A camera on the helmet of cliff jumper Dean Potter, who died in Yosemite National Park, shows that he may have tried to avoid his friend who slammed into a ridge and then hit the rocks himself a split second later, a park official said.
You might soon take your bike out for the first ride of spring, or maybe you've already started riding it. But something doesn't feel right! The pedals seem harder to push. Turning the wheel takes more effort. You're on really easy terrain. What could be wrong?
It's probably safe to say we all wish we lived healthier lives, full of many 6 a.m. yoga classes and absolutely zero 10 p.m. ice cream sundaes. Alas, life. Still, bettering oneself is a noble pursuit. To inspire you to live healthier each day, we've rounded up 14 simple habits that make all the difference.
The pushup reigns supreme as one of the best bodyweight exercises for upper body, core strength and total body coordination - but only if you do it right. Doing the popular move wrong could rob you of strength and potentially set you up for injury. So before you crank out another rep, make sure your pushups aren't falling victim to these all-too-common mistakes, courtesy of 24-Hour Fitness Manager Joshua Buchbinder, M.S., CPT:
Forget the days when your headphones become a tangled mess mid-run. Wireless headphones are the way to go, and SOUL Electronics' Run Free Pro series has all of the features needed for a happy workout. Equipped with Bluetooth 4.0 technology that syncs with your phone in seconds after initial setup, the headphones offer up to eight hours of music playtime and calling capability.
George Ruh, 72, has always been active, even athletic and healthy - at least he thought he was. Then in November, while out dancing with his wife, Janette, "I broke out in a cold sweat, and I knew it was a heart attack."
Nick Cienski and his six-person team arrived early last month at Mount Everest base camp in Nepal to acclimate themselves for a difficult and unique climbing expedition, one designed to break a world record and raise money to help put a stop to human trafficking.
Camping can be sticky business. Unless you camp in a fully loaded RV or a state park where you have access to a shower every night, you're going to get a little grubby. But if you're spending several days on a backpacking trip or other outing where you're away from the basic tools of hygiene like sinks and showers, it's still possible to keep yourself from turning into an unwitting bacteria breeding colony.