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10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

The Underrated Move You Should Be Doing

This move can look silly, but it's your key to upping your fitness for any athletic endeavor<p>The hip raise is easy to mock, but it's possibly the best move for your glutes, says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., and CEO of <i>Men's Health</i> StreamFIT. "Your glutes are one of your body's most metabolically active …

The Fastest Way to Get in Running Shape

If your running game needs a tune-up, get a jolt with these speed drills<p>Usain Bolt isn't the only person who should be cranking into fifth gear. Adding a speed session to your running routine will get you back into shape faster, so you're ready for that 5K or marathon down the road. Plus, you’ll …

6 Injury-Reducing Exercises For Runners

One of the key factors to better racing performance is consistent training. That means having a body that can withstand pounding. Injury prevention …

Foam Roller Video Series

Learn how to efficiently use your foam roller with this 8 part video series.

How Best to Combine Strength Training and Running

Hard running workouts hampered the day after leg strength training.<p>Many runners now accept that they'll perform and feel better if they do more than just run. That's especially true for people who took up the sport as adults and whose non-running hours include a lot of sitting. Regular strength …

Moov isn’t just a fitness tracker — it's a fitness coach

Coming in the fall for Android<p>Fitness trackers have been improving steadily over the past few years, but if the latest gadget lives up to its lofty …

Make your own Training Plan

Thumb through any running magazine, and you'll find a selection of plans designed to help you achieve your goals. If you look at enough of them, …

Winter 2014 Trail Shoe Guide

Sometimes the difference between pleasure and pain is just a little sumpin' sumpin'.<p>The difference between pleasure and pain applies to footwear, especially in winter, when running often involves challenging, if not worrisome, conditions underfoot. To tackle those challenges, runners have found …

What to Eat to Fuel a Trail Run

Should you be eating or drinking during runs shorter than an hour? And is there a difference between energy chews and gummy bears?<p>Ultrarunners eat handfuls of chips and M&Ms and carry hydration packs full of sports drinks, gels, and chews. But what do regular folks need to ingest on, say, a …

[Bug Watch] Exchange Email Badly Broken For Many Android 4.4 Users, No Single Cause Yet Determined [Update: Fix Coming]

Article Contents<p>In the haze of excitement over getting the latest and greatest from Android, sometimes we forget that some people actually depend on …

Is the Nexus 5 using a shoot first, focus later Lytro-style camera?

New information on the 8-megapixel camera rumored to be used in the LG-manufactured Nexus 5 has hit the Internet today from the same people that dug …

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