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How much bike training do you need to do for an Ironman?

With 11 to four weeks to go you must have achieved three of the following rides that I will describe in more detail.<p>If you train by distance then you …

Front crawl: how to develop your swim stroke and cadence

<b>Swimming speed (and efficiency) = stroke length x stroke rate. But which element should you focus on? The answer is both, but you need to balance the</b> …

Swimming

How can I increase the length of my swim stroke?

<b>It's nice to see the words ‘stroke rate’ used when referring to speed. Sometimes we get too preoccupied with lowering our stroke count and go beyond</b> …

Swimming

Terminal de camiones / AS Arquitectura + Seijo Peón Arquitectos

© David Cervera• Arquitectos: <b>AS Arquitectura + Seijo Peón Arquitectos</b><br>• Ubicación: <b>Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, México</b><br>• Arquitectos Autores De La Obra:</b> …

Why you should go for a bike ride the day before your race

<b>Why should you go for a ride the day before a race? Let’s first answer that by explaining why you shouldn’t go for a swim or a run.</b><p>A swim can be okay …

Swimming

Training plans: Mobility, flexibility, core & strength

<b>Want to improve your strength, mobility and flexibility but short on gym equipment and space?</b><p>Ex-Navy Seal Randy Hetrick often found himself in just …

Exercise

The Best Strength Workout for Swimmers

Swimming is a full-body cardio workout. But it’s still a smart idea to take your training out of the water to build power, speed, and muscular …

Casa Zicatela

Solid. Harsh. Unassuming. At least that's what Casa Zicatela is giving on the outside. But beyond its concrete barrier is an intricate network of …

Tipos de cactus para jardines

Las plantas resistentes a las sequías y fáciles de mantener son los cactus y suculentas, son ideales para adornar un jardín o el interior de la …

Silver Linings Boutique Country Hotel / One Take Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Silver Linings Boutique Country Hotel is a renovation project in Bamboo Sea Village in Hufu Township, …

Ludwig Godefroy and Emmanuel Picault complete "open-air fortress" house in Mexico

Monolithic concrete steps evocative of ancient Aztec temples surround open-air living spaces and gardens at the heart of Zicatela, a holiday home in …

BIG designs prototype tiny cabin in Upstate New York

Architecture firm BIG has created a small black cabin with an angular roofline in the Hudson Valley, as the first model for prefab-housing startup …

Monumental grass roof covers Planar House in Brazil by Studio MK27

This minimalist residence outside São Paulo by Studio MK27 offers residents a variety of enclosed and open spaces underneath an imposing concrete …

How a Computer Monitor Improves Productivity - Three of The Best

Sitting in a meeting last Friday, myself and counterpart hunched over a twelve-inch MacBook began extolling the virtues of a computer monitor. …

MacBook Pro

A Core Workout To Improve Performance And Prevent Injury

This is a perfect time to revisit strength training concepts related to the “core.” You have likely heard about the importance of having a strong …

5 Pack-A

14 ways to take the stress out of Ironman training

Check out your left calf. See an M-Dot? Nope? Then check out your right calf See one there? Nope? Well… Then chances are that either you’re a stealth …

Swimming

What’s The Right Height To Hang Pictures And Artwork?

Let’s say you’ve decided to decorate the walls of your home with some pictures or paintings. Choosing a theme and then selecting the pictures that …

Black concrete boxes form Casa Bruma in rural Mexico

Nine dark-coloured blocks circle a forest clearing that acts as a courtyard for this home by Mexican architects Fernanda Canales and Claudia …

Concreto aparente: ¿porqué utilizarlo en tu casa?

<b>¿Qué es el concreto?</b><p>Es posible que todos sepan qué es el concreto, esa mezcla de cemento Portland, arena y agua; con el agregado de piedra picada ya …

LL328 House / CDM Casas de México

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project is an interpretation of a retirement home within the city, which works as a shelter from the …

House Plans Under 100 Square Meters: 30 Useful Examples

The challenge of designing a house with a tight budget and space constraints, together with the essential duty of responding correctly to the …

How to Calculate Staircase Dimensions and Designs

This question can be basic and you may know the answer, but it's always good to remember some elementary calculations that help us to streamline the …

A New Prefab Hotel in Uruguay Seems to Melt Into the Landscape

Thanks to a sleek, mirrored facade, these prefab cabins at a new hotel and winery in Uruguay all but disappear into the mountains.<p>Nestled in the rugged mountains of Maldonado in Eastern Uruguay—equidistant from Punta del Este, José Ignacio, and Pueblo Garzón—the new Sacromonte Landscape Hotel is …

Fiedler Marciano creates artist studios in a forest clearing in Connecticut

American studio Fiedler Marciano Architecture took cues from vernacular architecture in New England while designing a pair of small, sculptural …

Caribbean holiday home by Rick Joy allows coastal breezes to pass through

Concrete forms and outdoor passageways define this waterfront dwelling in the Turks and Caicos islands, which was designed by US studio Rick Joy …

Architecture

An Australian Abode Fuses Structure With Scenery

Perched on a coastal site in Australia, this property features cantilevered views of the sparkling sea.<p>Inspired by the site's spectacular surroundings, architecture firm Atelier Andy Carson has designed a rectilinear modern home overlooking Werri Beach in New South Wales, just 80 miles of Sydney, …

Wales

How To Match Your Shoe Colour To Your Trousers

An expert guide to men's shoe colour combinations. From black and brown to oxblood and blue, we break down the best trouser colours to wear with them …

Trousers

La Casa de los Abuelos / ab arquitectura & ingeniería

La Casa de los Abuelos / ab arquitectura & ingeniería<p>Arquitectos<p>Ubicación<p>Malacatos, Ecuador<p>Diseño<p>Martha Bravo Rojas, Santiago Aguirre<p>Año …