How Many Eggs Is it Really Safe to Eat Per Week?">

How Many Eggs Is it Really Safe to Eat Per Week?

By Macaela MacKenzie For Women’s Health I’m an egg addict. Despite the fact that “become a stellar cook” makes it onto my list of New Year’s resolutions year after year, life (and a dinky New York City kitchen) has a way of trumping my best intentions. Enter the egg. Whether in an omelet, on avocado toast, or by itself, eggs feel like a healthy step up from having a bowl…

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This Bike Lane Vigilante Is Cleaning Up Philly's Streets">

This Bike Lane Vigilante Is Cleaning Up Philly's Streets

By Molly Hurford What makes a citizen turn to vigilantism to make change? In Philadelphia, one man recently became a cycling superhero (or antihero, depending on who you ask) as his video of bike lane ‘enforcement’ turned viral this past weekend. His problem with drivers in the Pennsylvania capital stems from a lack of rule-following, and subsequent lack of enforcement by parking officials. He also notes that when some drivers…

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9 Ways to Make the Most of Your Short Bike Rides">

9 Ways to Make the Most of Your Short Bike Rides

By Selene Yeager with Leslie Bonci In an ideal world, we’d always have the time to do the ride we want. However, most of us live in the real world, where we need to fit our rides into designated slots of free time. But you can have the best of both worlds—it just takes a little bit of careful planning. Here’s a look at how you can accomplish any number…

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These 2 Moves Make For the Ultimate Back Workout">

These 2 Moves Make For the Ultimate Back Workout

By Naomi Nazario For Men’s Health This workout is a compound superset, where you perform two moves back to back that work the same muscle group. Compound supersets provide an intense muscle-building stimulus—which means a bigger back with better definition if you incorporate this into your regular workout. The pullup works a number of large muscle groups at the same time (back, shoulders, arms and even abs). It’s like a…

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9 Creative Ways To Cook With Protein Powder (Hello, Pancakes!)">

9 Creative Ways To Cook With Protein Powder (Hello, Pancakes!)

By Erin Levi For Rodale’s Organic Life Key in building muscle and burning fat, protein powers our bodies and can have myriad health benefits, if it’s clean and lean (USDA recommends a lean protein intake of 5 ½ oz/day, which females on average aren’t meeting). Protein powder, especially plant-based versions, are an easy way to get more protein in your diet without the drawbacks of overdoing it on meat and…

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What’s behind the French cycling rennaissance?">

What’s behind the French cycling rennaissance?

By Andrew Hood It was a scathing and prescient headline in its day. “Un peloton à deux vitesse.” A peloton at two speeds. In 1999, the midst of the darkest days of the EPO era, that catchphrase encapsulated everything that France faced in its battle for relevance. The first mention of cycling’s drug-induced dichotomy was published in the French newspaper L’Humanite. It stemmed from whispers among French riders in the…

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How Much Do You Spend on Cycling Gear Every Year?">

How Much Do You Spend on Cycling Gear Every Year?

By Elly Blue Once in a while, I see an odd fact pop up. It’ll be cited in a paper or a report, and it tells me, with weird accuracy, the average annual cost of bicycling. When I started writing my book, Bikenomics it was one of the first facts I looked into. What’s the stat? Well, in the US, $308 is the annual amount people who ride bikes spend…

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Outside is Free (For Now)">

Outside is Free (For Now)

By The Inner Ring One of cycling’s greatest attractions is the popular communion on a Sunday between the peloton and the spectators. A race goes to the people, it passes your front door and the local café, school, supermarket and church. No other sport can reach these places in the same way. Now a survey of Belgian races has raised the prospect of charging for access to bike races and…

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