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MAP MY RUN—It turns out that carb-loading with a big bowl of pasta the night before an endurance event may not be the best fueling strategy. Zach Bitter prefers bacon pre- and post-race, and there’s...

MAP MY RIDE—Whether you’re already biking up a storm or planning to the second summer hits, you’ll want to keep track of all your miles on MapMyRide starting June 12. That day marks the 200th...

SPRING 2017 CYCLING GEAR

May 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

FURTHERMORE—Whether you’re a bike commuter (take note: National Bike to Work Week is May 15 through 19) or a hardcore cyclist, warmer weather is a great excuse to invest in some new gear. From bib...

We Tried It For You: PlyoJam

May 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

MY FITNESS PAL—If you’re still going through a “Big Little Lies” withdrawal, we’ve got a great way to help you feel closer to ringleader Madeline, aka Reese Witherspoon, until Season 2 arrives. The HBO starlet...

MAP MY RIDE—Think it’s scary to bike to work? It might be scarier not to. A new study published in The British Medical Journal this April named bike commuting the healthiest mode of transportation, beating...

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ADVENTURE—Glamping has given luxury camping a bum rap for far too long. The extravagant, posh term referring to experiences where glamour meets camping has turned off some adventurers who would otherwise enjoy this...

How Building Muscle Boosts Fat Loss

April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

MY FITNESS PAL—You’ve long heard that intriguing rumor about how lifting weights and building muscle burns fat. It’s not just wishful thinking: Science supports this sweet-sounding promise. But still, it’s a bit tricky to fully...

MAP MY RUN—It’s one thing to sign up for a sprint or Olympic triathlon, and quite another to do an Ironman — let alone five Ironman-distance tris in five consecutive days. Everyone knows an Ironman,...

MAP MY RUN—By the time you need to schedule an MRI, you know you already have a problem. You’ve injured something — maybe your knee, ankle or shoulder. And now doctors need this scan to...