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The Six Best Exercises for New Runners

No gym? No problem! These six bodyweight exercises will make you a stronger, less injury-prone runner.

Workouts

The Very Best Beverages for Runners

Drink up! But be conscious of your choices.<p><b>Tea or Coffee</b><br>Aside from providing a performance-boosting caffeine jolt, both drinks are rich in antioxidants. Studies show that tea drinkers have a lower BMI, waist size, and body fat percentage than those who don't drink it. Regular coffee consumption may …

Nutrition

Fix Muscle Imbalances

Build strength to run your best and stay injury-free.<p>Long runs, hill repeats, and intervals make a runner's body strong. But to propel you forward, your body relies heavily on a few specific muscles that can become so mighty that they overpower lesser-worked areas like your glutes, back, and …

Workouts

The Health Benefits of Tea

Is tea a good way to hydrate after a run? Are all flavors equally healthy? We have answers to these questions and more.<p>I've said before that I'm not a fan of summer running. I'm not a fan of the heat, the humidity, the sweat pouring in and burning my eyes, nor the accumulating piles of dri-fit in …

Tea

Breathing Tips for New Runners

How to breathe while running to avoid exhaustion and side stitches.<p><i>Hi! I'm a new runner and I'm experiencing a problem with controlling my breathing. Though I don't feel any soreness or pain in my legs, in about 200 meters, it gets incredibly hard to breathe. It feels like my lungs are resisting</i> …

Yoga

The Best Sports Bras for Sizes C/D

Runners of every size can now find the support they need. Here are the new models that worked for our C/D-sized wear-testers.<p><b>Support that Breathes:</b><br>CW-X VersatX Support Bra<p>D-cup runners raved about the VersatX's low-bulk support. Most full-figured bras minimize bounce by using dual fabric layers …

Santa Monica

Half Marathon Training for Beginners

If you can run three miles, you can train for 13.1. Really!<p>Believe it or not, if your long runs are up to three miles, you're ready to train for a half marathon. Running 13.1 miles might seem impossible now, but you will make it, as long as you take it one week—and one mile—at a time. With a …

Marathons

DIY: Two Secret Ingredients to Make a Refrigerator Smell Fresh

When I was 20, I lived for five months with a woman named Fabienne and her two young daughters in the city of Toulouse, in southern France. Beyond my …

Coroner Rules Peaches Geldof's Death a Heroin Overdose

Coroners have ruled that Peaches Geldof, who was found dead at age 25 in April, died from a heroin overdose. The actress, singer, and daughter of …

Peaches Geldof OD'ed On '61% Pure' Heroin

Peaches Geldof had been on methadone for over two years in an attempt to beat her heroin addiction<p>Peaches Geldof, the daughter of Live Aid founder …

Many Kids Who Are Obese Or Overweight Don't Know It

Kids can be cruel, especially about weight. So you might think overweight or obese children know all too well that they're heavy — thanks to playground politics. But that's not necessarily so, according to government data covering about 6,100 kids and teens ages 8-15.<p>About 30 percent "misperceived" …

Making Sense Of Suicide With Sylvia Plath

Katie Crouch, author of Abroad, on surviving the first tech boom in San Francisco and the importance of Sylvia Plath.<p><i>Editor's Note: A slightly different version of this essay by author Katie Crouch was originally published in</i> ZYZZYVA<i>'s 100th issue</i><i>, which is very good (and now on newsstands).</i><p>I'm …

Walk to Strengthen Muscles

Slow down to get stronger and go longer.<p>Never underestimate the power of a good walk--and not just as a midrun break. Going for a "pure" walk (no running at all) allows your body to make small adaptations that strengthen your feet, knees, and hips. Long, brisk walks can help boost your endurance. …

Muscle

17 Essential Short Stories Written by Women

Novels let you settle in. They give you time to hang up your clothes, do a little sight-seeing, enjoy a few home-cooked dinners. They take you out …

WATCH

Published: 24 January 2014 > USA<p>“On February 14th, 2013 I attended a local One Billion Rising event in the Hudson Valley, where I’ve lived for 25 …

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Letter from the First Lady

Michelle Obama opens up to ELLE readers about the future of American women and the five ways President Obama is looking out for women like you.<p>Dear ELLE Readers,<p>When I fell in love with Barack more than 20 years ago, I knew he'd be a loving husband and a devoted father. I knew he shared my …

BBC Radio 4 - Mastertapes, Series 3, Natalie Merchant (the A-Side)

John Wilson returns with a new series of Mastertapes, in which he talks to leading performers and songwriters about the album that made them or changed them. Recorded in front of a live audience at the BBC's iconic Maida Vale Studios. Each edition includes two episodes, with John initially quizzing …

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Travel

This Map Shows The Most Famous Book Set In Every State

Local literature can be a surprising source of home state pride, no matter where you're from.<p>We found the most famous book set in each state. How many have you read? Check out the annotated map below.

Books

Jack the Ripper: What You Didn't Know

We're all used to the basic Ripperologist stuff - the sad lives of the murdered alcoholic, destitute women, the gloating tone of the letters mocking the police, even the (possible) piece of kidney sent with one of those letters.<p>But reading a little closer, I contend that, in reality, we know almost …

Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love' Author, On What It Takes To Get Inspired (PHOTOS)

Elizabeth Gilbert gets raw and real to talk inspiration, individuality and creativity. The following is an excerpt from ORIGIN Magazine.<p><i>Interviewer: Chantal Pierrat</i><p><b>Chantal Pierrat: What is it right now that is stoking your passion? What perspective or practice is setting you on fire?</b><p>Elizabeth …

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7 Things You Didn't Know About Charles Manson (PHOTOS)

There is far more to the life of Charles Manson than anyone could have imagined. Much of what has previously been believed isn't true. Manson lied about almost everything in his background, and there is also much more to the nights of the notorious Tate and LaBianca murders than has ever been …

The Making of a Monster: Charles Manson’s Childhood

A new biography goes deep into Charles Manson’s troubled childhood and shows how he became the crazed monster that captivated America.<p>More than 40 …

16 Reasons Why Hillary Clinton Will Win 2016

Conservative Myra Adams lists the many reasons Hillary will win the White House in 2016.<p>By the standards of “political time,” where in one day a …

The Stunning, Spiritual Barcelona Sagrada Familia Basilica

Antoni Gaudi, artist, designer and architect, was responsible for most of this magnificent waterfront city's distinct features, including Guell Park, myriad churches and cathedrals, and his most famous project, the Sagrada Família (Holy Family) church. Born in the mid-1800s, Gaudi's prolific work …

Barcelona

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