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How Neuroscientists Explain the Mind-Clearing Magic of Running

<i>By Melissa Dahl</i><p>A good run can sometimes make you feel like a brand-new person. And, in a way, that feeling may be literally true. About three decades of research in neuroscience have identified a robust link between aerobic exercise and subsequent cognitive clarity, and to many in this field the …

The Brain

Yes Folks, Malbec is Still Hot

Michael Schachner explores how supply and demand for Argentina's signature grape rage on, even as sales rates begin to wane.<p>There’s a high-end wine …

The Best Way to Catch Your Breath During a Workout — According to Science

<i>No matter how experienced of a runner you are, some days it's harder to catch your breath than others. Read on for the most effective method of catching your breath the next time you're out on a jog from our friends at Men's Health.</i><p>Exercise form is important for increasing your gains and protecting …

Athletes and Exercise Enthusiasts Probably Need Less Protein Than You Think

In the article "How Much Carbohydrate, Protein and Fat You Need To Stay Lean, Stay Sexy and Perform Like A Beast," I discuss the health importance and positive performance implications of moderating carbohydrate intake. It's also extremely apparent that fatty acids are the slow burning fuel …

A Trail Runner’s Guide to Uphill Running

Some ascents can leave you walking, and that's OK. Photo: Chris Denucci<b>Adapted with permission of VeloPress from Trailhead: The Dirt on All Things</b> …

Running

Stretching for Strength & Flexibility

Stretching is one of the most misunderstood activities in fitness. Because it is mostly associated with the “bend down and touch your toes” variety …

Exercise

What’s the difference between rest and active recovery?

Your body needs rest to recover and get stronger from hard workouts. Rest and active recovery (including gentle cross-training) are both tools we can …

The 'MIND' anti-memory loss diet

The MIND diet, a combination of the Mediterranean and DASH diets that's a little easier to follow will prevent memory loss and may prevent Alzheimer's.

How We Discovered The Dark Side Of Wearable Fitness Trackers

Wearable technologies like fitness trackers are becoming hugely popular, leading many to speculate about the potential for implantable technologies …

Wearable Tech

Why Belly Fat Is So Stubborn (and How to Lose It)

Forget “flat belly diets,” “weird tricks,” and all the other nonsense on how to lose belly fat. Here’s the real story and science of losing it for …

The Best Red Wine For Grilling Out: Grenache

Grenache (also referred to as Garnacha) is one of the world’s workhorse grapes, but it can also be one of the world’s most elegant red wines. Winemakers across the globe, from California and Australia to France and Spain, cultivate this varietal and achieve very different expressions in the …

Flavors

Marketing automation powers the customer journey — but most don’t know where to start

In a recent VB Insight report, analyst Andrew Jones discovered a mere 5 percent of businesses are currently using marketing automation, yet those that do are scoring increased leads, conversions, and revenue across the board. Then why isn’t everyone getting on board, and getting there fast?<p>It turns …

Marketing

4 Keys To A Sustainable Content Marketing Strategy

Positioning an agency as a genuine thought leader in any competitive industry (and nowadays they are ALL competitive) carries the inherent challenge of building an enduring content strategy. The ability to remain in touch with the progression of marketing technology, and to capture it effectively …

Marketing

Review of Al Vermeil Techniques for a Faster 40 yard dash

It is no secret that Al Vermeil is one of the biggest names in professional sports. His success with the Chicago Bulls and San Francisco 49ers is …

The simple six-pack: 5 ways to washboard abs

1. Eat more yoghurt<p>Eating more of the white stuff is a great way to get rid of the belly fat covering up your abs. Research has found that adults who …

Be a Stronger and Leaner Bodybuilder with Strongman Training

Incorporate these strongman training moves into your routine to become a better bodybuilder.<p>Although strongman training certainly develops strength …

One Drill to Build Athleticism?

<i>Today’s guest post is not only the last guest post of 2014 (sad face), but comes from good friend and regular contributor, Michael …

6 Speed and Power Training Strategies — Shrugged Collective

<i>PJ Neslter is the Sports Performance Director and Center Director for STACK Velocity Sports Performance in Irvine, California. He has been training</i> …