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Posted: 2019-05-20 22:19:48
Objects evolve; sometimes slowly, surely, and almost imperceptibly, and at other times through explosive design revolutions. But they always evolve in a never ending process of refinement and...

Posted: 2019-05-23 15:25:56
Copper Creek Trail, Kings Canyon NP – as featured in Episode 1 of Broken Laces: A Hiker’s Podcast   The following is a hike discussed in detail by Riley Smith on his new audiocast, Broken...
Posted: 2019-05-22 10:03:42
Matt Maynard: The 1,900-mile-long thru-hike winds through the southern Andes from Santiago to the climbing mecca of Mount Fitzroy. To complete it, adventurers need a lot more than physical stamina....
Posted: 2019-05-20 10:03:45
One of the best urban hiking areas in the USA. Washington Park is the #1 TripAdvisor attraction in Portland. It includes a zoo, forestry museum, arboretum, children’s museum, rose...
Posted: 2019-05-18 16:48:00
Getúlio Felipe climbs Marmolada
Getúlio Felipe is a 14-year old kid born with cerebral palsy. That didn’t stop him climbing the highest mountain in the Italian Dolomites 3,343 m (10,968 ft). … At the age of four,...
Posted: 2019-05-17 10:03:31
Great Hikes in 50 States
Outside Magazine posted an interesting listicle: Best Hike in Every State (via Adventure Blog)
Posted: 2019-05-16 10:03:50
Four Pass Loop, Maroon Bells-Snowmass CO
The Four Pass Loop in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness is one of the premiere backpacking loops in Colorado. At 28 miles in length, this loop is typically hiked over the course of 3 to 5...
Posted: 2019-05-15 10:03:47
tramping Stewart Island, New Zealand
There are three main multi-day hiking trails on Stewart Island: Rakiura Track (3 days) North West Circuit (9-11 days) Southern Circuit (6 days) Stewart Island can be visited all year round, and...
Posted: 2019-05-13 10:03:03
cycling Vegas to Red Rock Canyon
Trip report by BestHike editor Rick McCharles. My favourite destination in Vegas is Red Rock Canyon. It was Alistair Humphreys who first got me thinking about microadventures. … short,...
Posted: 2019-05-10 10:03:37
Charles Darwin was a hiker
He got into hiking in his 20s, but it was trekking and scrambling in little know wilderness on four continents visited on his five-year-long H.M.S. Beagle voyage between 1831 and 1836 that cement...
Posted: 2019-05-09 10:03:14
Bikepacking the Great American Rail-Trail
By BestHike editor Rick McCharles This summer I plan to cycle the western end of the new Great American Rail-Trail. I’ll camp and also hike the best trails en route. The preferred route...

Posted: 2019-05-20 19:51:16
Even if you’re one of the few people that don’t have trouble sleeping these days, chances are you feel a bit depleted in some way. With the accelerated pace of our modern lives, we often...
Posted: 2019-05-08 22:55:54
Mothering is a gift. It’s an honor and a privilege to be a mother to another.It’s also a very, VERY hard slog. Every day presents a new whirlwind of emotions. Just when you think that you’ve...
Posted: 2019-05-07 22:15:13
From the Sanskrit root “manas,” meaning “mind,” and “tra,” which translates as “tool,” a mantra is literally a tool for the mind. Yoga classes today are full of affirmations and...
Posted: 2019-05-01 01:31:22
Mental Health Awareness Month: 4 Glo teachers share their stories
As a mind-body practice, yoga shows us that our physical and mental well-being are inextricably connected. But while many of us talk openly about our physical health struggles, mental health...
Posted: 2019-04-30 00:01:20
Parivrtta Trikonasana: Revolve Your Triangle
Pronounced: pah-ree-VUR-tah    tree-koan-AH-suh-nuh Revolved Triangle From the Sanskrit roots “tri,” meaning “three,” and “kon,” meaning “angle,” Trikonasana is...
Posted: 2019-04-22 17:11:01
Six ways to embrace #zerowaste this Earth Day
A couple of years ago I was visiting an island in Thailand and made my way to the most secluded beach recommended by the locals. I strapped on my snorkel, mask, and fins and enthusiastically...
Posted: 2019-04-08 22:49:05
Our North Star: Introducing Stephanie Snyder’s latest course, Yamas and Niyamas
How am I doing in the world with all of its chaos and beauty? Am I actively engaged in a life that reflects yogic values? Do I even really understand what those are? These are questions I began...
Posted: 2019-04-02 16:40:32
On Why We Wake…
What is it that compels us to practice, even when it requires sacrifice, like dragging ourselves out of bed when we’d rather remain asleep? This essay examines why we dedicate ourselves despite...
Posted: 2019-03-16 00:51:01
Yoga Nidra in honor of World Sleep Day
From avid dreamers to stubborn sleepers—we all need to be mindful of the health of our sleep. One of the best ways we know to enjoy deep, rejuvenating rest is the yogic sleep practice known...
Posted: 2019-03-08 01:30:55
International Women’s Day
In celebration of International Women’s Day, we’re supporting the global initiative of #BalanceForBetter by sharing the stories of six women who, through their passion for movement and equality,...

