Matthew Phillips

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Make a Splash

Light, sleek, stylish, and comfortable—the rain jersey will keep your next stormy ride from being all wet<p><b>What to Do When It Soaks Through</b><br>Depending on frequency of use, how you care for them, and other factors, rain jerseys lose their water repellence. We've had some retain effectiveness for nearly …

Frame Work: Build Bone Strength

The very reason riding a bike is easy on your joints makes it less beneficial for your bones. Here’s how to shore up your skeleton and stay injury-free.<p>Daniel Matheny is strong. The kind of strong that makes it possible to excel in some of the world’s most demanding mountain bike endurance events. …

Yoga to the Rescue!

Why twisting like a pretzel can improve your riding—and how to do it right<p>Years of cycling had taken its toll on my flexibility, posture, core stability, and riding position. In the past, friends and colleagues had suggested yoga, but I resisted. Training to me was always about hard work and …

How To Get Your Child To Sleep Through The Night in 2.5 Years and 24 Steps

I’m afraid to say it out loud, so I’ll whisper it: <i>My baby is sleeping through the night.</i><p>It’s been happening for a few months now, but saying it – or …

11 apps that help you save money

Heading back to school this fall? These apps will help you save money now and throughout the year.<p>Ready to buy new clothes, dorm furnishings, gadgets, or just want to make sure you can afford to eat? The good news is that you won't have to spend all of your time looking through the newspaper or …

Apps

Watch Dogs Tips And Strategies

The complex mechanics of Ubisoft Montreal's newest open-world adventure can result in information overload for new players. Here's a spoiler-free …

Two Days With Watch Dogs

While Kirk plays his way through the <i>entire</i> game in order to get our formal review done, I thought I'd pass the time by writing up my own impressions …

World of Speed trailer shows a sports car tour of Moscow

Developer Slightly Mad Studios' shared a new trailer today for <i>World of Speed,</i> the studio's upcoming free-to-play massively multiplayer online racing game, detailing one of the game's cars and tracks.<p>The trailer above shows McLaren Automotive's McLaren 12C sports car as it races around a track in …

Battlefield Hardline trailer leaked, watch it now (update)

A gameplay-filled trailer for <i>Battlefield Hardline</i>, an upcoming game in Electronic Arts' first-person shooter franchise, appears to have leaked through YouTube user TonyGun38's channel.<p>EA officially unveiled <i>Battlefield Hardline</i>'s existence yesterday. Earlier that day, word of the class-based shooter …

Watch Dogs comparison video: PC vs. PS4 vs. PS3

Now that <i>Watch Dogs</i> is out on every platform under the sun, you may be curious which version looks the best.<p>We lined up the PC, PS4 and PS3 versions of <i>Watch Dogs</i> to see how they stack up against one another. The differences are pretty striking, especially when it comes to going from last gen to …

3 easy-to-make, better-for-you breakfast recipes

Breakfast skillet scramble<p>Before: A breakfast skillet loaded with calories and fat. (When you order this type of dish in a restaurant, it can have as …

10 questions dudes forget to ask their doctors

Paper hospital gowns and fluorescent lighting are no substitute for kicking back with beers during March Madness—but your annual checkup should be …

5 sex myths she believes

1 of 5<p>Fameflynet<p>1. There’s no such thing as a G-spot<p>The ever-mysterious G-spot has got quite a few questioning its existence. Scientific journals …

6 salad ingredients you need to scrap

A great salad has everything your body needs to burn fat, build muscle, and pump up energy levels. And in a perfect world we would eat one at every …

Vegetables

8 foods to bulk up without getting a belly

When it comes to revealing ripped muscles, diet is key. You can put up heavy weight all day, but optimal gains won’t happen without a focused …

Nutrition

6 protein bars for on-the-go nutrition

1. KIND bar<p><b>Eat it:</b> During your afternoon crash<p>With only seven ingredients, and the main ones being real fruit and nuts, this is the purest bar on our …

7 ways to burn fat without touching a weight

1. Eat more protein<p>Did you know that you can burn calories without moving at all? In fact, you burn them every day just by staying alive—it’s called …

6 mobile apps to monitor your sleep without a tracker Men's Fitness

A good night’s sleep is hard to come by these days, whether it’s because of work, tending to kids, insomnia, or sleep-related conditions like sleep …

Apps

6 Foods to Help You Fake a Tan Men's Fitness

Fitness

How to Keep Your Abs When You're Out of Commission

Macro-Readjustment<p>Fancy word and terminology for "eat based on what you do." As an active person, consuming small portions of carbs throughout the …

20 foods an athlete would never eat

1. Diet Soda<p>Athletes see each meal as an opportunity to refuel: <i>How much protein can I fit into this meal? How can I add more good fats?</i> It’s what …

13 ways to fire up your cardio workouts

Cardio work may not always be the most fun training to do, but the benefits, like improved endurance, can help you big time down the line.<p>The …

Tips For Running Your First Marathon Men's Fitness

Browsing the sneaker rack was always a struggle. Inevitably I would exaggerate to the sales assistant, advertise myself as a competitive runner and …

Marathons

Top 6 Signs You're "Overrunning"

You can’t wait to celebrate the arrival of spring (finally!) by ditching the “dreadmill” and taking your runs outside. But rack up the miles too …

Men's Fitness Cheat Meals

Two Truths and a Lie: Food Court

Two Truths and a Lie is a party game where someone whom you've just met reveals three personal facts about themselves, with a twist: One of those …

How to Use Stress to Your Advantage

Bill Russell may be the most successful athlete in NBA history, but in all 13 of his seasons he got so nervous before games that he usually threw up. …

Workout Mistakes: The Bench Press

<i>It’s easy to think you’re doing the right thing in the gym, but you may be dropping the ball. Certain exercises are more technically demanding than</i> …

Health

Million Dollar Arm Workout - Build Muscular Arms

It might be a long shot developing a 95mph fastball to make the big bucks in the big leagues, but you certaintly can build yourself some solid beach …

Jon Hamm

5 Training Tips from Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps