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Here’s What Foam Rolling Is Actually Doing When It Hurts So Good

Roll through the pain. We’ve all done it—in that it “hurts so bad I want to stop, but I know if I stop I’ll regret it” sort of way. Maybe before a …

Pain

Plantar Fasciitis Release Technique

The simple solution to relieve pain.<p>While plantar fasciitis may sound mysterious, the experience isn’t. Millions of people undergo any number of the following on a daily basis: a pain in their heel the moment their foot hits the ground in the morning; tenderness in the heel and arch area; pain in …

Massage Therapy

Run SMART Private Coaching | Run S.M.A.R.T.

Run SMART Project Coaches<p>The Run SMART Project, featuring head coach Dr. Jack Daniels, is a group of professional VDOT Certified coaches working …

Marathons

The 8 Best Stability Running Shoes for Men to Buy in 2018

If you have flat feet, you need running shoes that help maintain your stability and prevent overpronating, or your feet rolling inward, when you run. …

10 Los Angeles renters’ rights your landlord doesn't want you to know

It’s always a good time to brush up on your rights<p>More than half of Los Angeles residents are renters (probably because of the high cost of homeownership)—at 54 percent, it’s the fourth-highest percentage of any major U.S. metro area at nearly 54 percent, according to a 2017 study by Abodo.<p>But how …

4 Reasons Why Introverts Make Great Leaders

Leadership is about solving problems and making decisions. You don't need to be the life of the business party to do either one.<p>Whether in business or in life, we look to our leaders to teach us, guide us, and help us make sense of everything. Therefore, most successful leaders have a strong sense …

Leadership

The 8 Best Cushioned Running Shoes for Men to Buy in 2018

While minimalist sneakers have been trending in the running sneaker world—maximalist sneakers or cushioned running shoes are also making their mark, …

Shoes

No Gym? No Problem! This Is the Perfect At-Home Workout to Bust Through Belly Fat

It can feel like "having abs" should be listed in the dictionary as a synonym for "impossible." It's notoriously hard to lose fat around your midsection. There are several reasons belly fat can be so tough to lose, including too much cortisol (the stress hormone), not getting enough sleep, and a …

Workouts

The 10 Best Moves to Lose Your Love Handles

You’ve tried situps, cardio, and dumbbell side bends, but nothing seems to get rid of that stubborn belly fat on your sides. Sound familiar? It might …

I Did a Crazy-Hard Workout After Smoking Weed — Here's What Happened

Living in San Francisco for two years opened up my eyes to the world of weed. After taking a strong stance against it for so long, I found that my own research and the crop of sophisticated dispensaries popping up at every corner began to lift the taboo surrounding the herb. After getting my med …

San Francisco

Decoding dreams: 6 answers to what goes on inside the sleeping mind

Dreams are so strange and carry so much significance to us that we often feel the need to tell people about our nocturnal adventures, sometimes at tedious length. But if you understand what goes on inside the brain as dreams take their course, they start to make a lot more sense. And dreams are …

Side gig opportunities: 27 businesses you can start for less than $1,000

Want to make some extra cash without investing a lot at the outset? Start a side hustle.<p>Think about what skills you have and how you can do it with low overhead — it's often possible to get started with less than $1,000.<p>First, "Ask yourself, 'What's my passion?'" says career and life coach Deborah …

Small Business

What Is a Good Finishing Time for Running a Marathon?

You want a good marathon finish time, but how does it compare to others? The truth is, everything is relative when it comes to good marathon times. …

The Best Ways to Hydrate, According to Us

Dehydration is a total, potentially dangerous buzzkill. Here’s what our editors drink to make sure it doesn’t strike on the trail and in the office.<p><b>Cusa Premium Instant Tea ($10 for a 10-Pack)</b><p>Sometimes I end up dehydrated because I just forget to drink. But Cusa Premium Instant Tea helps combat …

I’ve applied for many jobs without getting a single interview. What am I doing wrong?

My guess is you’re making the same mistake most people do: you’re making your resume about you instead of about the reader!<p>Shock is the reaction I …

Employment

8 Sexual Fantasies She Almost Certainly Won't Tell You About ​

Every woman is different. But if you're mystified about what she wants in bed, this is a good place to start.<p>There are some things she won't tell you. Maybe she's too shy, too polite, or too afraid to hurt your feelings. So we asked hundreds of women to open up, anonymously. Brace yourself — and …

Time I

Christina Aguilera Did a Makeup-Free Photo Shoot

Christina Aguilera is on the cover of <i>Paper</i> magazine—but she looks almost unrecognizable. That’s because she’s virtually makeup-free, without any of the typical glam the singer goes for.<p>The magazine cover shot is an extreme closeup of her face, plus her hand with a “Mom” ring. (She has two kids, …

Alicia Keys

Best Buy’s CEO says he uses 5 criteria to decide whether someone’s a leader

Best Buy‘s CEO has five criteria to determine whether someone is a leader.<p>“I’ve spelled out the five ‘be’s of leadership,” CEO and chairman Hubert …

Leadership

This simple sleep trick will help you fall asleep in under a minute

It's quicker than counting sheep!<p>Even though we spend all day running around, sometimes the biggest task of the day is actually falling asleep at the …

Sleep

This simple sum tells you just how many calories you need in a day

We all know that the average woman should be consuming 2,000 calories in a day, while men need 2,500. But just how true is that, exactly?<p>Well, the true number of calories you need depends on your height, along with other factors such as how much exercise you do and how fast your metabolism is. But …

Fitness