"People don't lock their cars around here. But the bears learned how to push the lever on the front door of my house, so I keep that door locked." T...
Matthias Mentasti reads not only design-related books but also about world class athletes and tech visionaries to live big and do what makes him happy.
When you watch a race like the Tour de France you see varying strategies that are used, but there are two which stand out. The first is what we might...
We arrive in Provence, specifically the Luberon, my favorite region of France. Rosé wines flow with pink flourish, ripe olives soaked in oil and herbs precede every meal, and fresh vegetables crown lamb and seafood platters. The crusty bread, as always in France, is addictive. My taste buds are tantalized, anticipating meals to come.
Each person is on his own in this race of individual endeavors that include swimming, biking and running. These activities are not done holding hands. There are no teammates. Even the training is individualized, and so are the results.
The way we currently use transportation is one of the biggest strains on our collective environment. Something needs to be done. Riding a bicycle for a month can save you upwards of $700 but it can also save the environment.
Despite continued efforts, the practice of doping persists and seems to be so entrenched in professional sports that no doping sanctions, however harsh, will be able to eradicate it.
As I look towards competing in my second Olympics, it's easy to forget the little steps along the way that brought me to my current position.
You're going to laugh - Le Tour de France - does not always only tours France! This year, the 103rd edition of the cycle race will start in the Fr...
Unlike running, biking is lower impact on the leg muscles and doesn't exert as much force on the knees (and joints in general). As a workout, it can be a lower risk form of cardio, which is good for those recovering from injury.
Warm weather is finally here, and it's time to get outside and get moving. As an exercise physiologist, a former Olympic Coach for USA Cycling BMX, an...
At certain times on the calendar the volume and quality of sport on offer to fans and competitors alike overflows the capacity for any single person to absorb. It is an embarrassment of riches and at present we are in the midst of one such bonanza of events. Where to begin?
My cyclist patients are not always fit. Yes, their aerobic capacity is impressive. Their quads are ever increasing. But watch them when they get off the bike. For the first minute or two, they can barely stand up. Their backs ache. Their necks are sore. Their hips are tight. They look like the classic picture of abused laborers.
Harmonious passion can all too easily turn into obsessive passion as one's work begins to gain recognition and external praise.
More than 100,000 people have pledged online, and by participating you open the doors to not only helping yourself but also helping the environment with the benefits of cycling.
I couldn't believe it -- I had jumped into the pages of National Geographic. I had sprung myself across a rickety makeshift bridge, gaping at a raging river in the highlands of West Papua, Indonesia, and there I stood, mesmerized by a procession of men wearing nothing but feathers in their hair and koteka, gourds, on their penises.