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6 Exercises Everyone Should Do

No matter your age or perceived ability, there are certain exercises that have incredible benefits for <i>every</i> body. These functional strength exercises …

Muscle

Hip Stretches: 5 Unique Moves That Loosen Up Tight Hip Flexors

When it comes to which elements of your stride you can improve, your hips don’t lie. That’s because hip flexors—the muscles that allow flexion at the hip joint—play a huge role in fluid running, and a set of tight ones can really mess with your mechanics.<p>“The iliopsoas is the strongest group of …

Workouts

Marathon Running: The Science Behind Why You Don't Remember the Pain

Runners have all kinds of painful marathon tales: limping their way through the last few miles, fighting through unforgiving cramps, chafing disasters. Yet, we return to toe the starting line again and again. The agony of bad running experiences often aren’t enough to keep us off the road.<p>As it …

Marathons

Behind the Scenes of Desiree Linden’s Incredible Boston Marathon Win

When the skies opened up over Boston early on April 16, 2018, it was almost too perfect.<p>A nation of running fans was pulling for a 33-year drought to end—for an American woman to win the Boston Marathon for the first time since 1985. On the starting line in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, at least three …

Marathons

A Gun Nut’s Guide to Gun Control That Works

A federal license for possession of semi-automatic firearms could make Americans safer—and more free.<p>I am a gun industry insider, a lifelong gun owner and a vocal advocate for Second Amendment rights. I am a Texan and an American patriot who hauls my family to church every Sunday in a diesel pickup …

Guns

Run Faster With This Easy, Proven Form Tweak

Use these three simple exercises to pick up the pace on your next workout.<p>The need for speed is a small flame that burns deep within all runners, regardless of ability or pace. And while there are plenty of structured plans and training methods for helping you to up your pace and efficiency, one of …

What it was really like to run the Boston Marathon in this year’s extreme weather conditions

Vogue’s deputy editor was among the fearless women who completed the Boston Marathon in some of the harshest conditions in the race’s history.<p>Imagine …

What It Was Like to Run the Boston Marathon in a Freezing Deluge

BOSTON — Look, I really don’t want to come off as that guy who corners you at the cocktail party and drones on about the epic marathon he ran the other day. I hate that guy. Everybody hates that guy. Even marathoners hate that guy.<p>That said, the Boston Marathon on Monday was, in a word, epic — as …

Marathons

Photos From the 2018 Boston Marathon | Runner's World

1 of 15<p>Getty ImagesThe Boston Globe via Getty Images<p>A rainy morning in Hopkinton.<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>2 of 15<p>Getty ImagesKeith Bedford/The Boston Globe via Getty Images<p>Runners came fully prepared for a long wait before the start.<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>3 of 15<p>Getty …

Boston Marathon winner Linden almost dropped out

Desiree Linden, the first U.S. woman to win the Boston Marathon since 1985, breaks down how it felt racing in torrential rain.

Desiree Linden

6 yoga moves runners should do to speed recovery

Whether you run a 5K a day with your girlfriends or you’re in the midst of marathon training, you probably feel it: tight hips, achy hamstrings, and …

The 2018 Boston Marathon Was Perfect Chaos

Non-elites on the podium. Crazy clothes. Mid-course pandemonium. The race gave running a much needed shake-up, if only for a day.<p>I’ve never enjoyed watching a TV broadcast of a race more than Monday’s Boston Marathon. I’d be lying if I said that this wasn’t partially due to the fact that I was in a …

Marathons

Boston Marathon 2018: Low Flying Helicopters?

