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Why Some People Are Born Anxious, With Daniel Keating

Have you ever noticed that some people just seemed hard-wired to be stressed out? Maybe you feel like you’ve been dealt an anxious hand yourself. …

Read This Before Setting Your Next Goal

Set stretch goals to stay motivated<p>While small wins help you improve day-by-day and week-by-week, stretch goals are long-term pursuits.<p>This is when …

Training For Ultra-Marathons

At 6:00am my alarm went off, I looked outside at pitch blackness and groaned. I hit the snooze button. At 6:08am the alarm cut through another layer …

22 Ways to Run Better Every Day

1. Find a running buddy — or buddies.<p>1 of 23<p>Accountability is key. Finding others to run with will add an element of healthy peer pressure to your …

Marathons

How to Use Flipboard to Commemorate Events

Events can take forever to prepare, but then happen in the snap of a finger. You’re left with just the memories and a few photos on your cell phone. Whether you’re going to a blogging event, a friend’s wedding or a family trip, you can use Flipboard to create a stunning magazine that will allow you …

Marketing

The Official Drink of Every Major U.S. Sporting Event (and How to Make Them)

Because every sports game can be a drinking game if you try hard and believe in yourself. 🍹<p>Nothing beats watching sports IRL. Except, of course, having a cocktail to sip while doing so. Even if you can't make it out to the stadium/courts/track, you can whip up the traditional drinks of your …

The Strength Training Workout Every Runner Needs

By Mallory Creveling for Life by Daily Burn<p><i>Photo: Pond5</i><p>Kicking off a new running routine -- whether you're chasing your first or fifth finish line -- can sometimes feel downright <i>hard</i>. But tacking on more and more training runs won't necessarily make those miles breeze by. There's another way to …

Here's How You Get a Body Like An Olympian

They have some of the best bodies in the world. Now, members of Team USA are hoping to help you transform yours.<p>“I want all the gym members to recognize that we’re all teammates, it doesn’t matter your fitness level,” Alysia Montano, a middle distance runner and seven-time U.S. Outdoor National …

Team USA

How to see everything you've ever watched on Netflix and Amazon

Streaming is a curious beast. One minute you'll be enjoying the 80s vibe of <i>Stranger Things</i> (go watch it if you haven't already) and the next you'll be struggling to pick something from that overwhelming catalog. Sometimes, though, you'll stumble on something that you'd normally never choose -- a …

Should I Run By Time or Distance?

<i>"I'm new to running and I'm not sure if I should be measuring by running routes by time or distance. Which is better? Are there advantages to running</i> …

Marathons

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks

7 DIY Standing Desks for Fine-Tuning Your Ergonomics

If you have a desk job and you want to be more active, standing while you work could be a good solution. Check out these seven DIY standing desk ideas for inspiration if you’re like to build one yourself!<p>Standing Desk with Pipe Fittings<p>Pipe and pipe fittings are staples of homemade items, and this …

Standing Desks

7 tiny daily habits that can lead to huge results

Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket."<p>Working on your novel goes in the "writing" or "creativity" bucket. Going to the gym goes in the "health" bucket. And so you have these five or six or 10 primary buckets …

Productivity

5 Surprising Steps to a More Effective To-Do List

<b>Ah, the to-do list.</b><p>Lately, I've had dozens of calls from high-achievers (a Head of School, a university athletic coach, a tech industry Chief Marketing Officer) asking me for specific instructions for keeping a more effective to-do list. Ineffective task lists trigger overwhelm, and these folks …

7 Secrets to a Killer Morning Routine

Time is a precious commodity, particularly in those pre-work morning hours. How you spend those moments can either make or break the rest of your day.<p>…

6 Ways to Be a More Effective Learner

“Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” - Albert Einstein<p>Continuing to learn impacts every facet of our lives. …

Pedagogy

4 Ways to Be More Productive at Work When You're Sleep Deprived

Here's how you can still do good work if you didn't get enough sleep last night.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>I have a seven week old. She's adorable and I love her so much, but I already understand why Adam …

12 highly effective Self-Improvement tips to simplify your life

Simplicity brings balance, freedom, and joy in a person’s life. Our lives can get hectic because of lots of things we want to do. Simplifying our …

Minimalism

5 Ways To Make Your Bedroom The Perfect Sleep Sanctuary

Keep your bedroom nice and cool.<p>Creating the ideal bedroom for maximizing your sleep isn’t just about a finding the right bed and pillows. Rather, it should include reflections of who you are.<p>As part of the Angie’s List sleep sanctuary contest, lifestyle and design experts Carter Oosterhouse, …

One-Hour Workouts: 7 Track Sessions To Try

1 of {count}Back to Start• View Larger Image.“The 24” Track SessionThis workout comes from John Heuisler (@racebetter), co-owner of Between the Lines …

Exercise

In Nigeria, 'it's unanimous' — Michelle Obama for POTUS

Nigerians seem to be parsing each twist and turn of the US presidential race.<p>And Chude Jideonwo, a Lagos-based media entrepreneur and lawyer, says his Nigerian friends on Twitter are trading thoughts today on just one topic.<p>"Everyone is unanimous, it's Michelle Obama for POTUS," Jideonwo says, …

Eight ways to 'run' when you can't run

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Post to Linkedin<br>• Share on Google Plus<br>• Share via Email<p>As a runner there's probably nothing more frustrating …

Marathons

Watch Michelle Obama's Powerful Speech at DNC

"Don't let anyone tell you that our country isn't great, that we need to make it great again... This is the greatest country on Earth," Obama …

Hillary Clinton

Train By Heart Rate Or Pace Zone—When Is Either Appropriate?

Unless you’ve taken a running hiatus, you’ve noticed that it’s summertime, it’s hot, and running is lot tougher right now at a given pace! If you’ve …

Marathons

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 …

The Easy-Day Pace

Are you running your easy miles too fast—or too slow?<p>In May, Sally Kipyego, a 2012 Olympic silver medalist in the 10,000m, sped to a 30:42.26 win at Stanford's Payton Jordan Invitational—a pace that works out to 4:56 per mile.<p>Achieving that pace for 10,000m requires Kipyego to log plenty of hard …

Is it Okay to Split up My Long Run?

Here’s why you really need to hit those longer miles all at once.<p><i>Lee asks: I'm training for my first marathon. My question concerns my long runs. Can I split them up? For example, when my schedule says to run 20 miles, can I run 10 miles on Saturday and 10 miles on Sunday? Or, do I need to run all</i> …

2 Strength Exercises Every Runner Should Do

Before you step out on the road or trail, build power and strength in your hip flexors, quads, and glutes with these exercises<p>Want to kick asphalt? Then you need these runner’s lunges and stepups in your gym routine.<p>“They not only improve running mechanics, but they strengthen your hip flexors, …