Larry L Brock, Jr

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How to Watch the 35th America’s Cup

While it may be a bummer having the “U.S.” team defend the Auld Mug hundreds of miles offshore from the actual U.S. of A (especially if you’re a Cup …

Sailing the Maine Coast

Frenchboro, Brooklin, Midcoast Maine, pink granite, lobster rolls, E.B. White, phosphorescence, Eggemoggin Reach, Deer Isle, Pulpit Harbor, …

Keeping Seasickness at Bay

Some people can sail their whole lives and never get seasick while others step on a boat and immediately become sick. Whether you’re racing around …

The 7 Stretches Everyone Should Be Able to Do

Most workouts involve a mix of strength and cardio. Maybe you do a dynamic warm-up, then a total-body workout or a quick HIIT routine, and <i>possibly</i> a …

7 Strategies for Pain-Free Running

Coach Jenny's got you covered.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Hadfield and repurposed with permission from Runner's World.</i><p><i>--</i><p><i>Dear Coach Jenny,</i><p><i>I started running two months ago and I'm up to 30 minutes. I find I'm always sore in my shins, knee and sometimes hamstring. I sit a lot during the day. I</i> …

Pledge of Allegiance

Criteria For Choosing A Concealed Carry Gun

Advertisement<p>The Yankee Marshall did a great video explaining how he broke down the process of selecting a new concealed carry handgun. In that …

5 Best Concealed Carry Drills - Handguns

• Share on Facebook.<br>• Share on Twitter.<br>• Share on Google+<p>Millions of Americans exercise their right to legally carry a concealed firearm for defense, but …

The Yoga-Inspired Workout Moves Every Runner Needs to Try

Nike Master Trainer Traci Copeland shared with Health five go-to active recovery moves a that are essential for pavement-pounders.<p>When it comes to …

A Simple Way to Use Psychology to Run Faster

Have you ever come up with an idea that you've never heard of before, that you think is so good and so simple, that you decide to turn it into an …

Risky Running: A Look at the 7 Most Common Running Injuries [INFOGRAPHIC]

65% of all runners are injured within a given year.<p>On average, every 100 hours of running = 1 running injury.<p>The average runner loses 5-10% of their …

[BEGINNERS GUIDE] Is Your Concealed Carry Firearm Ready For Daily Carry? You’d Be Surprised At How Many Aren’t

Advertisement<p>What constitutes ‘ready’ anyway? Is simply having your firearm with a chambered round on your hip enough?<p>When I see the following steps …

The Six Best Exercises for New Runners

No gym? No problem! These six bodyweight exercises will make you a stronger, less injury-prone runner.<p>We get it. You like to run, not spend hours in a gym. But strength training will help you run your best. The following exercises will help you build strong, powerful, and injury-resistant muscles …

4 Common Running Injuries and How to Avoid Them

- Advertisement -<p>Running has never been hipper as today. It seems like everyone is trying to get into shape again and running is the preferred form …

The Truth About Shin Splints and Running | Competitor.com

For the recent convert to endurance sports, an injury soon after starting to run can be both frustrating and, in some cases, may prove to be enough …

How to Breathe While Running to Prevent Injury and Improve Performance

This revolutionary method can help you run better and sidestep injury.<p>In my early days as a runner, I, like most, didn't give any thought to my breathing. But after dealing with several injuries, I went digging into physiology research to find a solution to my predicament. Eventually I came across …

How to Run Like an Olympian in the Pool

You knew in your heart something was wrong. You knew that pain was not the kind of pain you could run through, but you pushed it aside and kept …

How I Changed My Outlook on Running and Actually Grew to Like it

Growing up, the word <i>running</i> was synonymous with a few different words. Among them were torture, punishment, pain, and dread. I remember trying to …

When Cycling Hurts Your Hoo-Ha

Any woman who has spent time on a bike seat knows the signature ache that accompanies it--and we're not talking about burning quads. But your lady parts don't have to suffer. These quick fixes will put the joy back in your ride.<p><b>OUCH! Pelvic Pressure</b>Below-the-belt discomfort may seem like a guy's …

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 …

101 Greatest Running Tips

Fitspiration for your feet, courtesy of our friends at Runner’s World

Marathons

Master Your Running Form

Stick to the basics:<br>• Increase your cadence to roughly 170-180 steps per minute.<br>• Land with your foot underneath your body, as opposed to “reaching” …

Sore Knees? You May Have This Common Running Injury

It starts with tightness on the outside of your knee and sometimes around your hip.<p>It starts with tightness on the outside of your knee and sometimes …

Hill Sprints: How to Build Muscle and Burn Fat

Forget doing your cardio on a Stairmaster or treadmill. If you want to get into shape fast, burn fat, and build muscle hill sprints are the way to go.<p>…

Aerobic Exercise

How to Cool Down After Running and Racing

It depends on the length and intensity of your effort.<p><i>I read your "Race Day Warmup" post. Do you have a related article about cooling down? Thanks. —Mark</i><p>A solid cooldown ritual after your training runs and races is just as important to your performance and recovery as the warmup. Where the warmup …

3 Little Tips for Better Running Form

Relax, take short steps, and be sure to warm up before each run.<p><i>I am starting to train for a half-marathon, and the more I read about proper running technique, the more confused I get. Can you enlighten me as to proper running form? Thank you. —Jennifer</i><p>Hi, Jennifer. Great news about training for …

Up your stride rate

Cyclists have monitored their RPMs for decades, but the idea of paying attention to your running cadence only took hold over the last few years. …

The 7 Things I Do to Stay Fit While Traveling

One of the big successes so far in my Grand Travel Experiment has been my fitness while on our long European trip.<p>As my family of eight enters its …