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Strava Insights Lets You See How The World Runs And Cycles

Since Strava burst on to the fitness scene to track runs and rides, it’s collected an extraordinary amount of data — so much, in fact, that it even sells it to city planners. Now, it’s launched a new website called Insights that lets you explore how the entire world runs and cycles.

The History Of The Treadmill Reveals That It Was Basically A Torture Device

The treadmill is a time stopping torture machine that was made to remind us all of how we’ll never be in as good a shape as we want to be and how we’ll never be even half way good at estimating how many minutes have passed. And it’s ok because treadmills were basically made to exploit and torture prisoners into providing labour and power mills.

Want To Avoid Erectile Dysfunction? Try Getting Regular Exercise

A number of studies have suggested that physically active men have lower rates of erectile dysfunction than couch potatoes, but all of them relied on people being honest about the amount they exercised. A new study published by the Journal of Sexual Medicine checked those results by measuring how much their subjects actually moved.

This LED Bike Helmet Gives You Working Brake Lights And Turn Signals 

When you ride a bike at night, staying visible is essential — and this illuminated helmet not only adds lumens to your ride, but gives you some added functionality compared to your average clip-on lights.

The Science Of The Dad Bod

Does a woman’s pregnancy affect the weight of her partner? And is weight gain sustained while the kids grow up?

VR Workout Station Lets You Tone Your Abs While Travelling To Jupiter

Working out at a gym, with nothing but TV news or your more physically fit peers to stare at, can be a bit disheartening. But don’t despair: The future where technology allows you to stand over a volcano or fly to Mars while flexing your gluts in the confines of your basement isn’t far off.

Australia Just Staged A Massive Counter Terrorism Exercise

Dubbed ‘Hermes Castle’, the multi-agency operation involved 450 police, emergency service and Defence personnel. The exercise is part of an ongoing commitment to testing and refining counter terrorism arrangements.

Build The Ultimate Playlist To Improve Your Workout

It feels like listening to music while we exercise helps pump us up. But is there scientific backing to that claim, and how can you build the ultimate workout playlist? Giz explains…

Fitmodo: These Are The Most Time-Efficient Fat-Burning Exercises

Gizmodo speaks with an Australian sports science and fitness expert to uncover which exercises provide most bang for buck. Perfect for making the most out of your lunch hour. The elliptical? Rowing? Or is there a better option? Here are the facts.

Fitmodo: Remember When Jump Ropes Didn't Flash Stats In Front Of Your Face?

As any boxer will tell you, jumping rope is one of the most efficient cardio workouts, one that hasn’t changed much since it was invented. Until now. Jumping rope is now a dynamic interactive mobile experience. I remember it was… a rope.

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