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Knee pain in cyclists: What causes it and how to fix it

Knee pain is one of the most common overuse-type injuries that cyclists can suffer from. In a survey of 109 professional cyclists, nearly a quarter …

Exercise

7 Classic Hiking Trails In Maine To Take Before You Die

If you’re a long-time reader, you know how much we advocate for getting outside in Maine. From beach days to trail blazing, there’s something for …

Hiking

Hiking the Tahoe Rim Trail

Lake Tahoe is 122,200 acres of cobalt blue water and reflections of the Sierra. The best way to really get to know it: The Tahoe Rim Trail. The …

Hiking

These yoga moves pretty much feel like a massage

In the same way that you can do less and get more out of your yoga class, so too, can you master moves on your mat that feel like a massage.<p>I repeat: …

Yoga

10 unmissable hikes in Scotland

If you want some world-class hiking head to the Scottish Highlands & Islands.<p>Scotland’s mountains break no world records for height any more than its …

Hiking

We Tested The Lightest, Most Compact Sleep System Ever

It’s not often that I get to test a new product that genuinely changes my life. But that's the case with Therm-A-Rest’s new UberLite sleeping pad. Weighing just 8.8 ounces in its six-foot long, regular-length configuration, this pad offers just as much comfort as the rest of the brand's NeoAir line …

Backpacking

3 Best Day Trips from Dublin

Where to eat, drink, sleep, and what to do—in Belfast, County Clare, and County Wicklow.<p>Ireland is full of rich history, warm hospitality, and diverse natural wonders—and thanks to its relatively compact size, it’s easy to get a feel for many of its highlights, even if you’ve only got a few days to …

Ireland

Without a Doubt, the 9 Best Documentaries on Amazon Prime Will Change Your Life

If you're a regular MyDomaine reader, you've no doubt noticed I've been watching a lot of documentaries lately. In the past few months, I've scrolled …

Love Stories

Multi-day cycles

There's never been a better time to cycle in Ireland, says the author of a new biking guide<p>The following routes are short, flat and largely …

Humans, You Must Be Able to Carry

You bench press, do push-ups, and maybe even military press. You squat, lunge, deadlift, glute bridge, pull-up, row, and have tried countless “ab” …

The 12 Best Hikes In England You Have To Experience

The best hikes in England isn’t necessarily something one might think when planning a trip to England or perhaps even just looking for things to do …

Gardening 101: Solomon’s Seal

Solomon’s Seal, <i>Polygonatum:</i> “Shady Savior”<p>As a garden designer, I am often asked to recommend plants that are foolproof, black-thumb proof, and …

10 spectacular long-distance cycle routes

COAST TO COAST, UK<p><b>LENGTH:</b> 140 MILES<p><b>RIDING HIGHS:</b> A tough, rewarding climb up Hartside Pass in the North Pennines, often called England’s last …

Read This Story and Get Happier

Professor Laurie Santos didn’t set out to create the most popular course in the history of Yale University and the most talked-about college course …

Use These Lunge Variations to Avoid Mistakes

Lunges are a powerful exercise, allowing you to shape and strengthen almost every muscle in the lower body –- the hips, glutes, quads, hamstring and …

The Best Men’s Thru-Hiking Gear of 2018

Ditching weight means going farther faster.<p>NW Alpine Eyebright Jacket ($599)<p>Reaping the benefits of Dyneema’s legendary strength-to-weight ratio, the Eyebright is 30 percent lighter than other jackets we tested. After a year of roughing it up, it has yet to show any signs of wear.<p>Buy Now<p>Snow Peak …

Nasami Farms: A New England Mecca for Native Plant Lovers

My first sojourn to Garden in the Woods was enough to convert me. (See Walk on the Wild Side: A New England Woodland Garden.) Ever since that visit …

10 of the best wild cycle rides in the UK

<b>Malvern Hills, Worcestershire and Herefordshire</b><p>The Malvern Hills are wilderness in the Midlands, outliers of the Welsh mountains and beloved by artists, writers, poets and composers. The Malverns were composer (and keen cyclist) Edward Elgar’s muse, and the inspiration for 14th-century poet William …

Wanna Sleep Like a Baby? This Trainer Says You Should Do These 3 Essential Stretches

Pretty much every last one of us could use a stellar night's sleep. Whether you're stressed out at work, sore from your last workout, or dealing with …

Why Mastering the Single-Leg Squat Should Be Your Next Fitness Goal

Also called the pistol squat, this elite strength move is basically a gym party trick. Here's why it's worth your time and attention.<p>Squats get all …

Workouts

Sam Allingham Reads “The Intermediate Class”

Sam Allingham reads his story “The Intermediate Class,” from the April 2, 2018, issue of the magazine. Allingham’s first story collection, “The Great American Songbook,” was published in 2016. He has published fiction in <i>One Story, Epoch</i>, and <i>American Short Fiction</i>, among other magazines.

The Ready Player One backlash, explained

The Ready Player One book used to be considered a fun romp. Then Gamergate happened.<p>Steven Spielberg’s <i>Ready Player One</i>, an adaptation of the 2011 novel of the same name by Ernest Cline, is about to debut. And the internet is ready and waiting to tell him why that’s a terrible idea.<p>“<i>Ready Player One</i> …

DIY: A Stylish, Modern Wooden Pegboard

After admiring Julie’s wooden pegboard from Germany (as seen in <i>Remodelista: The Organized Home</i>), I hinted to my husband, Chad, that it would make a …

12 of the best bikepacking bags — luggage for lightweight adventures

If you plan to travel fast and light, or just don’t like clutter, bikepacking bags are the modern alternative to panniers for multi-day rides.<p>For …

Battle Of The Super Bowl Playlists: New England Envy

It's that time of year: The New England Patriots take their annual trip to the Super Bowl against – let's see, who's this year's opponent? Oh, yes, the Philadelphia Eagles, that team in green – and we've been challenged to a Boston song list by the folks in Philly. We can do that. It's a piece of …

Update 2: Gear List

Gear. If you’ve ever planned a thru-hike, I’m sure you can relate when I say that this is all I’ve thought about, researched about, talked about, and …

Backpacking

​ Smash Goals With This Strength-Straining Plan for Cyclists

It’s time to get seriously unstuck. Last year, when strength coach Jacques Devore introduced his radical training program, <i>Maximum Overload for Cyclists</i>, the book became an instant hit with thousands of riders looking to get stronger, leaner, and faster with less training time. These four success …

The 4 most fat-burning exercises you can do at the gym

Yes, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but all that indulging can leave us feeling somewhat sluggish and bloated come New Year.<p>There's nothing else for it but to hit the gym.<p>But let's be honest here: you don't want to spend any more time working out than you absolutely <i>have to</i> in …

Exercise

Five Body-Weight Exercises Every Cyclist Should Do This Winter

If you’re like many riders and back-burner your resistance training in favor of maximum saddle time spring through fall, this winter is the perfect time to perform a little strength maintenance. Particularly important is hitting all the muscles that support you in the saddle, but that cycling …

Top 5 gravel bikes of 2018

What makes a great gravel bike? Well, that depends on how you define gravel. Are we talking smooth dirt roads that you can ride on your aero bike? Or …