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How long should your runs actually be?

In 30 minutes, you can watch an episode of <i>Broad City</i>, enjoy a meditation session, or indulge in a quickie facial. Turns out, that’s also the amount …

Marathons

I took nootropics every day for a week—here’s what happened

Just like how subsisting on Soylent instead of actual food became a habit among Silicon Valley bros years before you could buy a bottle at 7-Eleven, …

Cream Cheese

The Workout to Burn Off Your Belly Fat

“You can rip out ab exercises all day long in the gym, but without the right combination of high-intensity fat-burning cardio along with specific …

Workouts

Long Layover? Take a Free City Tour at One of These Airports

<i>TPG Contributor Lori Zaino highlights seven airports where you can take advantage of complimentary city tours, a special perk offered by airlines for</i> …

15 exercises to develop the best glutes in the gym

Glutes are king as far as the hierarchy of your muscles is concerned. “For athletic performance, overall lower body power, strength, speed, and …

14 of the world's most fascinating remote places

8 Mental Tips for Long Runs

Long-distance running can be as much a mental challenge as it is a physical test of strength and fitness. Some runners find that their body is …

Five Habits Of Successful (And Famous) Men

It scarcely seems possible, but rumours of President Barack Obama’s habit of eating just seven salted almonds as a late-night snack have been greatly …

Why I give my employees $1,000 to do whatever they want

Another one billed us for a $190 real estate course.<p>And then there was the surprise bill for $82 worth of pottery making classes.<p>I signed off on each expense with a smile on my face.<p>These employees are taking advantage of an allowance we're offering Nestio staff: $1,000 a year to do (almost) …

The key to happiness at work isn’t money–it’s autonomy

When I was around 10 years old, my stay-at-home dad went back to work. For the next few years, he switched jobs a lot. For a while he took portraits in a photography studio; another time, he managed a bookstore. He told me more than once that he was looking for a job with plenty of autonomy. He was …

Employment

Best Money Moves When You Get Laid Off

If you’ve ever been laid off, you know how it stings. I’ve been there, too, and, sadly, growing numbers of workers have lost their jobs lately.<p>The first quarter of 2016 saw 76% more job cuts than the last quarter of 2015, according to global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas.<p>If …

Retirement

Mortgage Rates Are Plummeting and Here's Why You Should Care as an Investor

Over the past month, mortgage rates have plunged dramatically lower, reaching levels not seen since Nov. 22, 2012, when the conventional 30-year fixed rate hit an all-time low of 3.31%.<p>For homebuyers and refinancers, this is a welcome change. However, the forces driving rates down today are based …

Light Your Shoulders and Abs On Fire With This At-Home Workout

All you need is an exercise partner and some floor space<p>Your swolemate might be all the gym equipment you really need.<p>In this circuit, <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Andy Speer uses his workout partner and fiancé Christina Jensen to provide resistance during a shoulder press and balance during a core …

The 8 Most Breathtaking National Parks in America

1 of 8<p>Yellowstone<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>Acadia<p>3 of 8<p>Kenai Fjords<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 8<p>Channel Islands<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 8<p>Yosemite<p>Advertisement<p>6 of 8<p>Hawai'i …

From Dubai To Paris To Rome: Booking A $100K Honeymoon For $500

Right off the bat, Omar Zaman knew that planning an extravagant, jet-setting honeymoon using only points and miles would be difficult.<p>Although the travel hacker is familiar with airline and hotel rewards, it is much easier to book airline rewards for one instead of two. In the luxury classes like …

20 Ways to Cut 500 Calories a Day

Losing weight demands some serious life changes. After all, you need to burn 3,500 more calories than you take in to lose just 1 pound. But if you cut 500 calories a day, you can lose a pound a week—and it will be fairly painless.<p>"Calorie bargaining is all about making swaps and developing habits …

Nutrition

Why This Fit Mom Gained Less Weight During Her Third Pregnancy – with Twins!

Fit mom Sophie Guidolin is proving that fitness can completely change a pregnancy – with her own photos!<p>Guidolin, a fitness trainer in Australia, …

British astronaut Tim Peake ran the London Marathon in space

As if running more than 26 miles here on Earth wasn't a challenge enough.<p>British astronaut Tim Peake completed the London Marathon on Sunday while …

London Marathon

11 Easy Ways to Save Money on Any Budget

No matter how many coupons you clip, you could always use a little more cash. But saving money doesn’t have to mean pinching pennies. Sometimes it’s …

The 30 Most Beautiful Places in the World

Time to dust off your passport.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to relax on a beach, get …

National Parks

Massive Study Finds Genetic Links To Happiness And Depression

The rush is on to find genetic links to happiness, depression and other psychological traits. In the latest study—one of the largest ever conducted on the subject—more than 190 researchers in 17 countries analyzed genomic data from nearly 300,000 people.<p>The results zeroed in on a handful of genetic …

26 beautiful places you should visit before they disappear

Earth is home to some incredibly beautiful destinations.<p>But unfortunately, some of the most stunning natural sites and iconic man-made structures are in danger of disappearing because of climate change and human carelessness.<p>In honor of Earth Day, we found 26 places travelers should visit while …

Analysis by Strava into runners in the 12 weeks before the London marathon shows, unsurprisingly, that the harder you work, the better your times<p>What does it take to run a marathon in under three hours? As someone painfully close to that target, I’d love to know a definitive answer. However, in the …

Marathons

4 High Rise Condos with Balcony Pools

The idea of swimming hundreds of feet in the air might not appeal to everyone but in recent years and thanks to advances in engineering and …

Skyscrapers

Spinach and goat’s cheese croquetas

Many people tell me that they make a beeline to Spanish restaurants for the croquetas and the tortilla, and we are very proud of ours. This is one of the most popular flavours at my restaurant; they are so creamy and moreish. You can freeze them ahead of time, and then just defrost before …

Recipes

The housing market has more buyers than sellers

The January report marked the 44th straight month of year-over-year increases in the index, which is now only 11% off pre-crisis levels. The early phase of the recovery was driven by price increases where the downturn was most severe, but later stage expansion has been marked by steady demand …

The biggest differences between Champagne and other types of sparkling wine

But while I am an enthusiastic appreciator and I extend my love to virtually any wine with bubbles, <b>sparkling wine is by no means a single thing</b>. It's an umbrella category, and though we often speak of different types of sparkling wine in the same breath, there are differences in how they are …

5 Stocks Under $10 Set to Soar

There isn't a day that goes by on Wall Street when certain stocks trading for under $10 a share don't experience massive spikes higher. Traders savvy …

The Shocking Truth: Negative vs. Postive Splits in a Marathon

It is advice passed down through running generations and, a generally held belief in the running community, that racing a negative split is the best …