Posted: 2019-05-23 14:31:55
All photos by Russ Ellis In the realm of competitive cycling, the line between dedication and addiction can be ultra-fine. Sports psychologist Dr Josephine Perry searches for a meaningful distinction
Posted: 2019-05-23 14:05:54
Danny van Poppel has raised some questions with a ride posted on Strava (Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)The Dutch sprinter recorded a 17km circuit ‘ride’
Posted: 2019-05-23 11:03:41
Style out the miles: cool club kit’s a must Ride variety and stylish finery are the spice of UK cycling club life
Posted: 2019-05-23 10:15:11
How to set your saddle height: a beginner's guide
Struggling with discomfort, knee pain, or just don't feel you're getting the power out? Here's how to adjust your saddle height for perfect pedalling
Posted: 2019-05-22 18:07:16
Continental launches bike tyre made from sustainable dandelion rubber
Continental reveals its first ever bicycle tyre made from dandelion rubber and will make it available in time for the Tour de France
Posted: 2019-05-22 16:41:42
Olympian knocked of his bike by deer while riding in Richmond Park
Olympic triathlete Stuart Hayes was knocked off his bike by a deer (Picture: Getty Images) An Olympic triathlete suffered an unexpected brush with nature when he was hit by a deer while riding...
Posted: 2019-05-22 11:00:06
Eight alternative ways to go faster on your bike
Can't be bothered to go on a diet? Cant afford all the latest aerodynamic kit? Well, you don't need them
Posted: 2019-05-22 10:26:20
NYPD criticised for seizing e-bikes as part of road safety campaign
E-bikes seized by police in New York (Picture: Twitter/@NYPD13Pct) Criticism has been aimed at police in New York over the seizure of e-bikes as part of a road safety campaign.
Posted: 2019-05-22 10:00:42
What do professional cyclists eat?
The Albanian champ eats some grub before the final sprint on stage 13Learn from the pros to fuel your cycling performance, manage your weight and improve your health
Posted: 2019-05-22 09:50:39
10 best bike saddles 2019: a buyer’s guide
A comfy saddle can make the difference between a dream ride and a nightmare; here we run through what to look for to find the best bike saddle for you

Posted: 2019-05-23 18:48:38
By Clement Secchi on SwimSwam La jeune nageuse Américaine de 17 ans Regan Smith a descendu son record du monde junior sur 100 dos d'un centième dimanche dernier à Bloomington aux Etats-Unis...
Posted: 2019-05-23 18:33:57
By Torrey Hart on SwimSwam Caskey heads to Palo Alto after four seasons serving as an assistant at Wisconsin. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Neil Caskey Tabbed as First Assistant Hire Under...
Posted: 2019-05-23 18:02:13
By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam In a narrow poll results, slightly more than half of fans were more excited for the Bloomington Pro Swim Series than the Atlanta Classic running concurrently. Read...
Posted: 2019-05-23 17:26:47
Dolfin Swim of the Week: Cody Miller’s $11,500+ Swim
By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam After a disappointing 2018, Cody Miller is reversing course: his huge lifetime-best 200 breast last weekend puts him in line for 2019-2020 National Team status and...
Posted: 2019-05-23 15:41:45
Allison Schmitt Named to Michigan Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2019
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Schmitt was one of 10 inductees named this week to the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame, which honors athletes with strong ties to the state. Read the full story on SwimSwam:...
Posted: 2019-05-23 15:35:25
Big Blue Swim School Celebrates Successful Start to 2019
By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwam In late 2018, Big Blue Swim School, a Chicago-based children’s swim school announced its plans to reach 150 units by 2021 by partnering with growth-minded...
Posted: 2019-05-23 15:07:40
Practice + Pancakes: IU Breaststroke Clinic
By Coleman Hodges on SwimSwam We went to go film their practice the day after the meet, admittedly expecting to get more of a laid back, recovery type of practice. Lucky for us, Indiana doesn't...
Posted: 2019-05-23 15:03:11
Manuel, Adrian, Jones, Franklin and Gaines Talk Water Safety on Today Show
By Torrey Hart on SwimSwam Members of the group gave swim lessons on live television Wednesday morning. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Manuel, Adrian, Jones, Franklin and Gaines Talk Water...
Posted: 2019-05-23 15:03:03
US Anti-Doping Agency Officially Endorses NSF Certified for Sport Program
By Torrey Hart on SwimSwam In a somewhat surprising move, USADA is recognizing the NSF Certified for Sport program as the best way for athletes to ensure they are taking clean supplements. Read...
Posted: 2019-05-23 13:31:47
Kubova, Seemonova & Micka Will Lead Czech Republic At World C’ships
By Loretta Race on SwimSwam 19-year-old Barbora Seemanova will represent Czech Republic this summer at the 2019 FINA World Championships. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Kubova, Seemonova &...