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How Can I Recover from My Half or Full Marathon?

Try this "reverse taper" to return to training refreshed and healthy.<p><i>I’m running my third half-marathon this spring and a marathon this fall. Do you have any tips for recovering after the races? Thanks, Breanne</i><p>Good luck in your races this season, Breanne. You are wise to think about recovery, as it …

One Magic Mile

A simple workout to help chart your progress.<p>Two decades ago, I began using a one-mile time trial workout with my runners to predict potential performances during a training season. Running a timed mile provides a reality check on your current goals, helps you determine a safe long-run pace, and …

Liar's Poker

• <b>Auteur:</b> Michael Lewis<p><b>'One of the great business books of all time' Punch</b><p><b>'Wickedly funny' Daily Express</b><p><b>'Hilarious' New York Times</b><p><b>The original classic that revealed the truth about ambition, greed and excess in London and Wall Street, by Michael Lewis, the number 1 bestselling author of The Big Short</b> …

Steps to Reducing Postrun Recovery

Training phases should dictate your methods.<p>You’ve pounded the protein shake, shivered in the ice bath,and mastered the art of self-massage. Because you should do everything you can to speed your recovery from today’s run, right? Maybe not. How much recovery work you do depends on how close race …

Why You Should Smoke Your Thanksgiving Bird

<b>Things you don't want on Thanksgiving:</b> cheap scotch, an argument with your father-in-law, a bland bird.<p>I can't buy your scotch or help with the in-laws. But I can solve your turkey problem: Smoke the damn thing.<p>Poultry, generally, likes fire and smoke. (Think grilled chicken.) Big birds, like …

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11 Races to Run Before You Die

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Reinvent Your Chili Recipe

Go green and you may never eat another boring bowl<p>I’ve never been a huge fan of chili.<p>Yeah, I said it.<p>I’ll eat chili, but it’s about as exciting to me as Sloppy Joes or beef stew—a mushy amalgam of ingredients that carry the same flavor and texture. Stick-to-your ribs? Sure. Exciting? Eh.<p>I know, in …

How to Build the Ultimate Bodyweight Gym (Using Only PVC Pipe) | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Todd Kuslikis.</i><p>Men strive for efficiency. We are creatures that look for ways of getting the maximum amount …

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