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What I Didn't Expect to Learn About Business From My Weekly Trail Run

This weekly workout has given me a new perspective on setting goals, sustaining progress, and breaking records.<p>Every Saturday morning, I wake up at 4:30am. I drink some water, pack up my running vest, lace up my shoes, get in the car, and drive to the mountain to wait for the gate to open.<p>Pinnacle …

Trail Running

The 6 Questions I Ask Before I Say 'Yes' to Anything

It's okay to value your time and energy -- in fact, it's important.<p>8 min read<p>When I started my business at 19 years old, I was so hungry to grow it that I said yes to just about any conference, any opportunity and anyone who would meet with me. Any idea I had was worth pursuing.<p>It worked out. I …

Come aboard the cannabus: More seniors taking trips to get weed

<b>(CNN) —</b> An 86-year-old man in a bright yellow sweatshirt and matching baseball cap grips his walker tightly. He stands near the door of a large bus, the charter name American stretching over his shoulder. He greets neighbors and trades jokes with an official-looking woman, clipboard at the ready, …

Cannabis

How I Made a Week's Worth of Salads for Dinner

Salads can actually be filling.<p>April 24, 2018<p>I began cooking for myself for the first time this year, and started making salads on a fairly regular …

Happy Earth Day! Five redwood parks you've never heard of — and why you should go

Earth Day on Sunday is a good time to think about planning a trip to see California's redwoods. Yosemite's spectacular Mariposa Grove, which has been shut for a three-year restoration project, will reopen to visitors June 15.<p>Big trees, however, draw big crowds. For a quieter experience, here are …

National Parks

The Great Eight Road Trip: 2 essential national parks, 3 epic monuments, and one super quirky small town

Located directly on the border between Nebraska and South Dakota, this 100-mile stretch of the nation's longest (yep, it's 20 miles longer than the …

National Parks

The Perfect Adventure-filled Vacation in British Columbia

Let’s be honest: Canada is on a bit of a hot streak right now. The country has an energetic new Prime Minster in Justin Trudeau, and it’s leading the …

Hiking

These 'miracle' 2-ingredient bagels are surprisingly delicious

Starting a diet often means forgoing some of your favorite foods, like salty snacks, sweets and foods high in carbohydrates.<p>But does that really mean saying bye bye to all bread? Not necessarily. Whole grains like rye are known for being highly nutritious but, depending on the diet, there are other …

Breakfast

One-month sugar detox: A nutritionist explains how and why

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you've read about the latest wellness trends, you may have entertained the idea of a diet detox.<p>But whether you've considered juicing, fasting or cleansing in an effort to lose weight or improve your well-being, you're probably aware that drastically cutting out foods is not effective as …

Nutrition

How to succeed at intermittent fasting

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Intermittent fasting," a dieting approach that involves cycling between periods of eating and abstaining from food, has been trending in diet circles. This is in part because reports claim that celebrities such as Beyonce, Hugh Jackman, Ben Affleck and Nicole Kidman are doing it but also …

Holistic Medicine

Chicken Soup with Caramelized Ginger

4 servings<p>A ginger-forward chicken tonic soup that will provide some much-needed relief when you’re not feeling too hot.<p>March 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ bunch cilantro, divided<p>2 Tbsp. sugar<p>1 6" piece ginger, peeled, thinly sliced into rounds<p>3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced<p>4 scallions, pale-green and white …

Recipes

This Sheet Pan Salmon Recipe Is Everything We Crave in a Weeknight Dinner

Sheet pan dinners are the quickest way to layers of texture and flavor—on a weeknight, no less.<p>When done right, sheet pan dinners are a dream come true: Your whole dinner goes into the oven on one pan and comes out ready to eat. But it takes a little finesse and a few rules to get everything done …

How to Spot a Sociopath in 3 Steps

Whether you’re trying to spot a potential school shooter, a dangerous romantic partner, a total liar at work, a scammer on the internet or someone …

Psychology

If You Want An Energized, Pain-Free Body, Then It's Time To Rethink Your Every Step

