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10 steps to your ideal cycling weight

Reaching your target weight is one of the best ways to get more out of your training.<p>Henry Furniss, personal trainer and co-founder of Wyndymilla …

Training advice - The Running Bug

Fast or Slow?

Dial in to the ideal speed to get the best results for every workout.<p>Pace yourself. Sure, it sounds easy enough: Settle into the perfect speed for your given effort and hold it. But whether you're a seasoned veteran or an eager newbie, it can be hard to know if you're going slow enough on easy days …

Marathons

The Best Foods For Runners

The 15 foods runners need every week for good health and top performance.<p>Most supermarkets stock more than 30,000 items, yet every time we race up and down the aisles of the grocery store, we toss into our carts the same 10 to 15 foods. Which isn't such a bad thing, as long as you're taking home …

Nutrition

Find Zen Through Running

To achieve bliss as a runner, you need to tame your “monkey mind.”<p>If you could eavesdrop on a runner's internal monologue, it might sound like this: Forgot my sunglasses. Pretty bird. Should've worn another layer. What's for dinner? Hill! New shoes feel good. Pasta? Gotta buy pasta. And olive oil. …

Meditation

Train - The Running Bug

Training advice - The Running Bug

Tips for Your First Race

Follow these steps to prepare for your first 5K or 10K.<p>Even for seasoned racers, the days before a race can be stressful. With all the hope and hard work that you’ve invested in your goal event, you want to arrive at the starting line feeling calm, healthy, and ready to run your best. Here are a …

Marathons

18 Lessons Richard Kalvar Has Taught Me About Street Photography

<i>All photographs in this article are copyrighted by Richard Kalvar / Magnum Photos</i><p><b>Richard Kalvar</b> is one of the contemporary masters in street …

Motivation - The Running Bug

Is Fat Burning Such A Big Deal?

<i>Research suggests more fat burning does not necessarily equal better performance.</i><p>It is largely taken for granted in endurance sports that anything an …

Four Healthy Drink Options

Looking to mix up your hydration? Here are some drinks to turn to when you're not quenching your thirst with water.<p>We runners are a thirsty bunch, but water can get a bit mundane. Yet what’s the alternative, really? Health professionals (myself included) are always cautioning folks against drinking …

Nutrition

Five Powerful, Built-In Windows Tools You Might Not Know About

Even if you live in Windows, you may be surprised to find that it includes some rather powerful built-in tools for helping you monitor your system …

How to Stay Focused When You Get Bored Working Toward Your Goals

We all have goals and dreams, but it can be difficult to stick with them. Each week, I hear from people who say things like, "I start with good …

New York Times

You Might Be Breathing Ineffectively. Here's How to Fix That

You'd think there's only one way to breathe, like the way you do naturally, but you'd be wrong. Certain methods take more work than others, and you …

The Truth About E-Cigarettes and Your Health

Indeed, "vaping," the term for e-smoking, has gained a reputation for healthfulness: Nearly 80 percent of e-cig users think the sticks do less damage than regular butts, per the <i>American Journal of Preventive Medicine</i>. The same study found that young women are the most likely to try them. What's …

Public Health

What's the Difference Between Fartlek, Tempo, and Interval Runs?

Here's a quick breakdown of these three major types of speed workouts.<p><i>Hi Jenny, I just read your article,</i> <i>'</i><i>What Should I Do During the Off Season</i><i>?'. Very helpful, thanks! Could you briefly explain to me the difference between fartlek, tempo, and interval runs? Thanks! Mary</i><p>Hi, Mary. Thanks for the …

Marathons

Are Carbohydrates Really Needed During Exercise?

<i>One study questions whether or not we should fuel our muscles during a run or let them use stored energy reserves.</i><p>We all know that consuming …

How to Tell Stories in your Adventure Photography with Krystle Wright

<b>What is the editing process like for you when creating these stories?</b><p>I used to wait until I got home to begin editing, however these days with the …

Raspberry Pi 101: What is the Pi Anyway?

<i>Today is March, 14, 2014, known to fans of Raspberry Pi and Pi Day—3.14. Get it? We love Raspberry Pi here at MAKE and the number of Pi fans is growing, but of course there are still lots of people who have no idea what we’re talking about. So, in honor of Pi Day, we’re running an excerpt from Matt</i> …

The Big 7 Body Breakdowns

How to avoid (and recover from) the most common running injuries.<p>In an ideal runner's world, every step of every mile would be 100 percent pain-free. No aches, no twinges, no lingering soreness from yesterday's workout. The reality is that many runners constantly deal with a slight (or not so …

Pain

What Are You Drinking?

A little beer or wine won't hurt your running (phew)—as long as you're smart about it.<p>There are few sights more peculiar than a parade of 8,000 costumed marathoners sipping wine as they run 26.2 miles. But that's exactly what happens each September at the Medoc Marathon in Bordeaux, where the …

Napa Valley

Footstrike 101: How Should Your Foot Hit The Ground?

<i>Various studies support the pros and cons of each style—so which is correct?</i><p>Most of the tenets of good running form are universally agreed upon by …

Three Ways to Crank Up Your Training Runs

Training hard—carefully—can produce fast times.<p>When researchers at France's National Institute of Sport asked a group of triathletes to ramp up their training by 40 percent and maintain that volume for three weeks, the results were predictable—at first. By the end of week one, the athletes showed …

Marathons

5 Tips for Staying Motivated for Your First 5K

Making running a habit is tough for beginners but here's how to do it to make it stick.<p><i>Amanda asks: I'm training for my very first 5K and I'm having trouble sticking to my training routine. Any suggestions for how I can stay motivated?</i><p>Congratulations on starting training and welcome to running! …

Body Fat

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 …

Workouts

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The 10 Laws of Injury Prevention

Follow these time-tested principles and you'll spend more time on the roads—and less in rehab<p>In the mid-1970s, Runner's World medical editor George Sheehan, M.D., confirmed that he was hardly the only runner beset by injuries: A poll of the magazine's readers revealed that 60 percent reported …

Running

Eat - The Running Bug

Weekly Workout: Lesley Paterson’s Braving the Monday Blues – LAVA Magazine/Serious Triathlon