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The 50 best audiobooks of all time

If you love to read, but haven't had the time to sit down with a good book lately, consider listening to an audiobook. Today's audiobooks can be downloaded right to your phone, and make the perfect listening companion for your commute, workout, or anytime your hands are busy but your ears are …

Books

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts

How to get your hands on a historic M1911 pistol from the US Army stockpile

Americans will soon have the rare opportunity to get their hands on a historic military gun.<p>Only American citizens can purchase one of these World War II combat pistols, the M1911, from the U.S. Army stockpile. And only one can be purchased a year by a qualified buyer.<p>The 1911 is one of the most …

Bose Sleepbuds

Audio giants Bose are using crowdfunding website Indiegogo for developing an innovative product to end sleepless nights. The Bose Sleepbuds want to …

The 15 Quickest Cars of the 21st Century (So Far)

Cabriolets

​Why It’s So Hard to Maintain Single Digit Body Fat | Men’s Health

With the guidance and support of his bodybuilding coach and good friend Otis Hooper (runner up in the 2016 Ultimate <i>Men’s Health</i> Guy contest), Fisher got to work. For 18 weeks, he followed a strict eating regimen, taking in roughly 1,800 to 2,400 calories a day, depending on how his coach modified …

10 Triathlon Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

You've trained and trained. Now don't blow it on race day by making one of these dumb mistakes.<p>We’ve all see that guy starting the run leg of his first triathlon. As he exits transition, he strides purposely forward, wearing both his game face and his bike helmet.<p>Stupid mistakes happen. …

Swimming

How to Climb up a Really, Really Steep Hill

This year's Red Bull Bay Climb winner Hannah Muegge shares her secrets to conquering the toughest climbs<p>We’ve all been there: You look up at a road that appears as a wall in front of your bike and have to “paper boy” from side to side to reduce the gradient. Your legs feel more like you’re …

Cycling

The Apps 27 High Achievers Use Every Day | Inc.com

Think about the apps you use most often. Do they help you get more work done, stay heathy, relax, or save time and money? Here's a fresh list of apps more than two dozen executives say are their favorites.<p>1. Fantastical 2 ($4.99 for iOS)<p>"Fantastical 2 is, hands down, the easiest scheduling app to …

Apps

World’s greatest marathoner won’t stop wearing this old school triathlon watch

Get this guy a watch sponsor.<p>The world’s greatest men’s marathoner, Eliud Kipchoge, interestingly appears to be a fan of a watch designed for …

Marathons

You’re Not Burning as Many Calories Cycling as You Think

Most of us overestimate how much energy we burn on the bike. Here’s how to get a more accurate number.<p>Most people overestimate their calorie burn—often by a lot. (Like enough to overlook an extra everything bagel.) But it’s not your fault.<p>If anything, health writers like me deserve to shoulder a …

Fitness

How one savvy runner managed to catch the Disney bib thief

The woman who stole another runner’s race bib to participate in a Disney race over the weekend captivated the attention of those in the running …

Marathons

9 Smart Things You Can Do With an Old iPhone

If your aging iPhone is too old or damaged to trade in for whatever you think it’s worth, here’s some good news: As long as it can still connect to a …

Philips Hue

59 Rules Of Adulthood Every Man Should Live By

Rules to live by<p>You thought there would be a eureka moment. A lightbulb would illuminate over your head, and suddenly you’d have all the clarity …

Self-help
Scuba Diving

9 Ways to Stay Optimistic When All You Want to Do Is Quit

Any battle-hardened individual will talk about the darkness before the dawn—those make-or-break moments when they could have quit but held on with …

Entrepreneurship

These wireless earbuds can translate nearly 40 languages in real-time

The Bragi Dash Pro earbuds can translate nearly 40 languages in real-time.<p>The earbuds pair with the iTranslate app, so once paired you just set the languages and start talking.<p>Two pairs of buds make the conversation seamless but you can converse with just one set as the app will translate out loud …

Earbuds

​The Time Trial Bikes of the 2017 Tour de France

Here's a brief look at the time trial bikes teams are using in the 2017 Tour

Tour de France

​19 Mechanic Tips and Tricks From The 2017 Tour de France

Here are 19 ways Tour mechanics try to give their riders every winning edge—and how some could work for you, too

Tour de France

The Actual Healthy Benefit You’ll Get From Weighing Yourself

When it comes to the scale and weighing yourself, there are many opinions on whether or not it is actually necessary. Some people live or die by the …

Fitness

The Worst Breakfast Foods for Weight Loss

After a long night of fasting, your body is begging for nutrition in the morning. Without the proper fuel, you’re left with little energy, an offset …

The 25 Greatest Running Movies Ever | Competitor.com

Running movies are all the rage right now. We ranked the 25 best movies of all time, drawing on our past viewing experiences, renting a few on …

Develop Tremendous Mental Toughness: A Navy SEAL Explains the 40 Percent Rule | Inc.com

Mental toughness, determination, willpower, perseverance ... whatever words you use, the ability to overcome roadblocks, to push through doubt and fear and hesitation and keep working hard to achieve long-term goals is what sets successful people apart.<p>So how can you develop greater mental …

Success

8 morning rituals that are hard to adopt but will pay off forever

The early birds will inherit the earth.<p>At least that's what a 2009 University of Leipzig study found. The researchers concluded that "morning people were more proactive than evening types."<p>But being an effective early riser isn't just about waking up before everyone else. It's about putting …

Time Management

How to Tell if You Need a New Bike Chain

Is it time for a bike chain replacement? This guide to measuring your chain wear should help you decide.<p>Besides your tires, your bike's chain is arguably the component that needs the most frequent replacing. Wait too long, and your chain will wear out, diminishing your shifting quality and …

Cycling

The Surprising Reason You Need to Take a Recovery Day | Men’s Health

They found that the rowers had significantly lower levels of osteoprotegerin (OPG)—a protein that protects against bone loss—and higher levels of sclerostin (SOST)—a protein that hinders new bone formation—during high volume, high intensity training weeks (an average of 18 hours a week) compared to …

Ibuprofen May Increase Risk of Heart Problems

New study adds to growing list of health concerns regarding 'Vitamin I'<p>Confession: Several years back when I was training for and competing in Ironman triathlons I took a fair bit of ibuprofen, which I’ve since learned was pretty dumb; research on cyclists has linked it to gut damage and leaky …

Biomedicine

7 crucial lessons people often learn too late in life

However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than later.<p>1. If you want to 'do what you love,' you have to work three times as hard as …

Self-awareness

​Why It’s Important to Pay Attention to Your Resting Heart Rate

​It’s a simple, free approach to measure your overall fitness progression.<p><i>Beverly asks: I am just starting to run, and I’d like to know if I really need to purchase a GPS watch, heart rate monitor, or any of the other running devices I see advertised? I feel technologically challenged, and these</i> …

Wearable Tech

Running One Hour Adds Seven Hours to Your Life

Volunteer at a race.<p>1 of 12<p>Think about how many times you've been grateful for the support of volunteers. Why not take a break on race day and offer …

Boston Marathon