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9 Beauty Lessons I Learned From Doing a Half Ironman

When a coworker suggested to me last year that I sign up for a Half Ironman triathlon, I actually laughed out loud. I'm somewhat athletic, but this kind of race—which consists of a 1.2-mile swim, a 56-mile bike, and a 13.1-mile run (yes, half a marathon)—seemed like an insurmountable (not to …

It Pays To Break Running’s Rules

I was sure my husband would run a disastrous marathon on nine training runs. I was wrong (sort of).<p>Okay, so here are two facts: I lost the bet. And I was late to work today.<p>The bet was that my husband Keith would not break five hours in the Marine Corps Marathon.<p>He did break five hours. (By an …

Marathons

Nike Running 2015 Fall/Winter "Flash" Pack

Keeping runners visible in low-light conditions.<p>As Nike puts it, “Running isn’t about waiting for perfect conditions, the right mood or the ideal route. It is about putting your best foot forward, whatever the weather. As dedicated athletes brace themselves for winter’s coldest, darkest months, …

How Nike is making it easier to run on a cold winter night

Hal is the ideal Nike employee: strong and silent.<p>That’s how Barry Spiering, director of applied apparel research at Nike’s Sport Research Lab, …

Shoes

10 Practically Useless Exercises

Curls<p>“For curls, you are better off doing chin-ups, pull-ups, or various pull-down exercises because you’ve got multiple joints involved so you can …

The Best Cardio Workout for Lifters | Men's Health

HICT is essentially a slow aerobic session, so your heart rate will never go above 150 beats per minute. You’ll do one explosive rep of a loaded exercise—like a stepup while wearing a weight vest—every few seconds. And you’ll continue to do that over and over again for 5 to 7 minutes …

4 Necessary Habits for Anyone Who Wants to Lose Weight

<i>Article Source: makeyourbodywork.com</i><p>When it comes to getting in shape or just shedding a few extra pounds, there is no shortage of advice you could follow.<p>"You have to eat a protein-rich diet."<p>"High-intensity interval training is the key."<p>"Lift heavier weights -- it will boost your metabolism."<p>We …

Fitness

The 30-Minute Stepup Workout | Men's Health

Gaddour has broken up the workout into three 10-minute segments. Each section features a new stepup variation to improve your speed (minutes 1 to 10), strength (minutes 11 to 20), or stamina (minutes 21 to 30). Watch Gaddour demonstrate each one in the video above.<p>By the time 30 minutes is up, …

Try the ‘Humane Burpee’ for a Ridiculously Good Workout

You’ll pack more work into 4 minutes than most people do in 30<p>One of my favorite exercises to do when I’m time crunched: the humane burpee. (Those are two words I bet you never thought you’d see together.)<p>Created by my good friend Dan Martin, a powerlifter and former firefighter, the exercise works …

Workouts