It's marathon season and that means low flying helicopters along the route.<p>BOSTON, MA — Daffodils, running tourists and, starting Thursday; low …

What To Expect From The Boston Marathon’s Infamous Newton Hills

The Newton Hills get a bad rep, but there are ways to train your body and mind to conquer them successfully.The post What To Expect From The Boston …

Marathons

The end of an era: Meet the man who painted the starting line at the Boston Marathon for 36 years

After 36 years, Jack LeDuc is retiring from his job as Boston Marathon's line painter. (submitted by DMSE Sports)<p>As the 122nd Boston Marathon gets …

Does The Boston Marathon Ever Get Canceled Due To Weather? Nope

Support the news<p>With the rainy, cold and windy weather here in <b></b>Massachusetts this fine Marathon Monday, you might be tempted to wonder: Has the Boston …

This Year’s Boston Marathon Weather Is Rainy and Windy. Runners Say It’s ‘Awesome/Terrible’

As if Heartbreak Hill wasn’t hard enough. Tens of thousands of runners racing the Boston Marathon 2018 faced grueling conditions on Monday as heavy …

Marathons

The Latest: 2018 Boston Marathon looks to be cold and wet

BOSTON (AP) The Latest on the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon (all times local):<p>5:20 p.m.<p>Even with so many Americans finishing atop the …

Desi Linden is first U.S. woman to win Boston Marathon since 1985

It was never <b>Desi Linden</b>‘s day.<p>Not at the California high school state championships, which she never won. Not at Arizona State, where her best NCAA …

How the Boston Marathon's Runner-Up Shocked the Running World

It was crazy enough that Desiree Linden on Monday survived sheets of piercing rain to become the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years. But Linden’s triumph may not even be the craziest thing that happened in the coldest Boston Marathon in decades, thanks to second-place …

Marathons

The Best Social Media Moments from the 2018 Boston Marathon

Reports of hypothermia as Boston Marathon goes off in miserable conditions

<i>Corrections/clarifications: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the margin of victory for Boston Marathon winner Desi Linden. She won by four minutes.</i><p>Runners were bundled in layers, gloves, hats and jackets to repel the rain throughout a cold, wet and windy Boston Marathon on Monday.<p>…

Marathons

Boston Marathon results 2018: USA’s Desiree Linden, Japan’s Yuki Kawauchi win

Linden and Kawaucki ended 30-year droughts for their respective nations.<p><b>12:16 p.m. ET</b>: Yuki Kawauchi overcame 2017 winner Geoffrey Kirui to become the first Japanese winner since 1987, closing hard in the final two miles to earn the biggest accomplishment of his running career.<p><b>12:10 p.m. ET</b>: DES …

Boston Marathon

Twitter is freaking out over Desiree Linden's 2018 Boston Marathon victory | Boston.com

Desiree Linden won the women’s division of the 2018 Boston Marathon on Monday with an unofficial time of 2:39:54, becoming the first American woman …

Boston 2018 Coldest on Record

Mother Nature unleashed her wrath on the Boston Marathon to create 30-degree temperatures, freezing rain, and headwinds of more than 25The post …

Marathons

Boston Marathon drenched as heavy storm causes flash floods in New York

Runners in the Boston marathon battled freezing rain and fierce headwinds on Monday as wild spring weather battered the US north-east, causing flash flooding that cascaded into subway stations in New York.<p>The annual race in Boston took place five years after the terrorist bombing near the finish …

Weather

There's now even more evidence that one type of protein is best for your body

• <b>A study of more than 81,000 people in North America found that meat protein-eaters increased their risk of heart disease twofold.</b>• <b><br>But people who ate</b> …

How to write a killer report with Pages for Mac and iPad

Today we’re going to use the new features in Pages 4.0 to create an amazing report. If you need to write a book report, or create a longer document for school or work, the new Master Pages feature in Apple’s free word processor will prove extremely handy.<p>With Pages, it’s now easier than ever to …

Panda Express Copycat Orange Chicken Recipe

Panda Express Copycat Orange Chicken<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds boneless skinless chicken, cut into bite sized pieces<br>• ½ cup cornstarch<br>• ¼ teaspoon salt<br>• ¼ …

10 Common Arguments For Gun Control, Debunked

School shootings have dominated the news cycle and the common theme anti-gunners express is how gun control can somehow solve the problem.The most …

Guns