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If Your Hamstrings Are Crazy Tight, Open Them With These 18 Stretches

Tight hamstrings go hand-in-hand with running, biking, or sitting at a desk all day. Aside from not being able to jump into a full split on a whim (you know you want to!), tight hamstrings can cause hip, lower back, and knee pain. If you stretch your hamstrings regularly, they will open up! Add …

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Four Lessons You Learn When Running The Comrades

[Images sourced from Runner’s World]The closest I will ever come to running the Comrades Marathon is scurrying to the fridge and back whilst it’s on …

Balpeutery: Nóg ’n skandaal ruk krieket

Die krieketwêreld is kort op die hakke van die Australiërs se balpeuter-skandaal in Kaapstad vroeër vanjaar deur ’n soortgelyke voorval geskud.<p>Die …

Recipes for Healthy DIY Sports Drinks

Somewhere in the past few decades, maybe after we put a man on the moon, it seemed we started to believe that the more engineered something was, the better. Sports drinks got so techy they were barely recognizable as something you’d willingly put in your body—with a list of ingredients to match. …

6 Delicious Sports Snacks Approved by Athletes and Scientists

You don't have to stock up on sports drinks and protein bars to power through a tough workout and refuel afterward. A lot of foods you have in your …

9 Things You Should Be Doing After Every Workout

Whether you're new to fitness, or you're going a little harder than usual (two-a-days, anyone?), it's essential to take care of your body after each and every workout. Doing so will help prevent injury, pain, and discomfort. Make sure you're always following these steps and giving your body the TLC …

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Strength Training Really Does Help Your Running

If you’re trying to be a faster runner, weightlifting sessions might seem like wasted time. Fortunately, a recent analysis shows that working on …

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Running a marathon requires a great deal of preparation, both mentally and physically. Your body and mind need ample amounts of every essential nutrient to stay healthy throughout your training and the event. According to RunningPlanet.com's "Marathon Nutrition Guide," 65 to 75 percent of the food …

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Does drinking more water keep the weight off? Experts weigh in

Like many people, Carmen Electra made a change for the new year, one she says changed her body overnight, made her skin healthier, helps her feel fuller and keeps the weight off. And, the best part — it’s so easy anyone can do it.<p>What did the actress host of “Ex-Isle” do?<p>She started drinking …

Treatment of Bipolar Depression: The Missing Piece

Treatment of bipolar depression is no different than treatment of major depressive disorder with but the one exception that antidepressant treatment …

The Only Type of Cardio That Gets You Jacked

It actually exists: a cardio workout that lifters will love<p>There is cardio.<p>And then there’s High-Intensity Continuous Training (HICT)—aerobic workouts sent from lifters’ heaven.<p>HICT is essentially a slow aerobic session, so your heart rate will never go above 150 beats per minute. You’ll do one …

Home Chest Workout | The Best Chest Exercises To Do At Home

The chest is one of the most popular muscles to train, with compound movements such as the bench press being a staple in all of our workouts.<p>However, …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>How to wear the burgundy suit stylish famous guys swear by right now.<p>By Megan Gustashaw20 hours agoView More<p>Architecture<p>How these menacing …

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Train Better: 10 Exercise Machines to Avoid

Exercise machines aren't always effective—or even safe. Avoid these machines the next time you hit the gym<p>Seated Leg Extension Machine<p><b>What it's supposed to do:</b> Train the quadriceps. <b>What it actually does:</b> It strengthens a motion your legs aren't actually designed to do, and can put undue strain on …

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9 Weight-Loss Tips for Crazy-Busy People

Too frenzied to make healthy eating choices? These tactics make it easy.

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The Most Important Fat-Burning Exercise You're Not Doing

“I was once a fat dude with bad knees, then I experienced the awesome power of bodyweight training to shed weight and build a lean, strong body,” says BJ Gaddour, CSCS, who <i>Men’s Health</i> magazine calls “one of fittest men of all time.”<p>Gaddour says almost anyone can become as lean and fit as he is by …

21 Ways to Burn Fat Faster and Lose Weight

From the editors of Redbookmag.com, medically proven moves that'll burn fat—and help you drop some pounds.<p><b>1) Stock up on green tea</b> Green tea isn't known only for its cancer-fighting benefits: It may help boost your metabolism, too. People who took green-tea extract three times a day saw their …

WWII Pilot Gives the Most Fascinating AMA You'll Ever Read

Fighting Germany was just the beginning.<p>As the granddaughter of a World War II veteran, stumbling on Carl Estersohn's Ask Me Anything on Reddit over the weekend was like finding lost treasure. I never got a chance to ask my grandfather what the war was like, but reading this man's story somehow …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

Build Strength And Power With This Weight Training Routine

Get Strong With This "POWER WORKOUT"<p>DESCRIPTION<p>This workout routine is designed for those of you who want to get strong. Who doesn't want to get …

6 DIY Ways to Whiten Your Teeth and Get a Movie-Star Smile

No harsh chemicals necessary<p>It's that time of year again: You have to remain photo-ready from the first holiday party to the ringing of the New Year. Whitening your smile is imperative, but finding the time for a dentist visit isn't always in the cards. And sometimes, you don't want to apply a …

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You Can Run a Half-Marathon!

Training for a half-marathon burns calories, sculpts lean muscle, and turns you into an endurance machine<p>If you think runners are half crazy, you're right—they're crazy for half-marathons. And women are leading the pack: The number of people who've finished a half-marathon (13.1 miles) has more …

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13 Thoughts You’ve Probably Had While Going Down On Him

Hey, your mind tends to wander when you're doing the deed.<p>It's just good sexual karma to give as much as you receive in bed. Plus, studies show that being generous in the bedroom can boost your own arousal. Win-win! That said, performing oral sex isn't always as riveting as you expect (and usually …

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16 Noodle Soup Recipes to Slurp Your Way Through All Winter

Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night.<p><b>It's cold, and you could use a pick-me-up.</b> Like, say, a steaming bowl of tender noodles, meat, and vegetables floating in hot broth. Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night. Spoons optional.

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Poll: Americans skeptical of commercial drones

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans broadly back tight regulations on commercial drone operators, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll, as concerns …

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The World's 10 Richest Terrorist Organizations

Money is what fuels any organization, whether its purpose is building homes, selling goods – or conducting horrific violent acts. A terror organization, just like any legitimate business, needs capital to survive. Quick cash is used to finance general activities, pay salaries for activists, develop …

Facebook Just Dealt A Blow To Microsoft That's Going To Hurt

The move, confirmed by a company spokesperson, comes as Facebook has revamped its own search offerings, introducing a tool on Monday that allows users to quickly find past comments and other information posted by their friends on Facebook.<p>The decision may reflect the increasing importance that …

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Nasa parodies All About That Bass with music video All About That Space

Meghan Trainor's number one hit becomes a space travel anthem for Nasa<p>In between landing a robot on a comet and exploring the edges of the universe, Nasa employees seem to have quite a lot of time on their hands. So it has proved with this parody video of Meghan Trainor's number one hit single, All …