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Pacing 101

<b>The Talk Test</b><p>When you first start running, don't worry too much about pacing by the numbers. Instead, aim to log your miles at an easy to moderate …

How To Complete Relaxation

Meditation

5 Ways to Improve Running Form

Every runner has two things in common: they want to improve running form and are eager to prevent injury.<p>Here are five easy tips that will help you …

Strength Training for Runners

It's easy to overlook strength training for runners. The notion that strength-focused exercises will bulk you up and slow you down or take time away …

Exercise

How Temptation Bundling Increases Your Workout Motivation | Men's Health

Lack of motivation may also play a large role in the reason why 68.8 percent of Americans are overweight or obese.<p>So are we all screwed? Or is there a way to keep motivation consistently flowing?<p>The key may be a process called “temptation bundling,” according to a study in <i>Management Science</i>.<p>The …

The Best GPS Watches

After testing more than 20 GPS watches, we recommend the Garmin Vivoactive as the best GPS watch overall. If you want the most bang for your buck, we …

Two simple mindful meditation exercises for teachers

Mindfulness can help teachers reduce stress and boost confidence. Clinical psychologist Erin Olivo shares her handy guide for getting started<p>Teaching can be hard, and reports tell us those in the profession feel under increasing pressure. A BBC investigation earlier this year found that …

Mindfulness

Running very long distances can make your brain shrink

As athletic achievements go, running a marathon is towards the top of the list. But even this isn’t challenging enough for ultra-marathoners, who run races longer than the standard 42.2. kilometers (26 miles). The 2009 Trans Europe Foot Race, for instance, involved running from Italy to …

The Brain

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

Women's Running Magazine Features Cover Star Who Has Autism And Cerebral Palsy

A fitness enthusiast, who has autism and mild cerebral palsy, stars on the latest cover of Women's Running Magazine - and we have to say, she looks …

Cerebral Palsy
Mindfulness

The Info Post – Blog

I was never the type of woman to speak about my sex life. I liked to keep my private business to myself, especially in that particularly intimate …

20 Simple Things You Can Do Daily To Become A Mindful Person

The world we are living in today has taken away our ability to truly appreciate the little things that we should be thankful for. Mindfulness helps …

Daily Meditation: A Prayer For Mother Earth

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's post features an interfaith prayer for the earth, provided by GreenFaith. As the Paris climate …

Spirituality

When Meditation Becomes Prayer

The essence of <i>vipassana</i> meditation -- the Buddhist root of mindfulness -- is to see things as clearly as possible without superimposed narrative, without the colorations of personal history, free from the desires and aversions that steer even the most subtle reaches of mental life. It is this …

Meditation

Trust Fund: Seems Unfair

U.K. band’s sighing Nineties anti-anthems come with a side of Sixties sunshine<p>2015 has often seemed like an Epcot Center version of Nineties …

Jeff Lynne's ELO: Alone in the Universe

A master of pop makes his long-overdue return<p>Electric Light Orchestra's symphonic pop has influenced acts from Flaming Lips to Daft Punk. Yet only …

4 marathon running tips no one will tell you about

While training you might have come across scores of people saying “running a marathon is 80 per cent mental”. It’s true that endurance sports that …

16 Ways To Grow Mentally And Physically

Think about it: have you been truly improving yourself?<p>Life can get so busy and hectic that we just let the days fly by. We forget to always grow …

Amish man runs marathon in traditional slacks and suspenders

Twenty-two-year-old Leroy Stolzfus finished the 26.2-mile Harrisburg Marathon on Nov. 8 in just over three hours and five minutes, all while wearing his community's traditional clothing, Pennlive.com reported (http://bit.ly/1NHihb1).<p>Stolzfus said he's used to running in slacks and suspenders, and …

Pennsylvania

The Secret Behind What Happens to Fat When You Exercise

by Phil Hardesty<p>Very few people would question the dynamic benefits of exercise to improve health and wellness, but very few people know about the science behind what causes these beneficial health changes to our fat and muscles.<p>A pound of fat weighs the same as a pound of muscle - one pound. The …

Muscle

Ten Things You Might Not Know About Kurt Cobain

With the 20th anniversary of his death this Saturday, we present some intriguing facts about Nirvana frontman and grunge legend Kurt Cobain<p>There are …

Rock Music

Learn Tai Chi Online - Intro Class Level 1

David Dorian Ross With Jet Li’s Online Academy – Lesson 1<p>I am SO happy to have found this video and I am reading / learning more about Jet Li’s …

Tai Chi

Tai Chi Fan Focus Lesson

This is a nice video, nearly 6 minutes of a focus lesson with Paul Lockyer of Natural Elements on the topic of how to correctly use a tai chi fan via …

Badass Freestyle Tai Chi

Newest sport craze to go viral in china –<p>“Badass Freestyle Tai Chi”<p>If you like basketball, and you like tai chi, you’re gonna love this!<p>Jiang Shan …

Tai Chi