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Watch Kilian Bron’s Wild Descent on Farwell Canyon in 360

The French freeride star shows off his crazy-cool solo flow<p>French freeride star Kilian Bron has a new video out, and it makes us feel like <i>we’re</i> the ones zipping down a gnarly mountain descent into a scenic river valley.<p>Bron, with sponsor Red Bull, took to the stunning landscapes of Farwell Canyon …

Mountain Biking

Aretha Franklin's Best Quotes on Life, Love, and Music

The Queen of Soul has never held back.<p>Born in 1942 in Memphis, Tennessee, Aretha Franklin found success with the 1961 hit "Won't Be Long," which was …

Music

Aretha Franklin’s Revolution

The soul singer was an architect of the civil-rights movement as much as a witness to it.<p>If the Great Migration could be condensed into a single personal narrative, it might be Aretha Franklin’s. Born in 1942 in Memphis, Tennessee, to a traveling, womanizing preacher and a gospel-singing mother, …

Civil Rights

Aretha Franklin's Life in Photos: From Her Early Years To Her Final Public Performance

Remembering the Queen of Soul.<p>Today, the music world lost an iconic voice. Aretha Franklin passed away this morning, surrounded by family, after a long battle with cancer. She was 76 years old.<p>Franklin was born in 1942 in Memphis but grew up in Detroit, where she began singing gospel at her church. …

Aretha Franklin

12 No-Equipment Exercises Top Trainers Swear By

If you've ever skipped out on your workout because you were a) short on time, b) in a cramped space, or c) lacking your usual dumbbells or resistance …

Workouts

Amelia Earhart's last days: New distress call analysis provides intimate portrait of her final week

Amelia Earhart, in her Lockheed Electra plane, sits surrounded by knee-deep water, marooned on the reef of Gardner Island with her seriously injured navigator, Fred Noonan.<p>She waits for the tides to lessen before sending out yet another distress signal.<p>It's July 2, 1937, just hours after Earhart’s …

Airplanes

Actress and Activist Nicole Maines Will Be TV's First Transgender Superhero

Nicole Maines made history as the plaintiff in Doe v. Clenchy, the Maine Supreme Court case that helped set a landmark precedent for allowing transgender people to use the bathroom that matched their gender identity. Now, the actress and activist is changing the game yet again: The CW just …

LGBTQI

Best exercises for women by age: What to focus on in your 30s, 40s and beyond

Women’s fitness often tends to focus on cardio, yoga or even conditioning, but any personal trailer will tell you, this isn’t enough.<p>Fitness expert …

Exercise

‘Glass’: Watch Gripping First Trailer for M. Night Shyamalan’s Superhero Thriller

M. Night Shyamalan unveiled the gripping first trailer for <i>Glass</i>, the third installment in his covert superhero trilogy, Friday at San Diego Comic Con.<p>…

M. Night Shyamalan

Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

"Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain," says sleep scientist Matthew Walker, author of <i>Why We Sleep. Originally broadcast Oct. 17, 2017.</i><p>Transcript<p>DAVID BIANCULLI, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. I'm David Bianculli, editor of the website TV …

Sleep

5 Max Heart Rate Training Myths—Busted

Think you know everything about max heart rate and why it’s important? Think again.<p>For decades, athletes have used maximum heart rate as a way to figure out which zones they should be training in. The most common wisdom was to subtract your age from 220, and—<i>voilà</i>!—you had your max HR, a figure …

Here’s Exactly What to Do if a Tick Bites You

There are lots of experiences you might hope to have while exploring the great outdoors. Taking in scenic views after summiting a hike, enjoying …

Disease

The 60 Most Scenic Drives in America

Plan the road trip of the lifetime with these spectacular journeys that highlight all the beauty America has to offer. From shorelines to mountain …

Sotomayor’s searing dissent is worth savoring

By Jennifer Rubin<p>Opinion writer<p>The five conservatives on the Supreme Court decided that President Trump’s anti-Muslim vitriol didn’t mean the travel ban was based on anti-Muslim vitriol. Or, if it was, it didn’t matter because there is some rational justification for a travel ban. Yes, if Trump …

National Security

Burn Fat and Tone Your Body (Mostly Your Butt) With This CrossFit Workout

When I walked into my CrossFit box and saw this workout posted, I thought to myself, "This doesn't look so bad. Just running and some dumbbell moves." Famous last words. I should have remembered that the workouts that look the easiest on paper are usually the ones that destroy me. And I was right. …

Five Great Strength Training Exercises for All of Us

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Everything You Need to Know About Using CBD for Pain and Anxiety

The compound, found in the cannabis plant, is thought to be good for muscle pain, headaches, and anxiety, among other things. But what does the research say?<p>James Joliat, a 35-year-old video producer in Denver, has long experienced muscle and joint pain—mostly related to sports injuries. He says he …

Love Shacks, Rock Lobsters and Nude Parties: The B-52’s in Their Own Words

“We didn’t have a goal of what we wanted to sound like when we started out,” says Keith Strickland, the multi-instrumentalist behind some of the …

The 7 Best Rowing Machines to Buy in 2018

With a new year comes new health goals. Although many wellness resolutions are defined by getting in shape, it doesn’t mean you have to venture to a …

Glute, Hip and Thigh Exercises

Leg Lifts<p>Leg lifts are one of the most common exercises for the glutes and the outer thighs and a great way to strengthen the muscles supporting the …

Workouts

10 Mind-Blowing Facts About the Female Orgasm

The easiest way to have one, how long the pleasure lasts, and other amazing things every woman must know.<p>It’s a no-brainer that the female orgasm is …

I'm a Trainer, and This Is the 20-Minute Workout I Swear by When I'm Short on Time

I'm a personal trainer, and as of lately, I find it nearly impossible to schedule my own training sessions. Ironic, right? I'm not sure if I'll ever reach homeostasis when it comes to fitting in everything I want and <i>need</i> to do in a day, but until then, my quick fix is this total-body workout that …

What to eat before and after exercise

Did you ever notice that food is no less than magic? How certain foods when coupled with each other and consumed at right time, create great …

How to Do Fartlek Runs

Fartlek drills are informal speed play workouts that are a great way for beginner runners to get introduced to speed work. Here's how to do a simple …

A Simple Anywhere Anytime HIIT Workout

When it comes to well, anything these days, people are always looking to get the biggest and quickest “bang for their buck.” Workout-shopping is no …

Tom Brokaw Is Where #BelieveWomen Runs Into #NotAllMen

‘Believe all women’ is the mantra. But last week, 65 female supporters of Tom Brokaw said well, don’t believe these two particular women. So do we or …

Lindsey Vonn Literally Defies Gravity With This Insanely Effective Hanging Core Exercise

See that guy in the middle, casually checking out Lindsey Vonn as she CRUSHES this insanely challenging ab exercise? If it were me, I'd be staring wide-eyed with my mouth open, chin on the floor. I'd be like, "Hey Lindsey. Holy sh*t! Can you show me how I can be as incredibly badass as you? Thanks."<p>…

How Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became a Rock Star

The new doc ‘RBG’ chronicles the life of the trailblazing Supreme Court justice. Directors Betsy West and Julie Cohen write about their experience …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Get Fit for Summer With This Physio Ball Workout From Celeb Trainer Anna Kaiser

The physio ball is one of my favorite pieces of gym equipment. It decreases the base of support and adds a stability challenge, which increases your …

Workouts

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Each month, NPR Music invites DJs from public radio stations across the country to share the songs they can't get enough of. The result is a consistently diverse and infectious mix of songs from established stars and up-and-coming artists.<p>This month's playlist features a rollicking collaboration …

Leon Bridges