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How to compare and restore previous versions of your Dropbox files

Did you know that when you make changes to a file you have in your Dropbox, the cloud service actually remembers those changes? In fact, Dropbox retains unlimited versions of your files for 30 days.<p>That means you can go back and recover a single deleted sentence from a text file, for example, but …

Operating Systems

Hilton’s bringing the gym to your hotel room

Hotels can be a lonely place for business travelers at the best of times, but forays into the bar or fitness center serve as potential conduits to meeting fellow human beings. Hilton, however, has just announced a new initiative that gives guests one less reason to venture outside their temporary …

NEO Smart interactive bike trainer

Most silent, accurate and realistic trainer to date<p>The NEO’s innovative working principle has been the key to mastering the contradiction of being …

How Garmin Jumped Ahead of Apple in the Wearable Race

By<p>Jan. 9, 2017 11:43 a.m. ET<p>For companies that make activity trackers, the initial sale to consumers has been the easy part of the process. But, …

6 Weird Things That Happen To Your Body When You Run

Here’s why you get that metallic taste in your mouth—or urgent need to poop<p>The benefits of aerobic activities such as running or cycling are unmistakable. But a few of its odder side effects—like tasting blood during a race, maybe—could be mistaken for symptoms of problems.<p>Relax: Strange as these …

The 10 Things You Didn't Know About Carbon Fiber

1 of 21<p>DUSTIN GAFFKE via Flickr<p>Not all carbon fiber frames are made in Asia...<p>It just seems that way. It’s true, most of the cycling industry’s carbon-fiber products do come from Taiwan, and sometimes China. But carbon fiber frames and parts are also made in US bike factories (Zipp's and …

Carbon Fiber

How Runners Get High

Anyone who has run more than a few miles with some regularity has experienced what is usually called a "runner's high," an overwhelming feeling of euphoria and well-being that makes the running experience something far more rewarding than just moving forward toward an end point.<p>As a dedicated …

May's best tech: Garmin apps, tyres that money can't buy, and more (video)

At <i>Cycling Weekly</i> we’re lucky enough to get to test some of the best tech the cycling world has to offer. From the most cutting edge products to the …

Apps

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Start Eating 3 Bananas Per Day – And No They Won’t Make You Fat

Health gurus are going “bananas” for bananas!<p>When any creature naturally relies on or gravitates toward a specific food, you can be sure Mother …

13 clever things you didn't know your Garmin could do

If you’ve made it this far, then the chances are that you own a Garmin Edge computer. But do you actually know what it’s capable of? Yes, it will …

Garmin

12 everyday stretches to stay flexible and fit at any age

To boil it down, we turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York University and the author of "Age Defying Fitness." She took us through the best basic stretches that work for practically everyone.<p>Use these illustrations as your guide and try some of the stretches that'll …

5 Exercises To Acheive The Perfect Summer Body

It’s never too early to begin your pre-summer workout! The first thing anybody should do if they want the perfect summer body is pay key attention to …

Use This Training Method to Add Muscle Size and Make Your Biggest Gains Yet

Pop quiz: What’s the difference between training for strength and training for siz<b>e</b>?<p>If you said, “strength training involves stimulating the …

Exercise

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Awesome App Will Allow You to Rearrange Apple Watch Icons From Your iPhone

One week ago, we got our first look at the Apple Watch companion app for your iPhone that will let you adjust key settings on the device right from …

Apple Watch

iPhone 6 Plus Review

More sophisticated than iPhone, more convenient than iPad<p>There's that scene in The Empire Strikes Back, where you see the Star Destroyer, the one …

Review: Nike+ FuelBand SE, a smart fitness band that encourages you to get active

Nike’s fitness band, the FuelBand came out in February of 2012. The Nike+ FuelBand SE, the newest model of the fitness device, was released last month. Since it relies on Bluetooth LE, the Nike+ FuelBand SE is compatible with the iPhone 4S and later, as well as the fifth generation iPod Touch. …

How To Motivate Yourself Into an Exercise Routine You'll Actually Stick To

If getting active and staying healthy were easy, everyone would do it...but we don't. We come home after a long day of sitting in a chair to …

Fitness

New iWatch concept brings iOS 7 to Nike Fuel Band-style accessory

(via Dribbble)<p>A <i>very cool</i> iWatch concept made by Thomas Bogner takes a very different approach to the highly anticipated and rumored wearable computer by Apple: Bogner imagines the device borrowing influence from the Nike Fuel Band with iOS 7 design language and features.<p>We recently ran a poll …

Under Armour Armour39

Some athletic gizmos measure steps. Others measure your leaping ability, or speed, or heart rate. But only the Under Armour Armour39 ($150) promises …

Run Your Fastest Race Yet!

The right type of training can help you run longer and faster. Here’s what you need to know to set a PR<p>If you want to really improve your running game, cardio workouts alone aren’t going to cut it. People who strength train can run faster and farther than those who don’t, according to a new study …

Hearst Magazines

A weekend with Misfit’s Shine: an activity tracker for people tired of fugly fitness gadgets

How popular the quarter-sized Shine activity tracker becomes will show just how important hardware design has become to the emerging wearable …