Stephen Smith

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Syke Farm Camping Ground, Cumbria

Win a £100 Blacks Voucher!<p>If you've stayed at Syke Farm Camping Ground campsite, please take a minute to tell us about your experience. Every month, …

14 Most Common Injuries

The 14 Most Common Fitness Injuries…<p>Injuries suck. They hurt, they induce lethargy, and they’ve been proven to make people sad. Fortunately, several studies have shown that the chances of getting felled by many of the common injuries listed here can often be reduced with neuromuscular training, …

Exercise

Adventure Will Change Your Life

The world sounded a scary place until I stepped out into it. Sure, it sounded exciting. Exotic places like Pakistan or Guatemala or Syria: I knew …

We were born too late to be explorers. To be real explorers. To be one of the hard men.

We were born too late to be explorers. To be real explorers. To be one of the hard men (for they were always men back then) fired by such curiosity, …

This Is Your Brain on Ice Baths

Study shows how brain activation changes after exercise and recovery protocols.<p>Yep, that's what it looks like. The image comes from a new study from Romain Meeusen's group in Belgium, published in the <i>Journal of Applied Physiology</i>. What does it mean? Well, that's a little trickier.<p>Efforts to map the …

Breathing Tips for New Runners

How to breathe while running to avoid exhaustion and side stitches.<p><i>Hi! I'm a new runner and I'm experiencing a problem with controlling my breathing. Though I don't feel any soreness or pain in my legs, in about 200 meters, it gets incredibly hard to breathe. It feels like my lungs are resisting</i> …

Jog or Walk the Recovery?

New study suggests active recovery is best for rests longer than ~2:00.<p>Should you jog, walk, or stand still during your recovery between reps in an interval workout? It's a longstanding debate, and I don't think it will surprise anyone to hear that the "right" answer depends on the circumstances …

Research

Kata 3n1-25 Pro-light Backpack

Winner of the redDot design award, the 3N1-25 PL is KATA´s most protective and professional sling backpack. The versatile multipurpose bag allows for …

New GoPro App Gives You Total Control of Your Camera from Your Smartphone

GoPro just released a new version of its app that has users everywhere excited at the possibilities. Everything from a live feed, to total control …

How can I convert RAW files to JPEG?

A simple guide to converting unprocessed image files into JPEG format.<p>Is there a simple but effective program to convert RAW to JPEG?<p><i>Stanton D’Arcy, by email</i><p>RAW or unprocessed image files contain all of the information captured by a camera’s sensor chip. They can be very large, and strangely enough …

Cameras

Ask The Muscle Prof: What's The Best Cardio For Preserving Mass?

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> Jacob Wilson <b><br>Education:</b> PhD in Skeletal Muscle Physiology from Florida State <b><br>Occupation:</b> Founder ABCbodybuilding.com <b><br>Website:</b> …

Wireless Speakers

Summer is here! we have rounded up some cool, rugged, portable, wireless speakers for packing with you when heading to the beach, the park or …

Wireless

Tile App

If you have an annoying habit of losing things, "Tile app" may be the solution to your problems. Tile app is a new tracking device, simply attach it …

Sailboat Kit | By Balmain Boat Company

Do you enjoy sailing? What about building model airplanes? The Balmain Boat Company creates flat-packed, DIY rowboats and sailboats. All you need to …

Nocqua 2000 | Led Light System

If you´re a fan of Kayaking or SUP boards you can now take your paddling to a new extreme - night paddling! Nocqua Adventure Gear are selling a set …

Fertility After 35: Does It Decline?

What triggers the fertility fail? No matter how young you feel at 35, your eggs are more fragile than they were even a few years earlier. Data from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) demonstrates this: In analysis done on the embryo transfers that took place in the year 2006, …

Breitling Emergency Ii

The Breitling Emergency II is the worlds first wristwatch with a dual frequency locator beacon. This means it can issue a distress signal to guide …

Hot Tub Cinema

Over the last couple of years we´ve shown you some cool and original experiences, remember the awesome Floating Cinema? and the crazy Dinner in the …

Morning Heart Rate and "Functional" Overtraining

Weekly averages, rather than daily measurements, help you keep tabs on fatigue.<p>There's an interesting article just published in <i>Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise</i> on "evidence of parasympathetic hyperactivity" as a marker of overtraining. It has some interesting insights on the causes and …

Iphone Lust

1. Emergency Charger, $45.95 More Details | BUY<p>2. Keyboard Buddy Case, $69.95 More Details | BUY<p>3. Gizmon | Turn your iPhone into a Classic Camera …

Bike Gear

1. Spokelit Bicycle Light, $8 More Details | BUY<p>2. Road Popper, $130 More Details | BUY<p>3. Griprings | by Spurcycle, set$20 More Details | BUY<p>4. …

Outdoor Cutlery | By Sigg

The Outdoor Cutlery Knife by Sigg is an essential piece of equipment for campers, hikers and adventurers. Also, if you are keen on music-festivals, …

Mister Tea Infuser

Another fun product by Fred & Friends. Mister Tea Infuser is the ideal tea-time companion, simply fill his little silicone pants with your favorite …

Titanium Spork | Spoon-fork-knife Combo

This has to be the most versatile outdoor eating utensil available. The Spork is a spoon-fork-knife combo, making your life so much easier when it …

On Cloudracer | Ultralight Running Shoes

The Cloudracer made by Swiss company On (a relatively new name in running shoes) is designed for competitive running. The shoe has an ultra-light …

Slim Armor Case

Slim Armor Case has to be one of the nicest iPhone 5 cases out there. The slim case matches perfectly with the coating of your beautiful iPhone 5 …

British Adventurer Dies While Skiing Across Greenland

A British adventurer passed away last Saturday while attempt an unsupported crossing of Greenland with two friends. The three men lost their tent in …

Adventure Tech: Suunto Ambit2 GPS Watch

There is no question that one of the more well received GPS watches to hit the market the past couple of years has been the Ambit from Suunto. The …

The 20 Best Dog Breeds for Runners

Dogs may be the the perfect running partners: They're always ready to go, they eagerly keep pace, and they never complain about being tired. But not every dog is built for running. The ideal jogging companion is low-maintenance and obedient, with energy and endurance. These 20 breeds are a great …

Pets