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How Training For a Half Marathon Changed My Mindset

I'd always been a reasonably fit person. I played soccer through college and lived an active lifestyle after that. My husband and I enjoyed bike riding, kayaking, jogging, and staying healthy. But after having kids, my body turned to mush. I was out of shape and gasped while trotting up the stairs …

Marathons

Grab a Pair of Dumbbells and Try This Trainer's Full-Body Workout

Looking to get a good full-body workout in? Grab a set of dumbbells and get started on this circuit that's just five exercises. Personal trainer Max Weber, NASM, ACE, created this workout that he posted on Instagram.<p>"Please warm up before training! For this, some light/active stretching will do," …

Workouts

The best GPS running watches for any budget

Running can be a relatively cheap sport that anyone can take-up. But there are certain luxuries that can make the often painful experience more …

Fitness Technology

The best exercises for banishing foot pain

Chelsea-based pilates instructor Ilaria Cavagna founded the High Heel Rescue workout to help her private clients — including “Get Out” star Allison …

Workouts

Belly Fat and Menopause: How to Win the Battle of the Bulge

Last year, in my early 50s and perimenopausal, I lost 20 pounds. I did this the old-fashioned way — by eating less and exercising more — and I …

Fitness

10 simple strength and conditioning exercises you can do at home

<i>This is a sponsored article in association with Liv Cycling</i><p><b>You don't need a gym membership or lots of time to complete a strength and conditioning</b> …

Workouts

What can I do to make my cough go away?

Coughs play a role in clearing irritants and infections from the body, but persistent coughing can be annoying. The best treatment for a cough will …

Immune System

Apple Chips Recipe

"These yummy cinnamon apple chips will disappear almost as quickly as you make them! They're perfect for healthy snacks and easy to take on the road. …

Recipes

6 Plantar Fasciitis Insoles That Could Finally Ease Your Foot Pain

These shoe inserts for plantar fasciitis are designed to relieve heel pressure and provide arch support.<p>For running or intense exercise<p>Amazon<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>For running or intense exercise<p>Amazon<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading …

Plantar Fasciitis

I Have Been Buying These $15 Black Pants For Years — They're So Flattering and Comfy

I looked for a simple pair of black pants that could be dressed up or down for ages. When I came across these H&M Slim-Fit Treggings ($15) a few years ago, I finally hit the jackpot. These stretchy, comfortable pants include an elasticized waistband for a perfect fit. There's a mock front so you …

30 Everyday Products On Amazon You Didn't Know You Can Save A Ton Of Money On If You Buy In Bulk

The driving motivation behind most bargain hunters is simple and logical: there's no need to break the bank on products when they can be found for a …

Skin Care

Is It Better to Run on a Treadmill or Outside? Experts Weigh In

Being in the fitness industry and participating in over a dozen running races, I've had my fair share of treadmill and outdoor running workouts through the years. I often have clients ask if one is more beneficial, and I truly believe that combining indoor and outdoor workouts is the best of both …

Immune System

How to Start (Or Get Back to) Consistent Running

<i>What you need to know to start—or get back to—consistent running for your first race.</i><p>Whether you’re just getting into running or returning after a …

Marathons

Why 'Toughing Out' Shin Splints Is a Terrible Idea for Athletes

Overuse injuries tend to creep up on you and slowly get worse until you are no longer able to compete. Many runners deal with shin splints at some …

Marathons

Why Am I So Tired After Long Runs?

Why Am I So Tired After Long Runs?

Dotdash

How Gaining Weight Made This Elite Runner Faster Than Ever

After ditching the concept of racing weight, Allie Kieffer smashed her 2012 PR.<p>In 2012, after years of cutting calories to slim down, Allie Kieffer had to stop running due to a stress reaction in her tibia. The injury prevented her from running in the 2012 Olympic Trials in the 10,000 meters, and …

Nutrition

Bone density test

Overview<p>A bone density test determines if you have osteoporosis — a disorder characterized by bones that are more fragile and more likely to break.<p>In …

Medicine

Shin Splints | Runner's World

Sep 29, 2016<p>Put injuries behind you by working this key—but often neglected—muscle group.<p>Oct 9, 2015<p>Check out these five demostrations to see how you can keep common injuries at bay.<p>Jun 22, 2015<p>What’s behind lower leg pain, and how you can overcome it.<p>Nov 17, 2014<p>Protect an injury-prone spot with …

Running

I Tried Trader Joes Skin Care And Hair Care Products

<i>Beauty</i> <i>with</i> <i>Mi, hosted by Refinery29's beauty writer</i> <i>Mi-Anne Chan, explores the coolest new trends, treatments, products, and subcultures in the</i> <i>beauty</i></i> …

Skin Care

41 Products On Amazon That Are Cult-Favorites Because They Effing Work

The age-old phrase "Don't trust everything you see" has evolved a lot over the years. First, it applied to just television. Now, it's "Don't trust …

Shopping

Why buy barbecue sauce when you can design your own?

Barbecue sauce is one of the most versatile sauces out there_it can be served as a dipping sauce or a topping, brushed onto protein and vegetables during cooking, or stirred into beans and shredded meat after cooking.<p>Further contributing to its versatility is the fact that there are so many styles …

Recipes

Buying frozen fish isn’t what it used to be. Here’s what you need to know.

Standing in your grocery store seafood department, you see a counter with fillets of salmon, cod and tuna bedded on ice. Their tenderness beckons. Somewhere nearby, packages of those same fish and more, each fillet vacuum-sealed, wait behind a freezer glass door. They look . . . well, you can’t …

Seafood

I Took One Flight in These $30 Legging-pants and Now I Refuse to Travel in Anything Else

They're so good I almost don’t want to tell people where I got them — or that they’re on sale right now.<p>Uniqlo’s leggings/pants will ruin you for all …

Clothing

Plantar Fasciitis Release Technique

The simple solution to relieve pain.<p>While plantar fasciitis may sound mysterious, the experience isn’t. Millions of people undergo any number of the following on a daily basis: a pain in their heel the moment their foot hits the ground in the morning; tenderness in the heel and arch area; pain in …

Massage Therapy

How to Get Rid of Loose Skin Without Surgery

Many dieters struggle with loose skin after weight loss. Whether you've lost a lot of weight or just a few pounds, it's common for skin to sag in …

Skin Care

What’s the Best Solution for Runner’s Knee?

A reader wonders whether a joint supplement can help strengthen a problematic knee.<p><i>RunBigIsland writes: This might be a silly question, but I honestly don’t know. I’ve been suffering knee pain usually after seven or so miles of running. Based on the location of the pain and feedback I’ve received</i> …

Biomechanics

The Best Cuts of Beef Every Home Cook Should Know

Here’s a look at the most popular cuts of beef and when to use them—plus some thoughts to keep in mind when you’re ready to cook.<p><b>Chuck Roast</b><p>Anything …

BBQ

How to Air Dry Your Hair the French Way

Relaxed yet polished, it's the hairstyle our French counterparts seem to have mastered. That's because there's a lot more to it than a wash-and-go, …

Hair

Good Targets

For your best chance of a successful race, aim for more than one worthy goal.<p>Tell another runner you've got an upcoming race, and chances are he'll respond by asking, "What time are you aiming for?" Runners tend to measure success by the minute. But focusing your sights only on time can set you up …

Marathons

Why I Forced Myself to Love Running

Back in middle school, I was repeatedly told that I “run like a duck.” What’s more, I tired far too quickly on runs, was slower than all my friends, …

Middle School