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The 10 Commandments of Training

When you get to the point where you want to take your cycling to the next level—going faster and/or farther—you need to train. As you go forth in your training, remember these rules.<p>1. <b>Have a Plan.</b> Winging it is fine sometimes, but it doesn't quite cut it when you want to achieve something great. …

The Best Plank You're Not Doing

The Walking Wall Plank<p><i>Do three repetitions with 90 seconds of rest between each. And do them at the beginning of your workout before your arms wear</i> …

Workouts

What Is Solid Cologne and Why Do You Need It?

Though ancient Egyptians used forms of solid cologne, mostly as unguents, the concept of a waxy fragrance alternative is a relatively recent concept, …

Shopping

The 11 Moves That Help Athletes Get Better with Age

Among the most important things an athlete can do to preserve fitness for years to come is avoid injuries. Sprains, tears, and broken bones can resurface as nagging aches or weaknesses as you get older, preventing you from pushing yourself with the kind of high-intensity interval training that’s so …

Exercise

Word of Mouth: Oslo

There are certain characteristics that justly typify most Scandinavian capitals. From Reykjavik to Helsinki, the region is home to cities that place a high value on public services, design, transportation and livability. Oslo checks all these boxes while owning a vibrant identity that is uniquely …

European Travel

One-Hour Workout: Bike Interval Mix

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 minutes (or less!).</i><p>This week’s workout comes from Heather Gill, a …

SOFI TUKKER: Drinkee

Making rhythmic dance music that will completely take charge of your body, NYC-based duo SOFI TUKKER (Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern) finally have a music video for their viral song "Drinkee." Hawley-Weld chants Portuguese lyrics by Brazilian poet Chacal as a digitally enhanced rainforest …

Music Videos

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 …

Yoga

The Waterfield Staad Backpack

For all of my life I’ve been a messenger-bag guy. One strap over my shoulder and I’m ready to take on the world.However, as of late I’ve been getting …

Backpacking

Fire & Ice

Forget the meatballs at Ikea: Scandinavian cooking is far more delicious and diverse than you might think. With <i>Fire & Ice: Classic Nordic Cooking</i>, …

Today in Gear: June 22, 2016

<i>Good morning and happy Wednesday. You’re relaxed as hell, now that summer is officially in full swing. You’re leaving work early on Fridays</i> …

Ford Mustang

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We've teamed up with the good folks at Miir to design a special edition of their 23 oz vacuum- insulated bottle. Designed in the USA, our stainless …

Commuting

Moleskine’s Smart Writing Set Digitizes Your Work As You Write

To start off, I should warn you that this review might be <i>slightly</i> biased because well, I love Moleskine. I got my first one, a reporter-style pocket …

The adidas AlphaBOUNCE Offers More Bounce to the Ounce

It’s not too often these days I find myself partaking in the stress/thrill of trying to purchase sneakers on launch day. I leave waiting in line in …

OTTO | Purposeful Outdoor Products

Lolo Lid Stealth Cozy

Posted in Uncategorized<p>For those annoying times & places where drinking a cold one would be frowned upon, Lolo Lids keep the good times rolling. The …

Avra 1-Hundred Watch

Built in Switzerland over the course of six months, each Avra 1-Hundred Watch is a made-to-order marvel. The watch has several unique, patented …

Discover the 1-hundred

Modular Concrete Tile Series

Concrete

8 Habits Fast Cyclists Swear By

Want to get speedier? Start forming these habits to make your next season the best one yet.<p>We’ve talked about how to be a happier cyclist, but what if what you really want is to get faster? While most of the advice is still the same, gaining speed requires adoption of a few habits that, while they …

Samsung Gear IconX Earphones

Beyond smartphones, the two gadgets you see most often at the gym are fitness trackers and headphones. Samsung Gear IconX Earphones combine these two …

Clever spiral staircase hides a surprise in this minimalist West Village duplex renovation

A stainless steel banister completes the contemporary feel.<p>The architects combined two apartments to create the duplex, which has large 10-foot …

This Fitness App Will Make You Rethink Your Business

These carefully structured workouts changed the way I run my company.<p>When ESPN's Sport Science studied elite marathoner Meb Keflezighi's biomechanics, they discovered he spent more time in the air than he did on the ground--75 percent of the race, if you want to get specific.<p>To put it simply, Meb …

Small Changes, Huge Results

Some things are complicated—traffic jams, climate change, deciding if a Tour de France winner will still hold his title in five years. These tangled problems demand nuanced solutions. But finding bliss on your bike can be simple and, as these 11 quick fixes illustrate, transforming your cycling …

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CHEST<p>Measure around the fullest part, across chest points, keeping the tape horizontal.<p>WAIST<p>Measure around the narrowest part (typically the small of …

The 12-Round Belly-Fat Knockout

Follow along to this bodyweight core workout led by the Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>Bring belly fat down for the count with this abs-centric bodyweight workout.<p>You’ll do 12 rounds of two-minute work bouts, with 30-second breaks between rounds. The rounds will vary between three different timing …

Workouts

STACKER

PREMIUM POLARIZED LENSES<p>Amplified light reflections on water and snow can be blinding and dangerous. If fishing, they can mean the difference between …

BioLite BaseLantern

Posted in Camping and Gear<p>The slim, flat-pack BaseLantern from BioLite contains a long-lasting 7800mAh rechargeable battery that will power its leds …

The new headphone king: B&O H6 (2nd generation)

I’ve been running my closed-headphone mega-review for nearly two years, with 29 headphones ranked so far, plus owning and testing many others that …

Audiophile

Road Test: Alfa Romeo GTV/6 and Callaway Twin Turbo

A most unreluctant dragon.<p><i>From the August 1985 issue of Road & Track</i><p>The Alfa Romeo GTV carries a lot of tradition within its familiar wedge-shape form. The current Giugiaro-designed two-plus-two coupe, with its rear-mounted transaxle and de Dion suspension, has been around long enough that some of …