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Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi share Nobel Peace Prize

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai for their struggles against the suppression of children and for young people's rights, including the right to education.<p>Thorbjorn Jagland, chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, said, …

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Danny MacAskill releases breathtaking Isle of Skye tricks video

Watch footage of trials rider Danny MacAskill risking life and limb on the Isle of Skye's notorious Cuillin Ridge<p>Danny MacAskill's has made a name for himself as one of the world's most fearless trial cyclists by documenting his exploits in a succession of YouTube videos since 2009.<p>It all started …

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11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

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Manly Quotes | 80+ Quotes on Men & Manhood | The Art of Manliness

When putting together our two paperback books, we sought to pepper the text in each with quotes about men and manhood. What we quickly discovered was …

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The Truth About Running

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Oct 7, 2015<p>It's the best form of medication.<p>Oct 2, 2015<p>It needs exercise just like the muscles of the body.<p>Sep 23, 2015<p>Running is not, as it so often seems, only about what you did in your last race.<p>Sep 18, 2015<p>Relax and let the run come out of you.<p>Sep 16, 2015<p>...matters more than how much you …

Talent v. Training in Runners

Comparing sprints and distance running yields insights about the role of talent.<p><i>It's been almost six years now since Malcolm Gladwell's book Outliers brought the idea of a "10,000-hour rule" to widespread attention. The debate about the relative importance of talent versus training in academic</i> …

60 Years Ago Today, Two Races Shaped Modern Running

Mile and marathon at 1954 Commonwealth Games had lasting impact.<p>Sixty years ago today, two dramatic races, finishing on the same cinder track within the same half hour, significantly reshaped modern running. Climaxing the British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Vancouver, Canada on August 7, 1954, …

Is Thinking Obsolete?

Posted: Aug 05, 2014 12:01 AM<p>Some have said that we are living in a post-industrial era, while others have said that we are living in a post-racial …

The 1,000-Rep Morning Metabolism Igniter

Light your fat-frying furnace for the entire day<p>Mornings are tough and morning workouts are tougher.<p>But the right routine is worth waking up for, especially if it allows you to crank out 1,000 reps in 30 minutes, like this one from Craig Ballantyne, MS, CTT, and editor of EarlyToRise.com.<p>“When you …

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …

Your Wicked Wednesday Workout

When getting outside is the goal and training is what makes your adventures possible, Wednesday is the perfect day to push it. Why? You’re recovered from the weekend and can rev yourself for the days ahead.<p>Now, there’s nothing that says you have to hit the gym for a strength and endurance sweat …

Build a Better Body with Just 2 Moves

Sculpt lean muscle, boost your explosiveness, and increase your metabolism by tapping into the power of plyometric training<p>Plyometric exercises aren't just fun, they can transform your body. "Exercises that involve hopping and jumping hit your fast-twitch muscles, the ones we lose as we get older," …

The 4 Laws of Staying True to Your Life’s Calling | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When I was in college trying to figure out what to do with my life, I did many things to help me find direction and guidance.<p>I was in search of my …

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Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>25 Running Songs for Your Hottest Summer Workout<p>2<p>Run Fast in the New Balance FuelCell Impulse<p>3<p>Runner Grabs Competitor’s Shorts Near End of Race<p>4<p>How Allie Kieffer Fuels Her Runs<p>5<p>Smash That Wall<p>Watch how to use this essential yoga sequence, linked by breath, to warm up or cool …

Fathering With Intentionality: The Importance of Creating a Family Culture | The Art of Manliness

Have you ever met one of those families that just seem to have it all together? Maybe you knew such a family growing up and loved hanging out over at …

How Stress Can Be Good For You | The Art of Manliness

Pick up any health magazine or visit any wellness website and you’re bound to see headlines like:<p>“10 Ways to Eliminate Stress!”<p>“How Stress Is Killing …

His Wife Passed Away at 37, and Left Him Devastated. But What This Man Learned Changed His Life—and He Hopes It Will Change YOURS, too

Are you making the most of your life?<p>You’re putting off things that you need to do. Maybe your garage looks like a Tetris malfunction. Or you need to stain your deck. Or you need to call someone who you can pay to stain your deck.<p>I could give you 20 examples, and you’d probably nod your head to at …

Run a 5K Faster with These Five Fun Workouts

Working on a 3.1-mile PR? Coach Jenny has your training covered.<p>There's nothing like racing a hard 5K, especially when the runner's high kicks in. It's a rewarding distance to race, and you can run many of them in a season!<p>In order to race fast, you've got to run fast in training. Here are five fun …

The Cyclical Nature of History | The Art of Manliness

As is the generation of leaves, so to of men:<br>At one time the wind shakes the leaves to the ground<br>but then the flourishing woods<br>Gives birth, and the …

Master Disney Animator's New Short Will Take Your Breath Away

Simple, glorious visual storytelling at its best. Can you believe Disney let Glen Keane go? Glen designed and animated classic Disney characters like …

WATCH: First Trailer for Zamperini Biopic 'Unbroken'

Film tells the story of Olympian's early days and World War II POW ordeal.<p>Few lives have included as many dramatic, movie-ready storylines as that of Louis Zamperini, the Olympic distance runner who spent two years at a Japanese POW camp during World War II. Zamperini died July 2 at the age of …

7 Letters to Write Before You Turn 70 | The Art of Manliness

At AoM we’re great champions of the lost art of letter writing. Emails, texting, and the wide variety of other digital mediums available to us in the …

How Make Difficult Decisions: Advice From Alvin York | The Art of Manliness

Corporal Alvin C. York silently led his squad of men through the thick underbrush and dense fog of the Argonne Forest early the morning of October 8, …

Get Fast for Fall Races with Summer Speedwork

Dial up training efforts now.<p>Summertime, and the training's not easy. Nor should it be. As the season typically means a lighter racing schedule for competitive runners, consider it an opportunity to experiment with workouts and take advantage of ample recovery time to push harder than usual. …

The Playground Workout | Art of Manliness