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Vladimir Putin 'in bed with a bad cold watching Crimea documentary'

Russian TV channel scotches rumours of a Kremlin coup with report Mr Putin is at rural retreat recovering from flu, while spokesman says president will be watching Crimea documentary airing tonight<p>Media speculation has reached fever pitch over the weekend about <b>the whereabouts of Russian President</b> …

Top Workout Foods

From ancient Greek Olympians who sometimes ate only meat prior to competing, to modern-day marathon runners who load up on carbohydrates before an …

The Best Foods to Eat Before and After a Run

Yes, George Dickel Tabasco Barrel Finish Whiskey Is Actually, Inexplicably, Good<p>The 20 Healthiest and Unhealthiest BBQ Foods, Ranked<p>7 Super Foods You …

3 Little Tips for Better Running Form

Relax, take short steps, and be sure to warm up before each run.<p><i>I am starting to train for a half-marathon, and the more I read about proper running technique, the more confused I get. Can you enlighten me as to proper running form? Thank you. —Jennifer</i><p>Hi, Jennifer. Great news about training for …

8 Ways to Extend Your Long Run

How to build endurance gradually and avoid injury.<p><b>1. Slow your pace.</b> You'll save energy for those bonus miles by slowing your pace. You should feel comfortable and able to carry on a conversation. A good rule of thumb: Add 90 seconds to two minutes per mile to your normal pace.<p><b>2. Add miles</b> …

Walk to Strengthen Muscles

Slow down to get stronger and go longer.<p>Never underestimate the power of a good walk--and not just as a midrun break. Going for a "pure" walk (no running at all) allows your body to make small adaptations that strengthen your feet, knees, and hips. Long, brisk walks can help boost your endurance. …

3 Ways to Prevent Lower Back Pain - Back Injury Prevention

One of the most common questions in regards to weightlifting is how to strengthen the lower back. A combination of several preventative measures, …

Increase Athleticism in 6 Minutes

5 Things You Should Do Every Day to Stay Healthy<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>The deep squat is an essential movement pattern that you'll lose if …

How to Sprint Your Way to a 6-Pack

Why Sprint Training Is the Best Abdominal Workout<p>There are so many great abdominal workouts out there and in the gym that are based around resistance …

What to Eat Before a Workout: 50 Pre- and Post-Workout Snacks

For some, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But for others who manage to squeeze some gym time into their everyday routine, pre- and …

Healthy Eating

Maximal Fat Loss, Minimal Equipment

Here's what you need to know...<p>The better you get at an exercise, the less effective it becomes as a fat-burner.<br>• Combining ground-based exercise like …

The best bodyweight workout of all time

Shutterstock<p>Shutterstock<p><b>Duration</b> 20<p><b>Exercises</b> 3-5<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>Ever wonder how guys who exclusively work out on monkey bars get so ripped? This …

25 No-Equipment Moves That Transform Your Body

Whether you've let go of your gym membership or you're spending more time shaping up from home, these effective no-equipment moves need to be part of …

The Best Medicine Ball Ab Workout

<i>101 Best Workouts Of All Time</i> is the ultimate answer to the question “What workout should I do?” No matter what equipment you have available, from a …

Sticking It to Diets: An Interview with Matt Fitzgerald

In his new book <i>Diet Cults,</i> Matt Fitzgerald argues against the idea that there is any one "best" way to eat. Along the way, he covers popular diets such as Atkins, the raw-food movement, and the Paleo Diet, each time exploring the dangers of excluding an entire food group. By the end of the book, …

10 Summer Fruits and Vegetables to Add to Your Diet, Like Right Now

Summer is awesome, but it can also be bad for your diet. You're probably too busy boozing it up at parties and downing whatever you please at barbecues, but it's important to remember to bring some healthy food into the mix, too. You can do that by adding one of these nutritious super-summery …

Sneak Fruits and Veggies into Your Kids' Diet With These 7 Yummy Smoothie Recipes

We all know how important it is to add greens to a growing kid’s diet, but boy can the little ones put up a fight. Thankfully, there’s a pretty …

8 signs your diet sucks

Trying to lose weight? Most people are. On any given day, more than half of all American citizens is on some kind of diet or purposefully restricting their food intake in some way in an attempt to lose weight.<p>Unfortunately, research indisputably shows that trying to intentionally starve yourself …

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Unhealthy Diets More Dangerous Than Smoking, United Nations Warns

During the annual World Health Organization (WHO) summit today, a Belgian professor named Olivier de Schutter, who is affiliated with the United …

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Low-Carb Food Options

Study: What's The Healthiest Diet?

A new national initiative compares four well-known diet indexes.<p>Interested in eating the healthiest-possible diet? Good luck. There are so many diets out there, including multiple variations on each diet, that it’s nearly impossible to pick the best one. The popular Mediterranean diet, for example, …

Why I Eat A Plant-Based Diet

The on-trend diet isn't a fad and it's way more sustainable than it sounds. Here's how I started eating more veggies and grains and loved every healthy second of it.<p>I started eating a whole foods plant-based diet nine months ago. I had gained 20-something pounds from a hormone-related health issue …

10 Simple Ways to Slash Sugar From Your Diet

You may not be eating Oreos by the roll or guzzling cans of Coke, but that doesn't mean sugar's absent from your diet.<p>You're likely eating sugar …