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Winston Churchill And His 'Black Dog' Of Greatness

The war-time prime minister was haunted by depression but was it also the secret of his success?Read more...

Winston Churchill

FKT Up? Kilian Jornet's Insane New Sport

If you think it’s scary to race Kilian Jornet Burgada, the 27-year-old Spanish ultrarunning beast, try dating him.<p>One September morning in 2013, Jornet set off for a light and fast climb in the French Alps with his girlfriend, 27-year-old Swedish trail runner Emelie Forsberg. To her competitors, …

Running

Four Fast Speed Workouts for Any Runner

Fast workouts benefit every runner, so there’s no excuse to skip them.<p>Think you can skip speedwork, that it’s just for seasoned runners with specific time goals? No such luck.<p>Research suggests that 30-second to five-minute bursts of intense exercise interspersed with rest periods will yield unique …

Running On Air: Breathing Technique

A revolutionary way to breathe can help you run better and sidestep injury.<p>In my early days as a runner, I, like most, didn't give any thought to my breathing. I took up the sport in high school—back in the '70s—and as a senior on the cross-country team, I won the individual league championship, a …

"If You Enjoy Something, Don't Try to Make It a Habit"

You can create a new habit in 66 days. But if you already enjoy something that's good for you, don't repeat it in a way that it becomes a habit. It …

Antidepressant Microbes In Soil: How Dirt Makes You Happy

Prozac may not be the only way to get rid of your serious blues. Soil microbes have been found to have similar effects on the brain and are without …

Gardening

This Garden Can Kill: Meet The Residents of England's Infamous Poison Garden

Image: Jacqui/Flickr<p>Positioning itself as the world’s most extraordinary contemporary garden, England’s Alnwick Garden harbours a dangerous …

Banana Pumpkin Breakfast Bread

<i>Power through your mornings with this nutrient-packed fall treat from triathlete-chef Lentine Zahler.</i><p>Ingredients<p>1 cup unbleached white flour<br>1 cup …