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From Utah Beach to Kabul: How Army gear changed since D-Day

The basics are the same: A uniform, a helmet, boots, a rucksack, and a rifle. But that's about the only similarities between what a D-Day soldier and one in Afghanistan took into combat.<p>At a distance, the two soldiers look pretty much the same. But up close, the parallels fall away as what was new …

A classic boat race brings home the vulgarity of today's have-yachts

A regatta on the Firth of Clyde gathered together the creations of the Fife shipbuilding family – who thrived during the last great age of rampant inequality<p>The cloud was so low and the air so blurred with drizzle on the Firth of Clyde last Sunday that even the most knowledgable spectator would …

Escaping the Recession by Boat

ANCHORED IN AN AQUA LAGOON, surrounded by a necklace of thin coral beach, the 32-foot cutter Saltbreaker has a tight below-decks cabin that smells like mildew, body odor, and, just now, a strip-mall dollar store. The space is a catastrophe of new T-shirts, cheap baseball hats, sunglasses, ballpoint …

Sailing

CrossFit While Traveling

Every so often, we all have to travel for work or family obligations. Sometimes you get lucky and can find a CrossFit box near you (don’t forget to …

How To Do Double Unders for CrossFit - Technique WOD

CrossFit

Stop coddling your dog—he’s 99.9% wolf

SANTA CLARITA, California—Cesar Millan crosses the road to meet me. Two pit bulls, a Chihuahua, and a Yorkshire terrier—named Junior, Taco, Alfie and Kaley Cuoko—follow. Off leash and at heel, the dogs are calm, almost languid. If Millan communicates with them, I do not notice.<p>For the past few …

Dogs

Taking A Moment...

Freediving: breaching the surface of the body's capabilities

Most people panic at the thought of going for minutes without oxygen – but adherents of this fascinating extreme sport discover a world of calm in the stillness underwater<p>Freediving is a bit of an odd extreme sport. On the one hand, it's completely natural: humans have been diving with their breath …

The Handstand Push-Up - Invictus Fitness

<b>The Handstand Push-Up</b> <br>Written by Nichole DeHart<p>Most of our readers would probably have thought, if asked about a year before they began CrossFit, …

Bodyweight Exercise

The Science of How Your Mind-Wandering Is Robbing You of Happiness

<i>“The main thing is to get what little happiness there is out of life in this wartorn world,”</i> Clare Boothe Luce advised her young daughter, <i>“because ‘these are the good old days’ now.”</i> And yet most of us are conditioned to escape into the past, into the future, into our to-do lists — to wander off …

Getting Comfortable in the Handstand

July 13, 2017<p>Working handstands, hand walking, balance work, one arm balance work, and pressing to a handstand are important as they develop your …

Yoga

The 10 Things That Will Happen When You Begin CrossFit

This week marks three months since I began the most intense workout regimen of my entire life, CrossFit.<p>What led to me beginning CrossFit was a realization that, if left to my own devices, I would never push myself hard enough to truly make the changes I needed to in order to get in shape. …

Crossfit: extreme, controversial – and addictive

The training technique could be described as 'gymnastics meets Olympic lifting' and has been known to leave people incontinent with exhaustion. So is it for you?<p>I've never been a team player, nor the kind to whoop my way through exercise, but standing here in a huge south London warehouse in …

Hiking the John Muir Trail: Going Out to Go In

“I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.” ~ John Muir<p>Drawing wild-eyed wanderers and scruffy-haired men from around the world, the 211-mile John Muir Trail has a reputation of immeasurable proportions. Making its way …

Hiking

10 Heartbreaking Photos That Might Reduce You To Tears

They say a photo speaks a thousand words, so with the greatest respect to these heartbreaking moments from our history & the photographers that have …

The 17 Greatest Wedding Photobombers Of All Time

Done by the masters of the photobomb: animals, of course.

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Pain Meds May Cause Serious Side Effects on Race Day

When you're beating back pain during your next big race, keep in mind that popping a pill may do more harm than good. Painkillers could have serious …

Cardiovascular System

Kickass Video Friday

I've got a vault filling up with good stuff, and the weekend transition day is a good day to start watching.<p>First up, a teaser for the Global Ocean …

Supernatural

Paul's Cape Dory 25, just doing it!

<b>Written by Ben Ellison on Mar 26, 2013 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub</b><p>What the heck? This morning In Myrtle Beach it was the same frosty 36 …

Sailing