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5 Tips for Faster, Stronger Hill Climbing

These climbing secrets will have you soaring in 30 days<p>This climbing regimen, from Carmichael Training Systems coach Andy Applegate, will put so much power into your pedals, your buddies will swear they see wings as you leave them in your wake. Start today and you'll see results by the end of the …

Weekend Roundup: Fresh Goods from Apres Velo, Sufferfest, Boombotix, GoPro & Rottua

If you’re a fan of The Sufferfest, you’ll likely enjoy Apres Velo’s new collaboration. Five t-shirts pull humor and slogans from the entertaining …

Good News! Stories We Dig From Around the Web

Drink up! New research confirms that tea may help prevent chronic illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes, and certain types of cancer.<p>1<p>SHARES<p><i>A</i> …

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10 Crazy Fitness Rules That Should Exist

Want to supersize that order? Drop and give us 30<p>We polled the <i>Men's Health</i> office on fitness rules we would enact if given the opportunity<i>,</i> and here are the 10 crazy rules our editors concocted. These rules aren't meant to "make up" for a lazy or glutenous activity. Rather, think of them as …

50 Unique Kitchen Cabinet Ideas

"Salt and pepper" paint, rose gold hardware: Which 2018 trend is up your alley?<p>Spice up your kitchen storage spots with decorative colors, finishes, and hardware. Whether you prefer a traditional look or something more modern, these design ideas go far beyond plain-old cupboards.

One Single Surprising Habit of Happy People

The single most frequent habit of happy people is gratitude. They notice it, feel it, express it, absorb it, and practice it. Gratitude is a stress reliever, a mood booster, and it gives the immune system a lift. (1) It offers these benefits of exercise plus better sleep without all the …

How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …

Ramp Up Your Training

Your fittest season ever starts now<p>Whether you've been logging big rides, or just hit the road again, there’s still time to take your riding to another level this season. I’ve created two training plans to guide you through these next key weeks. To figure out the one that’s right for you, ask …

Core Values

Get faster with our midsection makeover—no crunches required<p>You probably know that a strong core is key to ­riding better. But you may be surprised that there’s more to your core than just abs, and that relying on crunches alone won’t do the trick. Too many cyclists forget the muscles that cycling …

6 Surprising Signs You're Stressed Out

Watch for these signs that you're more frazzled than you realize<p>You're stressed. We're stressed. Everyone's stressed. No big deal, right? Because it's so common, you might think that if you're not lying on the floor from exhaustion, you're probably fine. But stress has an insidious way of creeping …

How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …

A Better Way to Die

Bringing together medicine and spirituality for end-of-life care<p>Roberto Trm/Flickr<p>As Seigan Glassing walked down the sterile, white hospital corridor, he thought of a poem written by well-known Zen master Kozan Ichikyo shortly before his death.<p>Empty handed I entered<p>Seigan paused outside one of the …