Chuck Morford

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Using Alexa Scenes to control your home like magic

Most connected home gadgets have a way to do things automatically or based on specific conditions. That's the whole appeal after all: being able to …

Top 8 Health and Fitness Android and iOS Apps Include Pokemon Go; Help Whip Up Body Shape Post Holidays

The holiday season is here and it only means bountiful feasts, which leads to added weight. Right after the holidays, it's just logical to look for …

Order Out Of Chaos: Getting Out Of Discord Is Lifesaving!

Making order out of chaos seems like an impossible task to most. To me, it looked impossible, too. Comments like “my life is out of control” would …

Self-help

Stephen Hawking: It’s not rocket science why you’re fat

Science superstar Stephen Hawking is taking a break from solving the mysteries of the universe to address the obesity crisis plaguing some parts of the world.<p>In a public service announcement, Hawking notes that too many people are dying from health related problems associated with obesity.<p>“We eat …

8 Vices That Actually Help You Lose Weight

When I read the usual weight loss advice, I’m often reminded of my days in Catholic school. While I was taught the virtuous path by nuns, today’s …

How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …

Nutrition For The Older Runner

<i>Your body changes through the years. Should your diet?</i><p>The percentage of runners over age 45 has increased by more than 30 percent in the past five …

Training advice - The Running Bug

HEALTH || GREEN SMOOTHIES - HOW TO MAKE THEM & RECIPE ROUND UP

Quick Healthy Breakfasts

The healthiest breakfasts are ones you make yourself with an eye toward fiber, lean protein and healthy fats. This combination keeps you running all …

4 Gym Alternatives

<i>Try these unique workouts and ditch the gym membership for good.</i><p>Triathletes tend to like the freedom of the open road and water and often feel …

Grilled Padróns: A New Twist to an Old Spanish Favorite Pepper

ACKKK!<p>Confession: every time I look at this site lately, I’m socked with guilt. Guilt, because I see the expansive gaps between my posts. Guilt, …

The Healthy Runner’s Diet | Runner's World

"Where's the food?" that's the question I ask many runners when I review their food diaries. It's not that they're starving. Most are taking in lots of calories and nutrients—but it's in the form of energy bars, nutrient-enhanced drinks, and fortified packaged foods. The problem is, "real" …

Nutrition

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Daily Candy

Today, Daily Candy has announced the launch of Provisions, and their readers are getting an exclusive sneak peek! They're also sharing a few of our team members' favorite goods, from spices to cake stands.<p><i>"This week our pals at...Food52 are bringing something new to the table: Provisions, a virtual</i> …

Provisions is Now Open!

We're cutting the ribbon to our online shop! You may want to bake a cake to celebrate -- and we just happen to have the perfect cake stand for you.<p>For months, we've been working to build you the kitchen-and-home shop you deserve. A place where you can find a handsome serving platter with a great …

How to Get Ahead for the Week

<i>Every week we take a peek inside the lunches of the luckiest kids in Brooklyn. Read on, suppress your jealousy, and get a little brown bag inspiration.</i><p>In good weeks, I have meals planned ahead and a river of leftovers that can get scooped up and folded into lunches. As luck would have it, we had a …

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Making Running A Habit

Follow these 4 steps, and gradually exercise will become a no-brainer.<p>After a few weeks of running, you'll begin to believe that there's something to this “runner’s high” thing. Feel-good brain chemicals—like dopamine and endocannabinoids—will be released while you’re on the road, and you’ll feel …

Lung Power

Need more air? Deep breathing can help you run longer with less effort.<p>Just before you crest a hill or reach the end of a speed interval, your lungs go into overdrive. Your breath becomes shallow and rapid. You think if only you could pull in more air, you could surge up that hill or maintain your …

Alternatives to Energy Gels

Need a little variety in your mid-race fuel? Compare and try these energy powerhouses.<p>As the number of days until race day dwindle, long runs get longer, and for good reason. During this weekend's long workout, it was clear to me that fall racing season is just around the corner: The local running …

4 Ways Running is Best for Weight Loss

Looking to get fit? Here's why you should be running.<p>Any exercise is good exercise, but when it comes to losing weight, it’s hard to beat running. After all, running is one of the most efficient ways to burn calories. If you’re already a runner, keep on keepin’ on. If you’re not a runner yet but …

Supercharge Your Morning with This Cereal

Raw foodie and runner Matthew Kenney shares his go-to breakfast recipe.<p>A bowl of cereal isn't always the healthiest choice for breakfast. If you regularly kickstart your day with a brand that has the words "cocoa," "fruity," or "cookie," in its name, you already know there's room for improvement. …

Rest Right

Match the length of your recovery period to the goal of your workout.<p>Whether you regularly rip through mile repeats or you're new to speedwork, you probably pay more attention to the time, pace, and effort of the hard work than you do to the rest in between. But recovery intervals are just as …

New Insight on an Old Question | Runner's World

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>David Epstein’s new book, The Sports Gene, published this week, is the book I’ve been waiting for since the early 1960s. I can’t imagine that anyone interested in sports--particularly the fascinating question, “How do the best athletes become the best?”-- will …

World Records

Run5kaday's Blog

A Letter of Thanksgiving and Encouragement To You, Our Friends and Family Today is a Sunday in January, 2018 impossibly, and I write to you from my …

Medical School

Motivation - The Running Bug

6 Ways to Bust Out of a Rut

If your running is feeling stale, try these simple tips to get rejuvenated.<p>No matter how much you love to run, there are bound to be days when you’re burnt out, bored, frustrated, and want to throw your running shoes out the window. Sure, routine can help keep you consistent, but mixing things up …

The Do's And Don'ts Of Getting Leaner

Being lean and light is an advantage in the sport of triathlon. If proof of this obvious fact was ever needed, it came in 2011, when Swiss …

A 45 Year Running Streak!

Mark Covert To End His 45 Year Running Streak This July<p>by Patrick Reed<p>I received an eye-catching email today from the folks over at The US Running …

Half Marathon Checklist

It may be a half marathon, but it's a full commitment. Once you decide that you're ready to train for a half marathon, here are some factors to consider.