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6 Plyometric Exercises For Triathletes

<i>For faster times with fewer miles, try incorporating plyometrics into your training.</i>If you’re one of those athletes who doesn’t react well to high …

Exercise

How Neuroscientists Explain the Mind-Clearing Magic of Running

<i>By Melissa Dahl</i><p>A good run can sometimes make you feel like a brand-new person. And, in a way, that feeling may be literally true. About three decades of research in neuroscience have identified a robust link between aerobic exercise and subsequent cognitive clarity, and to many in this field the …

5 Life-Saving Signs of Heart Trouble Every Cyclist Should Know

Riding a bike is indisputably good for your heart, but it doesn’t make you immune to heart disease. Here’s what one heart surgeon who rides wants everyone to know.<p>In some ways, we health and fitness reporters are a bit to blame for misconceptions about our favorite topics. We get so excited about …

Top 10 Marathons Worth Traveling For

<i>Photo: Tom Dulat/Getty Images</i><p>If you’re going to set a big goal like running a marathon, you might as well make it as easy to achieve as possible. And anything you can do to ensure the 26.2-mile run is as painless as possible is a smart tactic. So why run through the ho-hum streets of your hometown …

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> …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

The 10 Biggest Revelations From Edward Snowden's Leaks

One year ago, the <i>Guardian</i> published its first bombshell story based on leaked top-secret documents showing that the National Security Agency was …

The 10 Best Mobility Exercises For Runners

<i>Kelly Starrett tells you how to stay fast, supple and injury-free.</i><p>A couple years ago, Kelly Starrett, DPT and co-owner of CrossFit San Francisco, set …

3 Ways to Ease a Muscle Cramp

Don't let cramping muscles slow you down!<p><b>Step on a cold floor.</b><br>Or limp to your fridge for an ice pack, says Peterson. Studies show chilly temps block pain pathways in the muscles and can reduce spasms in your thighs, calves, or feet.<p><b>If that doesn't work. . .</b><p><b>Swig some pickle juice.</b><br>Weird but true: A …

Voyage au pays du faux-semblant. Par Yann Moix

Le romancier Yann Moix se trouvait dans le pays de Kim Jong-un quand l'Onu a publié un rapport accablant sur le régime.<p>Définition possible de la …

Asie

A Versailles, accueil royal pour le président chinois

Le président chinois Xi Jinping a été accueilli par François Hollande et Jean-Marc Ayrault au château de Versailles, jeudi soir, pour une soirée …

Politique

"Votre version est improbable"

Au 20ème jour de son procès, Oscar Pistorius a maintenu sa version des faits face à un procureur de plus en plus offensif.<p>«Reeva a-t-elle crié …

Game of Thrones

Top 5 stretches

Brazil

La nouvelle guerre froide

Depuis leur première rencontre, le courant ne passe pas entre les deux chefs d'Etat.<p>Convié dans la résidence privée de Vladimir Poutine à …

Un djihadiste français parle à Match

Suite de notre grande enquête sur les escadrons français du djihad : Paris Match a interrogé le Français Abou Shaheed, qui fait partie d'une «katiba» …

Islam

Le point sur le procès Pistorius

Alors qu’une semaine de pause a été décrétée en raison de la maladie d’un assesseur, retour sur les trois premières semaines d’audience.<p>Le procès …

Game of Thrones

How I run farther: I stopped listening to my mother (sorry, mom)

'Please be careful. Maybe walk for a few minutes, catch your breath. You're awfully sweaty. Take a break, you deserve it."<p>I'm one week into training for my first half marathon, and within the first 10 minutes of every run, this is the voice I hear. At first I thought of it as a negative influence …

Brazil

Why Should Long Runs Be Slower?

Each run in a training schedule serves a specific purpose.<p><i>I'm considering training for my first marathon. I have run several 5k's and one 10k and now I think I want to train for a longer race. My question involves the long runs. I've read that I need to slow down on long runs, but how much do I</i> …

How and Why You Should Warm Up Before a Run

Heading out for a run too fast and not warmed up is a recipe for injury.<p>Once we get revved up to run it’s tempting to shoot out the door at top speed. But heading out of the gates at full speed—without a proper warmup—is a recipe for disaster, and injury.<p>If you start out too fast, you run the risk …

Training: The Old Way vs. The New Way

<i>Get better, faster results by trying something new in your training.</i><p>There’s an old way to do almost everything. For example, listening to cassette …

The Best Core Exercises for Runners

There are lots of core exercises out there. You've got crunches, planks, ab machines and dozens of other options. Which ones should you do as a …

Exercise

6 Rules for Eating Right as a Runner

Keep it simple, keep it balanced, and stay hydrated.<p>When you start exercising regularly, you might have to revamp some of your everyday eating habits in order to feel your best while you’re working out and avoid unwanted bathroom stops. Here are some general rules.

2015 Jaguar F-type Coupe Photo and Info

Rarely has Jaguar thrived as beautifully as it is under the stewardship of Indian conglomerate Tata—and the more-immediate leadership of a group of executives with an education from the best automakers in Germany. A stunning example of this is the new F-type coupe, which reminds us of a question …

Android 4.4 KitKat review: designed by Google, for Google

In 2011, Google introduced Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich," which took some of the design direction it had begun on tablets and moved it to phones. In the intervening two years, we've only seen "point" updates for the platform: some subtle refinements and a few big new features, but never a big …

Adidas gets in on the smartwatch action with the miCoach Smart Run

It looks like the early smartwatches have been split into two camps. On one hand, we have watches like the Galaxy Gear and Pebble that aim, with …

Wearable Tech

How to Set Up the Ultimate Personal Google Maps

Google Maps is constantly getting updated with new features, but the use of those features isn't always obvious. If you find yourself using Google …