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5 Keys to Running Healthy and Staying Injury-Free

Follow these rules, and you’ll spend more time on the road and less time in rehab.<p><b>AVOID THE TERRIBLE TOO’S.</b> Doing too much, too soon, too fast is the number-one cause of running injuries. The body needs time to adapt to increases in mileage or speed. Muscles and joints need recovery time so they …

Exercise

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 …

Marathons

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 …

Marathons

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Katie Couric accompanied him during his first procedure.<p>Sexy, show-worthy arms can be yours with this simple muscle-building routine<p>The secret to Rich Roll's rock-hard abs at 52? Chipotle (yes, seriously).<p>"It’s okay to cry. We’re emotional beings."<p>And it's turning them into zombies.<p>Surf & turf, …

What's In Your Egg-White Breakfast Sandwich Might Scare You (VIDEO)

<b>Unreal Eats is Healthy Living's original video series, where we go behind calorie counts and health claims to examine what's really in the processed foods that scream loudest in our food environment.</b><p>When McDonald's released their Egg White Delight in the spring, the new menu item was heralded as a …

Inside the Doctor’s Office: Achilles Tendinitis

Dr. Metzl shows you how to treat and prevent the dreaded Achilles tendinitis.<p>Achilles tendinitis is a common ailment that afflicts many runners. In this video Dr. Jordan D. Metzl, a New York City based sports medicine physician, shows you how to recognizes Achilles tendinitis, techniques to …

Marathons

Demystifying Sports Nutrition

<i>Straightforward tips and expert secrets to help you perform better and recover faster.</i><p>Good nutrition advice for endurance athletes may appear simple: …

Effects of Soda: Heart Health

The finding comes after a 31-year-old woman from Monaco went to the hospital suffering from irregular heartbeats and fainting. It turns out that the only thing she drank for 16 years was soda; she put away about two liters of the sugary stuff a day. Researchers examined six other case studies of …

Urine odour test for bladder cancer

<b>UK scientists have made a device that can "smell" bladder cancer in urine samples.</b><p>It uses a sensor to detect gaseous chemicals that are given off if cancer cells are present.<p>Early trials show the tests gives accurate results more than nine times in 10, its inventors told PLoS One journal.<p>But …

Cancer

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

"I find using lube and taking our time makes intercourse more pleasurable."<p>Want bigger guns? Sure you do. Here's how to get 'em.<p>We crunched the numbers, and guess what? Even occasional binge drinking can make you fat.<p>Wolverine always makes time to hop on a bike.<p>This workout from Jeremy Scott will …

8 Ways To Eat Organic Food On A Budget

But that doesn't mean that organic is better for your bank account.<p>In fact, organic foods are on average about one-third more expensive than conventionally produced foods.<p>Fret not, says Linda Watson, author of Wildly Affordable Organic: Eat Fabulous Food, Get Healthy, and Save the Planet—All on $5 …

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The 5 Best Foods For Speeding Up Your Metabolism

"Metabolism is the process of transforming food into energy for the body," says Heather Bauer, R.D., C.D.N., and founder of Bestowed, a subscription service that introduces consumers to healthy foods. "It's directly related to weight gain and weight loss and therefore to overall health."<p>Some people …

Nutrition

7 Pains You Should Never Ignore | Men's Health

When I reach that age, my daughters will be in their mid-twenties, when life is just opening up for them. And I guarantee you, I plan to be there for them, even if all they want from me is a loan to tide them over until payday.<p>In fact, there’s a lot I still want to experience in life. Often, my …

#repost from @factsofhealth Looking at the distribution of water through the human body it is very easy to see how #chronic #dehydration can lead to headaches, migraines, heartburn, acid reflux, ulcers, poor digestion, constipation, muscle cramps, arthritis & much more. 60-70% of your total body weight is water. Drink up & give your body the water it needs. Half your body weight & drink that number in ounces of water a day. So if you weigh 150lbs, drink 75 ounces of water (4

