Jim Gonzales

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Review: British Museum presents: Hokusai can’t quite replicate an in-person experience

That cresting blue-and-white wave is Katsushika Hokusai's most recognized image. The foreground of the famous Japanese woodblock is full of tiny details, showing fisherman in their boats cowering beneath the animalistic surge of water. The background of <i>The Great Wave</i> – it's actual title is <i>Under the</i> …

British Museum

Fix Your Breathing, Build More Muscle

3 Ways to Recover Faster to Train Harder<p>Optimized Breathing for More Gains?<p>You've done it since birth. If you didn't instinctively know how, you'd be …

Britain's top finisher at London Marathon Josh Griffiths on how his life has been turned upside down

Wearing a pair of shorts hastily borrowed from his 15-year-old brother and a T-shirt bought from a London Marathon stall, Josh Griffiths took a moment to look around in disbelief. To one side was Abel Kirui, a double world champion and Olympic silver medallist. To the other Kenenisa Bekele, widely …

Ultra-Running Legend Dean Karnazes’ Most Challenging Race Moment

Despite what we see on the covers of running magazines or in various shoe advertisements, running is not all smiles. Running is a grotesque physical …

Why You Should Do Weights Before Cardio

If you can only work out a couple days per week, you probably do both your lifting and cardio exercises on the same days. While that’s not ideal, you …

The 3 Best Core Exercises For Runners

Maintaining a strong core is key to staying healthy as a runner. Photo: www.shutterstock.com<i>Forget crunches. They’re not specific enough to running.</i> …

Treadmill workouts that take the monotony out of running indoors

<i>By Kelli Kennedy, The Associated Press</i>Just because it’s too cold for your normal three-mile outdoor run doesn’t mean the treadmill has to be a …

Runner's World

5 Ways to Improve Running Form

Every runner has two things in common: they want to improve running form and are eager to prevent injury.<p>Here are five easy tips that will help you …

7 Simple Rules for Getting Lean in 2017

Seven rules so you can follow through on that resolution.<p>For 2017, over half of Americans will make New Year's resolutions to do things like lose weight, get fit, and eat healthier. But how many actually make it past January 17? The brutal truth is only eight percent will achieve their goals, which …

Suspension Training for Runners

Keep injuries at bay and become a stronger runner with these suspension training exercises<p>I’m sure most runners have heard by now that they should …

This Pilates-Inspired Workout Will Make You Feel Taller Instantly

We spend all day leaning forward (driving, typing, reading, cooking, the list goes on). And, “The more time we spend in these forward positions the …

Bodyweight Exercises for Developing Fitness and Strength

Bodyweight exercises are exercises that utilize your body weight instead of equipment like dumbbells or gym machines. Using bodyweight was one of the …

Bodyweight Exercise

Why Foam Rolling Is Crucial For Building Muscle

Celebrity trainer Ashley Borden is a major proponent of foam rolling—for her clients, it’s a non-negotiable element of their fitness routine. That's …

Run A 5K: The Ultimate 8-Week Training Plan

Whether this is your first or 10th 5K race, this is the training plan to help you cross that finish line feeling strong. Coach Katie Bottini, who …

Stretching for Runners: Do's and Don'ts

<i>Stretching for runners has been one of the most controversial topics lately. One the one hand there are books being sold such as ‘Yoga for Runners’,</i> …

Iliotibial (IT) Band Stretches to Treat ITBS

The iliotibial band is a thick tendinous fascia that originates on the outside portion of the hip and extends to the side of the knee. After …

Physiotherapy

Ten Rules For Raising Testosterone for a Stronger, Leaner Body

Testosterone is the most significant of hormones, being vital for physical fitness and wellness. For both men and women, low testosterone can lead to …

How ChiRunning Can Make You a Faster Runner

You’ve heard a million times that you should relax more; that loosening up a little bit could do wonders for your health. Turns out, it can also make …

How To Lose Weight Fast And Easy With The Japanese Morning Banana Diet!

When it comes to diet plans and also fat burning, there are countless preferred ways as well as diets that could be discovered on the web. Several of …

4 tricks that super successful people use to focus when they're sleep deprived

But not everyone has the luxury of being able to sleep soundly through the night.<p>Take the president of the United States, says Michael Jaffee, the vice chair of the Department of Neurology at the University of Florida<i>.</i><p>It's not a position where crises can wait until morning.<p>Campaigning for the …

Success

Running Hills: Hill Treadmill Workouts and Alternatives

165 Shares<p>This week, I’m talking about hill treadmill workouts for any distance! I live in Chicago, I have clients who live in Florida, and we don’t …

What’s Causing My Arch Pain?

Plantar fasciitis is a likely culprit. But before you self-treat, get a proper diagnosis.<p><i>Angel asks: I have arch pain after I run for 30 minutes. I have several pairs of shoes that I rotate, and I'm good about replacing them. Do you know what could be causing this?</i><p>The foot is an amazing structure. …

Hill Workouts That Improve Strength and Mental Toughness

The benefits of hill running are tremendous. You'll improve your leg muscle strength, build fitness, boost mental toughness, and engage your leg, …

Biomechanics

Sprinting Legend Allyson Felix Shares Four Ways To Kick Up Your Workouts

Improve your game with this advice from the Olympic gold medalist.<p>Allyson Felix, the most decorated female sprinter in U.S. history, has already won four Olympic gold medals and two silvers. This year, in her fourth Olympic games, she’s set to represent the U.S. again in the 400-meter sprint and …

Do More of This Exercise for a Better Memory, Science Says

A recent study reveals the workout that's good for both your body and your brain.<p>We already know that exercise can help make us smarter, happier, and less stressed. But all exercise is not created equal. If you're a time-crunched entrepreneur, might you like to know which kind of exercise is most …

I Tried A 2-Week Sleep Cleanse. Here's What Happened.

Sleep isn't my thing. I'm a night owl by nature, and I usually crawl into bed around 1 or 2 AM. My kids wake me up at sunrise, and I stumble to the kitchen in a fog, brew a pot of coffee, and promise myself I'll go to bed earlier that night. But it never happens. Burning the midnight oil is my "me …

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

Workouts

2 Essential Foot Functions to Upgrade Your Training

<b>The feet are complex beasts that powerfully support many movements in training and day-to-day life.</b> The plethora of joints, muscles, tendons, and …

Compression Workout Gear Won't Make You Faster—but It Will Give You THIS

Super tight pants, FTW.<p>If you’ve been shelling out the big bucks for high-end compression tights in the hopes of shaving a few seconds off your run, we’ve got good news and bad news.<p>According to a meta-analysis of over 30 studies published in the journal <i>Sports Medicine,</i> those super tight workout …

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