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Power Your Swim Kick: Forward Motion

There is no quick and easy solution to becoming a fast kicker. Similar to your bike speed, the kick speed is often proportional to how many miles or …

Mohamed Marouf, Energizing Egypt From Top To Bottom

It is occasionally stated in speeches and written in books that the national sport of Egypt is marathon swimming. While it is true that channel …

2013 New York City Marathon By The Numbers

Average Marathon Finish Times 2000 to 2013 -- Boston, Marine Corps, Chicago, New York City<p>Fastest 25 Cities (with 25+ Finishers) by Avg Finish Time …

Recover Like a Pro

Meb, Hastings, and other elites talk about how they recover after a marathon.

Hearst Corporation

Unbreakable

Avoid injuries with this bone-strengthening advice<p>"The negative consequence of a cycle-only exercise routine is the loss of bone strength," says Scott Rector, PhD, author of a recent study that determined that cyclists tend to have significantly less bone density than runners and weight lifters. …

Vitamin D

Non-Exercise Activity Vital to Health

Better long-term health outcomes in people who are active throughout the day.<p>The health value of regular exercise is well documented, but it is increasingly clear that it cannot completely balance out the detrimental health effects of extended periods of sedentary activity. Research published …

Exercise

The List: Friday, November 1

What savvy runners will be talking about this weekend...<p><b>1. The New York City Marathon,</b> which happens Sunday. See our NYC Marathon page for more, and be sure to follow our live coverage during the race. (Will I be in town for the race? Why, yes I will. See huge self-promotional image below.)<p><b>2. The</b> …

New York City

Aboriginal Runners Make Marathon Journey to New York

Marathon legend Rob de Castella leads squad from remote communities.<p>For the final minutes of the long flight from Australia to New York City, Evelyna Dhamarrandji was glued to the window. "I come from an Outback community, and as we flew in I could see the whole of lower Manhattan," she says. …

Marathons

Lose Weight With Restorative Yoga

A new study finds that people who practice restorative yoga can lose significant amounts of weight.<p>16.7K<p>SHARES<p>Though one might think the right yoga …

Simple Silicone Solution For Swimmers

On the shores of Waikiki Beach and many resorts worldwide, the happiness of newlywed couples is occasionally punctuated by extreme regret and sadness.<p>…

2014 FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix Schedule

FINA announced is preliminary schedule for the 2014 FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix circuit:<p>1st Race: January 26th - Rosario 15 km, Argentina<br>2nd …

Henry Brothers Finish First Half of Journey

Victoria, B.C.-based brothers Russell and Graham Henry <b>caught our attention</b> last spring when they announced an ambitious plan to sea kayak from Belém, …

Sailing