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Cycling Legend Jens Voigt Shares His Gran Fondo Experience

Photo: Alex Chiu On Saturday, October 10, I had the great pleasure of hosting the first The Jensie Gran Fondo in Marin County, California. The event offered three rides, 100 miles, 70 miles, and 40 miles, which allowed road cyclists of all abilities to gather together and take part in a day of fun and suffering with me. It was a bizarre feeling...

4 Supplements that Might Be Worth Swallowing

When it comes to supplements, people either love ‘em or hate ‘em. The camp of believers pop multivitamins, probiotics, fish-oil pills, and more, thinking more vitamins and minerals are better than less. The camp of skeptics refuse to swallow, relying on a healthy diet to deliver all the necessary nutrients. Who’s right?

What to Do When Your Pain Doesn’t Go Away

Everyone has experienced an instance of acute pain—it’s generally sharp and comes on fast. Maybe you sprained an ankle while running, threw out your back picking up a box, or burned your hand on a hot pan. Most acute pain lasts roughly a few moments to a few months, and it goes away when the source of the pain heals or is treated. Chronic pain...

Should You Rethink Your Footwear?

Science has confirmed something most women already know, and plenty of men assume: walking in sky-high stilettos presents a host of challenges. But guys don’t get off easy in the shoe department either.

Study Shows Exercise Adds Years to Your Life

You may no longer be a spry 30-, 40-, or even 50-something, but that’s no excuse to slack off in the exercise department. New research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine finds older men who do just 30 minutes of physical activity, regardless of intensity, six days a week have a 40 percent lower risk of mortality.

Why You Should Take Your Workout Somewhere New

You may have heard of a weight plateau (the scale gets stuck on a number you no longer want to see), but did you know you can experience the same phenomenon when it comes to mental and physical fitness, too? It’s true! “Your muscles and your mind get used to the activity level when you do the same routine, in the same place over and over...

Stressed? Get Calm in Seconds with These Breathing Tricks

Have you ever noticed how high-stress situations at work activate your fight or flight response? To prepare for combat or run from a threat, you take rapid shallow breaths and your body releases the hormone cortisol, telling the liver to stimulate glucose production and send sugar into the blood. That oxygen hit and sugar increase provides an...

Bye-bye, Networking. Hello, Sweatworking!

Have you tried sweatworking?

Too many meetings on your calendar to squeeze in a workout? No need to be stuck in conference rooms all day or client dinners all night. Turn your next networking session into a sweatworking session, instead! Sweatworking, the latest trend sweeping the business world, encourages people to step outside the classic meeting box and connect with...