as it tones the body and increases weight loss. Although many practice yoga because it …

Yoga

Prop Up Your Backbend: 5 Steps to Kapotasana

The smartest way to pain-free backbends? Just use props. Here's a sequence to help you bend over backward with ease.<p>Deep, full backbends can be …

6 high-tech bikes that bring cycling to a new level

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>For cyclists who want to go farther, ride faster and look cooler doing it, there are a lot of options on the market when it comes to high-end bikes. This week we're gawking over a few of the world's most technologically enhanced cycles. Some are electric hybrids; some transform for …

Cycling

The Best Free Yoga Videos on YouTube

There are so many reasons to heart yoga (after all, the practice boosts brainpower, increases strength, and can calm you down), but sometimes it’s …

Yoga

An Office Yoga Sequence to Restore and Rejuvenate

When we’re happy, we can thrive in our work. This practice will make your whole body happier in just a few minutes at your desk. Yes, yoga at the …

What Is Kundalini Yoga?

In 1968 a Pakistani-born economics major named Harbhajan Singh Puri boarded a plane with a one-way ticket from Punjab, India to Toronto, Canada. …

6 Things You Need to Know About Tire Valves

For such a small component, the bike tire valve has a pretty significant role in ensuring the overall success of a ride—and requires more knowledge than one would assume to use correctly. You might have noticed the first time you pumped up a tire (or the first time you flatted one) that the …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

GQ Cover Story<p>The living legend on the Beatles breakup, Kanye, orgies, forgetting his own songs, killing frogs, group masturbation, and (somehow) …

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7 Yoga Poses You Can Do While Reading

It's no secret that I'm a book nerd. Like, a big one.<p>My water bottle has the names of famous authors on it instead of measurements. I use Goodreads …

Gentle Yoga Poses for Runners

Most runners don’t do anything half way, they give it their all. It’s a great trait to have when you’re training for a marathon or running a 5K, but …

French unveil 'world first' hydrogen-powered electric bike emitting only pure water

French firm launches Alpha electric-powered bike running on hydrogen, emiting pure water and with a recharge time of five minutes and range of 100km (62 miles)<p>The world’s first commercial electric bike running on hydrogen with only pure water as waste, so its makers claim, has been unveiled in …