Jonathan Sims

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Best drawing apps for iPad and Apple Pencil

The age of the digital sketchbook is here.I've been wanting a true digital sketchbook ever since I first discovered you could (poorly) draw circles …

8 Kettlebell Moves That'll Sculpt Your Entire Body

...and FAST!<p>If you love yourself some kettlebell exercises, this workout is for you. (And if you've never tried them out, this workout is for you, too!) Kettlebell exercises are awesome because, thanks to the fact that their weight isn't evenly distributed, they make your stabilizer muscles work …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

Workouts

18 Ways to Build Muscle All Day

Shed fat, sculpt muscle, accelerate recovery, and build strength beyond the gym<p>OVERVIEW<p><b>SURE, YOU WANT A BROADER CHEST AND ABS THAT WHISTLE IN THE WIND.</b> Biceps that bulge through your shirtsleeves would be nice too. But these aren't the only reasons you hit the gym. You also work out to burn off the …

Exercise

Food-Mood Connection: How You Eat Can Amp Up Or Tamp Down Stress

Eat more when you're stressed? You're not alone. More than a third of the participants in a national survey conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health said they change their diets during stressful times.<p>And many of us are quick to turn to either …

Is Your Body Made For Running?

Even though running is the simplest and most convenient fitness activity, it's not for everyone, and some of us should probably avoid it altogether.<p>I've tried to run. In high school I ran to get ready for football. In college I ran middling distances because … well, I'm not sure why. It seemed like …

The Best Meditation Retreats in the U.S.

You don’t have to journey to an exotic ashram in India a la <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i> for an exclusive, life-changing meditation retreat. Whether you’re traveling solo, want to reconnect as a couple, or take an unforgettable trip with friends, some incredible resorts and getaways in the States are geared to …

Your Adventure Bucket List

Trips to Take Before You Die<p>A bucket list without a destination is like a bucket without a handle—it just goes nowhere. Well, we've got a plan for you, and it culminates with these 30 perfect escapes.<p>Shred the Night Lights<p>We've searched the globe, and it's impossible to top Niseko, Japan, on the …

Summer Camps for Grownups

You've styled your child with an enviable lineup of outdoor camps, slotted in some action-packed adventure festivals for the whole family. Now Mama (or Papa) needs a little solo play time. Fortunately it doesn't take much to recharge. All you need for DIY adventure is 36 hours and a multisport …

What are the Best Lobster Shacks on the Maine Coast?

<i>A:</i><p>It’s such a culinary contradiction: the great gourmet food of New England is usually served on paper plates and eaten at picnic tables by grownups wearing plastic bibs. Yet there’s no denying that the tastiest lobster served in Maine invariably comes from laid back hole-in-the-wall food shacks …

Insider Secrets of Hawaii

The historical sites of Oahu. The out-of-this-world volcanic landscape of the Big Island. And of course the beaches! Here are 20 tips for visiting …

26 Trips You'll Love to Brag About

It's okay: We want to hear you brag! Have you taken that one perfect trip, the one that was just so epic you can't stop talking about it? We asked …

Kickstarter Gear: Campaigns That Caught Our Eye

Wool and Prince Micro Merino Button Down Oxford Shirt<p><b>Product:</b> A micro merino button down Oxford shirt that Wool and Prince put a tester in for 100 days. According to the company, their shirt won’t wrinkle, smell or look dirty, even if you wear it for 100 days without washing. And it’s temperature …

Oru Kayak

Folding kayaks have traditionally been unwieldy and heavy, mainly because of the rib systems that are used to create the integrity of the boat. Which is why we’ve been eagerly watching the Oru, an elegant new portable kayak, come to life for the past year or so. Ever since we saw it, we were struck …

SUP's Up

The Best SUP Kit<p>Supping is a great way to catch a wave, or chisel your abs, but the bulkiness of most SUPs makes them somewhere between impractical and impossible to store if you don’t have a full-sized garage. NRS’s new nine-foot-long 34-inch-wide Tyrant is a different beast: It rolls down into a …

Sony NEX-6 review: can a pocket-sized camera finally kill your DSLR?

I still use a DSLR. Unlike my colleague Dan Seifert (and a handful of other staffers at The Verge), I've never been willing to sacrifice the speed and control of my Nikon D7000 to get a smaller, lighter camera. It's really not an image quality issue — Sony's NEX lineup typically takes excellent …

The Top 10 Jackets of 2013

Rab Maverick Jacket<p>One jacket to rule them all? Not quite, but the Maverick came the closest. Worn over a base layer, testers were comfortable hiking in a 60-degree downpour and mountain biking with temps hovering around freezing. Credit goes to the new 2.5-layer eVent fabric Rab uses. Where most …