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10 Places in the American Southwest You Have to Visit

The American Southwest is pumped full of potential for new experiences. It’s the ideal place to explore your adventurous side while indulging in a …

National Parks

Japanese cat who can't sleep unless it chats with owner melts hearts across the Internet

This cat’s <b>hilariously well-timed, meow-filled responses</b> are convincing the world he understands Japanese!<p>One of the reasons we love cute cat videos …

Here's What Happens To Your Body When You Hike The Appalachian Trail

After trekking 2,000 miles of mountainous terrain on foot, I transformed physically and spiritually, but that didn't mean I wanted to totally erase my old self.<p><b>In 2009, I set out</b> to hike the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine. Over the five months it took me to cover those 2,000 miles of …

13.1 Reasons to Love Half Marathons

This wacky German advert features cats pushing trolleys around a supermarket

If ever advertisers are struggling to think of a concept that sells their product, there is always a brilliant fallback option — just bung a load of …

10 Success lessons from Mukesh Ambani - "Wealthiest Man in India" for entrepreneurs

Share55<p>Tweet<p>Share92<p>+11<p>Shares 148<p>Thousands of stories are told about how children inherit wealth from their parents, but not many are told where the …

How to deal with the heat and optimize your summer run

It’s finally starting to feel like summer in the northern hemisphere, which means more opportunities to venture outside for a run instead of hitting the gym.<p>Running in the heat poses its own unique set of challenges. Hot weather can make you feel sluggish because your body has to work harder to …

Olympic Dreams Unfold on and off the Silver Screen for Alexi Pappas

<i>“Tracktown” film set for initial showings on June 4 in Los Angeles and July 5 in Eugene, Ore.</i><p>Alexi Pappas is either crazy ambitious or a visionary. …

Film Festivals

New Made-in

A new running shoe brand called Enda is hoping to generate enough funds through a Kickstarter campaign to be able to manufacture shoes in Kenya and …

Why Some Olympic Runners Swear By Compression Gear

<i>FYI — your running gear might determine the outcome of your next long-distance race. Our friends at Shape looked at recent studies that attribute some major successes to the innovative compression technology. Here's what they learned.</i><p>Many runners of all levels and distances—like record-breaking …

A look back at aerobics in the 80s

By <i>Starts at 60 Writers</i> • In <i>Jokes</i> • On <i>Wednesday 25th May, 2016</i><p>Do you remember the aerobics fad? It all started back in the 80s if you can believe it. …

7 New Must

"Run with Power: The Complete Guide to Power Meters for Running," by Jim Vance<p>Power meters for runners—and the corresponding training protocols based …

7 Healthy Post-Workout Snacks To Throw In Your Gym Bag

You’ve been at the gym for almost an hour. Not only are you trying to motivate yourself to finish your workout strong, but you’re also worried about …

7 things financially successful people refuse to do

The truth is, ordinary people can do extraordinary things. But it's not just what they choose to do that matters, it's what they refuse to do that matters as well.<p>Let's take a look at some things enormously successful people refuse to do.

Motivation

Why Running Slow Doesn't Matter - Women's Running

The other day I went for a run around my neighborhood. I should have felt great—the sun was shining, my playlist was perfect, and I had timed my …

The 18 So-Real Emotional Stages of Running a Half-Marathon

So many feels, so many miles to feel them.<p>Yeah, training for a half-marathon is physically tough. And once race week rolls around, you're so overwhelmed with emotions that you'd put T-Swift and Adele to shame.<p>But that's just the beginning. We're about to break down all of the feelings that come …

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day for a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle.<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could be out running?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip trying a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p><b>RELATED:</b> …

Staying Safe Around Bears - Bears (U.S. National Park Service)

Avoiding an Encounter<p>Following viewing etiquette is the first step to avoiding an encounter with a bear that could escalate into an attack. Keeping …

How to Get Started in Fastpacking

Expand your trail horizons with an overnight adventure<p>Every year, when the snow recedes and the backcountry becomes accessible, trail runners flock …

27 Products That Will Make Running Infinitely Better

Make running easier on your body, starting now.

Which Is Better: Running Faster or Longer?

We're setting the record straight when it comes to distance versus sprints<p>If you consider yourself a serious runner, you may feel settled into one of …

Why increasing exercise and cutting carbs is a recipe for disaster

It’s a common tale. You want to lose weight and get fit, so you decide to work out more and cut calories, in particular all those starches — breads, rice, pasta and cereal — that we keep hearing are making us fat.<p>Except it doesn’t work. What gives?<p>Weight loss doesn’t always come down to calories in …

Nutrition

Inside the Doctor’s Office: Hip Pain

Dr. Metzl teaches you how to recognize, prevent, and treat three common types of hip pain.<p>​<p>​<p>Trochanteric bursitis, femoral neck stress fracture, and hip tendinitis are three common ailments that afflict many runners. In this video Dr. Jordan D. Metzl, a New York City based sports medicine …

A man and his dog go on an epic 60-day backpacking journey in Utah | Adventure Sports Network

Genghis and Ace at rest. Photo: Courtesy of Forest Woodward<p>Big birthdays are only as good as the fashion that you usher them in. Picking up your …

Guy Couldn’t Find A Date For Prom So He Took His Cat Instead

Finding a date for Prom can be a stressful experience for many. Just ask Sam Steingard. With the big date drawing ever nearer, the 18-year-old …

One-Hour Workout: Building Tempo Run

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 minutes (or less!).</i> This week’s workout comes from coach Tom Manzi, a …

Marathons

Product Review: Run Gum

There’s a common idiom about being able to walk while chewing gum, but have you ever tried running and chewing gum? Run Gum is a product that was …

Summer is a great time to get buff! - UV BUFF® Review

Out There: Thank You, Millennials

Millennials have a bad rap.<p>Sure, they pay way too much attention to the Kardashians, would rather text than talk on the phone, and insist on wearing …

7 Times The Onion Poked Fun at Runners

When it comes to the hugely popular satirical news site The Onion, everybody’s a potential target for their jokes—even runners.<p>Over the years, The …