Most days of the week, before the rest of my family is out of bed, I meet a friend for a morning walk. We bring our coffee and chat while our bodies slowly wake up. I don't wear sneakers—just simple, minimal shoes that allow me to feel the ground beneath my feet. My toes and arches respond to the …

10 Mental Tricks to Run Better

Tired and cranky? Use these simple ways to beat brain fatigue and run strong.<p>1 of 10<p>Restate Your Goals<p>Deciding between the remote control and your running shoes? It isn’t easy to get out the door without a clear reason to run. "If you can’t answer, Why am I doing this?, you won‘t last long," says …

Marathons

Cognitive Restructuring for Stress Relief

There’s plenty of solid evidence that how we think about what’s going on in our lives can greatly contribute to whether or not we find events in our …

Psychology

Quad-Heavy, Glute-Lite: Why Most Runners Overstride

<b></b><b>This excerpt is adapted from Running Rewired by Jay Dicharry.</b><i> In</i> Running Rewired<i>, America’s leading endurance sports physical therapist and coach</i> …

When You Have to Carry Out a Decision You Disagree With

One of the great frustrations of being a middle manager is that senior leaders make decisions that go against what you would have done had it been up to you. Sometimes you are part of the decision process, and other times the decision is simply handed down. Either way, you are now responsible for …

Management

Here’s a Fascinating New Way Running Keeps You Younger

Your mileage gives you lower levels of marrow adipose tissue—and that’s good!<p>The ways in which running helps you age successfully are legion—stronger heart and lungs, cleaner arteries, denser bones, improved mental health, less frailty, perhaps even better eyesight. To the list can now be added the …

Medicine

Jasper is Canada's winter wanderland

Snowflakes tumbled lazily in the light of the train as it inched toward the Jasper rail station, where half a dozen elk foraged. They come for grain that freight trains spill on the tracks, a steward had told me on the 18-hour train ride northeast from Vancouver. The elk didn't even raise their …

We're semi-retired and living in an RV. It's not as ghastly as it may sound

In 2017 my husband, Ralph, and I moved 23 times. It wasn’t difficult because our house has wheels.<p>Two years ago, we decided to buy a 28-foot motor home and hit the road full-time, but our lifestyle change really began in 2009, when we realized that we couldn’t hold on to our home in San Diego. My …

The 4 most fat-burning exercises you can do at the gym

Four effective ways to focus on shifting fat before you start to tone.<p>Christmas is great and everything, but then you wake up on January 1st with the …

Exercise

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 …

Pain

The Five Most Important Health Lessons of 2017

This past year was an interesting one when it comes to health and human performance. Eliud Kipchoge came breathtakingly close to running a marathon in under two hours. Aging athletes like Tom Brady, Serena Williams, Lebron James, Shalane Flanagan, and Roger Federer dominated their respective sports …

This vegetarian chili recipe with sweet potato is about to be your new go-to

January is basically a month-long meal-time paradox: Short days and cold weather elicit cravings for comfort food (mac and cheese, anyone?), but …

Recipes

Winter RV Camping Trip - Some Things You Need To Know | Outdoorscrart

7 things you need to know to take a winter RV camping trip<p>Winter is a season that most people tend to stay at home due to low temperature and short …

Home Improvement

Make Faster Running Feel Easier

Back in 1992, a Bill Clinton strategist named James Carville helped coin a phrase that defined Clinton’s approach to many issues on the campaign …

Marathons

Best bodyweight exercises to build muscle

<b>The Push Up</b><p>Push ups are brilliant for building strength through the chest, shoulders and triceps.<p>It's a great exercise to master before moving on to the (much more strenuous) bench press. The push up allows you to build adequate strength in your upper body and stability through your torso, better …

Weekend Plans: This Quiche With a Magic Sweet Potato Crust

Eggs, kale, and a killer gluten-free crust.<p>It never occurred to me that a quiche recipe belonged on Healthyish until I passed through Topanga, California last May. My morning began with a long run in the canyon that felt like getting into a fight with a mountain (the mountain won) compared to my …

The Path I Took To Become A Morning Runner

For as long as I can remember, I have preferred evening running, the setting sun serving as my cue to lace up my shoes and hit the road. Recently, I …

Marathons