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10 dangerous exercises that lead to injuries

<b>(DailyBurn) —</b> Week after week, studies come out about the benefits of exercise. And while online resources can inspire you in countess ways to get moving, you likely won't learn the correct way to squat or dead lift via YouTube.<p>The monkey see, monkey do mentality could, in fact, be a recipe for …

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A beer-lover's guide to Seattle: the best breweries, taprooms and brewpubs

Cheers! Prost! Cin cin! Beer lovers have plenty of reasons to toast Seattle. With its long-standing flair for technological innovation and foresighted farm-to-table gastronomic ethos, the boldly experimental powerhouse of the 1980s craft beer movement is one of the best places in the US to sink a …

Rome: Local Secrets

<i>By: Amanda Ruggeri</i><p>Only a local could really show you where to shop, eat, and drink in the Eternal City, so don't even think about using that guidebook in your back pocket. A travel journalist who counts the National Geographic Traveler, the New York Times, BBC, and others on her list of Rome …

11 Japanese customs that are shocking to foreign travelers

Japan has a unique culture with a very strict code of etiquette.<p>There are specific ways to eat noodles, good practices for accepting gifts, and certain rules to follow to avoid insulting a host.<p>This complex web of social rules and traditions can be overwhelming for those traveling to Japan, so we …

Is Seville now Europe's best cycling city? | CNN Travel

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21 Best Things To Do In The San Francisco Bay Area, As Explained By Locals

New York was freezing, and I had to leave. Thanks to JetBlue and a $63 round-trip ticket (yes, you read that right), I headed to the San Francisco Bay Area where the weather was better and the food, too, gave NYC a run for its money.<p>While there, I worked from various cafes, friends' homes and …

A perfect day in Barcelona

The seductive seaside city of Barcelona is a hard-working place with a strong hedonistic streak.<p>The story of two thousand years is etched into its Roman remains, Gothic churches and Modernista mansions (especially the dreamlike landmark buildings of Antoni Gaudí). The assault on the senses …

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …

5 New Rules of Super Strengt

Vito takes off toward a staircase leading to the second floor of the Winningfactor Sports Sciences training center, Schaeffer's gym in a converted farmhouse in rural Pennsylvania.<p>He's in for another two minutes of grueling work. Next up: a five-move medicine-ball circuit done without rest. …

Meet Dubs, Doppler Labs’ Reinvention Of The Lowly Earplug

If you feel like you’re losing your hearing, it’s because you quite possibly are. In fact, more than six million people in the United States between the ages of 18 to 44 suffer from hearing loss.<p>To tackle the problem, Fritz Lanman’s new company Doppler Labs is announcing Dubs Acoustic filters, …

Build a Better Knee

Key exercises to get (and stay) pain-free.<p>The same training philosophy applies whether you're recovering from a knee injury or trying to prevent one. Ideally, your off-road workout should include stretching and strengthening--stretching to keep the IT band from causing friction, and strengthening …