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The Crunchless Core Workout For Runners

<i>Try these exercises to develop a stronger core. It will help your running.</i><p>Runners require more than just running-type training to accelerate to the …

Ice Bath Update

What can we learn from a negative study?<p>In pharmaceutical research, one of the big problems is that negative studies sometimes don't get published. This may be partly to due nefarious conspiracies, but it's also a simple function of human nature: "We failed to find any effects" just isn't that …

Work Around For Facebook Forcing Messaging App

<b>Work Around For Facebook Forcing Messaging App</b><p>To all those in an outrage against Facebook Forcing You To Use Their Messenger App....<p>Just go to www.facebook.com instead in your mobile browser. You can still message your friends like you always do. No app required. In Fact if you are one of the millions of people who have installed the app(Either App.. FB itself OR messenger)... take a moment to look at the privacy you have given up to do such a thing on your phone.<p>My associate +Sam Fiorella …

What Do I Eat Before My Race?

What you eat should give you a boost without upsetting your stomach.<p><i>I am running my first half-marathon in three days. I am as nervous about the distance as I am about what to eat before my run on Sunday morning. Should I plan on pasta for lunch and dinner each meal leading up to Sunday? Should I</i> …

Travel Photo of the Day

Each day, CNN producers select a user-submitted photo to be our Travel Photo of the Day. Click through the gallery above to see stunning shots from around the world, and be sure to come back every day for a new image.<p>Have a gorgeous travel photo of your own to share? Submit it for the gallery at …

Sugar: the evolution of a forbidden fruit

Sweetness was meant to be irresistible.<p>We are born with a sweet tooth. Babies drink in sugar with their mother’s milk. Sweetness represents an instant energy boost, a fuel that kept our ancestors going in a harsher world where taste buds evolved to distinguish health-giving ripeness and freshness …

Hideaway hotels you can't reach by road

Leave your Samsonite above the wardrobe and your car keys on the dresser, you won't be needing either on this trip around some of the planet's more access-challenged accommodation. Travel light, wear sensible shoes, and take some deep breaths...<p>Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, Lucerne, Switzerland<p><b>Access:</b> …

What Causes Muscle Pain During Hard Exercise?

Researchers reproduce muscle burn with injection of metabolites.<p>I've raced pretty much every distance between 100 meters and the marathon, and for me the most consistently painful was the 800 meters. Why? That incredible burning sensation in the muscles that we thought of as "going lactic," when …

Shalane Flanagan Skips USATF 10K to Start Fall Marathon Build-Up

She declares a sub-2:20 goal for an as yet unspecified marathon.<p>Shalane Flanagan announced via Twitter Wednesday that she would not be doing tonight’s 10,000-meter race at the USATF Championships in Sacramento but instead was “Healthy and excited to start fall marathon training! BIG Goal …… sub …

Michael Jackson: Intimate Photos From the King of Pop's Teenage Years

13<p>Jim Britt had just signed as Motown's art director and photographer in 1972 when started shooting photos of Michael Jackson and his brothers. "I …

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Samsung Galaxy S5: Should You Buy It?

Samsung's newest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, goes on sale this Friday in the United States on every major wireless carrier.<p>The S5 comes …

Samsung's Milk Music internet radio service is only for Galaxy devices (video)

Do we need yet another online music service? Samsung certainly thinks so, as it's just introduced its very own internet radio service called, weirdly enough, Milk Music. So named for its supposed "fresh" take on music (Get it? Because milk is fresh? Yeah, we're not sure about that either), it's …

The Best Travel Photos of 2013

The 25th annual <b>National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest</b> has been a long, strange, and beautiful trip. We loved every minute of it, and we hope you did, too.<p>Our panel of judges had their work cut out for them since the contest closed on June 30, sifting through more than 15,000 entries submitted …

A Flip Bowl Hail Mary

Inside Flipboard / December 27, 2013<p>In the final hours of the Flip Bowl, football fans are set to enjoy the most enthralling Week 17 of recent …

