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What To Eat Before, During, And After Your Run

<i>This article originally appeared in the March 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>Gels, gummies and bars have a time and place, but these energizing edibles are …

Nutrition

10 Tips That Will Make You a Better Runner

Everybody wants to be a better runner, right? The thing is, everyone may have a slightly different definition of what being a better runner means to …

2 Strength Exercises Every Runner Should Do

Before you step out on the road or trail, build power and strength in your hip flexors, quads, and glutes with these exercises<p>Want to kick asphalt? Then you need these runner’s lunges and stepups in your gym routine.<p>“They not only improve running mechanics, but they strengthen your hip flexors, …

How to Fix 3 Common Beginner Running Mistakes

Be Consistent<p>Consistency is the thread that connects your workouts, long runs and races. It's what holds your training together and helps you …

3 Cross Training Exercises For Injured Runners

As runners, our greatest fear is getting injured. There’s a good chance if you are a consistent and avid runner, you’ll eventually run into one. …

Adulting 101: How to Make Your Bedroom NOT Look Like You’re Still an Undergrad

Posters taped on the wall with blue tape? Check. Neon-patterned fleece duvet cover? Nightstands that we got for free that match literally nothing in our apartment? Double check. My husband and I are 32 and, until just a few days ago, our bedroom still looked pretty darn close to a college dorm …

5 Common Running Injuries + How to Fix Them

So you’ve decided that 2016 is your year to get into running. Go you! But before you sign up for a crazy creative race, make sure you’re properly suited up (hello, DIY running belt!) and stretched. Injuries can sneak up on you if you’re not careful. From coming out of the gate too hot to choosing …

Running Times’s Long Run

After 39 years, RT will no longer exist as a stand-alone magazine. But its attention to the dedicated runner will live on in Runner's World.<p>In December, Rodale, which publishes <i>Runner’s World</i>, made the tough decision to cease publication of <i>Running Times</i>. Some RT readers have expressed their …

7 Exercises That Will Shape Your Butt—And Maybe Change Your Life

There’s a good reason to give your butt some extra attention during your next workout. Actually there are a few. “A powerful butt is a fitness …

Workouts

Strength Training for Runners

It's easy to overlook strength training for runners. The notion that strength-focused exercises will bulk you up and slow you down or take time away …

Bucket List: 10 Great Marathons for First-Timers

Try one of these races if you are ready to make your 26.2 debut.<p>1 of 10<p>Walt Disney World Marathon<p><b>Where:</b> Orlando, Florida<b><br>When:</b> January 8, 2017<b><br>Approximate number of finishers:</b> 20,000<b><br>Register:</b> rundisney.com<p><b>Why run it:</b><br>Tour all four of Walt Disney World’s theme parks, plus ESPN Wide World of Sports, as …

Marathons

3 CrossFit Workouts to Sculpt Your Body

ESPN sideline reporter and <i>Dancing with the Stars</i> alum Erin Andrews tries out the latest shape-up sensation.<p>Get Going!<p><b>The expert</b><b>:</b> Denise Thomas, …

Workouts

We might not exist if not for this accident that happened 600 million years ago

A single change was all that was needed to make the jump from single-celled life, like bacteria, to all multicellular life, including humans, scientists reported Jan. 7 in a study published in the journal eLIFE.<p>The findings not only explain a critical chapter of evolution, they also offer …

Here's Why The X Chromosome Evolved to Be So Weird

The strangest thing we can't live without.<p><i>This article was written by Laurence D. Hurst from the University of Bath. It was originally published by</i> …

Genetics

Signs of second largest black hole in the Milky Way: Possible missing link in black hole evolution

Possible missing link in black hole evolution<p>Astronomers using the Nobeyama 45-m Radio Telescope have detected signs of an invisible black hole with …

The search for alien life: How close we really are to solving one of the universe’s great mysteries

The “Fermi paradox” has plagued scientists for generations. At long last, an answer appears to be on the horizon<p>Mario Livio • Joe Silk<p>January 15, 2016 8:45am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Physicist Enrico Fermi famously asked the question "Where are they?" to …

Planetary Habitability

How Obama plans to change how most of the country is powered

Flip a switch and there’s a good chance you’re burning it: coal.<p>The shiny black rock produces 40 percent of the country’s electricity, overall, and …

Most people don't understand just how little we know about the human brain

That fantastically complex organ is the main focus of several massive scientific research projects right now, including the more than $300 million Brain Initiative and the EU's Human Brain Project.<p>What most people may not realize is how much this research is truly delving into the unknown. As …

Why Some Teen Brains May Be Hardwired To Make Risky Choices

Teenagers aren't exactly known for their responsible decision making.<p>But some young people are especially prone to making rash, risky decisions about sex, drugs and alcohol. Individual differences in the brain's working memory — which allows people to draw on and use information to make decisions — …

The Brain

Mind-blowing Pluto has ice mountains and water

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> It had been downgraded to a dwarf planet. It looked like a fuzzy blob in our best telescopes. And it was often referred to as just an icy orb. Even scientists working on the first mission to Pluto expected to find an old, pockmarked world.<p>But Pluto is turning out to be full …

Solar System

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10 Hacks To Re-Tool Your Travel In 2016

Forget the gym and health-related resolutions. This year, re-tool your travel. Here are my ten resolutions for making 2016 the year of adventure. It’s not just about where you go, it’s how you do it.<p><b>1. Invest in travel-size and skip the checked luggage.</b><p>I recently traveled to the Exumas in the …

The Real, Actual Best Time To Buy An Airplane Ticket

<i>by Paul Brady and Laura Dannen Redman, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>David Noton Photography / Alamy<p><b>It's not necessarily Tuesday! A 2016 study by Expedia and the Airlines Reporting Corporation says there's a new optimal time to buy airplane tickets.</b><p>Travelers often swap theories on the right--and wrong--time …

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Nine Surprising Ways Running Helps Your Body

You know running is healthy, but do you know all the good it does?<p><b>Grows Cartilage</b><br>Ignore the naysayers—running isn't necessarily bad for your knees. Research from Australia's Monash University suggests that the impact of running can increase cartilage production, which can safeguard your joints from …

University of Illinois

The Secret to Running Faster

Yes, you can run faster and stronger without training harder or longer. The key? How you breathe<p>If it weren't for the pain in my legs and my quickly deteriorating coordination, I might appreciate the words of encouragement. They're all around me at mile 20 of the Philadelphia Marathon. "You're …

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