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14-Year-Old Girl Finishes Marathon on All 7 Continents

Winter Vinecki becomes youngest person to complete the feat.<p>Fourteen-year-old Winter Vinecki crossed the finish line of the Athens Classic Marathon yesterday, becoming the youngest person, male or female, to run a marathon on all seven continents.<p>The seasoned young athlete—she’s been racing …

Marathons

7 Surprising Dangers of Running a Marathon

Thinking about signing up for 26.2? Before you do, consider the risks you'll be taking.<p>Marathons have never been more popular, as statistics somewhere probably show. This is very good news for people who like to watch marathons, and for businesses that sell Band-Aids and Vaseline, and for whoever …

Eat Protein for Breakfast to Control Appetite

Women who ate high-protein meals reported feeling more satiated, study finds.<p>Science has confirmed what dietitians have been suggesting for weight management for years: have your toast (or bagel or pancakes) with a side of eggs or yogurt. The proteinwill help curb your appetite.<p>Researchers at the …

Eating Well: The Best Fitness Foods for Women

Eat these ultimate workout foods for a better workout and better results<p>Whole Grain Bagels<p>Bagels are one of the best foods to eat before a workout. Never mind Dr. Atkins—carbs deliver a steady flow of energy over time rather than one big burst. "Not the simple ones, because they wind you up and …

Nutrition

Muscle-Sculpting Yoga

Build long, lean muscles with this yoga routine<p>Yoga Strong<p>"How did you get those arms? Do you lift weights?" Yogis hear these questions all the time and smile knowingly as they respond, "Nope. Just yoga." Yoga requires nothing but ourselves—no weights, no machines, just the ability to lift and hold …

8 Essential Abs Moves to Get a Flat Belly

Use these creative ab exercises to strengthen and slim your tummy<p>The key to a sculpted midsection is using smart and effective stabilizing moves. But if your body fat is too high, it won't matter how wisely you work your abs—they won't show. That's why you need to add those moves to a full-body …

Legs and Butt Workout: Blast Your Lower Half

Get lean legs and a tight butt<p>Perform this legs and butt workout once or twice a week: Starting with the first exercise, slowly complete five reps (it should take about 10 seconds per rep: five up, five down). Continue until you've done every exercise. Do two to four total circuits, switching sides …

Eat Watermelon To Lower Hypertension - Alternative Medicine

According to the findings made by food scientists at the University of Florida, watermelon reduces blood pressure due to certain nutrients naturally …

Drop Two Sizes

Shed stubborn pounds fast with this revolutionary new workout plan (no running involved!)<p>There's more than one way to perform this "Drop Two Sizes" routine. Vary your weekly program with a timed metabolic workout plan:<p>Starting with the first exercise, complete as many reps as you can in 30 seconds, …

4 Pilates Moves For Every Body

Actress Kerry Washington's Pilates instructor Nonna Gleyzer—who's also worked with Madonna and Sting—designed this workout to make the most of her clients' core and gluteus muscles.<p>Actress Kerry Washington's Pilates instructor Nonna Gleyzer—who's also worked with Madonna and Sting—designed this …