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How to smash your 10km PB

Coaching<p>by David Lowes<p>You need a specific yet varied training plan to lower your best road time. David Lowes explains just what’s needed<p>Despite the …

An updated formula for marathon-running success

Prediction calculators still give a rose-tinted view for most runners, says Fetcheveryone’s Ian Williams. He takes another look at the stats<p>It was a real pleasure to see my marathon time predictor featured in the Guardian a few months back. My algorithm uses data from more than a thousand runners …

Marathons

5 Keys to Long-Course Triathlon Training: Part I

Our advice to you here is: Don't nickel and dime your life and your family for one to two hours here and there, week after week, for months before …

Marathons

A Triathlete’s Guide To Better Sleep

<i>Sleep may be the key to unlocking your best performance.</i>For many age-group athletes, 24 hours each day isn’t enough to accomplish a full agenda of …

Sleep

New Research Reveals When You Should Up The Pace On The Bike

<i>New research reveals when you should up the pace on the bike.</i>Most triathletes are well versed in the importance of consistent pacing during races. …

Research

Heavy Lifting For the Endurance Athlete Part 1: Learning the 7 Key Exercises

In our last article, we discussed the benefits of strength and power training in a well-designed training program. Strength and power training …

Exercise

How a Little Scotch Can Help You Squat Better

Use this simple trick to improve your form<p>Putting a piece of tape on your back could fix your squat form, according to Jim Ferris, who has trained NFL players and is the owner of Gym Ferris Fitness in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.<p>You place the tape between your gym shirt and shorts before you perform …

How To Worry Less And Sleep Better

<i>By Maya Borgueta, Psy.D and Senior Coach at Lantern</i><p>For anyone who has ever spent a long night wide awake with worry, it may come as no surprise that anxiety and long nights of sleeplessness often make familiar-and unfortunate-bedfellows. The anxious thoughts that keep you up at night can run the …

Sleep

How Flip Flops Screw Up Your Feet

A physical therapist explains why your favorite warm-weather footwear can lead to plantar fasciitis and knee pain<p>Flip-flops might make you feel like you’re on vacation, but they’re actually making your feet work overtime.<p>When you wear the thonged sandals, you have to slightly “clench” your toes to …

Sandals

You're Doing Your Push-Ups Wrong

According to Mountain Athlete strength and conditioning coach Adam Scott, a perfect push-up can challenge even the fittest athletes when done correctly, but can also be rendered completely useless when done wrong. And a lot of people do them wrong.<p>These are three most common mistakes Scott and his …

The 7-Minute Workout That Tests Your Mental Strength

This 2,000-meter rowing test will challenge your mental fortitude—and lead to breakthroughs in your physical fitness.<p>At Gym Jones, we don’t just work your muscles—we also train your brain. No fitness program will truly work if you aren’t teaching your mind to make sacrifices, deal with adversity, …

7 Key Differences Between Successful People And Unsuccessful People

Being a leader of a company or organization is certainly a difficult and often frustrating position – but it can also be tremendously …

Self-improvement

Can You Survive ‘Death by Burpee’?

See how you fare against this mental and physical crucible<p>I have news for you: You’re probably not working out as hard as you think you are.<p>Honestly ask yourself, when’s the last time you truly went all out and gave a fitness task <i>everything</i> you have<i>?</i> After eight years at Gym Jones, I’ve found the …

The Origin of the 8-Hour Work Day and Why We Should Rethink It

One of the most unchanged elements of our life today is our optimal work time or how long we should work – generally, every person I’ve spoken to …

Row Your Way To Triathlon Fitness | Triathlete.com

<i>Discover how incorporating the rowing machine into your workouts can benefit your training.</i><p>The rowing machine is as versatile as the triathlete. In …

How to Save Yourself 30 Minutes a Day

How does the expression go? “A stitch in time saves nine”? But the stratospheric levels of modern busyness — juggling work, family and friends, …

Distinguish Between Goals and Fantasies When Planning Your Future

Everyone has something they want to do with their life in the future. Not everyone has specific, practical goals to get there. When you’re planning …

5 Exercises to Improve Your Speed on the Bike

Power Cleans<p>1 of 9<p>What it's for: Increases explosiveness and acceleration.<p>The exercise:<p>1. Set up is the same as the deadlift: Start with the barbell …

Why Exercising Is a Higher Priority Than My Career

There’s a prevalent attitude among entrepreneurs that the business, whatever that business is, comes first. It is the high priority that trumps …

19 Little Things that Will Make You a Better Man

<b>1. Paying attention—real attention—to a small child.</b> I still remember the adults who did that when I was a kid. They also happen to be my role models.<p><b>2. The lid on a jar of pickles.</b> It's not that women really need your help twisting it loose from the jar. They could use a hammer. But they like to …

8 Things You Should Do At Night To Make Your Life More Awesome - The Open Mind

By : Eevee G<p>Everyone has different daily habits. But what many people have in common is their nighttime routine. So many are used to watching TV or …

What Superhero Diet Builds You Up Faster?

Jackman's Wolverine diet or Pratt's Paleo?<p>We can almost set our watches by it, that time of the month when yet another movie star brags about his bonkers, 9,000-calorie superhero diet, whereby he further depletes the world's resources of chicken, almonds, and berries. It's getting so that a person …

10 Nutrition Habits for More Strength and Muscle — Shrugged Collective

Habits are the most important factor when building strength.<p>Sure, programming is incredibly important if you want achieve your goals, but it’s the …

Nutrition

The Exact Day You and Her Met, and Other Dates You Should Absolutely Never Forget

These 4 dates are important to her, and they should be important to you, too<p>Little gestures can have a big payoff.<p>Making an effort to mark a significant moment shows her that you value her. And research finds that when she feels appreciated, the two of you are happier and more likely to stick …

10 Habits Successful People Give Up to Increase Their Productivity

Carl Preston<p>Read full profile<p>What are you willing to do in order to reach success? It is common among people these days to be average and not stand …

Procrastination

10 Things To Remember If You Want To Do What You Love For A Living

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Apps

Load Carriage & Tactical Strength & Conditioning

When it comes to actually carrying a <i>large load, long distances, quickly</i>, as most tactical operators are wont to do, there are a few factors to …

What's the Best Way to Approach Nutrition on Long Bike Rides? | Triathlete

<i>Q: With the warmer weather finally here, I’m taking my long rides outside. How should I be approaching my on-the-bike hydration?</i><p>A: The first step is …