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Google Has Been Recording You. Here's How to Delete the Files

This is not "OK Google."<p>You probably know that Google keeps track of everything you type into its search bar, just like it scans your email to …

Amazon Echo

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Easy Exercises You Can Do To Improve Your Eye For Composition

Some people just seem to have been born with a natural talent for “seeing” the perfect composition, and hopefully, you are one of them; however, if …

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

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 …

Online Education

14 Must-Try Recovery Tools for When You're Crazy Sore After a Workout

It’s often a killer workout that leads to lounging around on the couch (hey, you earned it). But when you can't stop your thighs from wobbling, …

Exercise

Trigger Point Release For Beginners | The Art of Manliness

We can’t all afford a personal masseuse or athletic trainer to regularly rub out the kinks, soreness, and tight spots in our muscles. But there is a …

How To Relieve Lower Back Tightness, Tension, and Soreness

Steps to Reducing Postrun Recovery

Training phases should dictate your methods.<p>You’ve pounded the protein shake, shivered in the ice bath,and mastered the art of self-massage. Because you should do everything you can to speed your recovery from today’s run, right? Maybe not. How much recovery work you do depends on how close race …

Marathons

The Foam Rolling You Should Be Doing (But Probably Aren't)

By Sheila Monaghan<p>By now, most educated exercisers have joined the foam rolling revolution. But while your IT bands may be intimately familiar with the tool's hurts-so-good loosening powers, limiting your experience to the lower body minimizes the total-body benefits. To that end, Master Trainer …

Foam Roller Video Series

Learn how to efficiently use your foam roller with this 8 part video series.

Stretching

How to Use a Foam Roller

Six pre- and postrun routines to boost flexibility and recovery.<p>If you use a foam roller only to rehab injured muscles, you're not getting the most out of it. A roller—which looks like a firm log—can be a valuable part of a healthy runner's warmup and cooldown routine, says Michael Clark, Ph.D., a …

Exercise

One Simple Strategy for Avoiding Weight Gain in the Off Season

Here's how to continue to make healthy food choices when your training slows down.<p><i>Jenny,<br>After reading your post on recovery, I’m taking some time off this fall to chill, move differently, and as you say—restore. While in my off season, are there things I can do for my eating performance? I tend to</i> …

Nutrition

Om Gal

April 1, 2015 7 Comments<p>I don’t know where to begin. How about here: THANK YOU!!!!! To each of you who has bought the book so far, gifted it to... …

Fitbit Force review

I’ve come to a sobering conclusion about myself: I’m not a very active person. Despite maintaining a gym membership and only the best intentions, I still prefer to read, watch TV, and play games. This is precisely why I’ve never invested in a fitness-tracking gadget — if I’m not moving that much, …