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Arduino Releases MKR1000, IoT Development Environment, and Community Project Platform

With today’s Arduino Day festivities, the co-founders made three announcements for their users: First, the Arduino MKR1000, a tiny, feature-packed board initially introduced at the tail end of last year, is now shipping. But alongside that, and potentially much more significant, Arduino announced …

Mastering Guitar Bends in 5 Minutes

The Most Beautiful Places to Run in the World

These stunning trails and roads, published in our print magazine over the years, will inspire you to find your own Rave Run.<p>1 of 78<p>Yosemite National Park, California<p>About 3,214 feet above the Yosemite Valley is Glacier Point Road, said to be one of the most scenic stretches to run. Cool off and …

Pro tips on treating tendon injuries

The patient is a 35-year-old office worker and keen recreational squash player who has been struggling with lateral epicondylitis – tennis elbow – for nine months, despite the rest, ice and exercises prescribed by his doctor.<p>Tendinopathy, the general term for tendon overuse injuries such as tennis …

Two Simple Steps to Analyze Your Last Tempo Run

<i>By Philip Miller, creator of GraphMyRun</i>Runners whose goal is just to finish a marathon only need a very simple training tool. It’s a check list.“Did …

Stryd Launches First Wearable Power Meter For Runners | Page 4 of 4

Availability<p>Judging by the excitement and interest seen at the launch party, demand will be high with the Stryd presale launch beginning late …

How to Understand the Heart Rate Training Zones for Running

In my previous post on how to calculate your heart rate, I detailed the process of finding your maximum and resting heart rates. Now, you’ve got …

Heart Rates

The Right Way To Train With A Heart Rate Monitor | Triathlete

<i>Heart rate-based training is easier and more effective with this “middle-out” method.</i><p><b>Written by: Richard Diaz</b><p>In the early 1980s, while participating …

Kanpai! The Five Best 12 Year Old Japanese Whiskies

Last week hummus and yoga were “in”, and while they’re not out yet, there’s a new top dog in Popularville: Japanese Whisky. Notice the spelling — …

What Happens When You Demolish Two 100-Year-Old Dams

“A river is never silent…Reservoirs stilled my song.” Narrated from the point of view of Washington's Elwha River, a new documentary about the largest dam removal project in U.S. history starts off on a somber tone before building toward the best possible catharsis: massive charges of dynamite …

15 amazing adventures for 2015

10 Can't-Miss Running Adventures

1 of 11<p>10 Can't-Miss Running Adventures<p><b>Acadia National Park, Maine</b><p>The 3.3-mile carriage road encircling Witch Hole Pond is part of a 45-mile system of paths in Acadia National Park.<p>2 of 11<p>10 Can't-Miss Running Adventures<p><b>Harold Parker State Forest, Massachusetts</b><p>Roughly 25 miles north of Boston, …

National Parks

Stryd, Power Meter for Running

Running consistently while aligned with your threshold is the secret to reaching your new personal record.<p>Stryd makes race day simple. Follow a …

Kenzen

Sensor-laden smart socks will turn you into a better runner

LAS VEGAS — Tons of wearables at International CES promise to help you get better at everything from brushing your teeth to perfecting your golf swing, but the last place we expected someone to toss a sensor was into our socks.<p>Sensoria’s Fitness Socks are aimed at transforming you into a better, …

This Top-Secret Food Will Change the Way You Eat

I dumped meat a few weeks ago, and it was not an easy breakup. Some of my most treasured moments have involved a deck, a beer, and a cheeseburger. But the more I learned, the more I understood that the relationship wasn’t good for either of us. A few things you should never do if you want to eat …

The quickest and simplest way to make calls on your Mac

One of the best features launched with OS X Yosemite this year was the ability to make and receive phone calls from your Mac, provided it is paired with a compatible iPhone.<p>But while it’s usually great receiving phone calls with the feature, making outgoing calls yourself is not so straightforward: …

iPhone 5

Spicy Chickpea and Bulgur Soup Recipe

I'm deep in the middle of a streak where I cook primarily from other people's cookbooks. Every now and then it's a groove I fall into, sometimes …

How To: Run Faster in the Mountains

Just after my thirty-third birthday I started to think I should take up running. I had some immediate second thoughts: On this ankle? At this age? …

The 1,000-Rep Morning Metabolism Igniter

Light your fat-frying furnace for the entire day<p>Mornings are tough and morning workouts are tougher.<p>But the right routine is worth waking up for, especially if it allows you to crank out 1,000 reps in 30 minutes, like this one from Craig Ballantyne, MS, CTT, and editor of EarlyToRise.com.<p>“When you …

OnePlus One to use 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 with 3GB of RAM

The launch of the OnePlus One is only two weeks away and even at this late stage the company is still fine tuning the device so that it will offer some of the best performance on the market. With its mantra of “Never Settle” the CEO of OnePlus Pete Lau has made a shock announcement. The OnePlus One …

A Short Cut To The Long Run

Photo: John Segesta<i>You can run a good marathon without logging 20-mile training runs.</i>Most running experts agree that it’s impossible to run a …

It's About More Than Miles

The 2013 ING New York City Marathon is 33 days away, and I’m finally getting in the zone. It’s about time. As I wrote in my last post, I had a late …

Marathons

An Interview With The Oatmeal

Matthew Inman, creator of the insanely popular online comic, talks running, poop jokes, and tackling deer.<p>Are you familiar with the internet? If so, you're probably familiar with The Oatmeal.<p>The Oatmeal is a ridiculously popular online comic that tackles topics from grammar to the mantis shrimp to …

Bizarre Facts About Ultramarathoning

Vegetable Couscous

Serves 3 to 4<p>If couscous is not available, this easy dish can be served over whole grains, such as millet, quinoa, or brown rice.<p>2 Tbs. water<br>2 Garlic …

Make Your Own Veggie Burgers

The black beans have plenty of fiber; the quinoa, plenty of protein.<p>I'm a meat-eater, but I enjoy good quality veggie burgers. They're no substitute for beefy, greasy, barely-fit-in-your-mouth constructions topped with bacon and cheese, but I try to reserve burgers like that for days I'm feeling …

Treating And Preventing Plantar Fasciitis | Triathlete

<i>Treat or prevent plantar fasciitis with this advice from Dr. Jordan Metzl.</i><p>The Symptoms<p>Nasty pain in the bottom of the foot, especially when running …

Going Longer: How To Train For Your First 50K

Ultrarunning isn't about seeing how fast you can go, but how far you can go.<p><i>Check out this introductory guide to ultrarunning and a beginner’s</i> …