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80-Year-Old Woman Sets A Half Marathon Record

<i>Age hasn’t slowed this runner, mother and grandmother down. In fact it’s only made her run faster.</i><p>More than 19,000 participants ran in the Surf City …

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Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken

This was awesome! One of the truly authentic recipes I’ve been able to make. I served this with my Thai Dragon Noodles but you can easily serve this …

How the New York Times Got Fitness Wrong

This week, the <i>New York Times</i> posted an article by <i>New York Times Magazine</i> contributor and Bookforum columnist Heather Havrilesky that attempts to paint the CrossFit-fueled turn toward functional fitness as the latest fitness fad—a troubling shift toward the extreme that is no fun, unduly difficult, …

How to Train for a Half Marathon with a Run-Walk Program

Here's how to structure your walk breaks and build up to running continuously during your training.<p><i>Chrissy asks: I started running about a year ago and have been using your run-walk program for 5K and 10K races. I have two goals for this year: train and run a summer half marathon and one in fall,</i> …

Bacon Pineapple Burgers with Candied Jalepenos and Sweet Chili Mayo

Bacon Pineapple Burgers. (or maybe… OMGburgers)<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> May 23, 2014 87<p>The real question here is… what do you even do with yourself after eating …

False Bay Writer’s Cabin, San Juan Islands, Washington

<b>When I was a kid, my family cabin was broken into twice</b> – and the place was a bit of a dump. The temptation for dirtbags to crack a window on a nice …

You Might Be Standing All Wrong. Here's How to Fix Your Imbalance

Standing. It's just something you do, right (like breathing)? The truth is, there's a perfectly aligned and balanced way to stand...and the …

How To Find Out Which Foods Are Making You Sick

Although food <i>allergies</i> are still rare (affecting about five percent of the population), food intolerances are quite common. I see patients for food …

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How to Make Brioche at Home

<i>Every other Friday, Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co. shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: The difference between bread and dessert is just a few ounces of butter (and, hey, maybe some sugar too).</i><p>In baking terms, …

Top 10 Big Ideas: How to Detox from Sugar - Dr. Mark Hyman

Here’s the not-so-sweet truth. We are killings ourselves by consuming truckloads of hidden sugar.<p><b>Sugar is the New Fat</b><p>Despite 40 years of Americans …

Strength Training for New Runners

Essential moves for beginner runners to build power and prevent injury.<p>Sure, it’s easy to get hurt when you’re just starting out. There are countless aches, pains, and ouches that you’re bound to feel when you’re pushing your body farther and faster than it’s gone before. But here’s the good news: …

No Reason To Worry About Pronation

A new and well-done study provides more evidence that runners need not fear normal pronation<p>For many years, shoe companies, magazines, and assorted running experts advised pronating runners to seek out motion-control shoes. The idea seemed simple: The inward-tilting motion of the legs after ground …

This Table of Exercises Shows You How to Get Fit Without Any Equipment

You can get a complete workout with just your body. This "Periodic Table of Bodyweight Exercises" showcases dozens of moves—from easy to insane—you …

Build a Legendary Lower Body

Boost your athletic performance with this punishing quad challenge<p>The bodyweight squat might not seem like a daunting exercise—until you make it explosive. By adding a jump to your go-to squat variations—like the bodyweight squat, split squat, and stagger-stance squat—you can dial up the …

The Pushup That Sculpts Rock-Solid Shoulders

Boost your upper-body strength and get shoulders like boulders with this version of the pushup<p>The handstand pushup is the gold standard of pushups. If you can perform even one rep, you've got an extreme amount of upper-body strength and shoulder mobility. Plus, you look like a total badass.<p>So how …

Determine Your Maximum Heart Rate More Accurately With This Formula

Since the '70s, the general suggestion for determining your maximum target health rate has been to subtract your age from 220, but as The New York …

Training advice - The Running Bug

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5 Keys to Running Healthy and Staying Injury-Free

Follow these rules, and you’ll spend more time on the road and less time in rehab.<p><b>AVOID THE TERRIBLE TOO’S.</b> Doing too much, too soon, too fast is the number-one cause of running injuries. The body needs time to adapt to increases in mileage or speed. Muscles and joints need recovery time so they …

How to Make Tiramisu Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52,</i> <i>we love recipes</i> <i>-- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Tiramisu: A classic that you can adapt.</i><p>Tiramisu is a classic. A dessert with certain proportions, certain …

Build a Better Knee

Key exercises to get (and stay) pain-free.<p>The same training philosophy applies whether you're recovering from a knee injury or trying to prevent one. Ideally, your off-road workout should include stretching and strengthening--stretching to keep the IT band from causing friction, and strengthening …

Yoga for Strength

Add weights to yoga to get strong and improve flexibility with these seven moves.<p>​<p>​<p>You know that strength training and yoga are good for runners, but finding the time to fit in these two extra workouts can be a challenge. Which is the genius of Iron Yoga—it melds the benefits of both disciplines …

Ultra Star Scott Jurek on Weather Channel Show Sunday

Effects of heat running demonstrated on "Freaks of Nature."<p>The Weather Channel loves to play up meteorological extremes, so it makes sense that on Sunday night they'll focus on hot-weather running and one of its most successful practitioners, ultramarathoner Scott Jurek.<p>Jurek will be featured in an …

Foam Roller Video Series

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

How To Do A Perfect Plank

Your guide to mastering the abs exercise.<p>Things that feel like forever: Waiting for the hottie you met last weekend to message you back; boiling pasta; holding a plank.<p>But even though it may not be super exciting, this simple bodyweight move is really effective—not to mention, one of the best ways …

How Fast or Slow Should I Run?

The trick is to find your "Goldilocks pace"—the one that's just right. Here's how.<p>When you first start exercising, you want to work hard enough that you’re boosting your fitness, strength, and endurance but not so fast that you get hurt. (Doing too much too soon is a very common cause of …

Knee Strength Workout

Use these seven exercises to strengthen your hips and bring relief to your knees.