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10 reasons Yuki Kawauchi, Boston marathon winner, should be your favourite runner

His victory shocked the pundits at the Boston marathon, but to his legions of fans around the world, it was only one in an incredible list of achievements<p>Yuki warmed up for the Boston Marathon by running in his home race, the Kuki half marathon, dressed as a panda. He had previously set an …

Marathons

This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

Self-help

Oakley challenges amateur cyclists to ride like the pros

On April 8, one of pro cycling’s most revered spring classics will take place in northern France, where the annual Paris-Roubaix race takes place. …

Cycling

Get Moving: 11 Best Books on Running to Read This Spring - Signature

A Memoir of Thinking My Way to Victory<p>Deena Kastor was a talented runner from a young age, but her career almost ended after college, when her competitive mindset nearly destroyed her. As she verged on giving up, Deena traveled to Colorado, where legendary coach Joe Vigil had started the first …

Marathons

21 quick and easy ways to speed up your weight loss

For some of us, trying to lose weight can feel like a constant struggle.<p>But maybe it doesn't have to be as tough as we all think.<p>Recent research has …

Running

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Freestyle Head Position

While swimming freestyle, the positions of least frontal drag do not necessarily correlate with the positions of maximum propulsive power. Head …

The 25-Minute Strength Training Workout That Will Make You a Better Runner

Most people think that running just requires...running. You lace up your sneakers, you head out the door, and you start moving your legs. And while …

Workouts

Best Indoor Cardio Workouts | Men’s Health

6 Indoor Cardio Workouts You Can Do Without Setting Foot On a Treadmill<p>You don't need the dreadmill to break a serious sweat<p>Getty<p>There’s no beating a good weight workout, right? But if you really want to keep your body the healthiest it can be, you’ll want to add in some cardio into the mix, …

Castelli's New Boa Gloves​ Are Easy to Adjust on the Go

Boa closure technology on your gloves? It’s more helpful than you may think—especially for pulling on numb hands.<p>Dressing to ride in the winter can be quite the process. There are lots of layers to consider as you head out the door, and fluctuating temps mean you’ll probably have to adjust a few …

Numb

Climbing and mountain biking are in, spas and sauvignon are out... the New Girls' Weekend

I am standing on an inflatable paddleboard in the middle of a lake. The water is calm, the surface mirror-like and my paddle makes barely any sound as it propels me forwards. Clouds are rolling down from the surrounding hills, lit by the golden glow of the recent sunrise, and in the distance three …

Mountain Biking

How to Survive the Most Frigid Winter Runs

Get the formula right and you'll never have to resort to the treadmill again<p>The recent frigid temperatures hovering over the Northeast meant that my New Year’s Eve run was (as I noted on Twitter) a “three-sock run.” I was surprised to discover that quite a few people—even men—couldn’t figure out …

Weather

Diagnosis: How many base miles do you really need?

<i>Editor’s Note: “Diagnosis” is a monthly column found in the print issue of</i> VeloNews<i>. It is a collaboration between the editors of</i> VeloNews<i> and the</i> …

Exercise

This Is What Happens When You Throw A Lycra Clad XC Rider In To The World’s Most Famous Bike Park

This article originally appeared in Singletrack Issue 115.<b>Words & Photography David ‘Sanny’ Gould</b>What happens if you take a Lycra-wearing …

Bike Lanes

At Age 101, She's A World Champ Runner

Man Kaur is 101, but her routine could tire most 20-somethings.<p>Every day she wakes up at 4 a.m., bathes, washes clothes, makes tea, recites prayers until about 7 a.m. Sometimes she goes to the Gurdwara, the place of worship for Sikhs, other times she prays at home.<p>And then she goes to the track for …

India

Train Your Brain to Get Through Difficult Runs

When the running gets tough, the tough get motivated.<p>One of the most common pieces of advice that I hear newbie runners tell each other is to “zone out” while on a run. Be it through music or simply letting go of your thoughts, as long as you’re not thinking about the fact that you're running, they …

The Brain

The celebrity diets experts want you to avoid in 2018

Including ones reportedly followed by Gwyneth Paltrow and Kim Kardashian<p>Thanks to social media, we're now inundated with a constant stream of celebs appearing to look flawless.<p>When the celebrities then reveal how they get their figure, it can be very tempting to try and copy this but, all too …

The workout that helped this runner trim 20 minutes off her marathon time

When Jess Movold moved to New York, she explored the city by running it. “I started with a 5K here and a 10K there, and then one day, I ran to …

Stop Making These Swim Technique Mistakes

<i>This is part one of a three-part series. Next week, Coach Chris Kaplanis will share the most common bike technique mistakes and how to fix …

Video: How to set up your cleats

Next up: How to change a pressfit bottom bracket (video)<p>5<p><b>Getting your cleats set up correctly could help you avoid injury and even make you go faster</b> …

Tour de France

An exercise physiologist reveals the mistake many runners make — and it has nothing to do with legs or feet

Heather Milton, exercise physiologist at NYU Langone Health, reveals the biggest mistake many runners make. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>To maximize the amount of energy you are using when you are walking or running on an incline or not, is to maintain good upper-body form and that</i> …

Marathons

One of the best bike racers of all time jumped into an amateur race in Chicago and put on a clinic

CHICAGO — One of the best bike racers of all time, Belgium's Sven Nys, lit up the local cycling scene here on Sunday when he jumped into a beginners' cyclocross race at Caldwell Woods and ripped around the 1.5-mile course for a few laps before pulling out and letting the local riders battle it out …

Cyclo-cross

The Dakine Bike Roller Bag

The name says it all. A rolling bag for your bike.<p>When I first saw Dakine’s new bag I was a little worried. Rolled up and off to the side, the bag …

Bikepacking

Tested: The Best New Bikepacking Bags

This segment of the bike world is growing rapidly, so we called in all the new stuff and took it camping in the New Mexico backcountry<p>Bikepacking used to be a fringe activity. These days, it’s about as commonplace as sidewall tears in the rocky desert. There are drop-bar and flat-bar bikes built …

Bikepacking

Train slow if you want to run faster

The aerobic system plays a primary role in all physical activity, says Phil Maffetone, coach to athletes including Mark Allen, a six-time Hawaii …

Exercise

Staff Picks: Our Favorite Road Bikes of 2017

Cannondale CAAD12 Disc Ultegra<p>This CAAD12 might just be the best bike, in terms of value, in cycling. Constructed out of rigid, lightweight 6069 …

Road Bikes

Ono launches range of wooden hooks to display bikes at home

Start-up bicycle brand Ono Cycle has released a set of wall mounts that save space by storing and displaying bikes.<p>The hooks hark back to the early …

Evelo Offers An Electric Bike In Which You Provide 90% Of The End Product

Judging by reactions to my prior installments of electric bikes and electric racing cars, the attention and dollars flowing into the electric vehicle market is on an upward trajectory.<p>One of the more intriguing products is the Evelo Omni Wheel.<p>Evelo is an electric bike start-up company, and they …

Electric Bikes
Cycling