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Core Exercises: 5 workouts to tighten your abs, strengthen your back, and improve balance

Posture, alignment, and angles: Striking the right pose<p>Posture counts a lot when you’re exercising. Aligning your body properly is the key to good …

Harvard

Science Reveals Where Your Fat Goes When You Lose Weight

Weight loss is a hugely popular topic amongst men and women. Everyone wishes to look like the models on the billboards and we put our mind and bodies …

Improve Your Fitness Fast with This 30-Day Dumbbell Plan

If you’re looking to get strong and lean — or, much more simply, move well and feel better — all you need is one month, a few dumbbells and …

Exercise

5 Strength-Training Moves That Double as Cardio

Exercise 1 Overhead Barbell Squat<p>Hold a 35- or 45-pound barbell with your hands slightly wider than shoulder-width apart. Place the barbell directly over your head with your arms fully extended but not locked <b>(A)</b>. Stand with feet shoulder-distance apart, and lower your hips into a squat. Lower until …

The Airborne Pushup That Will Make Your Abs Burn | Men's Health

By removing one of your four bases of support, you’ll force your core to work harder to keep you from toppling over, and put more of a challenge on your weight-bearing arm.<p>To make it even tougher, tap the bench with both hands at the same time.<p>You’ll need to push off from the ground explosively to …

10 Food Rules For Glowing Skin At Any Age

What you eat can determine, to a large extent, how old you look and how quickly you age. As a practicing plastic surgeon for the past 13 years, I’ve …

The 15-Minute Lower-Body Workout That Will Turn Your Legs to Jelly | Men's Health

Try This Leg Workout<p>Do all five exercises in a circuit for 3 total rounds. During the first round, perform each movement for 30 seconds, resting for 15 seconds before moving on to the next exercise. During the second round, do each movement for 30 seconds, resting for 30 seconds. And during the …

How to Buy a Waterproof Cycling Jacket

The best rain jackets seal out the elements, even in a downpour. Here's how to find the right one.<p><b>Get Watertight</b> If you'll be riding in rain, choose a waterproof jacket instead of a water-resistant one (which might protect you against a light sprinkle, but will let a deluge soak through). Turn the …

Jackets

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Found: Nanotips Paint Makes Any Cycling Gloves Touchscreen Compatible

Nanotips just wrapped up a very successful crowdfunding campaign, and now their conductive nano-particle paint is ready to turn your favorite cycling …

Tooling the numbers: Getting the most from data-driven training

I wasn’t in shape. So, I was only too happy when the pros took the Cascade Cycling Classic’s first big climb easy. Where normally 30 riders crest the …

Bicycling's Go Faster Eating Plan

Mix and match these meals and snacks to build unlimited options<p>Each day of the GO FASTER Eating Plan, formulated by Anne Guzman, sports-nutrition consultant for Peaks Coaching Group, provides 2,000 to 2,500 calories. You'll dig into 500-calorie breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, and stoke your …

Healthy Eating

101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …

Cycling

Best Rain Gear for Cyclists

Eight products that let you soak in the fun without getting drenched

Cycling

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Ramp Up Your Training

Your fittest season ever starts now<p>Whether you've been logging big rides, or just hit the road again, there’s still time to take your riding to another level this season. I’ve created two training plans to guide you through these next key weeks. To figure out the one that’s right for you, ask …

Sustainability

Top 5 Stretches Every Cyclist Should Do

Whether you ride distance, to race or simply to get yourself around town, your muscles are working hard to keep your feet pedaling and your wheels …

Core Values

Get faster with our midsection makeover—no crunches required<p>You probably know that a strong core is key to ­riding better. But you may be surprised that there’s more to your core than just abs, and that relying on crunches alone won’t do the trick. Too many cyclists forget the muscles that cycling …

Workouts

Get Your Back in Action

Strengthen and stretch for more effective riding<p>All those hours hunched in the saddle come at a cost. "The small muscles in the front of your body (hip flexors, quads) work harder relative to your largest muscle group (low back, glutes, hamstrings)," says Santa Barbara, California-based …

Freelancing

Fats: Good vs. Evil

We need fat, but there's a difference between butter and margarine.<p>One pound of stored body fat converts into enough energy to fuel a six-hour spin. Even the most sinewy pro stockpiles about 31,500 calories' worth of endurance energy in the form of fat.<p>Fat helps us absorb essential antioxidant …

Nutrition

Break the Law

Six fitness rules that you didn't know you could flout—until now<p>In a society where beliefs about exercise are either long-held or fleeting (you know, until something better comes along), it can be difficult to know if we're doing the right thing at the right time. And while some rules of fitness …

University of Connecticut

Build Power, Save Time

Lay the foundation for a successful summer season.<p>Everyone knows that winter training lays the foundation for a successful summer season, but there's still plenty of debate about the specifics--particularly when it comes to lifting weights to boost on-bike power. I first heard about resistance …

Weightlifting

Cycling Tips With Rapid Returns

We all want to get better, faster, and leaner, but the work involved can seem overwhelming—unless you take it one step at a time. Here are small changes that add up to big results.<p><b>Strike Oil</b> <br>Oiling your chain at least once a week (at minimum, every 100 miles) will not only make you faster due to …

Yoga

Drop, Tuck, and Hammer

For maximum cycling power—and comfort—there's no place like om<p>Pedaling with your hands in the drops cheats the wind and can shave minutes off a 40-kilometer time trial. But many riders can't hold that position long enough to reap the rewards. "Cyclists have tight hamstrings and hips, which makes it …

Yoga