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101 Tips for Your Best Run Ever

On National Running Day, here are the greatest training tips of all time—for beginners, veterans, marathoners, and everyone in between<p>“Stop fighting it!”<p>That’s what a fellow marathoner yelled at me years ago in the middle of a very windy out-and-back marathon.<p>“Don’t fight the wind, man,” he said. …

Square CEO Jack Dorsey Says If You’re Making Decisions, You’re Not Leading

It's counter-logical, but leaders rarely make decisions for others. Managers make decisions for others (and dehumanize them in the process). Most people who think they are leading are only managing. Great leaders know the difference.<p><b>The Manager--How Not to Do It</b><p>Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, is …

12 Power Foods You Should Definitely Be Eating

How many of them are already in your diet?<p>Another berry, fish, or nut is proclaimed a "superfood" about every other minute. (Insert eye roll here.) But truth be told, certain eats <i>do</i> deserve props in the fitness arena, says exercise physiologist and nutrition scientist Stacy Sims, Ph.D.—especially …

Nutrition

6 DIY Ways to Whiten Your Teeth and Get a Movie-Star Smile

No harsh chemicals necessary<p>It's that time of year again: You have to remain photo-ready from the first holiday party to the ringing of the New Year. Whitening your smile is imperative, but finding the time for a dentist visit isn't always in the cards. And sometimes, you don't want to apply a …

Coconut

10 Ways Great Speakers Capture People's Attention

First you must grab your listeners' attention--then you need to hold it. Check out these simple ways to do both.<p>In my mind, there are two kinds of attention: neck down, and neck up. Neck-up attention is when the listener has to make an effort to pay attention. Neck-down attention is when the …

The 7 Easiest Ways Ever to Improve Your Diet

You won't even notice these changes—swear!<p>Of course you know that eating healthy is a lifelong goal—but that doesn't mean that it takes ages to make it happen. In fact, there are tons of quick, easy ways to be sure you're eating well that basically involve zero effort. Here are a few to get you …

Nutrition

14 Foods Nutritionists Never Eat

Some are in line with what you would expect—but others are pretty shocking.<p>Many nutritionists will tell you that they're big advocates of the "all foods fit" approach to healthy eating—the idea that even things like cookies, cakes, and candies have a place (albeit in moderation) in an overall …

Nutrition

Run Faster By Focusing on an Object in the Distance

Those of us who've made fitness part of our New Year's resolution may find their focus waining. The winter ritual of hopping on a treadmill and just …

What to Eat for an Upset Stomach

Got an upset stomach? Quit your bellyaching and eat one of these healing foods, like fennel and peppermint.<p>We've all been guilty—at least once or a dozen times—of overindulging. Whether it was one too many saucy Buffalo wings, a slice of chocolate cake that was a <i>little</i> too big, or we overdid it …

Digestion

10 Juices and Smoothies We Love

Our all-time favorite recipes for liquid lunches, post-workout snacks, and morning meals on-the-go<p>Raspberry Walnut Smoothie<p>1 of 9<p>The walnuts in this …

Healthy Eating

Why Endurance Athletes All Swear By Beet Juice

The benefits of beetroot juice include helping you run faster, pedal harder, and workout longer. But Is it really a powerhouse veggie, or just a …

Are You Really Happy? These Are 5 Traits of a Happy Person

In reality, no one can be happy 24/7. The key is to not let circumstances and other people get you down for more than a moment. It's fine to have an unhappy moment, but don't let that lead into unhappy weeks or months. Take time to count your blessings.<p>Happiness is a universal want. If you ask …

Happiness

Traveling Internationally? Do These 20 Things First

So you're ready to put that first stamp in your passport? Or it has been years since your last big vacation? Here's a list of 20 tips you should do or bring before your trip if this is your first time traveling abroad or if you need a refresher.<p>Credit: Flickr<p>So you're ready to put that first stamp …

Guide Books

How to Erase Porn from Your Old Computers (from a Tech Guy Tired of Cleaning Up Your Porn)

Don't recycle that old laptop without reading this first!<p>When the latest technological gadgets hit the market, suddenly your computer and smartphone seem sad and useless. So you decide to sell your antiquated calculating contraptions to offset the cost of the miracle machines being touted by the …

8 Foods Celebrity Fitness Trainers Won't Eat

You might be surprised by the foods they avoid…<p><i>By Michele Foley for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>Through interviews and Twitter, we asked the top celebrity trainers one question: are there any food items you won't eat and tell clients to avoid, too? What we ended up with was a wide variety of answers, and while …

Nutrition

7 Habits of Exceptionally Rich People

Becoming a millionaire is no accident. You have to have a plan.<p>Usually, becoming a millionaire isn't an accident. Absolutely, it's possible to win the lottery, but the odds are 1 in 304 billion. Plus, with modern-day medicine, your rich parents may live longer than you. You have to have a plan. I …

15 Things Not to Do in New York City

To prevent you from avoiding common mistakes, eating at the wrong places, and spending your money on the wrong things, we compiled this comprehensive list. Follow this expert advice on what not to do in New York City and you're guaranteed to have a great time.<p>No matter how many times you've been to …

New York City

5 Workouts to Lose Weight Without Running

<b>FROM THE EDITOR:</b> I’d hate to say running is overrated because that’s not the case at all. Running is great exercise <i>(can be tough on the knees)</i> but …

6 Ways Running Improves Your Health

Running is not only great for the soul but good for your well-being.<p>You’ve probably heard it said that exercise is medicine. Well, it’s not just a saying; it’s the truth. There’s a raft of scientific evidence that proves that regular exercise (150 minutes per week, which is about 30 minutes five …

2 Powerful Tips You Can Use Now To Live Longer

Do you worry that you’ll run out of time on this earth before checking off all your bucket list items?<p>What if a simple change in your perception …

Body Language Rules To Help You Command A Room

If there’s one force that can either sabotage or propel your message, it’s your body. With it, we can signal that we own the stage or that we bring irreplaceable value and importance to a meeting. Conversely, we can communicate through our bodies that we’re not totally bought in to our ideas…or …

Uncle AZ's Altoids Survival Kit

Introduction: Uncle AZ's Altoids Survival Kit<p>ALTOIDS SURVIVAL KIT<p>OK, to start, let me say that this falls into the “better than nothing” category, …

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 …

30 Creative Home Office Ideas: Working from Home in Style

Working from home has become more than a trend. Hard-working people the world over try to find the best way to accommodate a creative and inspiring …

10 Hacks for Stylish Air Travel

Flying has come a long way, but unless you've got a little extra cash to go first or business class, coach still leaves much to be desired in terms of comfort and ease.<p>At one time or another, we all fly. Weddings, funerals, or vacations all require a boarding pass and a high level of patience. …

Frequent-flyer Programs

The 25 Best Cities In The World, According To Travelers

Is your favorite on the list? Read about all the best hotels, resorts, islands, spas, and cruise lines in the world in Condé Nast Readers' Choice Awards 2014.<p>Readers' Choice Awards 2014<p>The Tourist Attractions That Are Actually Worth the Wait<p>The 10 Most Underrated American Cities<p>15 Places You Won't …

Running on "E"

Train on an empty tank to boost your fuel efficiency.<p>It's an indisputable fact that to run far and fast, you need to start out fully fueled. But during their prep for the Toronto Waterfront Marathon last fall, elite Canadian runners Reid Coolsaet and Eric Gillis adopted an unconventional approach: …