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Pro Bowl 2015 rosters announced

The Pro Bowl rosters have been announced, with teams set to be finalized on January 21.<p>The Pro Bowl roster was announced by the NFL and while there were a few surprises and snubs, the usual suspects will take a trip to Phoenix including Andrew Luck, Dez Bryant, J.J. Watt and more.<p>Last year, the NFL …

Netflix Is Testing Something You May Not Like

Your next Netflix binge could include an unexpected feature: commercials.<p>The popular online video streaming site is testing ads that appear before or …

It's Raining Nitrogen In A Colorado Park. Farmers Can Help Make It Stop

It's May in Rocky Mountain National Park, but on a mountainside 10,829 feet above sea level, snow is falling. It's pelting Jim Cheatham, a biologist with the National Park Service. Shrugging off the cold, Cheatham seizes a teachable moment. This snow, he says, holds more than just water.<p>"Chances …

5 Ways You’re Killing Your Own Motivation Without Even Knowing It

Motivation is essential for productivity. But are your own habits putting a damper on your motivation, without you even knowing it? Here are 5 common ways this happens.<p>Building and sustaining personal motivation is tricky business. When you're motivated, you're able to work better, faster, and stay …

Backcountry

When Gus Koshy and Romain Astié set up their camp in Grand Teton National Park, they had no idea the view that would greet them when the sun went …

It's Not About the Lab Rats

<i>BRRRIIIIING!</i><p>It’s a journalistic axiom that when your phone rings early on a Monday, from a blocked number, it’s generally not because somebody loves your work. I picked up to hear an angry Lance Armstrong on the line, along with Doug Ulman, the CEO of the Lance Armstrong Foundation—a.k.a. …

The Beautiful and the Dammed

<b>ALLAH WAS INVOKED THAT DAY,</b> after a wood-fired breakfast in an 18-degree dawn. The earth was cloaked anew; hoarfrost made the grass crunch under my boots. Wind ripped away the plume of Daniel González's breath. Winter in southern Chile, one of the southernmost places on earth. The pickup truck, …

Ain't It Just Grand

It's a blustery April afternoon on the Colorado River, deep inside Grand Canyon National Park, and from his seat in the stern of a handsome little boat called the Sequoia, Martin Litton has just taken note of an intriguing development. Normally, the river down here is restless and kinetic, sluicing …

The Other Side of The Mountain

<b>TWO YEARS LATER AND STILL HE IMAGINED HIS BLINDNESS AS A TERRIBLE DREAM</b>. He'd wake up and see again. The mountains. A wife whose face he knew only by touch. The sunrise. Everything. His last vision of this world was a dusty, darkened street in northern Baghdad while at the wheel of an enormous …

The Mountain of Mountains

THE AFTERNOON I STUMBLED across the human leg bone at the bottom of K2, it was one of those flawless days you almost never see in the Karakoram. The light was radiant, the wind was calm, and the air at 16,000 feet—sharp and clear as etched glass—seemed to lift and intensify the hulking black mass …

The Coldest War

WE WERE MARCHING up a strip of shattered rock laid out between two streams of the purest white, frozen highways extending in great ripples toward the head of the Siachen Glacier—the largest alpine glacier on earth, nearly two trillion cubic feet of ice. The air was frigid and the light crackled …

Quakenami! Why the Pacific Northwest Is Doomed

PITY POOR CASSANDRA, blessed by Apollo with the power of prophecy, cursed with the fate of ­disbelief. She tells the people what’s coming. She suffers their laughter, absorbs their scorn. Then she watches her prediction come true. <i>Yeah, you told us so,</i> they’ll say as they bury the dead.</i> …

The Devil on Paradise Road

Thirteen miles of two-lane blacktop connect the fir-and-cedar forests of Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park’s ranger headquarters, to Paradise, the mountain’s 5,400-foot subalpine playground. Technically, it’s a section of Washington’s State Route 706, but locals know it as the Paradise road. …

SeaWorld Rescuers Threatened by Hecklers

A SeaWorld animal rescue team was threatened by onlookers while attempting to retrieve a stranded sea lion earlier this week. KTLA reports that on a trip to the end of Santa Cruz Avenue in Ocean Beach, California, where a 1.5-year-old sea lion had wandered into the sand beneath some cliffs, …

