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Cycling motivation: 10 ways to find it and keep it throughout the year

Cycling motivation: 10 ways to find it and keep it throughout the year

Cycling motivation can waver throughout the year. When the sun sets early, it’s freezing and outside, your bike is still dirty from last weekend, and you forgot to pump up the tyres, remaining motivated on the bike is no simple feat. Before you even put on

How to Do the Dumbbell Shoulder Press

How to Do the Dumbbell Shoulder Press

What’s the right way to train your shoulders? The answer to that question will change depending on your goals, preferences and level of experience — as the saying goes, there’s more than one way to skin a cat. Starting with the basics, though, you have

Chronic pain can be treated — so why are millions still suffering?

Chronic pain can be treated — so why are millions still suffering?

Photography by Sam Murphy and Kevin Mohatt for Nature The science is building and viable treatments are available. But millions of people with chronic pain are still without help. This article is also available as a pdf version . Philip Kass spends 90% of his

What Are the Health Benefits of Kindness?

What Are the Health Benefits of Kindness?

You know that showing someone kindness can make you feel good inside. But you may not know that there’s scientific research that suggests that those warm, fuzzy feelings are also good for your long-term health and well-being. “Small acts of kindness are

5 Mistakes Holding Back Your Bench Press Workouts

5 Mistakes Holding Back Your Bench Press Workouts

SOMEDAY, MAYBE WE can ditch the outdated gym ice breaker, “How much do you bench?” and replace it with the more appropriate “How good is your To this day, the barbell bench press remains the de facto measuring stick for meatheads to gauge the overall

Nonopioid analgesics discovery and the Valley of Death:... : PAIN

Nonopioid analgesics discovery and the Valley of Death:... : PAIN

Schematic diagram of obstacles impeding the translation of promising preclinical efficacy data to successful clinical trials in patients suffering from various chronic pain conditions. 2.1. Analgesic drug target—which to choose? According to the mouse pain

Shin Splints? Ankle Pain? Achilles Aches? Learn how to prevent the most common lower leg ailments

Shin Splints? Ankle Pain? Achilles Aches? Learn how to prevent the most common lower leg ailments

You’re fresh into a trail run and start to feel a twinge in your lower leg – is it shin splints, a tight calf, or something more? Lower leg injuries are common in trail runners, as

5 Must-Do Moves for Adding Strength and Size to Your Quads

5 Must-Do Moves for Adding Strength and Size to Your Quads

If you never skip leg day, you're already one step ahead of the crowd on the mission to build big, strong legs. But you can broaden the scope of your goals—piecing together the perfect set of exercises to hone the quad “teardrop” can become a next-level

Is It Better to Work Out in the Morning or at Night? Experts Settle the Debate

Is It Better to Work Out in the Morning or at Night? Experts Settle the Debate

I don't know what's worse: the alarm blaring at 5 a.m., filling me with workout dread, or the anxiety that tends to creep in at the end of the day when I've failed to squeeze in some exercise. I love working out, but sometimes it's so hard to find that sweet