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Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>The 19 Best Sunglasses for Every Cyclist<p>2<p>8 Hills You Have To Climb Before You Die<p>3<p>Is It Dehydrating to Drink Coffee Before a Ride?<p>4<p>9 Beginner Cycling Mistakes to Avoid<p>5<p>The Cero One Is the E-Commuter You Need<p>Do these short workouts each week for your most explosive spring …

The 35-Piece Ultimate Survival Kit

What's the price of safety? $9,340! Whether you're bugging out, sheltering in place, or just stocking up your bunker, these tools will help you ride out any emergency in style.<p>1. Pack the bomb-proof North Face Base Camp XL duffel with food, cash, batteries, and warm clothes, and stash it in your …

New Multiplayer Online Cycling Game Zwift Revolutionizes Indoor Training

Riding indoors sucks, but a new startup called Zwift is looking to change all that. The company has created a massive multiplayer online game which …

Obstacle Race and Mud Run Hill Running Tips

Any Obstacle Race or Trail Run that’s worth doing will have some hills thrown in somewhere along the course so it’s always good to have a plan on how …

5 Foam Roller Exercises for Cyclists

There's little debate that a post-ride massage can speed recovery and improve performance the next time you head out on the bike. But it's a luxury …

3 Efficient Bike Trainer Workouts | Triathlete

If you have the discipline to ride the trainer this winter, then it’s safe to say you want to make the most of time invested. You’ve probably heard a …

Green Healthy Home Tips

<b>In the podcast episode How To Biohack The Ultimate Healthy Home: Part 1, Jack Kruse taught us about microwaves, EMF’s, infrared lighting, and much</b> …

Should I Lose Weight or Buy a Lighter Bike?

<i>A:</i><p>Yes, it does make a difference, assuming your training, bike position, and during-ride fueling strategies remain the same.<p>Two of the greatest forces acting on cyclists are wind resistance and gravity. Let’s start with the wind. Factors affecting wind resistance include the frontal area of you and …

The Perfect Home Gym

Cardio: Rev Your Engine<p><b>1.</b> Kurt Kinetic Rock and Roll trainer: Thanks to the pivoting frame, the Rock and Roll mimics the road, so both your legs and your cycling-­specific core muscles get a workout. ($579)<p><b>2.</b> Crossrope ­Complete set: ­Seven interchangeable ropes, from two ounces to three pounds, …

From the Archives: A Great Workout in 30 Minutes

“30 and Out”<p>From the <i>Update</i> archives: Spring 1995<br>By Larry Gluckman, C2 Coach-in-Residence at the time<p><i>This training advice seems especially pertinent</i> …

5 Speed Workouts Every New Runner Should Try

Adding a structured workout into your running routine will make you faster.<p>When you’re first getting moving, it’s important to just focus on getting into the exercise habit; making your run or walk a regular part of each day, finding times and places to exercise that feel convenient and …

5 Tips for Powering Up Your Parenting in the New Year

As the big hand creeps its way toward midnight on December 31, most people give at least a fleeting thought to New Year's resolutions. Those usually have to do with eating or exercise or a nagging behavior ripe for modification. And we all know how long those last: Not very. Instead, let's talk …

My Resume Is Ready. What Now? - Personal Branding Blog - Stand Out In Your Career

<i>People in transition or those who contemplate making a job change should not start dispersing their résumés all over the place before those résumés</i> …

Quick Workouts in Just 20 Minutes

When time is short, quick workouts will keep you fit.<p>Holidays are certainly joyous, but family gatherings, holiday parties, and office functions can bump running right off your to-do list. Fortunately, you don't need to run for hours to maintain your fitness during this busy time of year. The …

Winter Training: Sucking it up now so you can hit the GoFast button later

Last Sunday I went to a great class in Seattle at Flywheel, a cycling studio that my former coxswain and always badass Mary Whipple now teaches at. …

The Secret Food of Athletes: Inside the Olympic Training Center's Nutrition Lab

“You’re only as good as your last meal.”<p>Nowhere is this idea more ingrained than at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, where hundreds of elite runners, triathletes, wrestlers, water-polo players, and other aspiring Olympians spend weeks, months, or, in some cases, years …

How Do I Find My Ideal Race Weight?

<i>A:</i><p>Weight is often a sensitive topic, particularly for athletes who feel that a few pounds are the only thing separating them from a podium finish. And while that sort of preoccupation may seem vain, studies have shown they’re probably right.<p>Take this paper presented at the American Medical Society …

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14 Most Common Injuries

The 14 Most Common Fitness Injuries…<p>Injuries suck. They hurt, they induce lethargy, and they’ve been proven to make people sad. Fortunately, several studies have shown that the chances of getting felled by many of the common injuries listed here can often be reduced with neuromuscular training, …

8 Unique Core Exercises for Triathletes

Sledgehammer 2-Hand Swing<p>1 of 16<p>Long day at the office? Swinging a sledgehammer can help you relieve some of that stress. Grab the hammer with your …

The Up Side: 4 Ways to Master Hill Running

To conquer a hill during a marathon, you need more than just willpower. Sure, it can help you get to the top—but attacking a hill the wrong way can …