David Roark

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7 Oatmeal Bakes for the Perfect Make-Ahead Breakfast

As the old saying goes, "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." And yet, every morning we're …

Breakfast

7 Pieces of Running Wisdom From a Famous Writer

Haruki Murakami chronicles his development as a runner.<p>With Labor Day just around the corner, bulking up on running motivation might be the last thing on your mind. Maybe you’re thinking about when you’re going to take those day trips you planned on or how you’re going to counteract all that …

Haruki Murakami

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 …

Marathons

The Playground Workout That Will Channel Your Inner Child

Now that summer is finally here, we are officially on the lookout for any fun workout we could possibly do outside. So when we found this outdoor fitness playground near the East River in downtown New York City, we just couldn't resist a little playtime!<p>Spaces like these look like an adult jungle …

Workouts

25 Energy Ball Recipes - Energy Bites

Whether you call them energy bites or energy balls, they’re the same thing—unlike each of these 25 recipes that are all consistently healthy but …

26 Genius Tricks To Help You Deal With Too Much Stress

Welcome to the chill zone.

Deepak Chopra

The 6 Most Common Running Pains and When to See a Doctor

<b>Aches are common (and totally normal) after a hard workout. Here's how to know whether yours might be a sign of something more serious.</b><p><i>By Meg Lappe</i>, SELF<p>Longer daylight and summer hours at the office mean more time for running pre- and post-work. Unfortunately, it can also mean aches, pains and …

Exercise

Doctor Saves Two Runners in Philadelphia Races

Paul Shore, M.D., stops running and administers CPR to unconscious entrants.<p>Few runners ever have come to the aid of an unconscious runner on a race course. Dr. Paul Shore, 45, of Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, has done it twice.<p>This month, Shore, a pediatrician at St. Christopher’s Hospital in …

Marathons

28 Days of Pancake Recipes—They're All Perfect for Brunch!

Not overmixing the batter is just one of the test kitchen's cardinal rules for making these definitive pancakes. Get the rest of their tips for a flawless stack in our step-by-step guide.

My Pacific Crest Trail Moleskine Journals

It was about ten months ago that I posted a few scanned pages from my hiking journals. In 2010, I carried Moleskine plain pocket-sized notebooks …

Jailhouse Strong Pushup Challenge

The Juarez Valley Pushup Challenge tests your testicular fortitude, provides a great “pump” and is a hell of a lot of fun.<p>What do you need?<p>Just you, …

Peanut Butter Protein Shake

1. Combine water, protein powder, peanut butter, vanilla and stevia in a Vitamix<br>2. Puree on high speed until smooth<br>3. Blend in ice cubes<br>4. Serve for …

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 …

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

Jordan Metzl, M.D., a sports medicine physician at New York City's Hospital for Special Surgery, gets how hard it is to wake up to work out. "It's a tough habit to get into," he says. That said: "I'm a huge believer in morning workouts because it starts your metabolic furnace and ensures you'll …

6 Habits to Chisel a Solid 6-Pack

But if you stray from your plan even a few times a week—which most men do—you'll probably never see your abs.<p><b>Related:</b> Transform your body with The Anarchy Workout. One guy lost 18 pounds of fat in just 6 weeks!<p>The solution: six simple habits, which I teach to my clients to help them strip away …

Train Like a Superhero

Training is not just hard physically, it's hard mentally. We all know that training our bodies is the right thing to do, it's sticking to it long term or getting inspired enough to even start in the first place that's the tricky bit.<p>Our bodies often trick us and tell us "It's okay" to skip this one …

Comic Books

The Truth Behind Green Tea And Weight Loss

Diet supplements have invaded the market today, promising to help you lose weight and provide results within days. If you look closely at the …

5 Signs You Should Be Eating More Protein

<b>Your Hair is Falling Out</b><br>Protein is the building block of all of your cells—your hair follicles included. "If your hair follicles are strong, they keep your hair on your head, despite the tugging we do all day and the wind going through your hair," says Blatner. But if you're chronically skimping on …

Your Secret Weapon for Bigger Muscles

Hammer every last muscle fiber with this resistance band workout

Muscle

How to Lose Those Last 5 Pounds Forever

<b>Beef Up Your Workouts</b><br>If you've been steadily working out and following the same schedule, your body has probably grown accustomed to the routine. Rattle your body's chain a little and kick up the intensity of your workouts to further challenge your muscles. Work out longer or harder, increase the …

Nutrition

Why Eggs And Other Cholesterol-Laden Foods Pose Little Or No Health Risk

Yesterday, the press and public health community confused consumers with the message that an advisory panel was urging the government to stop warning people off eggs despite high cholesterol content. Stories such as The return of the egg? New dietary guidelines may downplay cholesterol risks on Fox …

Holistic Medicine

30 Best Stability Ball Exercises for Beginners

Stability ball exercises are exercises performed on a stability ball.<p>This can be anything from a crunch to plank and push-up to squat.<p>Research has …

These 5 Moves Will Make You Look Flat-Bellied from Every Angle

Exercise 1 Straight Arm Plank<p>Begin on your hands and knees with your hands directly under your shoulders and knees directly under your hips. Brace your torso by contracting as if someone were going to punch you in the tummy. Step back so that your legs are straight and your feet are together so …

The Top Ten Dumbbell Exercises For Building Strength and Muscle

If you only have a small home workout area and want to get in the best shape of your life, you need a workout mat, a full set of dumbbells and a jump …

Detox Diet - The 24 Hour Detoxification Diet

All of us need some bodily detoxification from time to time, and here is a tried and tested 24 hour detoxification liquid diet.<p>If you have overdone …

How to Lose Weight and Keep It Off

<i>Photo credits Susanne Menge</i><p>Write your own book.<p>What? You twist up your face and wonder if I've lost my mind. Stay with me here.<p>Write your own book. I'm not kidding.<p>Right now, start, this moment with a clean slate and nothing but blank pages to fill with expert advice to yourself.<p>You are The Only …

Fitness