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UP THE MUDDY ROPE - A quick guide to climbing that rope.

<b>The Mud Run Blueprint for Fitness</b><p><b>UP THE MUDDY ROPE</b><p><i>by Roger Smith, PhD</i><p>You are feeling great. You have conquered a dozen obstacles in the run. Then you …

How To Combine CrossFit With Endurance Training and Not Mess Up Your Body.

<i>In this post, you’ll learn how to do Crossfit and still train for endurance sports and triathlon. And yes, that’s Ben’s tattoo.</i><p>Crossfit.<p>What is …

Six-Round Full Bodyweight Burner

12 Triathlon Training Tips Every Beginner Triathlete Needs to Know

Banish race intimidation and prep for the big competition with expert fitness advice on how to slay your first Ironman, Olympic, or sprint …

Swimming

10 Facts About Stretching You Need to Know

Learn the real facts about stretching and why doing the wrong stretches at the wrong time could lead to injury.

How To Motivate Yourself To Do Virtually Anything

“<i>If you can dream it, you can do it</i>.” <br>-Walt Disney<p>Whatever you want to achieve - be it business or academic success, a healthier lifestyle or a …

Mobility Exercises You Must Do if You Train Hard | Men's Health

A SEAL trains under extremely high loads and grueling conditions like swimming while pulling a weight through the pool or fast roping from a helicopter.<p>The result is a body with compromised movement and mobility, explains Kechijian. If he or she continues to work out with a jeopardized frame, the …

How Can I Get the Most from My Kettlebells?

Kettlebells can be a great addition to your weight routine, even if you already use a bar or dumbbells. The easy-grab handle allows you to adjust your grip as you move through each exercise (and often more quickly, so the moves double as cardio), and the off-center mass means your muscles work …

11 Instagram Accounts For Every Fitness Junkie In Your Life

Whether you want workout tips or you're just looking for a little motivation, there's no doubt that Instagram is great spot for fitness lovers. It's full of yogis, trainers, and people who just want to document their fitness journeys. But with the many hashtags and 'grammers out there, we know it …

Fitness

How to Watch TV Online Without Cable And Still See Your Favorite Shows, News and Sports

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Ever click through all 700 HD channels on your cable or satellite service channel lineup only to announce, "Nothing's on..." …

Televisions

Get Faster for Your Next Half Marathon

Add these speed workouts to your training for a quicker 13.1 miles.<p><i>Marc asks: I ran my first half marathon this spring, and I've registered for another one this fall. Now my goal is to improve my time. I'd like to start doing some speed workouts, maybe even hit the track. Any suggestions for</i> …

Marathons

5 Secrets of Self-Made Millionaires

#3: Avoid time wasters.<p>When I finished my five-year study on the habits of 233 self-made millionaires, I made a breakthrough discovery. Nearly every …

Self-improvement

How agile is your supply chain?

Our research shows that ten operating practices are tied to higher service levels and lower inventory costs.<p><b>What would it take</b> for manufacturing …

The Bodyweight Exercises You Should Be Doing

Think bodyweight exercises have to be boring? Check out the innovative moves top trainers say you should be doing to add new variety and challenge to …

Workouts

5 weight-training exercises for runners

Strength work plays a crucial role in a runner’s training. While current practice by runners and coaches is mixed, improvements in the performance of …

The 100 Best Fitness Tips of All Time | Men's Health

It's also the secret to a powerful body, as you're about to find out. In our never-ending mission to get you in the greatest shape of your life, we've grilled the world's top experts and combed our own archives to find 100 perfect fitness training tips—small gems that will make a huge difference in …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

Workouts

How Netflix Reinvented HR

Artwork: Freegums, Good Vibrations, 2011, acrylic on wood, 8′ x 15′<p>Sheryl Sandberg has called it one of the most important documents ever to come out of Silicon Valley. It’s been viewed more than 5 million times on the web. But when Reed Hastings and I (along with some colleagues) wrote a …

5 Expert Tips for Proper Running Form

Shares 737<p>There’s more to knowing how to run than simply lacing up your sneakers, hitting the road and doing what feels natural. Research shows that …

Introducing Cleavag, the Newest Trend in Cleavage

The almost-crotch-shot caused outrage across the land, prompting lady bloggers to wonder how low was too low, op-ed pontificators to bemoan the extra waxing the look required, and at least one organization to call for newsstand operators to not openly display the cover.<p>For years, women have used …

Five Foolproof Strength Exercises

You’re in a slump, reading these words hunched over a keyboard or your smartphone. It’s habit that’s throwing your body out of whack and resulting in a musculoskeletal system that’s about as architecturally sound as that 1950s-era Springbar tent gramps left you.<p>“Our bodies adapt to the positions we …

Workouts

A List of 12 Best Strength Training Exercises for Runners

10-minute strength training routine for runners to build a stronger body that is less prone to injuries.<p>As a runner, you need a strong lower body and …

10 Controversial Investing Strategies

On television and in movies, investing in the stock market is often portrayed as a two-dimensional process where success is simply a matter of buying …

Investing

These 29 Diagrams Are All You Need To Get In Shape

Including quick workouts, smoothie recipes, pre-workout snack ideas, yoga, how to become a runner, and more.

Does Hannah Davis' bikini bottom on Sports Illustrated cover go too far ... down?

Model Hannah Davis landed the coveted cover of the 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, posing on a Tennessee farm in a teeny tiny bikini.<p>But some are questioning whether the lower half of the shot, where Hannah is suggestively tugging her bikini bottom down with her thumbs, goes a little too …

Prep Your Muscles to Perform Their Best

Roll out before you hit the road.<p>Chances are, your foam roller doesn't see any action until after your run. Although foam rollers are often used to ease postexercise tightness, research suggests that rolling out before you hit the road has perks, too. Follow this prerun foam roller routine to get …

Exercise

WORLDWIDE SURVEY OF FITNESS TRENDS FOR 2015: What’s Driving ... : ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal

Thompson, Walter R. Ph.D., FACSM<p>ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal: November/December 2014 - Volume 18 - Issue 6 - p 8–17<p>doi: …

The 11 Shows You Should Binge-Watch Over the Holiday Break

’Tis the season for family bonding, holiday cheer, and decking all the halls. But if that kind of fa-la-la-la-ing isn’t your thing, we thankfully live in an age of endless options. I’m speaking, of course, of my favorite vacation pastime: the binge-watch. This time-honored pastime doesn’t <i>have</i> to be …