BLM Reverses Decision on Idaho Wolf Hunt

Under pressure from lawsuits filed by wildlife and conservation groups, the Bureau of Land Management has pulled its permit to Idaho for Wildlife to hold wolf and coyote hunts on public lands.<p>In early November, the BLM initially approved the hunting permit, which would allow up to 500 hunters to …

Why Delisting the Grizzly May Just Be a Good Thing

Yellowstone’s grizzlies are back. Although they’ve been on the endangered species list since 1975—when just over 200 of them remained—biologists at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service estimate that the population of <i>Ursus arctos horribilis</i> in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem has since more than …

Bear Attack Victim Had Been Taking Photos

Darsh Patel, the 22-year-old Rutgers student who was mauled to death by a black bear in New Jersey in September, was taking photos of the bear with his cell phone just before the attack, according to NJ Advance Media. A public records request submitted by the local news organization returned five …

The validity of the lactate minimum test for determination of the maximal lactate steady state. - PubMed

PURPOSE:<p>The purpose of this study was to investigate the validity of the lactate minimum test ([Lac-]BMIN) in the determination of the velocity at …

Motivational Quotes

Oct 7, 2015<p>It's the best form of medication.<p>Oct 2, 2015<p>It needs exercise just like the muscles of the body.<p>Sep 23, 2015<p>Running is not, as it so often seems, only about what you did in your last race.<p>Sep 18, 2015<p>Relax and let the run come out of you.<p>Sep 16, 2015<p>...matters more than how much you …

6 Ways Running Improves Your Health

Running is not only great for the soul but good for your well-being.<p>You’ve probably heard it said that exercise is medicine. Well, it’s not just a saying; it’s the truth. There’s a raft of scientific evidence that proves that regular exercise (150 minutes per week, which is about 30 minutes five …

Hearst Magazines

5K Training Schedule for Beginners

<b>Week 1</b> – Jog for 60 seconds, Walk for 90 seconds (20 minutes total)<p><b>Week 2</b> – Jog for 90 seconds, Walk for 2 minutes (20 minutes total)<p><b>Week 3</b> – Jog 90 …

Marathons

5 Ways to be a Faster and Happier Runner

Chi Running is catching on—find out more about the Tai Chi-inspired technique<p>Despite unseasonably warm temps in the northeast, fall marathon season is upon us. And for those gearing up for the New York City Marathon on November 3, you’ve probably already logged most of your key training runs. At …

Running

Remembering Joan Rivers: Groundbreaking Feminist Icon

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images<p>Dan Grossi—AP<p>Truman Moore—The TIME & LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Truman Moore—The TIME & LIFE Picture …

How to Stay Focused During a Workout

Use your mind to sculpt a better body<p>When boredom or fatigue strikes during a workout, you might try to distract yourself by flicking on the TV or chatting up your treadmill neighbor. But tuning in–instead of checking out–may be the smarter tactic.<p>Just ask yoga teachers. At the beginning of class, …

Self-help

What Is Mountain Running?

Ready to breathe new life into your running? Here's what to know and how to get started, including the big races.<p>Is all trail running mountain running? And is all mountain running trail running? No, and no, actually.<p>Trail running is considered running on any unpaved surface. For example, you could …

5 Common Marathon Training Mistakes

<i>Is there a marathon on your racing schedule? Here are some things to remember as you go through marathon training.</i><p>The spring is almost here and for …

41 Superfoods: How They Can Help Your Running

1 of 42<p>Superfoods<p>To run your best, you have to eat the best. The Centers for Disease Control recently <b>released a study</b> ranking the top nutrient-dense foods based on the amount of 17 key nutrients per 100 grams. We compiled these superfoods here – along with recipes – so that you can easily add them …

How to Build Endurance For Long Runs While in Rehab

Alternative workouts that increase stamina without aggravating a weak spot or injury on the mend.<p><i>What are some tips for long runs while rehabbing weak hips and glutes? I’m able to run 10 miles but feel pressure in the last mile. Thank you, ~ Russ</i><p>Hi Russ! It sounds like you’re on a sound …