Alain Lajoie

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7 Grip Strengthening Exercises That Will Make You Better At Your Sport

As we all know, a strong grip will help you when it comes to the weight room. Holding a bar or doing Pull-Ups and being able to withstand the pain …

Running Is Like Romance: You Have to Learn How to Keep the Passion Alive

From the honeymoon stage to a settled maturity, this is one ever-evolving relationship. Here’s how to navigate the shifting dynamics—and all the bumps in the road.<p>When nonrunners ask how long I’ve been running and I say 10 years, I get an expression of amazement, followed by, “You must really love …

4 Sprint Workouts That’ll Increase Your Speed

Plus, why picking up the pace is so important to improving your performance.<p>Here’s the thing about running: If you don’t ever run fast, you’re never going to get faster. So if you’re trying to improve your running performance—even if it’s just to get those miles over with more quickly—then you need …

How do you strengthen hip flexors?

People who sit for extended periods of time are at a high risk of developing tight hip flexors. When hip flexors are tight, a person may experience …

Yoga

The 15 Best Bourbons You Can Buy in 2018

Bourbon has never been more popular than it is right now. This definitive guide of the best bourbons of 2018 explores everything you need to know …

Whiskey

The 50 Best Albums Of 2017

30. Ron Miles<i><br>I Am a Man</i><p>The cornet, as Ron Miles plays it, is an instrument of warm color and rounded projection. There's no hint of stridency in his tone, and not much slash in his attack. But it would be a gross underestimation to file him away as an easy listen, or someone who'd trade urgency for …

Los Angeles

These 16 stocks are set for huge growth no matter what: Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley has released a list of stocks its analysts think could outperform markets regardless of what may happen to upset economic conditions.<p>These "secular growth stocks," as the bank calls its eighth annual report, out Wednesday, are companies in which the bank's analyst are bullish and see …

10 Inspirational Movies To Watch While Tapering For Your Race

Distract Yourself From The Taper CraziesOne of the most challenging parts of tapering for a race is getting out of your own head. It’s natural if you …

Master The Handstand With This Exercise You Can Do On Your Couch

Netflix and inverted chill<p>Playing around with handstands can be fun, but throwing yourself into this technical movement without properly prepping your body for its unique demands can be dangerous.<p>In the video above, former USA gymnast Dave Durante, a coach at New York’s Solace and co-owner of Power …

Exercise

14 '80s Movies You NEED to Show Your Kids Today (and Not a Disney Movie in Sight)

Every generation has their flicks. My parents made me sit through <b>Lawrence of Arabia</b> and <b>The Godfather</b>, but few flicks are as generationally relevant …

This Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken Is Better than Takeout

When a craving for cashew chicken hits, you probably call for takeout from your favorite Chinese restaurant. But ordering in all the time can get …

Fast Salmon Recipes

All these dishes, including an arugula and pea shoot salad with smoked salmon and an easy scallion mayonnaise baked salmon, take 30 minutes or less …

Do You Own Those 3 Recession-Proof Stocks?

I'm not part of the Black Swan squad telling the world that it's about to collapse on a weekly basis. In fact, I'm more like a positive guy who'd …

Investing

Oil drops on fears of more U.S. drilling after climate deal withdrawal | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Crude fell more than 1 percent on Friday, heading for a second straight week of losses, on worries that U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from an international climate accord will spur further domestic production and contribute to a persistent global oversupply.<p>…

Become A Faster Runner In Your Forties And Beyond

Sometimes running life begins at 40 and, as a result, you should continue to see improvements in running pace and performance. But, even if your …

Marathons

7 Brutal CrossFit Workouts that Are Worth the Pain

Workout 7: 100 burpees for time<p>100 Burpees for time<p>Every minute on the minute:<p>5 Thrusters (135lbs)<p>This is the simplest workout by design, but it's …

Train Smarter: How You Should Be Cardio Training

How much cardio should I be doing in my training? How much running is too much running? Why should I ever do slow runs when fast, hard ones will make …

A New Physics Discovery Could Make You A Faster Runner

It's all about the force. 👊.<p>When it comes to race day, runners may have favorite moisture-wicking gear, a stopwatch and tunes to help get that coveted personal record.<p>But physicists say running at your top speed may actually be a lot simpler. It all comes down to the force of your foot striking …

How to invest in stocks and funds for the first time: The easy guide to growing your money

When it comes to the stock market, young people are getting seriously mixed messages.<p>On one hand, you maybe know you're supposed to own stocks — or …

Investing

NFL Playoffs 2017: AFC, NFC Schedule, Bracket Predictions for Divisional Round

After a less than stellar Wild Card Weekend, the contenders for the Lombardi Trophy eliminated the pretenders in abnormally dominant fashion en route to securing a spot in the <b></b>divisional round of the playoffs.<p>Whether it was the Seattle Seahawks dominating the Detroit Lions or the Pittsburgh Steelers …

NFL

Tool, Chance the Rapper, Lorde, Phoenix Lead Governors Ball Lineup

Tool will stage their first New York City gig in 11 years when they headline this year's Governors Ball music festival alongside artists like Chance …

New York City

4 Steps To Improving Your Finances In 2017

The New Year brings with it new resolutions for self-improvement. Many people want to improve their personal finances, but don’t know how to achieve their goals. The key to making a meaningful financial improvement is to focus on the process and the things that you can control. Below are some …

The True Cause of All Middle East Conflicts

Sunni - Shiite Split Explained<p>The True Cause of All Middle East Conflicts<p>Updated November 09, 2017<p>The two major powers in the Middle East are Saudi …

Why You Should Try Meditating While Running (and How to Do It)

Yes, you can get your Zen on while getting miles in. Here are nine tips for making your next run extra-serene.<p>I’m running down Kelly Drive in Philadelphia on an unseasonably warm fall day, my purple sneakers softly thudding against the ground. As I run, I notice a young boy skateboarding on the …

Turmeric Chicken with Tzatziki

More than adding color, turmeric also provides a distinct flavor to this chicken, ginger and tangy yogurt sauce recipe.<p>Turmeric is all the rage for …

Recipes

Vietnamese Pork Strips Recipe

Combine lemongrass, fish sauce, sugar, pepper, lime juice, and 1 tablespoon sesame oil in a bowl. Add pork. Marinate in the refrigerator, covered, …

A 20-Minute Treadmill Workout For Intermediate To Advanced Runners

If your go-to treadmill routine just isn't making you work for it quite like it used to, you've come to the right place—this 20 minute treadmill …

The true cost of investing in ETFs

ETF investors over the years have been schooled in their benefits compared with traditional mutual funds. Low management-expense ratios (MER) and tax efficiency are among the main attributes. But the biggest cost to any investment is your ability to handle the ride. The investment industry does not …

3 Experts On OPEC & Oil Price In 2017

By<p>Nov. 29, 2016 12:51 p.m. ET<p>Oil prices tumbled early Tuesday with fear that months of OPEC negotiations to cut oil production may not mean a …