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Legs Up the Wall Pose

Use this simple pose to help your run-weary legs recover while you take a moment to meditate.<p>Boston-based yogi Rebecca Pacheco is an international yoga teacher and creator of the popular yoga and wellness site omgal.com. Rebecca began practicing yoga at 16 and began teaching at age 20. She is an …

The Body Shop: Know Squat?

Use these six variations of the classic squat to take your running up a level.<p>The squat is a simple, classic exercise that should be part of every runner's routine. That's because it builds functional strength that carries over to better running. Squats activate the glutes, hips, hamstrings, quads, …

The Essential 7-Minute, No-Gym Warmup

Work in these five moves before your run to get faster and stay injury free.<p>Seven minutes can be an eternity—for a runner, at least. That's enough time to bang out a mile repeat, ice a cranky knee, or boil water for pasta. And now, it's also enough time to squeeze in a strength-training workout.<p>We …

Haile Gebrselassie's World Record Marathon Fueling Plan

See what Geb consumed en route to his first WR in Berlin in 2007.<p>A quick tidbit from a PowerBar-sponsored presentation after the New York marathon, given by exercise physiologist Trent Stellingwerff (who used to work for PowerBar's parent company, Nestle): the fueling plan used by Haile …

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3 Most Useless Gym Exercises for Runners (And What to do Instead)

This is a guest post by Jeff Gaudette (click here to check out my previous interview with Jeff).<p>Jeff Gaudette is a 2:22 marathoner and owner of …

Why Did Humans Invent Music?

Darwin and others have said it was a way to woo. Others believe music is social glue—a theory bolstered by a new study.<p><b>Why did humans invent music?</b><p>Until the hot tub time machine becomes a reality, the answer to that question will remain as mysterious as the true identity of the '60s garage band ? …

How 'Hey Jude' Marked a Change for the Beatles, America, and Music

When the song arrived 45 years ago, it offered a hopeful message during a summer of national despair.<p>On Aug. 26, 1968, the Democratic National Convention opened, exposing an America split in two as antiwar demonstrators clashed with police in the streets of Chicago. On that same day, The Beatles …

5 Exercises That'll Make You Faster

These moves target the muscles needed for your fastest, strongest, best trail running outings ever, whether you're racing or just wanting to feel better on the trail.<p>Trail running enlists different muscles than road running, which creates different needs for strengthening. The uneven nature of a …

Donald Glover's New Short Film Is Funny, Bizarre, And Kind Of Unsettling

It's called Clapping For The Wrong Reasons and features appearances by Chance the Rapper, Trinidad Jame$, Flying Lotus, and Danielle Fishel (yes, Topanga). Seems like the ol' Childish Gambino has been busier than we all thought.<p>It confused a lot of people, and led others to wildly try and analyze …

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The Upside Of Downhill Training

<i>Spend some time going down. Your legs will thank you.</i><p>We are nearing the end of January and for 30,000 or so lucky marathoners that means the Boston …

Perfect Your Downhill Running Form | Competitor.com

<i>Want to blow by your competition? Learn how to tackle the downhill.</i><p>If you’ve ever woken up with burning quads the day after a hilly race, you can …

10 Can't-Miss Running Adventures

Check out these ten places that will inspire the runner – and adventurer – in you.

Mark Strong on Playing the Same Character Twice in ‘Low Winter Sun’ and Not Using Detroit for ‘Ruin Porn’

Mark Strong on Playing the Same Character Twice in 'Low Winter Sun' and Not Using Detroit for 'Ruin Porn'<p>Mark Strong is getting a chance to do …

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Sorry, But Movie Theater Texters Aren’t Victims

“In any scenario of regressive resistance to cultural challenges, the responses usually cover a few common themes,” writes the usually sensible …

A Running Conversation with Malcolm Gladwell

The best-selling author and one-time 1500-meter phenom speaks about his life as a runner and the state of his favorite sport.<p>Malcolm Gladwell thinks a lot about running. He has written about the topic for The New Yorker, most recently analyzing the will that drove marathon champion Alberto Salazar …