How to Prevent Common Running Injuries

Proper form, strength training, and the right shoes can prevent injury.<p>It's an all too common scenario: Runner begins training program. A month or so later, a twinge settles on a knee. Runner stretches, pops ibuprofen, keeps running. A few—or maybe 100—runs later, runner is on the couch, ice pack …

Exercise

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Been focusing on your upper body? Tug these on and your secret will be safe.<p>Here's the secret to the Ice Man's seemingly superhuman abilities.<p>Don't worry. Everyone who wants to work out still can.<p>"This is a healthy way for a child to be punished because it's exercise."<p>"I find using lube and taking …

Study: Another Reason for Daily Wine

Coffee, tea, beer, and wine seem to make kidney stones less likely.<p>dinnerseries / flickr<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> Kidney stones cause the sort of pain that people rate as highly as childbirth. They also cost the U.S. about $2 billion per year, caring for them and in terms of the missed work they cause. Ounces of …

How to Pace Your First Half or Full Marathon

The key is to run by how you feel on race day.<p><i>Sandra asks: I’m running my first marathon in</i> <i>Cleveland</i> <i>this May, and I’m wondering if you have any tips on pacing. How fast should I start? Should I use the Pace Team?</i><p>Excellent choice in races, Sandra, and a great question too! My racing philosophy is a …

Marathons

5 Reasons to Avoid Air Fresheners

<i>by guest blogger Cassidy Randall, director of outreach for Women's Voices for the Earth</i><p>Have you ever wondered what's in those myriad air fresheners that make your home smell like a tropical vacation or a woodsy cabin surrounded by wildflowers? It's certainly not roses... Here are five reasons we …

Allergies

How to Become a Positive Thinker

Positive thinking is a significant element of happiness. In order to become a positive thinker, determination and consistency are important. The first thing to know about positive thinking is that everyone can do it. With certain cognitive and behavioral modifications, we can all become positive …

Happiness

Find Out The True Cost Of All Your Vices

Whether your poison is a pack of smokes, a six-pack of Bud, a cup of coffee, or an ice-cold Coca-Cola, succumbing to your vices -- or succumbing to the temptation to start one -- can cost you.<p>How much? That's the question that a new micro-site that recently popped up on the eBay (EBAY) Deals Blog …

Personal Finance

How to Be Confident, Even When You're Not | Inc.com

New challenges and opportunities can be exciting, but they can also test your self-esteem. Whether you are launching a new business, stepping into a bigger management role or even representing a new product, you likely lack the day-in-day-out experience that makes you knowledgeable and relaxed for …

Public Speaking

Running for Beginners: FAQs

<b>Can I run in sneakers?</b><br>Running doesn't require much investment in gear and accessories, but you have to have a good pair of running shoes. Unlike sneakers, running shoes are designed to help your foot strike the ground properly, reducing the amount of shock that travels up your leg. They're also …

Another Reason to Love Your Pet—He Could Make You Live Longer

As someone who is actually considering adopting a dog—even though she already has three cats that she adopted about six months ago (I mean, can we get an intervention going here? Also, <i>please</i> don't tell my husband!), this is really, <i>really</i> good news. The American Heart Association just released a new …

The Ultimate Wine-Pairing Infographic

I’ve never understood brussel sprouts. Oh, they’re delicious, roasted in a cast iron pan with big hunks of garlic. But I’ve tried reds, and I’ve tried whites. Neither seems to pair all that well. And wouldn’t you know it? Brussel sprouts are a footnote on this incredible infographic: Foods that …

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Extend Yourself

Double your endurance in just six weeks.<p>Imagine running twice as far as you do now. Mission impossible? It's easier than you think. And there's good reason to try. Adding more miles can boost your stamina, help manage weight, and help you get more comfortable on the road. Here's how.<p><b>Shoot For …

Marathons

The 7-Minute, Full-Body Workout That Really Works (It's Scientifically Proven!)

We are busy, busy people—but I'll bet all of us can carve out seven minutes somewhere in our days, right?<p>The newest issue of <i>American College of Sports Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal</i> takes all the newest exercise research and boils it down into one seven-minute workout. The 12 high-intensity …