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How Important Is Intense Running?

It's good for you, even if you're not into racing.<p><i>How important is intensity? I'm in my mid-40s, I’ve been running for a year, and I’m a big guy (6'3”, 240lbs). I run mainly to improve my health and I’m not out to break records. I am wondering if increasing intensity will increase injury risk.</i> …

Marathons

Cycling Weekly Cycling Club: Get better, ride together

<b>Cycling Weekly Cycling Club is the free online community for cyclists to share rides, photos and banter, and help to improve their cycling</b> …

Cycling

A New Solution For Saddle Discomfort On The Bike

<i>New scanning technology may take the guesswork out of your saddle discomfort.</i><p>Finding comfort while resting your weight for hours on a hard plastic …

Kicking and High Knee Drills With Meb Keflezighi

In this third installment of the Skills and Drills video series presented by CEP Compression, Meb Keflezighi demonstrates various types of kicking …

How Should I Breathe When I Run?

<i>If you’re not focused on how you breathe while running, you should be.</i><p>When we head out for a run, there are plenty of things to think about: how our …

Redirect

Workout Of The Week: Long Runs With "Stuff"

<i>Stop slogging through the same old long run–add some stuff to it!</i><p>The weekend long run is a rite of passage for most runners. Everyone from your …

Exercise

More Evidence in Favor of Plyometrics

Race performance improves after 6-week program.<p>Last year we reported on a study that found that, among a group of college track runners, those who were better at jumping had faster 5-K times. Here's more evidence in favor of building your overall athleticism: Middle- and long-distance runners who …

Marathons

3 Simple Ways To Add Speed And Endurance

<i>Learn the benefits of developing VO2 Max, Lactate Threshold and Running Economy.</i><p>Over the past several years, athletes have continued to defy the odds …

Your Deadlift Is Weak — Here’s How to Improve It

If there’s a single lift that deserves to be heavy, it’s your deadlift. That’s because a big pull with proper form means your glutes, hamstrings, and …

6 Easy Ways to Add Cardio to Your Strength Workout

Kick start your calorie burn and up your heart rate with these simple tips you can incorporate into your go-to strength training routine.<p><i>This article</i> …

Exercise

Arnold Press

1. Hold a set of dumbbells and bring them to your shoulder height with palms facing your body. (You can perform this exercise sitting down or …

How To Get Abs: The Truth

Everyone wants to know the secret to abs. The good news is that we all have abs; no need to go out and get them, especially if you have spent a …

Training Talk: Deadlift on Leg Day or Back Day?

We’re back with another installment of Training Talk here on M&S!<p>We really appreciate everyone in our community being so involved and engaging in …

Tip: Two Ways to Build a Lagging Muscle

Take your weakest muscle group and turn it into your strongest with these strategies.<p>Assuming you're not overtraining or have an injury of some kind, …

Health

Three 30-Minute Workouts You Can Crush Today

By<p>Apr 24 2017, 1:49 PM<p>Go balls to the wall. Rest briefly. Go balls to the wall again. That’s idea behind high-intensity interval training (HIIT), a …

Exercise

3 Exercises for a Stronger Pelvic Floor (and Lower Abs)

Building and maintaining a strong pelvic floor is crucial for women of all ages. The pelvic floor is a group of muscles at the bottom of your pelvis …

Yoga

'How Can I Get Rid Of My Armpit Fat?' | Women's Health

Here, she explains how to tackle this.<p><b>What To Eat</b><p>First, if you’re trying to shed pounds in general, you should aim to take in fewer calories than you’re expending overall (not just via exercise). This varies on an individual level, but you can use an app like MyFitnessPal to keep track of your cal …

21 Ab Workouts to Tone and Strengthen Your Core

Working out is hard, right? Between not knowing the best moves to get toned to trying to squeeze in a quick desk exercise at the office, finding what works best for you can be tough. Although exercising regularly can be difficult to manage, there are many stress-relieving benefits to all different …

Exercise

Today's Workout 36: The dumbbell circuit for muscle growth

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>This no-frills, no-nonsense workout that's guaranteed to spur muscle growth throughout your entire body only …

Muscle

John Cena deadlifts 602 pounds: What fuels the WWE superstar at 40? Diet plan and workout routine

John Cena follows a seven-meals-a-day diet with masses of protein and a strict 5-day muscle-building split-workout routine, to stay in shape.<p>WWE …

This Workout Is Proven to Slow the Ageing Process—Here's the Need-to-Know

Having written about fitness for years and being a qualified personal trainer means I have tried pretty much every form of exercise you can name. …

Short v. Long Intervals

Two sides of the same coin, or completely different workouts?<p>Here's an interesting graph to consider:<p>It comes from a paper by Nigel Stepto and his colleagues, then at the University of Cape Town, back in 1999. This particular version of it is redrawn in a review on physiological adaptations to …

Exercise

7 behaviors to give up if you want to be happier

Exercise! Gratitude! Spending time with friends! Hooray!<p>What's more surprising is that there are plenty of things you can take <i>out</i> of your life to be a happier person. Think of it as decluttering your house, except instead of your house, it's your entire life.<p>To help you kick off the elimination …

Self-help

Top Strength Coach Explains How One Back Exercise Can Help Transform Your Entire Physique

If it’s not part of your program, it should be. Here’s why<p>Walk into any gym in America and you’ll usually find a traffic jam at the bench press.<p>But if you were to point out a man with an impressive physique, I guarantee he’s not pressing all day long.<p>I promise he’s putting a premium on exercises …

Muscle

40 Ways to Lose Weight When You're Over 40

This is 40. You’re wiser. You know yourself. You’re making strides professionally and possibly reproducing. Then, seemingly overnight, you realize …

THIS Is What Happens To Your Body When You Eat Bananas

What if we told you there was a groundbreaking new tool to help you lose weight, reduce bloat, fight cancer and increase your energy—all for just 19 …

The 30-Minute Stepup Workout | Men's Health

Gaddour has broken up the workout into three 10-minute segments. Each section features a new stepup variation to improve your speed (minutes 1 to 10), strength (minutes 11 to 20), or stamina (minutes 21 to 30). Watch Gaddour demonstrate each one in the video above.<p>By the time 30 minutes is up, …

A Killer Core Workout for Cyclists Who Hate Crunches

Fantastic news for crunch-haters: doing this short core workout just once a week gives you the same strength benefits as doing it two or three times weekly.<p>This 10-minute routine will work the key muscles that can improve your power and endurance in the saddle. Do 12 reps of each move, one after …

Workouts

6 Moves to Do in the Morning for TONS of Energy | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Constructive Rest and Breath Awareness<p>Lay on your back with your knees bent and your feet hip-distance apart. Place one hand on your heart and one on your belly. Breathe fluidly into your belly and chest, and focus on your on the breath. Feel your stomach and chest as it rises and falls. …