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Can You Run Faster by Training Slower?

Training slow has been seen as a sign of weakness or laziness. However, if you want to run (or bike, or swim) faster, a smart approach is to slow …

10 of the Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2018

It’s undeniably good to curl up with a book when the weather is spiteful, as it is to tote one along to the beach—but what about spring book season? Is spring the underdog of reading periods, not yet the subject of clichés and best-of lists but yet arguably the best time to get into a new title? …

Books

Turn your cotton-tailed confection into the perfect shot glass.

Ingredients in The Easter Bunny Shot Cocktail<p>Units<p>ozmlparts<p>1 Hollow chocolate bunny<p>1<p>Hollow chocolate bunny<p>2 Fresh strawberries<p>2<p>Fresh strawberries<p>1 …

The 30 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Men

When you walk into a crowded gym and every single bench and machine is taken by a bigger, stronger guy—or, worse yet, by that bro doing curls in the …

This is chai's answer to Irish coffee

In India, chai time is all the time. The black tea cooked with spices, milk and (usually) plenty of sugar can be found on virtually every block with …

5 Superfood Snack Recipes You Can Make at Home

Get energized and stave off the munchies deliciously with easy-to-make whole-food snacks.

Why Amartya Sen Remains the Century’s Great Critic of Capitalism

Critiques of capitalism come in two varieties. First, there is the moral or spiritual critique. This critique rejects <i>Homo economicus</i> as the …

Universal Basic Income

How to get a six-pack in six weeks

If you’re looking to get a six-pack by July Fourth, you’ll need to start now. It takes six weeks with the right exercise — and food.<p>“The key to …

Workouts

Today's Workout 62: The bodyweight circuit to blast away your belly fat

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>Hang around enough people who are trying to lose weight, and you'll inevitably hear the same excuses: <i>Not enough</i> …

2 Challenging Squat Variations That Really Work Your Butt

When you want to train your butt, squats are an obvious choice. They're simple to do, require no equipment (unless you choose to add weights for an …

5 simple ways to improve your 5K time

<i>This content has been created in collaboration with New Balance.</i><p>Want to get in your best shape ever? Run a 5K. Tailoring your training to this short …

Nostalgia for Mao 50 years after China's Cultural Revolution

LUOYANG, China (AP) — Fifty years after Mao Zedong unleashed the decade-long Cultural Revolution to reassert his authority and revive his radical communist agenda, the spirit of modern China's founder still exerts a powerful pull.<p>Millions of people were persecuted, publicly humiliated, beaten or …

Stanford Students Want Western Civilization Studies Back as the PC Backlash Begins

Stanford students are voting on a plan to reinstate the controversial Western Civilization curriculum more than 25 years after Jesse Jackson helped …

Scrawny to Brawny: How to Build Strength and Muscle When You're Skinny

You've heard the names:<p><i>"Chicken Legs."</i><p>"<i>Toothpick."</i><p>Maybe you're one of the often overlooked minority of athletes who needs to gain weight to keep up …

Weird Things Runners Do To Pass Time On The Treadmill

Runners inevitably spend a little bit of time on the treadmill. Some days are just so cold or so hot that a few miles in the gym seems a lot more …

Weird

Complete Dumbbells Only Home Workout for Bigger Shoulders

If a pair of dumbbells is all you’ve got, you can really kill your shoulder muscles with this home workout. You don’t even need to go heavy as this …

Workouts

What the communists left in Africa

THE map of Africa, as every British schoolchild once learnt, was splashed with red. There were limits, of course: it wasn't, like India, entirely …

Top 10 Best Exercises to Do at Home with No Equipment

While weight training is perfect to get whatever fitness results you want – losing fat, gaining muscle or keeping fit – the required equipment isn’t …

Workouts

Upper Body Strength Training For Run Form

Avoid neglecting your upper body for better form and improved posture when running. Photo: ShutterstockA bulky upper body haunts the dreams of …

Workouts

The Rise of the Stupid Teacher and Blogger

In the Communist Manifesto Marx and Engels describe Capitalism as being a state in which “All that is solid melts into air…” Where new products …

Get Stronger in Half the Time

Build more muscle in less time with a time-tested technique called supersets. This pairs non-competitive exercises back-to-back — like pushing with …

The Data Against Kant

THE history of moral philosophy is a history of disagreement, but on one point there has been virtual unanimity: It would be absurd to suggest that we should do what we couldn’t possibly do.<p>This principle — that “ought” implies “can,” that our moral obligations can’t exceed our abilities — played a …

Sam Harris’ detestable crusade: How his latest anti-Islam tract reveals the bankruptcy of his ideas

<b>Sam Harris (Simon & Schuster/Ray Garcia)</b><p>Harris’ haughty ignorance & chauvinism are on full display in his new book, a “dialogue” with a former radical<p>Omer Aziz<p>December 28, 2015 12:30am (UTC)<p>There are few get-rich-quick schemes left in modern publishing, but one that persists could be called Project …

Religion

Three Classic Hot Holiday Cocktails

In Charles Dickens’ novel <i>David Copperfield</i>, Micawber, the protagonist’s kind-hearted friend, escapes financial troubles and a nefarious employer. But …

Recipe: The Perfect Salted Caramel Apple Pie

The recipe for salted caramel apple pie is adapted from The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book, which was written by sisters Emily and Melissa Elsen …

Baking

Sunny Side Up Eggs

We've rounded up the tastiest egg recipes sunny side up, from hearty casseroles and fried eggs to baked eggs with sautéed veggies. Click through for …

The 13 Best Winter Cocktails to Get You Through the Cold

From an updated martini to a seasonal riff on the margarita, here's what to drink when the temperature drops.<p>You can sip a martini any time, but there's something particularly pleasurable about a cocktail designed for the colder months. "Everyone's looking to drink seasonally," says bartender …

The 6 Best Exercises For Gaining Strength | Articles | The Zone

The 6 BEST EXERCISES FOR GAINING STRENGTH<p><b>By Mr Protein and Myprotein Writer George Cook</b><p>Nowadays there are many people leading very busy lives… which …

Workouts Top Trainers Do When They Only Have 15 Minutes

Tell us if this sounds familiar: You want to work out, but you're tight on time and don't know where to start. The struggle is real!<p>When it comes to …

65 poems for primary school children to learn by heart

A national poetry recital competition has launched a set of interactive resources for primary school children and their teachers.<p>The organisers of …