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How to convert a Windows laptop to a Chromebook

Chromebooks are wonderful for schools and businesses, provided you primarily use Google services. But a brand new Chromebook doesn't make an existing …

Google Play

The Best Gifts for Beginning, Advanced, and Marathon Runners

Runners can be picky about their gear and rightly so, as my favorite Gu flavor might make you sick, and your tried-and-true sneakers could leave me …

Marathons

Become a Faster Runner With Strides

These short bursts during a training run teach your body how to run faster.The post Become a Faster Runner With Strides appeared first on …

marathonrunning

Largest-ever solid rocket motor poised for first hot firing

This week, the largest solid rocket motor ever built in one piece will be test fired at Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana for the first time.<p>This …

Space Exploration

The rocket scientists mixing up a giant firework

In a remote corner of tropical South American jungle, French scientists are mixing a ‘cake’ with a difference – a highly explosive rocket fuel for a new breed of space rockets.<p>I have never been anywhere with so many warning signs on the walls. They instruct the use of protective overalls, gloves …

Space Travel

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

Forget HIIT, Fartlek is the new training trend that'll whip your butt into shape

If you often catch yourself scrolling through the peachy bums of Instagram, thinking 'why don't my thighs look like that?', 1. It's probably filtered …

Exercise

Learn How to Finally Do a Push-Up Correctly With This Clever Trainer Tip

Out of all the bodyweight exercises one can do, I've realized that push-ups tend to be one of the hardest movements to learn. As a trainer, I work with a lot of clients who have specific goals, and learning how to do a proper push-up is always on the top of their lists. For most, perfecting a …

Workouts

Should You Exercise in the Morning, Afternoon, or Evening?

Exercise scientists have studied and written articles repeatedly on what time of day is the best time to work out and yet we all know people who buck …

Exercise

You Don't Need a Gym to Lose Fat and Build Muscle — Try These 11 Equipment-Free Moves

The gym isn't the only place where you can lose body fat and build muscle. Weightlifting will allow to you achieve both goals simultaneously, but it isn't your only option if you want to get stronger. Using your body as a weight can and will help you turn excess body fat into lean muscle. …

Workouts

This seasoned NASA astronaut wore SpaceX and Boeing's new spacesuits — here's what she thinks of them

Every next-generation spaceship needs a great spacesuit, and one NASA astronaut says Boeing and SpaceX are delivering.<p>Following nearly 10 years of work, both of those aerospace companies may launch brand-new spaceships for NASA by the end of the summer, though without people aboard. If those test …

Space Exploration

Tip: The Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge

This is awesome. And also terrible. It's terribly awesome. Can you do it?<p>Here's what it looks like:<p>Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge<p>How to Do It<p>Start …

Workouts

The world’s most stunning half marathons

Gearing up for your first long-distance running event? There’s no reason why you can’t take in the sights at the same time.<p>At 13.1 miles, a half …

Marathons

5 Little-Known Nuggets From Kubrick And Clarke's '2001: A Space Odyssey'

This, the 50th-anniversary summer of Arthur C. Clarke’s and Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey,” is arguably the beginning of big-budget Hollywood science fiction as we now know it.<p>Without “2001,” the “Star Wars,” “Alien,” and the “Star Trek” film franchises might not be the force they are …

Science Fiction

This Is the 1 Exercise That Tones My Abs, Butt, and Legs All at Once

As a trainer, I spend a lot of time experimenting with different movements that will give my clients the most bang for their buck. One of the movements I have begun to implement in almost every training program I design is the reverse lunge but with a twist — a knee drive. I love this move because …

Workouts

Russia Will Stop Building Their 53-Year-Old Workhorse Proton Rockets And It's Partially Elon Musk's Fault

The Russian Proton rocket, the Soviet Union’s and then Russia’s primary medium-lift workhorse rocket, is finally being discontinued after a …

Space Exploration

So I'm Dating an Ultrarunner

I never imagined I’d finish my first marathon by plodding laps back and forth across an empty parking lot, with only my boyfriend, Brendan, to see it. No cheering fans. Nobody handing me a banana or a finisher’s medal. Then again, when I laced my shoes that morning, I had no intention of running a …

Marathons

The 20-minute Functional Abs Workout for Busy Guys

4. Lateral Lunges<p><b>Why it works:</b> Lateral movement is important to sports and the motions of everyday life, but too often we ignore it in the gym. The …

Workouts

The 10 Most Common Marathon Mistakes

Running a marathon can be one of the most rewarding things you do all year. But there are also a lot of things that can go wrong. So I consulted USATF-certified running coach and 2:23 marathoner Blue Benadum about some of the most common marathon mistakes and how we all can avoid them.<p>During …

Marathons

The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

Workouts

The Best Running Socks, According to Ultramarathoners

The Western States Endurance Run is the world’s oldest 100-mile race. This weekend, nearly 400 runners will set off from Squaw Valley, California, and head west along the crest of the Sierra Nevada, through exposed high-alpine terrain, rambling streams, and dense forest.<p>A race like Western States …

Running

How to Perform a Swiss Ball Plank Exercise

There are a lot of exercises for ab and core strength. The plank on the balance ball is a modification to the basic plank that raises the intensity …

Workouts

Drinking Alcohol Can Raise Cancer Risk. How Much Is Too Much?

A little bit of alcohol has been shown to be protective of heart health. But how does drinking influence cancer risk?<p>A new study finds that light drinkers have the lowest combined risk of developing cancer and dying prematurely — even lower than people who don't drink at all. But here's the rub: In …

Cancer

The 8 Best Ways to Get 6-Pack Abs Fast

Whether you’re aiming to achieve your fitness goals or simply want to look good in a swimsuit, acquiring a sculpted set of six-pack abs is a goal …

Nutrition

Hi rez images from NASA's 1967/8 Lunar Orbiters were withheld to hide US spying capabilities

In 1967, the Lunar Orbiter missions sent back exciting -- but grainy and low-rez -- photos of the moon's surface.<p>But it turns out that the Orbiters' …

Squat 101: How to Know The Best Squat for Your Body

Where should your toes point? Should you be using a barbell? A kettlebell? All your burning squat questions, answered.<p>Here's a fun way to cause some controversy: Walk into a gym, and ask five people to do a squat.<p>Odds are, you’re going to see five variations of the move. From where to put your feet …

It's a Bodyweight Workout You Can Print and Do Anywhere — No Excuses!

There are so many ways to strength train — dumbbells, barbells, med balls, kettlebells — and we like them all. But bodyweight workouts are perfect for doing anywhere since you don't need any equipment they turn your body into a gym. We created this bodyweight workout to help you bust through any …

Workouts

A Trainer Says These Are the 8 Best Exercises For Fat Loss

Whether your goal is to lose fat or you want to strengthen your muscles, you might think you need to do different exercises to achieve each. Personal trainer Rob Allen posted this photo to his Instagram account to show that whatever your goal, "Whether you want to lose fat or gain muscle, strength …

Workouts

Why It's Essential to Embrace the Heat

The list of things that are certain for a runner is not all that long. As Benjamin Franklin said, we have death and taxes. All year-long runners …

12 Exercises to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat

Ridding stubborn belly fat is a high priority on many of our lists, so what exactly does it take to zap an undesirable midsection? The "secret" is actually to strengthen both your upper <i>and</i> lower body, because there's no such thing as spot reduction. But there are specific exercises you can do to …

Workouts