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Speed for the Long Haul | Runner's World

<b>If you want to improve your racing times, it is logical that you need to increase your speed.</b> But, what is speed? Should you train to improve your top speed (which can only be maintained for a few seconds), or to maintain a faster pace over the course of a race? There are several definitions of …

Biomechanics

​How Do I Find the Right Training Pace? | Runner's World

<i>Amy asks: I have been running consistently for about a year now. I have run two 5Ks and am now thinking about training for a half marathon and maybe even a full marathon, but I am intimidated by the longer runs. I know I cannot maintain the same training pace I use on shorter runs. How do I know</i> …

The (super enjoyable) Japanese secret to becoming a morning person

In an ideal world, your morning routine would <i>always</i> set you up for a kickass day ahead. But if you’ve got a packed to-do list, it’s all too easy for …

Ikigai

8 Yoga Moves for Time-Crunched Runners | Runner's World

​<p>​<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Ideally, runners would balance their bodies and minds by practicing yoga for at least an hour twice a week, says New York City-based physical therapist and yoga instructor Diana Zotos. But any asanas (that is, poses) you can squeeze into your schedule may …

Yoga

Episode #77: Training Paces and Goal Times

With episode #77 of the podcast, we have 3 intro topics:<p>A fun email from episode 45 guest Megan Lyons on our Running Rants (episode #76).<br>• Endorphin …

Marathons

How Yoga Can Help Your Running | Runner's World

Sure, you're time-crunched and, okay, maybe a little intimidated about being the only person who can't touch his toes in a room full of Gumbys. But winter is the perfect opportunity to put excuses aside, when your mileage is likely to take a dip, making it easier to carve out cross-training time. …

Yoga

​4 Ways Young Guys Are Wrecking Their Joints—and How to Save Them Instead

​Because aching joints can hit at any age<p>Knee pain isn’t just a problem for old dudes: It can hit at any age, says Matthew Abdel, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon and associate professor at the Mayo Clinic.<p>And it’s happening more and more frequently. According to a study from the Boston University …

9 Tricks Interior Decorators Won’t Tell You

Whilst you may as of now have a couple of thoughts for renewing your home’s appearance, placing them into down to earth activity could be troublesome …

Home Decorating

Physicists invent flux capacitor, break time-reversal symmetry

In the popular movie franchise "Back to the Future", an eccentric scientist creates a time machine that runs on a flux capacitor.

Quantum Physics

Bullet Journaling May Change Your To-Do Lists Forever

<b>1. Identify and number your pages.</b><br>All of your pages should be numbered to make items easier to find. Number every page of your journal in the bottom …

Productivity

Drink These 25 Bottles and Become a Wine Master

Want to take your wine smarts to the next level? Easy peasy. Just follow this simple, can't-miss tasting tutorial —Ray Isle<p>1 of 22<p>1. …

Napa Valley

Albert Camus

YouTube

Weekly Workout: Scorpion | Runner's World

​<p>​<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Many runners know adding strength-training into their regimine is important, but they often neglect to make sure they are using proper form. In this video, Jen Ator, fitness director of <i>Women's Health</i>, shows <i>Runner's World</i> Social Media Editor Hannah McGoldrick …

Workouts

Best Brunches in Austin | Austin Insider Blog

Brunch in Austin isn’t your run-of-the-mill bacon and eggs affair. Here you’ll find everything from a Sunday Gospel Brunch with heaping helpings of …

Breakfast

Dive right into the best swimming holes in and around Austin

Summers in Austin can be intolerable, which is why knowing where to find the best swimming holes is indispensable. Despite a climate bordering on …

Rave Runs: Beautiful Places to Run

Standing Core Strengtheners

Here's why you should finish your run with this simple core routine.<p>You know you're supposed to work your core. Strong ab, back, hip, and glute muscles generate power and guard against injuries. But it can be easy to skip good-for-you planks after a run, when a hot shower or yummy brunch awaits. …

Signal could get kicked out of Amazon Web Services

Encrypted messaging service Signal received a curious email from Amazon Web Services. The representative at Amazon is saying that Signal is violating the terms of service by using domain fronting to avoid censorship.<p>Signal isn’t necessarily the most popular messaging app. But chances are you’ve …

Stability Performance Workout

Get stronger and avoid injury with this 10-minute postrun routine.<p>When Jay Cardiello ran track at the University of Arkansas, he never took the time to work on the postrun extras that keep a body healthy. “After a workout, I just wanted to get out of there,” he says. “I ended up with a cracked …

​Here’s Exactly When You Need to Start Training for Fall Marathons and Half Marathons

Make sure you’re preparing for your chosen distance with this handy timeline.<p>It takes time to properly train for a marathon or half marathon. <i>Runner’s World</i> recommends 16 weeks to train for a marathon and at least 10 weeks for a half marathon. To help you get to your finish line healthy and …

12 of the best beach towns in southern Europe

Šibenik, Croatia<p>It’s known as the gateway to Krka national park and the Kornati islands, but this 1,000-year-old city has enough in itself to keep visitors happily busy for days. A slow amble along its waterfront goes past bars, restaurants and the 15th-century Cathedral of St James, a Unesco world …

European Travel

3 things you can’t do with math

I’ve been doing analytics, data science and statistics for a long time, and I remember when analytics was just called “math.” I walked around the RSA Conference show floor this year, and I would like to apologize on behalf of the entire analytics industry for all the noise out there on the subject. …

These 8 books are required reading for anyone who wants to change the world with tech

"Changing the world," the rallying cry of the technology industry, sounds like a concept bursting with optimism. But in reality, it's …

The Best VPN Service

We spent more than 130 hours over four months researching 32 VPN services, testing 12, interviewing the leadership of five, and consulting …

Privacy

Design for an Audience

Last week I gave a workshop and talk at SUND, the University of Copenhagen’s Faculty of Health Sciences.<p>Here’s a lightly-edited transcript of the …

Interactive Waffle Charts in Excel

Back in January, Nathan Yau at Flowing Data published an interactive set of waffle charts that allows you to explore selected demographics of people …

To Speed Recovery, Try Pre-Sleep Pushups and Protein

New research shows a food/exercise combo results in greater overnight muscle synthesis.<p>Drinking warm milk before going to bed has long been recommended as an aid to a better night’s sleep. Preceding the milk with resistance exercise could also lead to recovering more quickly from that day’s …

St. Vincent shares her 34 favorite books

Annie Clark loves reading as much as she does listening to and making music. It’s why she named her musical persona St. Vincent after the hospital …

Neural networks and deep learning

Sponsors<p>Resources<p><i>Neural Networks and Deep Learning</i> is a free online book. The book will teach you about:<p>Neural networks, a beautiful …

Citizen AI: A business guide to raising artificial intelligence in a digital economy

As artificial intelligence grows in its capabilities, so does its impact on people's lives. Companies must 'raise' AI systems to act as responsible …

Artificial Intelligence