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Summer Running Guide

How to make summer your most successful season.<p>It’s hot. Races are plentiful, but PRs can be rare because of the weather. Vacations mess with your running routine. And did we mention it’s hot?<p>We can’t promise it won’t get hotter, but with tips from gear to hydration, the best post-run meals for …

Marathons

Get a Bikini Body That Rocks in 3 Weeks: Training Plan

Throw your muscles a curveball with these new toning exercises for a smoking hot bikini body<p>Whether you're breaking a sweat regularly or totally slacking, it's time for a change. To get a smoking hot bikini body this summer, you have to shock your muscles to get it into sizzling shape.<p>It takes …

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10 Fresh & Filling Salad Recipes

I headed home from Minneapolis in my rumbling Honda yesterday morning. Once my iPhone directed me through the tangle of Minneapolis highways, I …

The 10 Best Steakhouses In New York City

Want to start a fight on Wall Street? Don't insult someone's stock tip, insult their steakhouse. It's basically a banker's second office, and the best ones inspire a fierce, unparalleled loyalty.<p>A month ago we asked our readers to vote for their favorite steakhouses in New York City across ten …

Blaze Pizza

<b>Headquarters:</b> Pasadena, Calif.<p><b>Founded:</b> 2011<p><b>Slogan/Motto:</b> "Custom Built. Fast-Fire'd."<p><b>Restaurants:</b> 2<p><b>Restaurants forecast by year-end:</b> 15<p><b>Why they're hot:</b> Custom-built pizzas on scratch-made dough cook to bubbly perfection in 2 minutes over an open flame. Upcoming openings will bring Blaze …

What's New in the Seaport: 12 Must-Try Restaurants

Boston Cheap Eats: 10 Great Dishes Under $10

Boston's got some serious dining chops, but chasing down the latest restaurant opening, the newest hot chef or the trendiest ingredient can be exhausting. Sometimes, what visitors and locals alike want is a no-fuss, affordable, and, above all, flavorful meal—and preferably one with an international …

Breakfast Worth Waking Up Early For at Boston's Lucy Ethiopian Cafe

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>The <b>Che'Che'Bsa</b> ($7.99) at Lucy Ethiopian Cafe, a glass-front eatery perched on a busy Symphony corner, is easily one of the most satisfying, and most underrated, breakfast dishes in the city.<p>This version of …

Plan The Perfect Two Weeks In Sicily

But when it came down to it, we decided that we wanted to save our time and money and skip the three-legged business class flights that are synonymous with honeymoon to do a road trip somewhere nearby, just us and a trunk full of bathing suits and Panama hats. Because we live in London, somewhere …

16 Food Things Only A Bostonian Would Understand (PHOTOS)

Do you run on Dunkin'? Do you know the true meaning of a "frappe?" When you hear someone refer to "Legal's" do you know they're talking about a group of seafood restaurants? You must be from Boston, or somewhere "outside of Boston," as everyone says.<p>There are many things that only people who grew …

How to Turn Household Items into Exercise Equipment

You say 'soup can,' we say 'hand weight'<p>You don't have to invest in an at-home gym to reap the benefits of an awesome at-home workout. In fact, you already have a bunch of equipment in your home—you just need to know where to look for it! Use these house staples the next time you want to break a …

There Are Exactly Nine Essential Makeup Brushes

The Hakuhodo S102 Finishing Brush costs $142. The e.l.f. Essential Powder Brush costs $1. Both are designed to do the same thing. If the price …

11 Exercises That Build Muscle Without Bulk

A metabolism-boosting workout that builds strength and tones your abdominals, back, thighs, butt and arms.

Workouts

Want a Tight Butt That Defies Gravity?

Firm your butt and legs as you torch calories with this dynamic routine—inspired by some of the fittest women around<p>Each day at sunrise, 32-year-old LisaVan Sciver, a full-time ski patroller at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming, is on the slopes—some of the most challenging in North America, …

3 Quick and Dirty Tips to Prevent Running Injuries for Good

Runners never get tackled, but they manage to get injured almost as frequently as football players. Why are more than half of runners nursing …

How to Get Kate Upton's Abs Without Doing Crunches

Last winter, New York City fitness guru David Kirsch kicked Kate Upton's butt into shape with stair running, pull-ups, and, of course, ab work. What he did not have her do...