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Training advice - The Running Bug

Learning to Run Early in the Morning

Five tips to help make running before work a little easier.<p><i>Twyla Meyer asks: Hi Coach Jenny! I am fairly new to the running world. (About 6 months) The furthest I’ve run is 5 miles on a treadmill. I am nursing a sore IT band. My question is whenever I get up early to run I have no energy. I can</i> …

yoga | Women's Health

These yoga panties will follow you through your vinyasa.<p>Plus, everything else JoAnna Garcia carries in her gym bag.<p>It will work wonders for your digestion.<p>It's referred to as "black magic" by devotees.<p>If you had to choose one...<p>Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>​It’s a crime …

Skincare Tips: 6 Biggest Skincare Mistakes

You already know it’s a sin to go to bed without washing your face (right?!), but that’s just one of many common bad habits that can seriously screw with your skin.<p>To determine the most unforgivable beauty mistakes, we talked to board certified dermatologist Debra Luftman, M.D., co-author of <i>The</i> …

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

The good news: your sex life will get back to normal. The bad news? It’s gonna take a long-ass time and a lot of patience.<p>It's time for This Week in Chrises!<p>Here's what the famed producer has been eating on tour.<p>Put an end to gas and diarrhea once and for all.<p>4 simple tips for people avoiding …

How A 'Deviant' Philosopher Built Palantir, A CIA-Funded Data-Mining Juggernaut

Since rumors began to spread that a startup called Palantir helped to kill Osama bin Laden, Alex Karp hasn’t had much time to himself.<p>On one sun-baked July morning in Silicon Valley Palantir’s lean 45-year-old chief executive, with a top-heavy mop of frazzled hair, hikes the grassy hills around …

How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …

How to Relax: Calm Foods Battle the Effects of Stress

6 Healthy Foods That Relax, Calm, and De-Stress<p>Studies have found that these options can help contribute to a healthy mental state, buffer against the harmful physical effects of stress, and dial up your serenity level. Eat your way to Zen.<p>Shutterstock.com<p>Asparagus<p>It's true that side effects may …

Shore up the Core

24<p>SHARES<p>Core strength is critical for injury prevention in sports and asana, and it primes us to sit in meditation and enjoy yoga’s mental and …

First time Ireland: unmissable Emerald Isle experiences

Ireland’s reputation precedes itself, so first-time visitors might think they know what to expect – rolling green fields, chatty locals and a pint for each hand – but there’s so much more to Ireland than its stereotypical charms. Skip the bus tours stopping at leprechaun-filled souvenir shops and …

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Finding the right Greek island

With more than 2000 islands, from tiny atolls to Crete, maritime Greece is unmatched for sheer variety. Beaches, history, walking, cycling, water sports, festivals, food, ecology: chances are if you want it, they’ve got it. Here are just a few of the incomparable offerings Greek islands hold.<p>Best …

How Flappers Paved The Way For Beauty Today

When <i>The Great Gatsby</i> hit theaters a couple of months ago, flapper girls popped up on everybody’s radar. With cropped hair, heavy makeup, and a short …

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5 Makeup Brushes That Make Application Easier

Makeup is moot without proper brushes, which is why excitement is brewing over the August grand opening of Morphé Makeup Brushes’ inaugural store in …

Juice Your Way to … Glowing, Clear Skin!

The way our skin looks affects us. When it’s clear and glowing, makeup glides on smoothly, and we cease to even think about it. But when our …

The Sugary Fruit Paradox

A piece of fruit is more than the sum of its fiber and fructose.<p>Sugar is bad, but fruit is good. This seems like a contradiction, but every epidemiological study that has looked into it has found that higher levels of fruit consumption are associated with lower body weight and lower risk of …

Kathryn Budig Challenge Pose: Baby Hopper II

2K<p>SHARES<p>Feel empowered with this fun low-to-the-ground variation on Grasshopper Pose.<p>Last Challenge Pose we tackled Baby Hopper, a spin on the arm …

Shiva Rea's Twisting + Soaring Visvamitra's Pose

24<p>SHARES<p>When I decided to start surfing a few months ago, friends said, "Oh, you're a yogini, it'll be no problem." But the first time I tried to …

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