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Get Amazon’s highest rated iPad case now available in Ferrari Red

ZUGU CASE, maker of Amazon’s highest rated case for iPad, is releasing a new version of the case available today.<p>Based out of California, ZUGU has made a name for itself in recent years for its highly-rated iPad case called The Prodigy X. This week the company is launching an updated version of the …

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Here’s Why You Should Ride for 10 Hours Every Week

This magic number can set you up for some seriously optimal aging<p>Want to double your odds of aging disease-free and fully functional? Get out and ride for 10 hours a week.<p>That’s the take-home message of a new study from the University of Sydney, which found that adults who got the most exercise—the …

The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

Here’s How Cycling Can Slow Down the Aging Process

New research finds that older adults who bike can reverse muscle decline and keep their immune systems strong<p>It might not grant eternal youth, but cycling, scientists have found, can slow the aging process and keep your muscles and immune system healthy well into your golden years.<p>Aging, it turns …

Why Acting With Contemplated Consistency Is More Productive Than Acting With Impetuous Intensity

Motivational speaker Simon Sinek gave a talk to members of the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce), during …

Training Center: Core strength for cyclists

Years ago, I was out to dinner with a group of friends when an unassuming gentleman joined us. (I’m still embarrassed to admit that, at the time, I …

Exercise

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Fast Twitch Muscles vs. Slow Twitch Muscles - Training for Your Muscle Fiber Type

In any given group of cyclists you’ll find a wide disparity in strengths. There’ll be a guy who paperboys up every climb, but blows the pack’s doors off when a town line sprint is in sight. You’ll see a woman who yo-yos off the back when the pace gets brisk, but drops everyone like yesterday’s news …

Build Strong Cycling Legs With the Box Jump​

This single-leg crossover plyo bench jump from <i>Maximum Overload</i> strengthens your quads, glutes, and core, and builds explosive power and overall coordination. It builds your maximum sustainable power, helping you fend off fatigue and maintain your speed for longer.<p><i>Try these three variations of box</i> …

The Only 4 Exercises You Really Need

I do my best to exercise 5 to 6 times a week, but there are days when I simply cannot pull myself out of bed in time to sweat before work, or when I'm traveling and my normal routine is completely thrown off track. Instead of completely scrapping my routine, I’ll try and squeeze in a few bodyweight …

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Your Comprehensive Guide to Faster Climbing

It's one thing to grind your way up a steep climb, body rocking back and forth, bike barely moving forward--or even staying upright. It is another to gracefully ascend into the high mountains, your movements a lesson in fluidity, efficiency, and grace. Indeed, handling truly steep ascents (10 …

How to Use Plex to Build a Seamless Media Library

Whether it's music or movies, my content is all over the place. From rare films I have on DVD to music that's been trapped in iTunes for the better …

6 Morning Routines That Are Hard to Adopt But Will Pay Off For Life

To start your day right, you've got to get into some good habits.<p>The early birds will inherit the earth.<p>At least that’s what a 2009 University of …

Study Shows Strength Training Can Add Years to Your Life

Hitting the gym means different things to different people. Some fear the weight room, others would rather do just about anything other than logging …

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8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

No fancy equipment required.<p>Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of …

Exercise

This insanely thin iPhone case is made out of real body armor

I dropped my iPhone the other day, and my beloved Tozo iPhone case somehow got a tear in the corner (my phone doesn’t have a scratch on it though, so …

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We compared popular cloud storage options so you don’t have to

Almost everyone has files scattered across several devices and platforms. Getting our files where we need them, when we need them, can become a chaotic endeavor.<p>This handy guide should help clear things up. Here are the five most popular mobile cloud storage options. Each one presents storage …

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This Fixie Descent Is Both Awesome and Terrifying

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s… a dude Superman-ing on a fixie down a hill? Holy $hit.<p>Dafne Fixed, an Italian online fixed-gear bike seller, is back in action with another hilarious-yet-terrifying video. This time, fixie rider and team member Michael Guerra hits a descent with a bunch of road …

Silca's T-Ratchet and Ti-Torque Kit Is an Excellent and Unique Multi-Tool

With a reversible ratchet, premium parts, and an optional torque extension, Silca's new multi-tool is easy to love<p>Conservatively speaking, I’ve owned maybe 30 different multi-tools in my life. Some were ultra-minimalist, some were kitchen-sink affairs. But almost universally, they’ve been …

6 Core Exercises to Injury-Proof Your Body

Cyclists experience a spectrum of aches and pains—and while they occur all over the body, many of them have a common culprit in poor core strength.<p>"A weak core may be the common underlying cause of [things like] poor hip stability, but it may manifest as IT band syndrome in one rider, patellar …

Your Year-Round Strength Training Routine

The best general plan for an all-around strength training routine is to adhere to the progressive resistance principle: As your body adapts to a training load, you must increase resistance to continue improving. When you can do a set of 10 to 12 repetitions of an exercise comfortably, you need to …

How to Build Age-Proof Cycling Muscles in the Gym

Cycling seems like the simplest of sports, with two requirements so blissfully simple that you probably plan to do it forever: A bike and a robust pair of quads to power it. But if you expect to ride a bike deep into retirement, there’s a problem. Aging—and cycling itself—takes its toll on your …

The Best Strength Exercise for Cyclists

Do 10 deadlifts with a 10-pound dumbbell in each hand. If the last one was not a struggle (it won’t be for most), repeat with 15-pound dumbbells. If you can maintain form and pace for eight to 10 reps, go to 20-pound dumbbells, then to 25, then to 30 or an unweighted, 60-pound hex bar. Once you …

Why Peel's Super-Thin iPhone 7 Case Is Sensational

Remember that moment when you first spring your new smartphone from its box? As you peel the protective film wrap from front and back, look at the beauty of its unscuffed back and perfect screen, and feel what the smooth aluminum and glass feels like in your hands.<p>Trouble is, for many of us, that’s …

Can You Get A Great Pair Of Bluetooth Earphones For $25?

Bluetooth earphones come in a variety of price bands, but what sort of product can you get for not very much money? Most of us want the very best sound possible but there are times when you don’t want to pay too much for your earphones. For example, imagine you want to give a pair of Bluetooth …

Anker's New Wireless Earbuds Has Bluetooth 5.0 For Superior Connection

When Steven Yang quit his software engineer gig at Google to start his own company six years ago, he had modest goals: make affordable smartphone batteries and accessories to be sold on Amazon. While portable battery packs and charging cables are not exactly sexy, eye-catching products, there’s no …

Meet The Man Traveling The World On $25 Million Of Bitcoin Profits

Last month, I found myself sitting next to a multimillionaire in the 56th-floor Horizon Club Lounge of the Island Shangri-La Hong Kong. He made no attempt to hide the fact that he was swimming in cash; I just wouldn’t have guessed he had made it all from Bitcoin. This is how he did it.<p>Mr. Smith—who …

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Google Posts For Google My Business: Is It Worth It?

Google My Business helped to revolutionize the world of local search—and the appeal of search engine optimization for small businesses otherwise unfamiliar with SEO. In case you aren’t familiar, Google My Business allows small businesses to create a free account with Google and actively manage how …