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How to start running, according to an Olympian who now coaches runners

Shutterstock<p><b>The best thing about running is that it's a sport anyone can get into.</b>• <b><br>But getting started can be intimidating.</b>• <b><br>These tips from a coach who</b> …

Marathons

The Best Products to Combat Swamp Crotch and Sweaty Balls

Now that we’ve made it through Independence Day, it’s time for the truly lazy, hazy days of summer. As excited as we are about family vacations, long …

Skin Care

These Are the Idyllic Greek Islands American Tourists Don’t Know About

You probably think you know what the Greek islands look like, and to a certain extent you do. The rocky terraces and blinding-white houses with blue …

European Travel

Charting the Relative Size of Marvel Superheroes

In honor of the upcoming release of <i>Ant-Man and the Wasp</i>, Marvel has created an animation that charts the relative size of Marvel superheroes, …

Marvel Super Heroes

Why your lawn looks awful, and what you can do about it

How to plant grass seed is a question that eventually crops up for homeowners whose lawns start looking a little thin. In fact, even if your lawn looks perfect, you should <i>still</i> be seeding regularly to keep it in top shape.<p>"Seeding your lawn can make it less susceptible to pests, disease, and …

Gardening

What makes a great leader, explained in eight counterintuitive charts

A couple of years after starting my most recent company, I had a scary realization. I noticed that by the time the business had grown to a hundred employees, my day-to-day role had gone from “guy who decides and builds things” to “guy who manages other people who decide and build things”—and I had …

Civil Rights

How I’m getting richer every day: 4 ways to increase wealth

I’m not hungry for money. Compared to several years ago, when I had less money, I still have the same life.<p>I wake up, drink my freshly brewed coffee, …

Personal Finance

When It Comes to Achievement, There's Good News and Bad News

It really doesn't matter if you have natural ability or not.<p>You want to dominate in your profession, perfect your skill as a performer, or impress the world with your writing, artwork, or athletic achievements. There's just one problem: You're not very good at whatever it is you seek to do.<p>Should …

Self-improvement

The 15-minute, Fat-burning Workout for Busy Guys

A middle-aged guy takes his shirt off and looks in the mirror. What does he see?<p>That’s not the beginning of a joke, although what he sees might be …

How to Install, Update, and Use Kodi

Kodi is a powerful, open-source media-streaming application, but it can be difficult to set up and maintain. Read our guide to get started.<p>PCMag …

Vitamin D for Weight Loss

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin sometimes touted as a natural weight loss aid when taken in dietary supplement form. Indeed, some research …

Holistic Medicine

How to read body language and use it to get ahead, according to a Secret Service agent

Inside tricks on reading the nonverbal cues in any meeting — and using them to get what you want.<p>Most of us find ourselves in a meeting environment weekly, if not daily: Interviewing for a new job, giving a sales presentation to a client, running a meeting at the office, asking your boss for a …

Public Speaking

How to immediately refresh your brain to restore high-level thinking

Mental clarity can escape anyone.<p>Surely even Einstein and Shakespeare had their moments. It happens.<p>It’s your ability to recover that matters.<p>You can …

7 Agonizing 2-minute Workouts That’ll Torch Every Muscle in Your Body

You can’t step foot in a gym these days without hearing rabid talk about the VersaClimber. Thanks to the excruciating full-body workout it provides, …

Exercise

Muscle Mass Begins To Deteriorate In Your 30s, But There’s A Way Around It

There are certain things in life that men can't escape. Taxes is the standard one. Certain death from taking a selfie with a bear is probably …

You can still get in great shape even if you don't have much time to work out — these are the best workouts to do if you only have 20 minutes

The hardest part of working out can be finding the time to do it in the first place.<p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that US adults get at least two hours and 30 minutes of moderate intensity aerobic exercise each week (or 75 minutes of vigorous intensity exercise) and that …

Banish Infection With These 5 Powerful All-Natural Antibiotics

Since the discovery of antibiotics in the 1920s and the development of new products through the 1980s, it has become much harder for scientists to …

Microbiology

How you should eat if you want to lose weight, build muscle, or run a fast race

Reaching your health and fitness goals comes down to time, patience, and expert planning. To help you avoid nutrition mistakes that could set you back, we spoke with nutritionists and trainers to learn how you should eat to reach your specific goal. From weight loss to building muscle and …

Google’s AutoDraw uses machine learning to help you draw like a pro

Drawing isn’t for everyone. I, for one, am definitely not very good at it. But with AutoDraw, Google is launching a new experiment today that uses machine learning algorithms to match your doodles with professional drawings to make you look like you know what you’re doing.<p>You can use AutoDraw on …

Machine Learning

Tip: Drop, Fail, Grow

First recruit all the muscle fibers you can, then fatigue them for massive gains. Here's how.<p>When training for muscle growth, recruit as many muscle …

In a Mideast upset by cheap oil, more crude may enter market

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Across a Mideast fueled by oil production, low global prices have some countries running on empty and scrambling …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

Time Management

5 Private Islands You Can Rent

Why settle for a private swath of sand when you can have an entire island to yourself?<p>Why settle for a private swath of sand when you can have an entire island to yourself? <i>Via TownandCountryMag.com</i><p>Photograph courtesy of Musha Cay & the Islands of Copperfield Bay

How much will the iPhone 6 cost? It could start at $249

If you’re expecting the upcoming 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6L to cost the same as an iPhone 5s, think again. That extra display could be coming at a $50 premium, according to a new report.<p>Citing sources close to Spanish cellular provider Telefonica, Spanish blog Movilzona says the the …

Roger Federer Unveils the NikeCourt Zoom Vapor AJ3 at 2014 US Open

Tennis legend Roger Federer is bringing a new Jordan-like look to the tennis court for the 2014 U.S. Open.<p>In his first-round match against Marinko Matosevic, Federer unveiled the NikeCourt Zoom Vapor AJ3, a shoe sneakerheads will recognize as bearing a distinct resemblance to the Air Jordan III and …

Career Arc: Tom Petty

Taking stock of the legendary rocker’s steady, stunning 40-year career<p>Who is Tom Petty? Naturally I’m asking this because there’s a pretty good …