From The New York Times: Riding the Wave of Surfer Fitness
To the casual spectator, surfing seems to involve primarily balance, grace, nervy insouciance and a certain laid-back, ineffable oneness with the powers of the deep. But a series of newly published studies of the actual physical demands of surfing reveal that other, sometimes surprising aspects of fitness may be as important to surfing success as the ability to judge and remain upright on a swell.
Bikes in 3D
From BikeRadar: Creating bikes and parts with a 3D printer
Could you ride a bicycle that came out of a printer?
Today, 3D printing is very much helping the way bicycles are designed. Many bicycle manufacturers are finding benefits of the technology, using 3D printers to build prototypes of parts.
From Dvice: Healthy Tech: Heart rate monitors, running and you
While you can use free and paid apps on your iPhone or Android to monitor your heart rate, the best way to do it is with a dedicated device. They’re a little more involved: many consist of a band that wraps around your chest just under your heart with a sensor that connects wirelessly to a monitoring device worn elsewhere on your body via Bluetooth.