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How 9 Notable People Eat Breakfast

A 2006 study at Cornell University found that the average person makes roughly 200 different food-related decisions a day. Every one of them starts …

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This Avengers Parody Comic Perfectly Illustrates The Absurdity Of 'Men's Rights'

Men's Rights Activists had a meltdown last month when they discovered <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> was not only an epic action movie, but -- gasp! -- actually focused on women! (Or as one disgruntled male moviegoer described the film: "nothing more than feminist propaganda.")<p>But it's not just <i>Mad Max</i> that has …

6 Drinking Tips for Mountain Bikers

How to select, carry, and stash the perfect trail beer<p>During the last stage of the Trans-Sylvania Epic Mountain Bike Stage Race, the singlespeeders were doing what they do best: partying while riding. While they stopped at the heckle pit to chug from Flamingos made into beer bongs (“flabongoes”), I …

The Biggest Mistake You're Making on Climbs

Get to the top faster—and fresher—with these smart strategies<p>You know that burning feeling you get 10 minutes into a hard climb? It shouldn’t be there. It’s your legs telling you that you’re burning too many matches too early—and if you’re not careful, you’re going up in flames before you reach the …

GoPro video of SpaceX rocket piece falling back to Earth is oddly serene

A rocket forcing its way into space is anything but calm — but at least a few moments of its descent back to earth are quiet.<p>New GoPro footage …

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10 Top Protein Sources

Build muscle and recover from rides quicker with these healthy foods<p>When it comes to ride fuel, some cyclists focus on the all-important carb and let protein fall by the wayside. Don’t fall into that trap. Protein is just as important. In fact, it can help stave off muscle loss as you age and helps …

How To Make Sure You Never Get Food Poisoning Again

The debilitating illnesses you can get from eating contaminated foods are pretty unpleasant -- the 48 million people affected with food poisoning per year can attest to that. Food poisoning is universally dreaded, especially considering the number of outbreaks per year, but it's also relatively …

The Biggest Mistake You're Making on Climbs

You know that burning feeling you get 10 minutes into a hard climb? It shouldn’t be there. It’s your legs telling you that you’re burning too many matches too early—and if you’re not careful, you’re going up in flames before you reach the top. Sure, you can go all Jens and tell them to “shut up,” …

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Chef Seamus Mullen Wants to Heal You

This culinary superstar runs three acclaimed restaurants in New York City, plus another in London. But the long-time cyclist and award-winning chef wants to do more than feed you—he wants to heal you.<p>Seamus Mullen achieved a huge life goal this past November. He finished the brutal La Ruta mountain …

You Have Negative Thoughts? Okay -- So What?

A friend of my Facebook page asked me this question:<p>I get these negative feelings of people ... I know I have to stop the negativity but it isn't easy. I know every thought you think has energy ... so what steps can I take to maintain a positive outlook especially about other people?<p>My answer:<p><b>Step</b> …

6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>I’m a happiness research junkie. I <i>love</i> reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment. Mindfulness meditation, adequate sleep, laughing, volunteering, and spending time with pets (as well as with happy people) all help. And believe it or not, …

7 Books About Bikes That Every Kid Should Read

Want to get your child hooked on riding? These fun stories will pave the way.

Heimplanet Cairo Camo Fistral Tent

It’s officially camping season, and while you might already have yourself a good tent (or two), Heimplanet’s Fistral might have you hitting the buy …

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The Power of Presence: 3 Simple Ways to Harness Mindfulness

We hear a lot about being mindful - not just within spiritual circles - but more and more in the work place.<p>What exactly is mindfulness?<p>Simply, mindfulness is awareness of the present or the ability to be present in all aspects of our lives. It's a honing of the mind to focus on what is happening …

17 Little Changes for a Longer Life

Do these things today and be fitter, healthier, and happier tomorrow<p>“Is that you, Daddy?”<p>It was a good question, from my youngest daughter, who stumbled across my corporate I.D. card in my wallet. The picture was taken in 2003, right after I started at <i>Men’s Health</i>.<p>She was asking the question not …

