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After writing yesterday about the now-famous/infamous debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham, I don’t want to make this blog all creationism all the …Creationism
"What is your favorite book?"
I've been asked this question numerous times throughout my life. Even now as a 19-year-old college student, I find this question nearly impossible to answer. I've read hundreds of books in my lifetime; how can I pick just one as superior to all the others?
I think this …Literature
Every runner, whether experienced or a beginner, gets that feeling of dread every now and then when they remember that great stinking hill in the …Fitness
If you are anything like me when you first started running, every run felt like a bad run.It was freaking hard. It hurt. I couldn’t breathe, the …Marathons
Odd that Americans, long known for their short attention spans and — oh, look, a sparkly thing ... are at the same time manic for marathonic undertakings.
Running, for example. A century ago, scores of marathoners competed before huge wintertime crowds in the 1909 Brooklyn Marathon. Flash forward, …Marathons
Running is one of the most vigorous exercises. It is extremely efficient in burning calories and boosting your weight loss goals. A healthy 150-pound …
The secret to being a better runner isn't more intensity. It's wise use of easy and intense training sessions.There’s a well-known Australian track …Fitness
While a consistent running regimen will do a great job of strengthening your legs and lungs, it won’t do much for many of the muscles in the rest of …Exercise
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How to do it: From the toe of your shoes, thread the laces up the sides of your shoe though a few eyelets until you reach the …
iPhone only: Calculator
The Calculator app is only built into the iPhone and is a strange omission from the iPad, along with the missing Weather app. …
Running a few times a week at a moderate pace is the best way to improve health, say scientists, as they warn against overdoing it
Too much exercise really can kill you, scientists have discovered, after finding runners who speed along at 7mph or more are doing themselves more harm than good.
A study …Sports Science
Whether training for a 26.2 mile marathon, or your first 5K, when working to improve your fitness level, you must push yourself and your body to …
Corbis Images If you're the owner of a four-legged friend (of the canine variety, at least), you probably know that running is mutually beneficial. …Exercise
With the right training and motivation, almost anyone can run a marathon. Photo: www.shutterstock.comLauren Jimison has some guidelines to follow if …Marathons
Running this workout on the road is great practice when training for a marathon. Photo: Shutterstock.comImprove your ability to run goal marathon …Fitness
"A sugar calorie is much more harmful," says the lead researcher
A primary driver for type 2 diabetes is sugar, according to a new report.
In the report, published Thursday in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, ateam of researchers performed a literature review to determine whether certain ingredients are …Diabetes
Photo: TandemStockHow can I safely get back into speedwork after running inconsistently for the past couple of months?Ah, speedwork. It hurts so …Fitness
Moving up to the marathon as you get older is not uncommon—and it’s not just because you slow down as you age. Photo: Shutterstock.comThere are lots …Fitness
It is a new era for the Roman Catholic church, much to the dismay of three of its Republican members who are poised to run for president.
On issues …
Every year, millions of people make a New Year's resolution to lose weight. Beginners and advanced runners alike strive to become lean, mean running …
By Mahir S. Ozdemir, Ph.D. | Jan 27, 2015
Why scientists should not jump to the unwarranted conclusion that free will is just an illusion.
Photo: Ryan Bethke/Competitor.com
Add in these three key sessions per week to PR at your next 5K, 10K or half-marathon.Want to translate your …
The town of Vissoie in the Swiss mountains, where Bernard Crettaz, creator of the “death cafe” movement, was born. © Photoshot
In the middle of the …
What’s HARD and what’s EASY?
Example of a week of training applying the Hard/Easy Rule.
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hard easy easy hard easy hard easy
Here is few …
Kids aren’t dumb. They know if they’re given a meal that’s two parts delicious and one part vegetable, the yummy stuff goes down the gullet first and …
No longer is it enough to simply lace up your running shoes and pant your way through a marathon.
Nowadays, you can add fun to your long-distance race by dressing up as a superhero, coating yourself in neon or seeing if knocking back glasses of wine before running boosts your endurance.
Though the …Running
Five Critical Steps for Negotiating with Your Child
As parents, we need to be aware of the importance of thoughtful negotiations in our family …
To run or not to run?
That is the questioned I pondered all day as I watched the so-called Pineapple Express thrash the streets of downtown Vancouver …