Kathryn Marie

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Eat Yourself Out of an Overtraining Hole

<i>Use these three simple but effective nutrition changes to help dig yourself out of a hole.</i><p>If you’re a fairly serious athlete, you’re bound to go …

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

Britain’s new diet: the 400-600-600 plan to counter obesity

Britain needs to go on a diet, Public Health England has warned, as it set out new calorie guidelines to cut meal sizes, ruling out favourites like Fish and Chips or a Sunday Roast.<p>Under its new ‘One You’ campaign, launched today, Britons are being encouraged to stick to 400 calories at breakfast, …

Shalane Flanagan on How to Achieve Peak Performance

Eight life lessons from one of America's best marathoners<p>Last year, on November 5, I watched the end of the New York City Marathon on television. I got chills as Shalane Flanagan crossed the finish line, becoming the first American woman to win the race in 40 years. I could only imagine the years …

Marathons

The Limits of Human Endurance Are Embedded In the Brain

Being able to go further faster is not just about how much iron you can lift.<p>The brain’s role in endurance is, perhaps, the single most controversial …

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

6 diet rules that Olympians swear by to stay in fantastic shape

It might surprise you that Olympic athletes have the same basic nutritional needs as the rest of us — it's just that they need to eat more than average.<p>That makes total sense, we might think. Greater energy expenditure equals a need for greater intake of nutrients. To some extent, that's true.<p>But …

Train Your Brain to Get Through Difficult Runs

One of the most common pieces of advice that I hear newbie runners tell each other is to “zone out” while on a run. Be it through music or simply letting go of your thoughts, as long as you’re not thinking about the fact that you're running, they say, then you’re better off.<p>That’s bad advice. Our …

Biomechanics

Pumpkin Spice Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting

<i>My favorite pumpkin bread yet! Extra moist, crumbly and absolutely AMAZING with the best cinnamon cream cheese frosting ever!</i>Okay, guys, I made it to …

Dessert

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Aerobic exercise, or cardio, might be the closest thing we have to a miracle drug.<p>When we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period, magical things happen to our mind and body. We start to think more clearly, feel better about …

Exercise

Why You Should Never Order An Egg Sandwich At McDonald’s, Like, Ever

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and it should be packed with healthy proteins to help keep your mind -- and stomach -- full and …

6 Plyometric Exercises for a No-Running Cardio Workout

No running, no problem. Try these full-body exercises that challenge your stamina and core strength so you can fit in cardio without putting in major …

7 Clean-Eating Recipes for Fall We Bet You Haven't Tried Before

We admit it: We intend to cook gorgeous fall recipes that make our homes smell like we've been burning a pumpkin spice candle for hours, but more …

Healthy Eating

Deliciously Filling High-Protein Smoothies to Help With Weight Loss

Smoothies are an easy way to pack tons of vitamins and nutrients into your day, but if your concoction falls short on protein, you'll likely be hungry soon after sipping. In order to make a smoothie that will keep you feeling full and satisfied for hours, protein is a must!<p>Nutritionists Stephanie …

These Zucchini Muffins Are Delicious During Any Season

Although it’s September and pumpkins are running rampant in the stores, I’m digging in my heels and not letting go of summer. Since my fridge is …

Breakfast

This Skillet Apple Crisp Is for Lazy Cooks

Skillet Apple Crisp<p>Serves 6<p><i>For the topping:</i> <br>1 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats <br>1 cup all-purpose flour <br>1/2 cup packed light brown sugar <br>1/2 …

3 Fun Breakfast Recipes Worth Getting Out Of Bed For

Much like the coffee vs. tea debate, people tend to feel quite strongly about whether they identify as a breakfast person or not. The pro-breakfast …

Large diet study suggests it's carbs, not fats, that are bad for your health

A large, 18-country study may turn current nutritional thinking on its head.<p>The new research suggests that it's not the fat in your diet that's …

Nutrition

The Most Affordable Healthy Foods For Runners

Contrary to popular belief, eating healthy doesn’t have to break the bank.Sure, eating sushi grade tuna or buying organic<b> protein powder</b> will put a …

Nutrition

Dairy-Free Snacks to Satisfy All Your Needs From Protein to Fiber to #INeedChocolate

Just because you're not eating dairy doesn't mean snack time has to consist of a plain, boring apple for you. Here are 50 exciting, healthy, and delicious recipes that are a cinch to whip up. Be sure to try these peanut butter chocolate chip protein balls and the peanut butter Rice Krispies Treats!

31 Things You Should Cook In July

Cocktails, easy meals, and summer treats!

Healthy Eating

Quick Glute Exercises For Runners – Women's Running

Tight or weak glutes are the root cause of many runners’ problems. Use these quick glute exercises for runners to strengthen, stretch and mobilise …

4 Exercises That Will Make You a Better Runner

The exercises you do before your workout may matter just as much as the main event. That’s why we tapped David Reavy, founder of React Physical …

What Causes Fatigue In High-Intensity Endurance Sports?

General Patton once said, “Fatigue makes cowards of us all.” It also kills performance. <b>For endurance athletes, fatigue is perhaps the single most</b> …

The Tiny Tweak That Will Help You Make the Most Out of a Push-Up

Have you ever been doing a move for so long you don't realize you're doing it completely wrong? It happens to the best of us. Simple things like squats, planks . . . even standing up straight! Tiny adjustments to our posture and form can yield incredibly positive and powerful results — just as …

8 Plank Variations That Will Make Your Abs Scream

Not your granddaddy's planks.

Workouts

What Are the Real Dangers of Running While Taking Antibiotics?

A runner worries after hearing that certain drugs can cause damage to tendons.<p><i>A forum user writes: I’ve suffered from urinary tract infections (UTIs) before, and I woke up this morning with one. I am taking ciprofloxacin and have just Googled whether or not I should run through it or rest, only to</i> …