Weight Loss

5 Myths About Senior Sex That We Should All Stop Believing

When a recent study revealed that baby boomers had more sexual partners than their children, millennials around the world may have been horrified at the prospect of their parents having more sex than them. But here at Huff/Post50 we weren't really all that surprised.<p>The myth of the sexless senior …

9 Stunning Comparisons Show How Massive the Universe Really Is

The scale of the universe is almost beyond our imagination.<p>The universe keeps expanding (at 42.5 miles per second per megaparsec), and we constantly …

Now That The President Finally Has A Twitter Account, He Should Delete It Immediately

Monday morning, this happened on Twitter.<p>Yes, at long last, the United States has a president on Twitter. Or we do again. Sort of.<p>See, there was already a @BarackObama account, but that's being run by Obama's campaign spin-off, Organizing for America. And there's also a separate @WhiteHouse …

5 Reasons Why Facebook Can Be Dangerous for People With Depression

Last week I fell into panic mode. It started with intense chest pains each time I logged onto Facebook to check the groups I belong to as well as scroll through my main feed. Each visit became shorter as the physical symptoms of anxiety and depression overwhelmed rational thought. By Tuesday I had …

9 Bike Beginner Mistakes to Avoid

How to avoid common pitfalls when you're just starting to ride<p>It’s National Bike Month, and we’re all looking forward to having more company in the bike lane. But if you’re a beginning rider, knowing the basic rules of the road might not be enough. Here are a few common traps for new cyclists—and …

Opinion: There's Nothing Wrong with Your Bike

Fat bikes.<p>11-speed drivetrains.<p>Boost spacing on hubs, forks, and frames.<p>27.5 (or 29) plus.<p>Electronic shifting and suspension.<p>Enduro blue.<p>Visit any …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve and this week's other famous-guy grooming moves.<p>8 Photos19 hours agoView More<p>Don't Miss!<p>Best …

Understanding the Islamic State

Islamic State Militants in Raqqa, Syria<p>The rise of the Islamic State (IS) has fundamentally altered the reality of the contemporary Middle East. Part radical jihadists and part revolutionary government, IS, in the space of eighteen months, appears to have carved out a territorial domain comparable …

For a Perfect Fried Egg, Do as the Spanish Do

My humble love affair with Spanish food began with the egg. I was eight years old the first time I visited my godparents, Angel and Pilar, in …

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Films Of The 21st Century So Far

Check out IndieWire’s newest list of best sci-fi films of the 21st century!<p>As kids, we looked ahead to the imminent 21st century and thought of a big …

The Man Who Played Big Bird Just Made Grown Men on Reddit Weep

You will too after reading his touching story.<p>The man who brought Big Bird to life faced his own set of hardships, as he told Esquire earlier this week. But nothing could compare to the harrowing story he told on Reddit about a child dying of cancer. As Caroll Spinney detailed in his Ask Me …

Hung Up

This fun iPhone ad parody has a serious message about how addicted we are to tech

There have been plenty of iPhone ad parodies in the past but this new effort, from Noka Films, takes a glimpse into what Apple's smartphone ads might look like in the future.<p>Directors Andrey Alistratov and Hazuki Aikawa depict a world in which the iPhone 7 isn't a device you put in your pocket; it …

Nepal's Mountain Bikers Are Getting Aid to Isolated Quake-Hit Villages

Nepal’s national mountain biking team was making practice runs last week in Chobar, when the 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit on April 25.<p>“People were …

5 Common Bike-Maintenance Mistakes

1 of 6<p>The Art of Making Mistakes<p>At the DIY-wrenching classes I teach, I encourage my students to mess up as much as possible while they're learning—because when you make a mistake, the memory of what went wrong stays with you. I've heard tales of simple blunders, grand catastrophes and everything …