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First winners of Cabot Trail Relay Race haven’t missed a year

BADDECK — Chris Anderson’s smile and fog horn were hard to miss at the finish line of the 31st annual Cabot Trail Relay Race on Sunday.<p>That plus the …

Marathons

Intermediate Half-Marathon Training Schedule

If you've already run at least one half -marathon (13.1 miles) you can move on to your next goal—beating your time. Use this 12-week training …

Marathons

Facebook 101: All the Facebook Privacy Settings You Need to Check

Before you go ahead and delete your Facebook — don't lie, you've been thinking about it — consider this. Facebook offers users a wide variety of …

This Video Shows What Happens to Your Body During a Marathon

It also explains the science behind carbo-loading, bonking, and that elusive runner's high.<p>This weekend, 50,000 runners will toe the line at the New …

6 Things to Do If You Want to Become a Faster Runner

When it comes to marathon training advice, you can’t get much more cliché than “slow and steady wins the race.” But if you've ever run a marathon …

What Boston's Elite Runners Eat During Marathon Week

Marathon week can be stressful. After spending months racking up the miles, you’re in full taper mode—dramatically scaling back your running and hoping you don’t come down with a last-minute illness or nagging injury. While it feels good to give your legs time to recuperate from all the hard …

Marathons

Foolproof 20-Week Marathon Training Schedule

Marathon training is not rocket science. The basic principles are pretty simple. Nevertheless, many runners—beginners and veterans alike—make …

Understanding and Caring for Your Feet

<b>Our feet are the most overused, disrespected, and misunderstood parts of our bodies.</b> Our feet are the first shock absorbers, whether we are walking, …

The only marathon training guide you’ll ever need

The only marathon training guide you’ll ever need<p>Vivek Muthuramalingam<p>Photo: Vivek Muthuramalingam<p>Marathon training guides are plentiful, but rarely …

Marathons

This Is What Happens to Your Body While You're Running a Marathon

Athletes, rejoice: We’ve officially entered marathon season. The New York City Marathon took place last Sunday, and in upcoming weeks, race …

Here's The Best Advice For Conquering A Fitness Goal

From marathoners who actually did it.<p>Almost 50,000 runners crossed the finish line at the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday. Most posed for a photograph, collected a gold medal and then walked, limped and winced their way toward friends and family. Because that’s the truth of it ― for most, even …

How to Speed up a slow iPhone in 5 minutes

Speeding Up the User Interface (UI)<p>The iOS interface that can be found on iPhones can be extremely quick to navigate. However, there are ways in …

10 Slimming Foods to Eat If You Sit All Day

“Wanna take a sit break?” said no desk-bound employee, ever. Most of corporate America is already sitting for eight to 10 hours daily, so instead, we …

What to eat before, during and after running, no matter the distance

Even if you only jog the occasional few miles, you've likely heard about marathoners carb-loading before a race or long run. But pasta isn't the only …

Stanley Cup Odds for Every NHL Team at Start of 2016-17 NHL Season

The usual suspects should contend for the Stanley Cup again this year, but ahead of the drop of the puck for the 2016-17 season on Thursday, everyone still has a shot.<p>Some teams are ready to make strides and challenge for the playoffs for the first time in a while. Others are looking to improve on …

The best GPS running watch

<i>By Jim McDannald</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best things for your home. Read the full article here.</i><p>We've run with more than 20 GPS running watches over the past three years, and we've found the Garmin Forerunner 230 is the best for both beginners and …

Fitness Technology

Is Running Good Or Bad For Your Health?

There's no question that running changes your heart.<p>The issue is whether these changes are good or bad. I don't mean the occasional 3 miles once or twice a week, although even this minimal amount of exercise seems to have positive health benefits.<p>A famous 2014 study led by Duck-chul Lee that …

Trails

Gulfstream Flies First Fully Outfitted G500

Gulfstream added a fifth G500 aircraft to the flight-test program, bringing the program closer to certification next year, the company announced on …

How To Check For Pegasus iOS Spyware On Your iPhone Or iPad

Here's how to check if your iOS device (iPhone or iPad) is infected with Pegasus spyware that Apple patched in iOS 9.3.5 firmware.<br>[ Continue reading …

21 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Fall

Turn over a new (autumn) leaf with these exciting reads.

The Best Foods For Runners

The 15 foods runners need every week for good health and top performance.<p>Most supermarkets stock more than 30,000 items, yet every time we race up and down the aisles of the grocery store, we toss into our carts the same 10 to 15 foods. Which isn't such a bad thing, as long as you're taking home …

The iPhone is being used to study rheumatoid arthritis

Since its launch in March 2015, many have believed Apple’s ResearchKit could revolutionize medical research.<p>So far, universities and hospitals have dabbled with the open source software framework, which was designed to help doctors and scientists gather data from participants using iPhone apps. …

Charlize Theron: AIDS doesn't discriminate on its own

It feels nonsensical to open my account at the 21st International Aids Conference in Durban to write about Charlize Theron. But here I am, sitting at my desk, looking at my notes from this landmark conference, and the Hollywood star's speech is one of the highlights of the conference so far.<p>It was …

Warren Buffett Says This Is the Best Investment Most People Can Buy

You won't get rich quickly, though.<p>Warren Buffett is arguably the best stock picker of all time, so it’s no surprise that during turbulent times, …

Finally, Canadians Can Access Their Credit Score for Free

Since the dawn of time, Canadians have have to pay just to view their credit scores. Annoying, huh? No longer—a local financial technology startup …

Bucket List: 12 Must-Do Half Marathons in the U.S.

NYC Half<p>It’s a relatively new race (starting in 2006), but the NYC Half has quickly become one of the most in-demand half marathons in the country. …

The Right Way To Approach Stride Length—And Why You Should Care

When she first started running 25 years ago, Valerie Hunt thought she should be pushing off of her back leg and reaching forward with her front leg …

What to eat before and after every kind of workout

Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s healthy on a regular basis is not necessarily a good choice for the race course, or even for a workout,” explained Barbara Lewin, RD, a sports …

Yoga Videos

Sitting still, or focusing on ONE thing these days can be incredibly challenging. Especially with today's noise and distractions, from smartphones to …