Indoor Cycling Meets Entertainment with Zwift

The global multiplayer environment integrates exercise with game play

Whether it’s the dropping of temperatures, shortening of days or just plain lack of free-time, hitting the road for a lengthy ride isn’t always in the cards. While indoor trainers for stationary riding continue to advance, giving cyclists more detailed data on their rides, the problem of sight still persists—staring at the wall or television gets old pretty quick. The newly launched fitness-entertainment platform Zwift …

The Yamaha Champions Riding School

Everyday riders learn the skills to win a motorcycle race at this permanent New Jersey location

On a cloudy morning in Millville, New Jersey, a group of men and women—who look like superheroes in full leather suits—gather around instructor Nick Ienatsch. “Clear your mind and have fun,” he shouts. Ienatsch—who is the head instructor at The Yamaha Champions Riding School—is starting off the first day of the two-day course by asking students to be open-minded and with this, he ensures, “You …

Positively Dog Training

Masterful advice in an iPad e-book for raising obedient pups

In the right hands, a clicker and a bag of treats can work wonders on an unruly pet. “Positively Dog Training” is a digital book from Open Air Publishing that hopes to provide some teacher training for new masters in the business of sitting, staying and house-breaking. Accompanying instructional writing by author Maggie Marton are video segments starring Denise Herman, a long-time trainer who schooled …