Leon Rice

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Are You Still Doing Planks? You Need to Try This Workout Instead

<i>Feel like taking your planks to a whole new level? Our friends at Shape show us how to take it up a notch through crawling.</i><p>Planks are hailed as the Holy Grail of core exercises — not only because they carve your core, but because they recruit other muscles all over your body. As amazing as they may …

Ski Sunday presenter Ed Leigh on the lure of Ohau, New Zealand

This tiny South Island resort has just one lift, but the snow in August and September is brilliant – and, if you pick your week, it can feel like your own private mountain<p><b>I met a Kiwi woman in Europe in 2001 – in the mountains.</b> After we’d been together for two months, she said: “This is great but, …

Rome: Total War Coming to iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad Pro This Fall for $9.99

Feral Interactive has announced that the "full experience" of hugely popular war strategy game <i>Rome: Total War</i> will be coming to iPad this fall for the price of $9.99.<p>The third title in the <i>Total War</i> series, <i>Rome</i> has been hailed as "not only one of the best strategy games ever, but one of the best PC …

How To Improve Apple Watch Battery Life Running watchOS 3

<b>watchOS 3 MAY Impact Battery Life, But Update Anyway</b><p>If you haven’t yet updated your Apple Watch top watchOS 3, you really should. It’s easy (although time-consuming) –here’s how to do it– and it turns your first generation Apple Watch into a much better smartwatch.<p>However, some people have reported …

A Very Veggie BBQ: Chargrilled Garlic Artichokes

A Very Veggie BBQ: Chargrilled Garlic Artichokes<p>Prep time<p>5 mins<p>Cook time<p>20 mins<p>Total time<p>25 mins<p>Chargrilled garlic artichokes that cook perfectly on …

Recipes

Men Fitness Over 40 - Weight Loss Training & Fitness Tips For 40 Plus Men

You might have heard the saying - Life begins after 40. It is the age when our body goes through many internal & external changes. We become …

CrossFit workouts: The 10-Day program to get stronger

It’s no secret that CrossFit is a demanding discipline. If you wanna survive a grueling WOD, you’ll need a big metabolic engine, plenty of power, and …

Great gigs – plus fresh fruit and veg: tune in to Cork's magical bar

Cork bar and shop, Levis Corner House, in Ballydehob, has kept locals in stout and groceries for 100 years – now it also provides musical entertainment<p>In my 20 years of touring, Levis is a favourite venue. It’s been in the same family for more than 100 years and was run by two sisters, Nell and …

Cutting Calories? Here Are 8 Strategies to Combat Hunger On a Daily Basis

The biggest lie told by weight-loss gurus: You can cut calories without feeling hungry. You can’t. Here’s how to deal with it<p>The 1,200-mile drive from Cascade County, Montana, to Orange County, California, takes you past some of the more extraordinary landscapes in America—Yellowstone at one end, …

6D ATB-1T Open Face Helmet

6D has been pushing the envelope in the category of noggin safety for action sports since 2011 with the introduction of their exclusive ODS …

Helmets

Safe Stretches for Tight Hamstrings

Stretch Smart<p>Andrea Ferretti<p>Have you ever heard someone say, “I can’t do yoga, because I can't touch my toes?” Maybe you’ve even heard it come out of your own mouth; tight hamstrings (the muscles running along the back of the thigh that often feel strained when you bend over) are common among …

Yoga

11 Places to Find Mouth-Watering Vegan Food in Leeds

Are you a Leeds local? Or perhaps planning a visit? We’ve done your vegan dining research for you and come up with this list of the best cafés, …

The 20-Minute Kettlebell Shred

With one kettlebell and enough room to swing it, you can get an awesome metabolic workout<p>A new study in the <i>Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research</i> shows that the length of workouts doesn’t matter. The Danish researchers compared nine shorter sessions to three longer ones, and found absolutely …

The 10 Basic Exercises to Build a Workout

You don’t need a ton of equipment, fancy machines, or crazy new moves to get in a good workout. In fact, some of the most basic exercises are still …

Workouts

The Hifiman HE400S sets a new low price point for bona-fide high-end headphones

I've covered the wide range of Hifiman's headphones, from their downright affordable to high-end full-size headphones many times on the Audiophiliac. Even so, the new over-the-ear HE400S made me sit up and take notice, and not just because this headphone is the lowest price planar magnetic design …

Audiophile

Summer holidays in the Alps: eight great ideas

Photograph: PR<p>Wilder Kaiser’s towering sheer cliffs resemble the Dolomites<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/19/1434713619319/6a16ac10-28ff-41f8-a1a8-cebbaf61828b-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR<p>Wilder Kaiser’s towering sheer cliffs resemble the …

Skiing

Cook like an Italian: the five ingredients you need

An entrepreneur has criticised the UK for buying cheap 'imitation' Italian products. Jenny Linford explains what quality, fresh ingredients you need for good Italian food - and where to buy them<p>As a teenager, my family and I moved from London to live in Florence, Tuscany – an amazing experience. …

Italian Food

How to Make The Best Tomato-Basil Pasta Salad

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>A couple of days ago I unveiled my invective against pasta salad as it's typically made, and offered a new set of rules to guarantee far better results, along with a chorizo-flavored recipe demonstrating some of those principles. Today I'm sharing …

Italian Food

5 Essential Mountain Bike Set Up Tips | MBR

One of Our All-Time Favorite Dishes: Ricotta Gnocchi With Peas, Asparagus, and Morels

Watch and learn how to make one of our favorite spring dishes of all time.<p>We’re just starting to see asparagus, peas, and morel mushrooms at the market and digital food editor Dawn Perry could not happier about it. In an effort to use up the season’s best offerings, Perry demonstrates how to make …

Essential Books for the Well-Read Explorer

Hey, we're with you. Given half a chance, we'd much rather hit the road than the armchair. Nothing can replace the intensity of authentic experience. Yet experience needs shape and wisdom and behind every great adventure are the stories that inspired it. We read before we go; and after we arrive, …

10 remote national parks you should visit

IT'S NOT SURPRISING that more accessible national parks get a lot more attention. But with around 36,000km of coastline and a whole of land in …

Healthy Butternut Squash Recipe

Ingredients (15)<p>For the soup:<p>1 large butternut squash, peeled, seeds and fibers removed, and cut into large dice<br>• 1 large red bell pepper, medium dice<br>• 4 …

Recipes

Road Trip: New Zealand's North Island

Get into the adventure with some of the most varied and rugged landscapes on Earth.<p>Boasting some of the most varied and rugged landscapes on Earth, New Zealand has long been a source of adventure. In addition, its eclectic Polynesian and European heritage makes it a remarkable center of culture and …

New Zealand

10 Foods That Keep You Full All Day Long

Staying focused and alert throughout the day can be a bit of a challenge. Getting a good night’s rest is crucial, but so is filling up on the right …

Tribesports: Changing the Gear Game

Watch out, big-name apparel companies: There’s a new kid on the block, one that may leave major retailers shaking in their boots.<p>Tribesports, a …

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Product Reviews

Last Minute Ski Deals | Last Minute Ski Holidays

LAST-MINUTE SKI DEALS<p>WINTER IS HERE<p><b>The snow’s been falling and our last-minute deals have begun. Grab your goggles. It’s …