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15 Quotes From Zen Philosophy That Will Help Find Out Who You Really Are

One of the most intriguing questions to ask ourselves is “who am I?” We’ve probably all pondered this at some point in our lives.<p>It’s a difficult …

Why You Should Try Meditating While Running | Men's Health

Meditation is a practice of focusing attention in order to clear the mind and reduce anxiety. Learning to focus can help you tune out distractions.<p>Meditation is not only calming—it also has some seriously positive health results. It’s been shown in certain cases to reduce stress, ease depression …

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

The Number One Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

7 Essential Swimming Tips for Even the Strongest Athletes

<b>Swimming is highly technical.</b> No matter how strong and fit you are, if you don’t have the proper technique, then you won’t go fast. The best way to …

Swimming

7 Dog Breeds With Sensitive Souls

Advertisement<p>When we call a dog “sensitive,” we don’t mean it in a bad way. We’re just talking about dogs that are a little bit more emotionally …

How to stop being annoyed by life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you get easily annoyed? At times, does that emotion quickly escalate to anger? You are not alone.<p>You shouldn't live with it, though.<p>Beyond improvements to your general mood and happiness, taming your anger can have important benefits to your health. Constant stress and aggravation is …

Mindfulness

How Runners Can Work on Landing Softly

Land softly while running. It’s sound advice. And certainly not new.<p>But how do you put it into practice? To answer that question, three experts …

10 Timeless Habits That Will Change Your Life Right Now

Use these as a template for living an awesome life. The first step is to get intentional about one of them. Then the rest will follow.<p>I've had many low points in life, the lowest stemming from a divorce that led to months of recovery from depression and anxiety.<p>It was also the best thing that ever …

Happiness

How Runners Can Work on Landing Softly

Photo: Alice Peters DiffelyPhoto: Alice Peters DiffelyLand softly while running. It’s sound advice. And certainly not new. But how do you put it into …

Triathlons

Change Your Breath, Change Your Life: The Daily Routine Athletes Love

Professional surfer Koa Smith is gearing up for the Volcom Pipe Pro surf competition on the North Shore of Oahu. The beach is packed with fans, and the waves are thunderous. Smith is lying on his back on the floor of a house abutting the sand and breathing very deliberately, trying to keep it …

Immune System

The Split Switch Curl and Press WIll Make Your Legs Stronger, Your Arms Bigger, and Your Belly Smaller | Men's Health

Between reps of the curl and press, you’ll do split switches—a variation on the split squat that requires you to switch leg positions in midair.<p>Explosive exercises like that require a ton of energy, so your calorie burn will go through the roof. And your leg muscles will be screaming a few reps in, …

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day for a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle.<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could be out running?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip trying a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p>I called …

Workouts

13 Standing Core Exercises Better Than Crunches

Strengthening your core is essential for stability. But that doesn't mean you're stuck with sit-ups.

Workouts

8 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years. Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity …

Running with the Mind of Meditation: Lessons for Training Body and Mind

Read an Excerpt<p>9780307888167|excerpt<p>Rinpoche / RUNNING WITH THE MIND OF MEDITATION<p>1<p>Running with the Mind of Meditation<p>We woke up early to sneak out …

Meditation

Is There a Best Breathing Rhythm To Run To?

One of the most common problems faced by particularly those new to running is lack of breath. After all, it’s hard to run very far if your lungs feel …

Best Products For Oily Skin | Men's Health

The 10 Best Products For Oily Skin<p>Put your best face forward, without the shine<p>Shutterstock<p>Combatting your oily skin may actually make it <i>worse</i>.<p>Here’s why: When you over-cleanse or use harsh soaps to dry out your skin, you strip away your face’s natural oils—also known as sebum. This can cause your …

Research finds that people are happiest on Saturdays — here's how to recreate 'weekend happiness' every day

At least that's what this survey found. Yet while the exact time of 7:26 p.m. seems strange, there have been multiple studies to back up that people are generally happier on weekends.<p>A team of researchers from Rochester University found that regardless of how much money you make, how many hours you …

Happiness

Sneak Peek: Triathlete Magazine’s March/April 2016 Issue

Holiday Gift Guide 2014- Spring/Summer

What will the holidays bring for adventure? No matter what the weather outside, there'll be something exciting brewing indoors when your favorite outdoors lover unwraps one of these fun surprises—even if your favorite outdoors lover is you.

The 10 Best Exercises You Can Do For The Rest Of Your Life

From boot camps to SoulCycle to early morning dance parties, there’s no shortage of fitness trends with a devoted, young, fit following. But when it comes to exercises that even the oldest and most out of shape can (and should) add to their workout repertoires, most fitness professionals advise …

Exercise

How Dr. Sanjay Gupta hit the reset button on his workout routine

Dr. Sanjay Guptadid something I'd never heard of anyone doing during an interview: 10 pull-ups.<p>For CNN's longtime medical correspondent, strength training is such a key part of his multi-sport fitness regimen that he says he periodically pops off 10 quick ones throughout the day at home and office. …

The Mobility Move You Should Do Before Every Workout | Men's Health

<i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour calls it “The One Mobility Move to Rule Them All.” And he’s not kidding. (Watch him demonstrate it in the video above.)<p>“It addresses all the areas we really want to open up—your ankles, hips, and upper back.” Gaddour says.<p>The mobility movement also …

Can’t Get to the Gym Today? Try the Home Workout from Hell

You’ll do more work and burn more fat in 30 minutes than you normally do at the gym<p>Think it’s pointless to work out if you can’t make it to the gym?<p>Then you’ve never tried my Home Workout from Hell. (Note: It’s just as hellish in a hotel room.)<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY: The New Training System From <i>Men’s</i> …

Workouts

10 Things Grateful People Do Differently

Ralph Waldo Emerson once said that in order to achieve contentment, one should “cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously.”<p>Turns out Emerson ― who explored the meaning of a good life in much of his work ― wasn’t far off when it …

Happiness