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7 Reasons Why Coffee Is Good For You

Coffee isn't just warm and energizing, it may also be extremely good for you.<p>In recent years and decades, scientists have studied the effects of coffee on various aspects of health and their results have been nothing short of amazing.<p>Here are 7 reasons why coffee may actually be one of the …

Army Chief briefs Antony

Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh on Thursday briefed Defence Minister A K Antony on the issue of killing of five soldiers on the Line of Control in Poonch …

You have quit Europe, now quit India, farmers tell Monsanto

Close on the heels of transnational seed company Monsanto abandoning its programme for development of genetically modified (GM) crops in Europe last …

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Achingly Beautiful Portraits by Greg Ponthus

20-year-old French photographer Greg Ponthus takes some of the most achingly beautiful portraits we have ever laid eyes on. He brings out a vulnerability in his subjects that could only be achieved when a photographer truly knows his subjects. As we found out, currently, Ponthus only shoots his …

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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 …

Lung Power

Need more air? Deep breathing can help you run longer with less effort.<p>Just before you crest a hill or reach the end of a speed interval, your lungs go into overdrive. Your breath becomes shallow and rapid. You think if only you could pull in more air, you could surge up that hill or maintain your …

Women's Running Series

Outrun the World's Most Dangerous Animals

How big of a head start do you need to get away from a lion, tiger, or bear?<p>When we introduced Run the Numbers as a column, we promised that topics would range from the obvious—the size of marathons over the past decades—to the not-so-obvious—how fast can a pig run a mile? Well, we covered the size …

Racing Wisely: Wise Mental Skills

<i>“If you are going to win any battle, you have to do one thing. You have to make the mind run the body. Never let the body tell the mind what to do.”</i> …

The Most Common Walking and Running Injuries

How to identify, treat, and recover from common injuries.<p>Working out can be uncomfortable (especially when you're just getting started), but it should never hurt. Here is how to tell the difference between the harmless twinges that go along with pushing your muscles farther than they’ve gone before …

Buyer Beware: Are Your Supplements Tainted?

<i>Do you know what’s really in your sports nutrition supplements?</i><p>Doping.<p>Even uttering the word makes many of us in the endurance community cringe.<p>It is …

Ready for Takeoff: Tips for Racing on the Road! | Women's Running

<b>A destination race sounds fabulous in theory. But between packing, jet lag and that elbow-y guy in the aisle seat, running a marathon in a new place</b> …

Perfect Your Downhill Running Form | Competitor.com

<i>Want to blow by your competition? Learn how to tackle the downhill.</i><p>If you’ve ever woken up with burning quads the day after a hilly race, you can …

Recipe: Lentil Granola Bars | Women's Running

<b>After a hard run, you need a bar that provides a combination</b> <b>of carbs to replace energy stores and protein to kick-start</b> <b>muscle repair. Studies suggest</b> …

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5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

The Do's And Don'ts Of Getting Leaner | Triathlete

Being lean and light is an advantage in the sport of triathlon. If proof of this obvious fact was ever needed, it came in 2011, when Swiss …

How to Run Strides

This running drill improves your form and mechanics.<p><i>Kevin asks: I'm training for a half marathon and the schedule I'm following includes strides. I'm not certain I'm doing them correctly. Can you explain what they are and how to properly run them?</i><p>A stride (a.k.a. a pick-up) is an easy to perform …

Training advice - The Running Bug

Supercharge Your Morning with This Cereal

Raw foodie and runner Matthew Kenney shares his go-to breakfast recipe.<p>A bowl of cereal isn't always the healthiest choice for breakfast. If you regularly kickstart your day with a brand that has the words "cocoa," "fruity," or "cookie," in its name, you already know there's room for improvement. …

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4 Keys to the Perfect Training Plan

Consider these factors to pick the right training plan and reach your goals.<p>When you fail to plan, you plan to fail. And whether your goal race is 3.1 miles or 26.2 miles, feeling like you've failed is no fun.<p>Luckily, <i>Runner's World</i> offers a multitude oftraining plans for runners of all levels to …

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Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

Women's Running Series

What You Should—And Should Not—Drink

Water<p>While there are no prohibited beverages there is one must-have beverage, and that is, of course, water. While you can get the water you need …

Stir-Fry Recipes for Recovery

No recovery meal is better (or faster!) than sautéed carbs and protein.<p>When you're tired and hungry, the quickest way to a perfect recovery meal may be in a single pan: a wok. "Stir-frying is the easiest way to make a fast and nutritious meal," says Grace Young, author of the award-winning cookbook …

Rest Right

Match the length of your recovery period to the goal of your workout.<p>Whether you regularly rip through mile repeats or you're new to speedwork, you probably pay more attention to the time, pace, and effort of the hard work than you do to the rest in between. But recovery intervals are just as …