Meet Becky Wade, America's Best Young Marathoner

She ran 2:30:41 to win her debut earlier this month.<p>On December 8, Becky Wade, a 24-year-old Rice University graduate who’d never raced longer than 10K, pushed past Kenya’s Sarah Kiptoo near the 25-mile mark of the California International Marathon in Sacramento and won in 2:30:41.<p>In doing so, Wade …

Airbus Map Shows All The Routes Possible On The Superjumbo Jet

Want to know everywhere you can travel on Airbus' A380 superjumbo jet? The company has created a friendly, colorful map of all the routes fliers can take. The jet, after all, is the largest in the world, with a double-deck, wide-body and four-engines.<p>With color-coded lines that branch off in …

A Better Blend

Nutritious, flavorful ingredients lift the postrun smoothie to healthier heights.<p>After a long or hard run, the last thing you may feel like doing is eating a big meal, particularly if your workout left you queasy. But you need to refuel, preferably within 30 minutes, so you can recover. That …

Long Run Hangover

Why do I feel overly fatigued post-long run?<p><i>Hi Dr. Roberts,</i><p><i>I'm training for my fifth marathon and while my runs have largely gone well strength and target pace wise, I've recently noticed that I'm covered in salt streaks afterwards, have an upset stomach and feel, for lack of a better word,</i> …

7 Surprising Dangers of Running a Marathon

Thinking about signing up for 26.2? Before you do, consider the risks you'll be taking.<p>Marathons have never been more popular, as statistics somewhere probably show. This is very good news for people who like to watch marathons, and for businesses that sell Band-Aids and Vaseline, and for whoever …

When Should I Stretch?

Use these five postrun stretches to keep your muscles flexible.<p><i>What guidance would you give to runners about stretching? When I ran in high school, which is when I learned a lot of what I “know” about running, we were taught to stretch really well before a run, and if we could, a little bit</i> …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

Predict Half and Full Marathon Time with 5K Time

How 3.1 miles can help you determine your pace for a longer race.<p><b>You've got a big event</b> coming up—a half-marathon, or maybe even a full. Even if your only goal is to finish, you may still want to know how long you'll be out there. If you've run a 5K this year, you can plug your time into an online …

How Apples Could Help Your Running

What recent studies can tell us about quercetin consumption and performance.<p>You'd be hard-pressed to find a runner who doesn't love this time of the year. Cooler temperatures make running more enjoyable, there's a race to choose from nearly every weekend, and fall foliage and pleasant aromas are …

Marathon Training Doesn't Hurt Knees, Even In Beginners

First-time marathoners showed no change in knee cartilage after six months of running.<p>Pretty much every study that looks at runners and knee problems, whether it's a multi-decade longitudinal study or a massive cross-sectional study, has found that runners have no elevated risk of knee …

How Long Does it Take to Recover from Piriformis Pain?

The cure to piriformis pain is finding the culprit.<p><i>My 50th birthday falls on the weekend of the 2014 Disney World Marathon. It has been my dream to celebrate by doing Goofy's race. Unfortunately, I have been struggling with piriformis pain since my last marathon, two years ago. Is my dream a wash,</i> …

How Can I Relieve Toenail Pain After Running?

Keeping toenails short and unpainted can help them stay healthy.<p><i>I get painful toenails when I run they seem better after I cut them back but begin to hurt as they grow out again. I find it hard to cut them every day. Any ideas for me?<br>—Jenny</i><p>Dear Jenny,<p>This is a pretty common complaint among my …

6 Secrets of Highly Successful Runners

What really improves performance? Intense training sessions—as long as you do them right. So we asked elites who run hard several times a week to explain how you can get the most out of your quality workouts.<p>In the weeks leading up to the Boston Marathon last April, Ryan Hall logged hundreds of …

20 Things I Learned From Traveling Around the World

<i>Travel for long enough and one day you wake up to realize: This is no longer a vacation, it's your life.</i><p>Over one year ago I quit my job and decided to travel around the world. This was both a dream 10 years in the making and one of the best decisions I've ever made.<p><i>Night train from Belgrade to …

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