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Don't let technology rob kids of social skills

We’ve all seen teens—and adults—immersed in their smartphones, oblivious to the world around them. However, it’s not just a matter of distraction or impoliteness anymore. In a digital world, where the majority of communication is done through a keyboard or touch screen, many kids no longer …

The Sneakers That Won the New York Marathon

How much does a pair of kicks really matter?<p>If a pair of shoes could make you faster overnight, Adidas stores nationwide would have a line out the door.<p>That’s because on Sunday, when Geoffrey Mutai crossed the finish line first at the New York Marathon, he was sporting the Adizero Adios Boost—the …

Peaks Coaching: Strength Training for Cyclists – Transition Workouts

<i>Editor’s Note: Last Friday, Peaks Coaching published their monthly training article entitled Strength Training for Cyclists. It was good, but very</i> …

The 48-Hour Pre-Race Countdown

<i>Training, nutrition and gear tips for the days leading up to your big race.</i><p>The final two days before a race are very important. The final workouts, …

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

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The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

How Can I Train to Run in Minimalist Shoes?

The key is strengthening your feet and ankles.<p><i>I just got my first pair of minimalist running shoes and I'm afraid I overdid it (despite the warnings I received from the kind running store!). My calves are killing me.</i><p><i>Do you have some suggestions for strength training that can speed up my</i> …

The 10 most iconic bicycle rides in the world

For cycling enthusiasts, there is nothing like riding on the open road and witnessing magnificent sights as you ride across the country. Fortunately, …

Amazing Photos of Places You Need To Visit

You've thought of Paris, the Great Wall of China and the Amazon rainforest. We've thought of the not-so-typical yet completely remarkable places to …

Does Pronation Matter?

A comprehensive new study finds no difference in injury rates for different foot types.<p>In the relatively recent past, things were simple: your foot type was classified as overpronator, underpronator, or neutral, and you were supposed to get a running shoe designed for that foot type. If you got …

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How to Add CrossFit to Marathon Training

Here's how to work high-intensity strength training into your running plan without risking fatigue.<p>June is Marathon Month! I’ll be answering marathon training program questions all month long to help you get started on the right track this season.<p><i>How do you incorporate strength training in with a</i> …

The Five Most Common Running Form Mistakes | Competitor.com

<i>Are you making one of the following running form mistakes?</i><p>There is a lot of chatter surrounding proper running form in today’s running world, which …

Running 101: Hydration During Running | Competitor.com

<i>Hydration during running is not as complicated as you may have been led to believe.</i><p>When you run, you sweat. The more you sweat, the more your blood …

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MTV Wants You to Know What the Kids Are Up to These Days

Not only does this site school you on terms like “selfie” and “wifed-up,” it also offers up nuggets like: “75% of millennials say it’s important to …

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Training advice - The Running Bug

The Changing Forensic Science Of Arson Is Freeing Innocent Convicts

Modern investigations are finding no evidence for arson in old cases.<p>A man who spent 42 years in prison walked free yesterday, released because the evidence that he had committed arson was faulty.<p>Louis C. Taylor had been behind bars since he was 16, after he was convicted of setting a fire in a …