The Fastest Way to Descend on a Bike Is Also Terrifying

The best bike racers fly down hills with abandon, but this fixie rider's superman position is next-level crazy. At the Tour de France, you'll see the riders sitting on their bike's top tube, hunching over their bars. This precarious position trades stability for decreased wind drag, but by comparison it's not all that radical. Their legs are still bent, and more importantly,

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3 Things a Nutrition Coach Can’t Do for You

When it comes to personalised nutritional support, there are a few things no amount of money will get you.

Nutritional coaching has been upwardly trending in recent months, with thousands of recreational athletes signing up for online nutrition coaching packages from start-ups like Renaissance Periodization and Working Against Gravity. For a reasonable monthly fee, you get unlimited access to the industry's most successful experts with regular e-mail tracking, distance coaching, and feedback. It’s a world away from print books and DVDs authored by charlatans and reality TV stars, and it's wonderful.


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How Breast Augmentation Nearly Left Me Crippled

Implants can affect the body’s physiological systems in unexpected, negative ways.

When I was in my mid-twenties, I had a breast augmentation. Several years later, my breast augmentation left me literally crippled in a wheelchair. My body has healed since having the implants removed. I am sharing my story today as a way to raise awareness of the potentially harmful effects that breast implants can have on the body. 

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Menopause Is Not a Weight-Gain Sentence

With mindful effort, you can age gracefully.

Menopause transition and post menopause can be a frustrating time for women when it comes to health and body composition. Menopause occurs in several stages across a wide range of ages, usually somewhere between 40 to 65. Your health and body composition before menopause can have an effect on how it affects you, and symptoms vary person to person.


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8 Minute Abs Workout Routine At Home

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8-Minute abs workout routine you can do at home! Get crazy results fast with these great exercises (video descriptions on linked page)! From

Shredded abs in a hurry!
Want a sexy, defined tummy but lack the time to get it?  This workout requires zero equipment, hits every major muscle group in your abdomen, and is only 8 minutes long! Let’s get it started! 

For this “8-Minute Abs” routine, we’re going to be performing 8 of my favorite at-home exercises for your abs. We’ll run through each of these 50 seconds on, 10 seconds off. Keep in mind that because it’s only 8 minutes long I want you to push as hard as you can for each exercise during the 50-seconds “on” period. This is a great way to tone and tighten your midsection and do a lot of work in not-a-lot of time. Coming at you now…
The Workout
1. Crunches – 50 seconds on, 10 seconds off
ab crunch 
2. Reverse Crunches – 50 seconds on, 10 seconds off
reverse crunch exercise 
3. Russian Twist – 50 seconds on, 10 seconds off
Russian twist exercise(no dumbbell necessary)
4. Plank – 50 seconds on, 10 seconds off
5. Bicycle Crunches – 50 seconds on, 10 seconds off
6. Mountain Climbers – 50 seconds on, 10 seconds off
7. Double Straight-Leg Raise – 50 seconds on, 10 seconds off
8. Side Plank with Hip Dip- 50 seconds on, 10 seconds off


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The Kettlebell Snatch: A Simple Tool for Complex Benefits

Kettlebell snatches are good for a lot more than conditioning, but there’s more to them than “a swing that ends up overhead.”

It's been thirteen years since I did my first RKC (Russian Kettlebell Certification). I wasn’t completely sold on the idea of kettlebells at first, mostly because I was looking at the individual exercises and not the system of movement that was created around this single, simple implement. What made me come around on kettlebells wasn’t an Eastern European secret, or a nostalgic tie to old strongmen. It was simply how kettlebells made great functional training more accessible and helped me create better training solutions.

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Fat Loss Considerations for Females

Lean how to manage the fat-loss setbacks that are inherent to women.

For all the women reading this, you might have noticed over the years both you and fellow members of the fairer sex find it more difficult to lose fat over a sustained period of time than your male counterparts. Annoying, isn’t it?


Luckily, there is an extent of reliable information as to why this is the case and plenty of countermeasures to make up for the inherent fat loss setbacks of being a woman.


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Is a Vegan Diet Dangerous? Germany Thinks So

Is being vegan dangerous to your health? Following the rise popularity of veganism in its capitol city of Berlin, Germany has released a reactionary statement asserting that the diet is hazardous, especially for children and pregnant women.

This is a surprising move from the government, especially as many consider Berlin at the forefront of the rising vegan movement in

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How to Have Great Sex Until You’re 90

When experts talk about sex after 55, it tends to be a gloomy prognostication. After all, they point out that older men have an increased risk of erectile dysfunction, lower libido, reduced sexual sensation, a harder time orgasming, and more difficulty getting going for another round. Consider them pessimists.

Sure, “things don't work as well, but men ca

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