Margaret Johnston

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Unique Fitness Tips

Intensity and intervals. Cardio health. Strength training. A motivational mindset. If you’re into fitness you’ve likely heard it all before. So instead of retreading tired training tips we reached out to experts to ask for some curious, advantageous, and most importantly, novel fitness tips. Want …

Yoga for Cardio Lovers: 8 Poses to Build Strength

Strength training is a critical component of a well-rounded fitness routine. If you find yourself consistently gravitating toward activities such as …

What 9 Female Runners Wish They Knew Before Their First Marathon

Training for your first 26.2 is a daunting task — but an awesome goal. “Run a marathon” is on many people’s bucket lists. After your first marathon, you’ll go through a ton of emotions — pride, relief, pain (inevitable), hunger and, yes, wondering which marathon is up next. To help you prepare, we …

The Proper Way to Fuel Before a Long Run

Once you’re running longer than normal, focus on foods that will energize your run.<p><i>Diane asks: What should I eat for breakfast before a long run? I'm training for my first marathon, and now that I'm up to 16 miles I've realized I need to eat something beforehand, but what?</i><p>Yes, it's a good idea to …

Days after son’s death, athlete’s father finishes triathlon in his memory

For the past year, his son had been training him for the big event — a 2.4-mile swim, followed by a 112-mile bike and then a 26.2-mile run.<p>Physically, 58-year-old Steve Bean was ready for Sunday’s triathalon. Emotionally, though, he was unsteady, after watching his son slip away in the days before …

Running into problems: runner's knee

Continuing our series of common running injuries and how to treat them, physiotherapist Rebecca Christenson examines runner’s knee – otherwise known as patellofemoral pain syndrome<p>In medical terminology, “runners knee” is called patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS). It is a problem that responds …

Physiotherapy

Running Tips & Articles | Running Training Plans

Do you overpronate? What does pronation even mean? Find out and improve your run with these tips."<p>By Danny Dreyer, ChiRunning<p>Don't let persistent …

Marathons

The One Body Part You’re Not Stretching (But Should Be)

As a runner, I have a stash of foam rollers and lacrosse balls everywhere— at home, under my desk, in my purse. I constantly feel the need to …

New Beginnings: The Triumphs of 120 Cancer Survivors

The first time photographer Bill Aron heard someone say, “Cancer is the best thing that ever happened to me,” he stared in disbelief. Surprisingly, …

Photo Of The Day: King Tut’s Tomb May Contain Hidden Chambers

Image Source: ABC News<p>Egypt’s antiquities minister, Mamdouh Eldamaty, says King Tut’s tomb may contain two hidden chambers behind the tomb’s famous …

I Live in a Mansion on the Other Side of the Moon

<b>“In a post-apocalyptic world on the other side of the moon—its territory undefined, population unknown and toxicity level suspect—men have been</b> …

Turning opera inside out: how I got Lost in Thought

Photograph: Simon Jay Price<p>Return to the breath … Lore Lixenberg leads the group meditation in Rolf Hind’s Lost in Thought.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/28/1443434605505/bf90e659-92b2-48e3-8cf0-0f0a61a326f5-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Simon Jay …

Uranium: Poland After the Soviet Era - Photographs and text by Michał Sierakowski | LensCulture

<i>Michal Sierakowski is one of the 50 best emerging photographers for 2015, as voted by the eight-member international jury for the LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards 2015. Here is his winning entry and artist’s statement. View his profile to learn more about him and to see more of his great work.</i><p>For …

Basics of Photography

Trust me; there won’t be a test at the end of this article, but there are some basics of photography and terms that you should know if you are going …

Landscape Photography

Jaw-Dropping Aerial Photographs Capture the Earth’s Water from Above

For German photographer Bernhard Edmaier, water is both immortal and living, shifting from ice to liquid to vapor and back again. It is …

Photographer Self-Funds Trips Around the World to Document Cultures

Porter Yates is a Brooklyn, New York-based photographer who takes his camera to the remote corners of the world, documenting the beauty and …

Quest for Identity - Photographs and text by Ziyah Gafic | LensCulture

<i>We first discovered this work after it was submitted to the Visual Storytelling Awards 2014. Although it was not chosen as a finalist by the jury, the editors of LensCulture were moved by its simplicity and power. In honor of this year’s Visual Storytelling Awards—and to inspire other visual</i> …

See the Eerie Life-Size Portraits Created in a Camera Obscura

Yosef, 2008.<br>Richard Learoyd, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco<p>1 of 12<p>LightBox NewsletterSign up to receive the latest from TIME's photo …

Fascinating Portraits Reveal How New Yorkers Eat Dinner

A single mom eats alone while watching TV; a teenage girl has a bowl of pasta on her bed with eyes fixed to her computer screen; a mother feeds her …

Lucas Foglia’s Sweeping Photos of the American West in the Midst of a Mining Boom

<i>Frontcountry</i> is Lucas Foglia‘s exploration of the American West, where human figures are swallowed up by an endless horizon and everyday life swells …

Kirsty Mitchell’s ‘Wonderland’ Finished After 6.5 Years and 74 Photographs

Since 2009, Kirsty Mitchell has been dazzling the photography world with her epic (and deeply personal) photo project titled <i>Wonderland</i>. Now, 6.5 …

9 Strong Mental Habits That Successful People Never Give Up

We are all guilty of procrastinating from time to time—there’s <i>always</i> something more interesting than the work in hand. We usually think it’s no big …

Procrastination

Europe's 8 greatest military leaders of all time

The common thread linking all those who reached the very top of that profession is a genius for tactics and an ability to adapt mid-way through a battle in order to secure victory.<p>From the ancient Greeks to the modern day, the tools of the game have changed dramatically but the aim remains the same …

World History

7 Awesome Android Apps worth to Download

7 Awesome Android Apps worth to Download<b>1. VHS Recorder</b>Chances are your phone comes with a camera that has many megapixels of resolution and other …

What to Expect from a Cropped Sensor and a Full Frame Sensor

A while ago, our fearless Light Stalking leader posted a question on Facebook asking for topics that would interest our readers. One of the responses …