Steve Sterka

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13 of the best monthly workout streaming subscriptions that cost less than $40

Thanks to the brave new world of on-demand sweat sessions, playing hooky from your IRL workout class is no biggie. And hallelujah for that, since the …

Her Triathlon Goal: Guiding Others to the Finish Line

The climb to Hawi can make or break cyclists on the Ironman World Championship course in Kona, Hawaii. Caroline Gaynor has the added challenge of riding uphill into the climb’s famous headwinds on a tandem bike. Ms. Gaynor, 34, is an eight-time Ironman guide for blind and visually impaired athletes.<p>…

This Is What It Actually Takes to Run a Marathon

<i>Welcome to my marathon training journey, where I’ll be taking you along with me as I prepare for the full 26.2 miles of the London Marathon.</i> <i>Call this</i> …

The 10 Best TRX Moves for Runners

If you’re not using these straps to improve your running performance, you should be.<p>To get better, most runners—well, run. But the best runners know that improving speed and endurance isn’t just about logging more miles; it also requires time in the gym. And one of the best ways to build the …

Breaking Down The Best Running Apps Of The Moment

So many running apps, so little time! We’re taking a look at some of the best running apps of the moment and assessing them to help you find the ones …

Apps

12 Cycling Apparel Brands You Should Know

In the world of athletic equipment, cycling apparel is in a class all its own. Not only does it bear the same responsibilities as your sportswear …

Four Month Training Marathon Schedule

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Marathon<p>Marathon Training Schedule For Beginners<p>Four Month Training Marathon Schedule<p>Shares<p>You're ready. You did it. You …

Backstory: How Bikes Built Our Highways

<i>Library of Congress</i>Before there were cars, America’s country roads were unpaved, and they were abysmal. Back then, roads were so unreliable for …

Roads

6 great stretches for cyclists

by Haley Smith<p>We all know that stretching is important. Stretching has so many important physical health benefits, such as increased flexibility and …

The Apple Watch Nike+ will make you miss running with your phone

The Nike+ version of the Apple Watch is a weird one. Setting aside the obvious marketing and business partnership between Nike and Apple, it's …

7 Indoor Trainer Workouts and Apps for Cyclists

Zwift<p>$10 per month 1 of 8<p>The Zwift app allows you to link your turbo trainer with your computer, tablet or smartphone so you can compete virtually …

Instant apps are publishers’ newest ‘frenemy’ when it comes to monetization

Since the dawn of the iPhone, Apple has been designing, revolutionizing and, to some extent, controlling the way people interact with their mobile devices through a marketplace known as the App Store. When the App Store first opened, there were 552 apps. Today, there are 2 million iOS apps, and 2.2 …

Fast Starts = Slow Finishes (Chicago Edition)

What the data from the Chicago Marathon tells us about the dangers of starting too fast.<p>TLDR;<p><i>Starting too fast too early may wreck your marathon by</i> …

What to Eat Before, During and After You Run

Even if you only jog the occasional few miles, you’ve likely heard about marathoners carb-loading before a race or long run. But pasta isn’t the only …

10 Running Songs To The Pace Of An Average Marathon

In 2015, women completed marathons with an average finish time of 4:45:30—according to <i>Running USA’s</i> annual report. This corresponds to roughly 10:52 …

Marathons

Relive lets you watch your rides from above

In an age where every ride must be logged and shared on Strava, there’s a new app that lets you show off your route from above — and you don't even …

How To Release Chronically Tight Hamstrings - Monthly Yoga With Abi

<i>About Abi</i> -<br>Abi Carver designs yoga routines for mountain bikers looking to eliminate muscular aches and pains, gain an edge in competition and unlock …

How To Release Tight Quads And Increase Your Power - Monthly Yoga With Abi

<i>About Abi</i> -<br>Abi Carver designs yoga routines for mountain bikers looking to eliminate muscular aches and pains, gain an edge in competition and unlock …

Expert Training Advice For Beginner Runners Over 40

<i>This is a submission shared with permission from the elite New Balance Tampa Masters Racing Team.</i><p>From baby steps to kicking the asphalt, what …

Found: JustGoRide lets you create free GPX route files, GPSvisualizer makes them useful

I suppose all of this was only ever a Google search away, but now that I’ve been using the Wahoo ELEMNT and it’s ability to add GPX route files in …

Google Search

Why you shouldn’t bother creating a mobile app.

Lessons learned spending one year creating and improving our mobile app.<p>Enters the app graveyard: Birdly mobile.<p>A long time ago, in a galaxy not so …

Google launches Gboard, an iOS keyboard that lets you search without a browser

Google this morning launched a new application for iOS devices called Gboard that puts the power of Google search directly into your mobile device’s keyboard. This keyboard had been rumored to be in development earlier this year, and it appears the original reports were accurate. Not only does the …

Apps

13 Standing Core Exercises Better Than Crunches

Strengthening your core is essential for stability. But that doesn't mean you're stuck with sit-ups.<p>Stand Up for Stand-Out Abs<p>Put your mat away and give your neck a rest. “Standing abs exercises work more muscles than crunches” says Sara Haley, creator of <i>The Daily Sweat</i> workout DVDs and a Reebok …

Apple mandates that new Watch apps 'must' work without an iPhone

Starting June 1, non-native apps won't be approved for the App Store.<p>Apple's laying the law down: Watch apps <i>must</i> operate without an iPhone nearby. In a blog post, the company mandates that anything submitted for App Store approval from this June 1st forward has to be a native app running watchOS 2. …

A year with the Apple Watch: What works, what doesn’t, and what lies ahead?

Some features are more useful than others, and there's lots of room to improve.<p>About a year ago, Apple announced and released its first Apple Watch. …

The Best Apps for Every Type of Runner, From Newbie to Veteran to Zombie Fan

We rounded up the 15 best iOS and Android apps for every type of runner.<p>Looking to get more out of your running workouts? There’s an app for that—or more like a hundred. These days, apps can not only track your run, but also coach you, motivate you with music, keep you safe, and more.<p>To keep it …

Infographic: 21 Ways to Improve Sales in your e-Shop

Imagine having to convince a stranger, in a matter of seconds, that you have something they should buy. That’s what e-shop owners need to do …