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Diet rules are forever changing — here are the latest health trends

Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. That's about the only health mantra that remains constant. Sugar is blacklisted, but eggs are back. Our bodies need fat but the right fat. It seems that nutrition experts are always changing the rules. Here are some of the hottest health trends with some science …

Athletes and Exercise Enthusiasts Probably Need Less Protein Than You Think

In the article "How Much Carbohydrate, Protein and Fat You Need To Stay Lean, Stay Sexy and Perform Like A Beast," I discuss the health importance and positive performance implications of moderating carbohydrate intake. It's also extremely apparent that fatty acids are the slow burning fuel …

5 Yoga Poses Every Runner Should Know

Five essential routines for strength and flexibility<p>We took the most common running goals and asked the experts to target yoga routines that will help you run longer, stronger, and faster.<p><b>1. You Want: Total-body fitness (not just legs)</b> <b>You Need: Upper-body strength</b>Running motions lead to very tight …

Will Scott Jurek Break the Appalachian Trail Record? Maybe.

It’s almost midnight, two hours after ultra runner Scott Jurek was due to meet his support team at his destination on a heavily wooded stretch of the Appalachian Trail, and no one knows where he is. He is wearing a Delorme tracker, but there’s no phone reception here in the New Hampshire …

Workout of the Week: Track Ladders

Ladder workouts can be done on or off the track. Photo: Shutterstock.comLet’s face it: track workouts can be mentally and physically demanding, …

Workout of the Week: The Hansons’ Simulator

Photo: istockphoto.com<i>Be ready for race day this fall with this marathon-specific workout.</i> Summer is officially upon us, which means the fall …

Your Perfect Tempo

This "comfortably hard" run is the key to racing your best, at any distance. Here's how to add tempo runs to your weekly mix.<p>Robin Roberts runs like a Kenyan. Okay, she doesn't run as fast as a Kenyan, but the 47-year-old New York City advertising executive--who trains far from Nairobi--has …

Marathons

Can you run without relying on sugar?

As you build mileage and run longer than 90 minutes, nutritional supplements and electrolytes become important in order to keep going. Energy for …

Workout of the Week: Haile’s 100-Meter Sprints

Gebrselassie was known for his devastating speed at the end of close races. Photo: PhotoRun.netThe recently retired Haile Gebrselassie is arguably …

16 Nutritional Rules for a Full-Body Shred

Shortcuts to packing on new muscle mass and getting ripped to the bone are frequently peddled on late-night TV, but sadly, these feats can not be …

Nutrition

Workout of the Week: Dylan Bowman’s Lactate Threshold Repeats

Adding focused, faster workouts to his training schedule has helped Bowman take his race performances to the next level. Photo: Jason Bowman<i>Boost</i> …

The 4 Toughest Sprint Workouts You Can Do

Take your workouts outside the gym and still get huge gains<p>While the super-lean physique of an elite distance runner might not be your goal, just about anyone interested in fitness can benefit from adding sprinting workouts to their fitness plan.<p>And if you’re short on time, serious sprint sessions …

Weekend Reading, 5.17.15

As I was drafting this post today, I looked at the date and realize that May is, amazingly, more than halfway over. This spring–this year, …

The dark side of chocolate milk for recovery

In recent years, chocolate milk has become the darling of the recovery drink world. You’ve likely had a carton handed to you at the finish line of …

How to Time Workouts for Best Performance

Precisely schedule quality training sessions to achieve your best results.<p>Seasoned runners know that long runs, tempo runs, and speedwork are all critical to improving performance. What's more challenging, perhaps, is scheduling these sessions so you get the most out of each effort. "It's important …

Marathons

6 Steps to Injury-Free Running

Sports doc Jordan Metzl’s get-stronger, run-better plan.<p>​<p>​<p><i>This is adapted from</i> Running Strong: The Sports Doctor's Complete Guide to Injury-Free Running for Life<i>, by Jordan Metzl, M.D.</i><p>Why do you run? Because it feels good. Because it relieves stress. Because it fills you with energy. Because it …

Immune System

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

What She Said<p>Master the fine art of managing (sexy) expectations.<p>By Sophia Benoit3 days agoView More<p>Ask a Bartender<p>Bartenders tell us what to do with …

Man vs. Food

Not all that long ago, the Paleo diet seemed like little more than a beefed-up fad diet—South Beach for the mountain time zone. Then CrossFit happened. South Beach dieters started doing deadlifts, and Paleo was the most-Googled diet in all of 2013. Even the <i>New Yorker</i> decided to weigh in on the …

Workout Of The Week: Know Your Tempo

Short distance specialists, ultramarathon maniacs and everyone in between can benefit from incorporating tempo runs into their training schedule. …

27 Health and Nutrition Tips That Are Actually Evidence-Based

There is a lot of confusion when it comes to health and nutrition. People, even qualified experts, often seem to have the exact opposite opinions. …

Quit sugar, go paleo, embrace 'clean food': the power of celebrity nutrition

Celebrities of nutrition evoke feelings of awe, envy and adulation in many of us. While the Gwyneth Paltrows of the group first achieve celebrity …

Diets

20 Delicious High-Protein Foods (No. 1 and 3 Are Best)

People argue about carbs, fats, and everything in between. However, almost everyone agrees that protein is important. Eating plenty of protein has …

The 10 most common nutrition lies ever told that can keep you fat and unhealthy

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>There is no shortage of health advice out there, and no shortage of bad advice to go along with it. Some misguided notions are …