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'Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD' is coming to ABC, sneak peek airing on Sunday

Last year ABC gave writer-director Joss Whedon the go-ahead to shoot a pilot for a television show set in <i>The Avengers</i> universe, and <i>Deadline</i> reports that the network has picked up the show to series. Entitled <i>Marvel's Agents of SHIELD</i>, the show will focus on — to no surprise — a group of agents from …

These Amazon Products Are No Joke, But the Online Reviews Are

What is it about the book “A Million Random Digits With 100,000 Normal Deviates” that brings out the wiseguy in people?<p>Rand Corp.’s 600-page …

Strength Exercises to Help You Run Faster

Here are four ways to build power.<p>​<p>​<p>Yes, strength-training helps runners add muscle. But to translate that gain into speed, you have to choose the right moves. "Runners should concentrate on building power—how fast you can use the force you've built up," says Jay Dicharry, director of the Speed …

Run Faster with High Intensity Interval Training

Build power, speed, and fitness with fast efforts.<p>If you want to run fast, the saying goes, you've got to run fast. To stoke speed, most runners do traditional speedwork: aiming for near race pace over distances of 400 meters or more, with recovery periods equal to the length of the repeat (or …

Tech Time-Out

No watch? No tunes? Leave behind your gadgets and gain a new respect for your efforts.<p>I recently ran a half-marathon technologically blind. No Garmin GPS I watch telling me my pace or position, I no heart-rate monitor blinking away, no MP3 player blasting Bruce Springsteen. The racecourse didn't …

Steps to Reducing Postrun Recovery

Training phases should dictate your methods.<p>You’ve pounded the protein shake, shivered in the ice bath,and mastered the art of self-massage. Because you should do everything you can to speed your recovery from today’s run, right? Maybe not. How much recovery work you do depends on how close race …

One Magic Mile

A simple workout to help chart your progress.<p>Two decades ago, I began using a one-mile time trial workout with my runners to predict potential performances during a training season. Running a timed mile provides a reality check on your current goals, helps you determine a safe long-run pace, and …