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All About That Mind-Blowing 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Footage From Comic-Con 2014

Yesterday's Marvel panel, in the vast Hall H (imagine what you'd think the inside of a whale looks like or one of the hulls on Noah's ark), was the Valhalla for comic book enthusiasts, movie geeks, and guys who want to dress up like Doctor Who. People had been waiting in line outside the convention …

The best foods to eat before and after a run

An effective training schedule isn’t made up of runs alone. If you want to improve both your endurance and your race times, it’s essential to think …

Become A Better Swimmer With Limited Training

<i>Sara McLarty explains why you don’t necessarily have to spend hours and hours in the pool to become a better freestyle swimmer.</i><p>You know what they …

4 Tips for Pool Workouts for Runners

Water efforts improve form and boost fitness.<p>If you find yourself in a pool or lake, don't just float there. Aqua jogging is a great low-impact workout that can boost your fitness and improve your running form. As your legs move through their natural motion, the resistance of the water forces them …

Trainer Q&A: Why does my wrist hurt?

Jay Dicharry, M.P.T, C.S.C.S., is a <b>Men’s Fitness</b> advisory board member, director of biomechanics at Rebound Physical Therapy, a USA Track and Field …

How to Deadlift

Don’t be fooled by its name, ladies, deadlifts can breathe life into the most stubborn of physiques. If you aren’t including them into your current …

The 9 Habits Of Healthy Exercisers Will Change How You Work Out

PHOTOGRAPHED BY KAVA GORNA.<p>We've written before about the sometimes-blurry line that divides careful attention to nutrition and disordered eating. In …

Eat - The Running Bug

3 Stretches to Relieve Tension in Neck and Shoulders

Whether you have a job which requires hours of sitting at a desk, spend long periods driving a car, or you just walk with less-than-perfect posture, at some point you are most likely going to start experiencing discomfort in your neck and shoulders (if you haven't already). Fortunately, there are …

5 Reasons This Quick Workout Will Get You In Better Shape Than Cardio

Despite a growing understanding in the fitness world that working out longer won't necessarily get you better results, many people still diligently …

HIIT

Sculpt and Tone Your Upper Body With Just ONE Move

No bulky gym equipment required.<p>There's a reason that pushups are considered the go-to upper body move everywhere from yoga studios to the military. Actually, there are several: It's the perfect action for working the chest, triceps, shoulders, and core all at once, and it can be done anywhere, …

5 Minute Fat-Blaster: Crush Calories with This Quick Workout

Get head-to-toe toning with these five simple (yet super effective) moves<p>Saying you <i>don't</i> have time to work out is no longer an excuse. We've got an amazing five-minute workout that we're going to do <i>right now</i> and to help you get in phenomenal shape in no time. Follow along with <i>Women's Health</i> senior …

Get Toned in 10 Minutes

The Best Barbell Only Shoulder Workout

Jason Ferruggia

What to Eat Before a Workout: 50 Pre- and Post-Workout Snacks

For some, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But for others who manage to squeeze some gym time into their everyday routine, pre- and …

Tech Resources to Optimize Your Diet, Fitness, and Sleep

<i>Ari Meisel is a serial entrepreneur and the author of “Less Doing, More Living: Make Everything in Life Easier.”</i><p>No matter how technologically efficient you become, if you aren’t sleeping or eating well, and you have too much stress, there is a limit to how effective you can be.<p>That’s why wellness …

5 Drug-Free Home Remedies For Pain

Feeling achy from a running injury? “Given time, your body will usually start to heal on its own,” says Lisa Callahan, MD, co-director of the Women’s …

4 Ways to Stick to Your Fitness Routine This Summer

Don't let beach days mess with your workouts—here's how you can have both.<p>As much as you may love the salty aroma of the ocean and warm, sun-kissed skin in the summer, the season has one little blip: You may be tempted to exercise less. In fact, fewer people sign up for workout classes in July and …

12 Weight-Training Mistakes You Don't Want to Make

With so much conflicting information out there, it’s hard to know what you should and shouldn’t be doing in your workout. While almost every type of …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

The 8 Best Stretches to Do Before Running

Nothing can derail your fitness goals like an injury. Running with muscles that are cold and not properly stretched can result in a muscle strain …

Yoga

5 muscle-building breakfasts

Eggs<p>Sunny-side up, scrambled, a nice hearty omelet—whatever way you like 'em, eggs are the perfect muscle-friendly food, so make them a morning …

Nutrition

7 Ways to Make Losing Weight Easier

A.K.A., how to remove willpower from your healthy-eating equation.<p>A whopping 68 percent of women believe that willpower is the most important factor for losing weight, according to a new Institute for Wellness Education report. And while there's no denying that willpower plays a role in eating …

Trio Of Zig-Zagging Rental Towers Now Rising In Jersey City

<i>Welcome to State o' the Garden State, a semi-regular Curbed feature in which we explore the new developments under construction and newly for sale in Hoboken and Jersey City. Have a new development you'd like us to consider? Let us know via the tipline.</i><p>Westward-facing Manhattanites will soon be …