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P90X's Tony Horton says this workout will boost your balance and flexibility

It might take you a few weeks to work up to all the moves in this new workout from Tony Horton, the creator of P90X and author of "The Big Picture: 11 Laws That Will Change Your Life."<p>It's not because the moves are so tough but because they will tax your balance and flexibility — and that's exactly …

8 Amazing Things Will Happen To Your Brain When You Keep Writing Every Day

Little by little, writing every day can change your mind and your world. Here are 8 upgrades you can expect from a regular writing habit.

Here's How to Tell When You Should Lift Heavier Weights

So you’ve been hitting the gym, taking classes, or doing bodyweight workouts for a while now, and suddenly you’re not seeing any more changes in your …

Exercise

The 50 Best Web Design Books Worth Reading in 2017

Learning is constant. As web design professionals, you have to be constantly in the know about the latest trends and technologies in web design. …

8 Recipes for the Coolest Retro Salad Around: The Wedge

A classic steak house staple, the wedge salad is seriously satisfying. A big hunk of iceberg lettuce, creamy dressing and crunchy toppings, it’s both …

Healthy Eating

Word Origin Comics: For Witty People and Sophisticates Only...All Others Go Away

"Despite all that education and experience can do, I retain a certain level of unsophistication that I cannot eradicate and that my friends find amusing. In fact, I think I sometimes detect conspiratorial plottings among my friends to protect me against my own lack of sophistication. I don't mind. …

Language

The Four-Minute Workout That Kick-Starts Your Day!

For obvious reasons, most people don't have time to spend hours of their time in a gym. It takes time to get there, time to exercise and time to get rid of that horrible sweat smell out of your head. With time being our most precious resource, it can be easy to let your fitness slip and let other …

Exercise

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Success is not an act; it is a slow process that involves growth, change and failure. It involves all aspects of your life, from how you manage your …

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a tenacious memory we can rely on. Many lucrative professions or …

6 Small Shifts to the Way You Talk That Will Make You (and Everyone Else) Happier at Work

Ask us how we're doing at the end of a long, stressful workday, and chances are you’ll hear, “I’ve been better” or some equally snippy response. …

Happiness

13 Habits to Break For an Amazing Life

When you were a kid, did you want to grow up to be an astronaut, a singer or an engineer? If so, how’s that working out for you? Hopefully, it’s …

The Crusades: A Very Brief History, 1095-1500

By Andrew Latham<p>Introduction: Between the mid-11th and late-15th centuries, an historically specific configuration of material and ideational factors …

The 15 Nutrients All Runners Need

When you want to run strong, your diet can play an important role in reaching your goals. That means ditching the salty snacks and pumping up your meals with wholesome, fresh foods—the fruits, vegetables, meats, whole grains, and legumes you've come to love. Here are 15 nutrients health-minded …

Nutrition

The 5 Best Exercises To Prevent Common Running Injuries

I've trained my share of long distance runners, triathletes and Iron Man competitors, and no matter how fit these die-hard enthusiasts are, they …

A List of 12 Best Strength Training Exercises for Runners

10-minute strength training routine for runners to build a stronger body that is less prone to injuries.<p>As a runner, you need a strong lower body and …

Triathlon Training, Gear, Nutrition, Photos, Race Results & Calendars

Susan Lacke Lifestyle<p>Triathlete.com Photos<p>Brad Culp Lifestyle<p>Chris Foster Training<p>Spencer Powlison Gear & Tech<p>Triathlete.com Injury Prevention<p>Matthew …

Should I Stretch Before or After My Runs?

Neither, experts say. Or if you must, do it after your workout—not before.<p>You’ve seen the iconic image of a runner bent over and touching his toes. You’ve probably seen plenty of runners doing this before races. So it may surprise you to hear that this so-called static stretching—attempting to …

Exercise

14 Running-Specific Strength Training Exercises

Squats<p>Legs 1 of 15<p>With your feet shoulder-width apart, squat down pushing your knees out and your butt back into an invisible chair. Keep your back …

Nike’s Strength Workout for Runners

This total-body workout can be done anywhere in just 15 minutes.<p>Pascal Dobert, strength conditioning coach for Nike's Bowerman Track Club, takes you through this two-part strength routine that he uses to condition Nike's top athletes. The only equipment you'll need is a pair of running shoes (or 2 …

Marathons

Active Isolated Stretching Exercises

Psoas Stretch #1 part 1<p>1 of 19<p>Get down on all fours and keep your head in a neutral position. Extend one leg back and focus on contracting your …

8 Ways for Runners to Combat Sitting All Day at Work

Most runners have a day job and, for most of us, that involves spending a significant amount of time sitting at a desk. Amazingly, even for runners, …

Running Tips & Articles | Running Training Plans

Here's how to keep going even after your brain says, "no."<p>By The Run Experience<p>Teaser: Don’t be caught with a pain in the back of your …

Running Tips & Articles | Running Training Plans

Here's how to keep going even after your brain says, "no."<p>By The Run Experience<p>Teaser: Don’t be caught with a pain in the back of your …

5 Total Body Strength Training Exercises for Runners

Let's start with a bit of honesty: Not all runners love strength training. If you are like most runners, you would rather lace up your trainers and …

Upper- and lower-body strength training a plus for runners

The coach of a high school women's cross-country and track team brought his runners to our Nautilus facility for strength training. Three days a week …

5 Total Body Strength Training Exercises for Runners

<b>Rep:</b> Complete your target number of reps, then switch to your other side. Complete 20 to 30 reps.<p><b>Advanced form:</b> When working the right leg during …

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