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25 Cozy Slow-Cooker Meals That Basically Make Themselves

The ultimate comfort food recipes, right this way.

7 Easy High-Protein, Low-Carb Dinners

There are endless ways to get crafty with low-carb dinners—veggie-crust pizzas, riced cauliflower, zucchini noodles, you name it. But while these …

The Lifting Technique That Flattens Your Belly

Plus, two full-length workouts designed to shred fat while building muscle<p>Much like the great American poet Snoop Dogg, I’m a big believer in dropping it like it’s hot. But I’m a terrible dancer and a bit of a meathead, so I limit most of my “dropping” to my physical training.<p>Drop sets (also …

Best iPhone Apps for Strength Training

There are many apps for iPhone and Android devices that help you work out. They cover everything from strength training and running to just about any …

iPhone Apps

The Barbell Bench Press That Won’t Wreck Your Shoulders

3 simple tweaks can have you pressing more weight without damaging your shoulders in the process<p>Given the popularity of the bench press, it's easy to imagine why a lot of men experience shoulder pain before, during, and after their workouts. "The bench press is a fantastic exercise for building …

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

Yahoo!

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The Runner's Diet

The Runner's Diet<br>Eating is one of the sublime pleasures of life, right up there with running. If you run well and eat well, you're a happy person …

Nutrition

Runner's World

Fully Fit

Improve your form and avoid injury with this elite coach's fast head-to-toe workout.<p>I am a marshmallow. After enduring two grueling days of dynamic stretching, strength training, hurdle and sprint drills—all under the exacting eye of Olympic coach John Cook—muscles I didn't know existed ache and …

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

3 Key Workouts Runners Should Do Every Week

<i>You may be able to race faster on three or four runs per week than you do on six or seven.</i><p>There are three key workouts that every runner should do …

Training advice - The Running Bug

The Biggest Mistakes Runners of All Levels Make (and How to Fix Them)

Over the last three years of coaching runners, I’ve reviewed hundreds of runner questionnaires. This is the exhaustive list of questions that allow …

How Fast or Slow Should I Run?

The trick is to find your "Goldilocks pace"—the one that's just right. Here's how.<p>When you first start exercising, you want to work hard enough that you’re boosting your fitness, strength, and endurance but not so fast that you get hurt. (Doing too much too soon is a very common cause of …

What Is Proper Hydration and How It Affects Running Performance

Proper hydration is a constant struggle for runners, especially in the hot summer months. While much has been said and written about the topic, a new …

Marathons

3 Most Useless Gym Exercises for Runners (And What to do Instead)

This is a guest post by Jeff Gaudette (click here to check out my previous interview with Jeff).<p>Jeff Gaudette is a 2:22 marathoner and owner of …

Garmin Forerunner 620 and 220 GPS Watch Previews: The Future of Running Tech Looks Bright!

Next to running shoes, running tech gadgets are probably my biggest weakness, and lately I’ve found myself drooling over some of the running tech …

Running Tips & Articles | Running Training Plans

Do you overpronate? What does pronation even mean? Find out and improve your run with these tips."<p>By Danny Dreyer, ChiRunning<p>Don't let persistent …

Runner's World

How and Why You Should Warm Up Before a Run

Heading out for a run too fast and not warmed up is a recipe for injury.<p>Once we get revved up to run it’s tempting to shoot out the door at top speed. But heading out of the gates at full speed—without a proper warmup—is a recipe for disaster, and injury.<p>If you start out too fast, you run the risk …

Running in Winter: How to Keep Hands and Feet Warm When It’s Cold

A few weeks ago I wrote a post about how to keep man-parts warm on runs in the winter. The response to that post was incredible (now nearing 15,000 …

Talking Tech: Those 7 Minute Workout apps

PISMO BEACH, Calif. — I'm out of breath in a hotel room.<p>For the past 13 minutes, I've been doing jumping jacks, push-ups and squats, guided along by my iPhone. I feel terrific, and thrilled that I got a decent workout before starting my day out in the real world.<p>Welcome to the 7 Minute Workout app<i>.</i> …

How to Breathe While Running to Prevent Injury and Improve Performance

This revolutionary method can help you run better and sidestep injury.<p>In my early days as a runner, I, like most, didn't give any thought to my breathing. But after dealing with several injuries, I went digging into physiology research to find a solution to my predicament. Eventually I came across …

100 Beginner Running Tips

Wear spandex shorts under your regular running shorts so you don’t chafe “down there.”<p>Cotton socks will only lead to blisters; invest in socks …

Find & Register for Races, Local Events & Things to Do

HIIT workouts are guaranteed to torch calories and get you in shape fast. But when a seasoned runner throws tabata into her routine, the results got …

What Is Cardiac Drift and How It Affects Runners

Imagine this scenario: You're out on an easy recovery run in the summer, and you're wearing a heart-rate monitor. You're on an out-and-back course …

Heart Rates