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Get Fit Fast With This Total-Body EMOM Workout

An EMOM workout means changing exercises "every minute on the minute.”<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>You can switch up your …

Workouts

5 moves to get the abdominal V-shape you’ve always wanted

Six-packs? So 2016. Biceps? Give us a break. This year, people are drooling over a muscle you might not have known existed.<p>The transversus abdominis …

Trump Knows Exactly What He’s Doing

The president used a narrow condemnation of neo-Nazis to mount a defense of the politics of white resentment.<p>President Trump’s short press conference Tuesday afternoon was remarkable for seeming cogent. In so many of his public statements Trump wanders, free-associates, digresses, and seems either …

Rights & Freedoms

What is Close Reading?

Re-posted on August 3, 2017. Up to this point, this blog entry is the one that has been read, cited, and distributed most often. Obviously a lot of …

No Equipment Needed: 9 Bodyweight Training Articles and Workout Programs

So you can run far and lift heavy, but can you do basic bodyweight movements like pull ups, handstands, and pistols? Here are 9 articles and workout …

Book Reviews

The Best Running Training Plans

There’s a lot of nonsense floating around the internet, and navigating the tides of misinformation poses a continuous challenge.When seeking online guidance for how to prepare for a running race, a poor choice can leave you injured, overtrained, and in the unenviable position of having wasted weeks …

New Techniques For Treating Plantar Fasciitis

Photo Gallery<p>1 of {count}<p>Figure 1. The plantar fascia (pf) is a thick fibrous band located along the bottom of the foot<p>Excessive lowering of the arch …

​Dad Bod Redefined: Chest and Back Workout | Men’s Health

Yes, you’re a dad, but you don’t need to default into the dad bod—or, at least the soft and shlubby image that term brings to mind. That’s why we’re taking that label and molding it into version 2.0.<p>We’ve partnered with trainer Cory Gregory to bring you a cutting-edge, four-week program with five …

The Lesser Part of Valor

Preston Brooks, Greg Gianforte, and the American tradition of disguising cowardice as bravery<p>You wouldn’t say that Preston Brooks sucker-punched Charles Sumner in the Senate chamber in 1856—but only because he used a cane. Brooks, a South Carolina congressman, began bludgeoning Sumner, the …

War

Tip: Fix Your Jacked Up Feet

Use this neuromuscular release technique on your feet and don't be surprised when you start feeling better all over.<p>What You Need to Know About Your …

Writing papers and research reports the Google way

The traditional research paper has been around a long time. We all likely have a memory of sweating over one at the last minute. They’re still …

Education Technology

In middle age, your best running days may still be ahead of you

Elite road racers make running look effortless. While most of us appear to be in pain, their cadence and form belie any of that misery. But there's good news, middle-of-the-pack runners, because we may have the last laugh: New research shows that while elite runners peak at age 35, the rest of us …

Got Kids? These 15 Games Are Going to Make Your Weekends So Much More Fun

Because weekends are supposed to be about reconnecting with family...and a little healthy competition never hurt anyone.<p>As a mom of six kids, ages …

Perfect Your Downhill Running Form | Competitor.com

<i>Want to blow by your competition? Learn how to tackle the downhill.</i><p>If you’ve ever woken up with burning quads the day after a hilly race, you can …

This Tabata Workout Is Sure to Give You the Strength Your Body Is Craving

<i>The following post was originally featured on Peanut Butter Fingers and written by Julie Fagan, who is part of POPSUGAR Collective.</i><p>Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Kathryna Hancock<p>I wanted to share a travel workout with you guys today that you can do absolutely anywhere! It's a bodyweight …

Build A Foundation For Running Fast

The top training priority of every runner should be to establish a solid foundation for future development as a runner.<b>How is this done?</b> The …

Exercise

The 30 Most Hilarious Running Fails

Bench Jump?<p>1 of 31<p>He saw this going differently in his head…<p>Find a<p>Bleachers<p>2 of 31<p>She ran bleachers. Plural. As in, she got to the second step.<p>Find …

The declining productivity of education

US economic development has stalled. We’ve recently learned that only about half of people born around 1980 earn more today than their parents did at …

Education

6 Traits That Predict Ethical Behavior at Work

Trust and openness are crucial elements of an ethical organizational culture. Only when employees are able to voice the problems they see can ethical lapses be discussed and resolved. A first step in building this kind of culture involves a hiring approach in which companies actively seek those …

Psychology

How the vegan movement broke out of its echo chamber and finally started disrupting things

The American vegan movement was always its own worst enemy.<p>Members of the movement made their first impressions bellowing into bullhorns, desperate to make a difference by willing it with a loud enough voice.<p>But actual engagement was a weakness as people tended to ignore the passionate subculture …

Agriculture

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The Brain

Improve Your Running Form With Short Hill Sprints | Amazing Body Exercises

The benefits of running uphill countless: enhanced power, enhanced efficiency and also enhanced speed. But an additional crucial benefit of a great …

Be A Fanatic About Your Running Gait And Heal Your Plantar Fasciitis

<b>I Felt Her Pain</b><p>During the August 2016 Anchor Down 24 Hour Ultra, I slowed down to make sure a limping fellow runner was OK. It was a few hours after the 7 pm start. My headlamp shined on her face and hers on mine. She had a scrape and a bruise below her left eye. She had fallen on the trail after …

Student Athletes

Is Your Run Improving? | Page 2 of 4

• Page 1: Checking Your Progress<br>• Page 2: Test: Six minutes all out<br>• Page 3: Test: 1 mile<br>• Page 4: Test: 4x1600m with 90 sec recovery<p>Six minutes all out<p>Run …

5 Marathon Workouts That Take 45 Minutes or Less

Training for a marathon is no easy task, but it doesn't have to take over your life. Yes, long runs are a necessity for endurance, says John Henwood, …

Marathons

What Kids Should Know by the Time They're Done With School

Education experts weigh in on the content areas children should have mastery over by the time they graduate.<p><i>This is the second installment in our series about school in a perfect world. Read the first entry on calendars.</i><p>We asked prominent voices in education—from policy makers and teachers to …

Education

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Design

How to Break a Marathon Personal Record

<i>A marathon personal record is the ultimate challenge for most road runners. The reason: It’s long, hard and with an often unpredictable outcome.</i> …