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Treadmill Workouts

<b>Random Pickup</b> Tom Holland, a triathlete and physiologist in Darien, Connecticut, suggests watching a 30-minute TV program, like the nightly news. Increase your speed so that you're running hard (about 80 percent of your maximum) during the commercials. When Katie Couric returns, slow your pace to …

7 Tips for Fueling Your First Marathon

Practice your nutrition during training and get to the starting line prepared.<p>As you log your miles, you also need to practice your nutrition, a crucial part of getting you through 26.2 miles. Even if this isn’t your first marathon, these tips can help power your training runs and race.

Marathons

10 Healthy Foods That You Can Eat On The Cheap

<b>*Content courtesy of acefitness.org</b><p>Eating healthy doesn’t have to put a strain on your wallet. By including these items in your snacks and meals, you …

13.1 Tips For Running Your Best Half Marathon | Competitor.com

<i>Thinking of tackling America’s fastest growing race distance? Here are some ways to get started.</i><p>In recent years, the half marathon has become …

The Runner's Guide To Eating Out

<i>What goes into your mouth has a direct correlation to what your legs can put out.</i><p>The popular axiom, “if the furnace is hot enough, it’ll burn …

Does Leg Exercise Make Your Arms Tired?

Some fatigue is "local," some isn't.<p>No, I'm not recycling material here. Last fall, I wrote a blog entry (Does Arm Exercise Make Your Legs Tired?) about a study that explored whether arm exercise makes your legs tired -- in that case, the researchers were looking at sustained exercise: arm-cycling …

Weightlifting

Stop Saying 'I Have Ran'

Every time you do, a baby otter gets abandoned by its mother.<p>Readers, there is a lot of crazy, scary, truly horrible stuff happening in the world right now. Ukraine is a powder keg that could ignite a broader regional -- or even global -- conflict; climate change threatens our very existence; and …

Freedom of Information

Artist perfectly captures genderswapped Disney princesses

Animation student Miyuli decided to spend some time re-designing Disney princesses as their opposite gender. Now what needs to happen is a team up …

Artskills

The Shout-Outs and Easter Eggs You Missed in the Sherlock Finale

The third season of <i>Sherlock</i> came to its close on American television last night with the finale episode "His Last Vow," where Sherlock finally faced …

Sochi blogger explores the dark side of the Olympics

Police warn Alexander Valov to leave Sochi before the games begin<p>Alexander Valov recently got some off-the-record, free advice from a cop: get out of …

Nelson Mandela Becomes First Politician To Be Missed

JOHANNESBURG—Following the death of former South African president and civil rights leader Nelson Mandela today at the age of 95, sources confirmed …

How the right tried to ruin Nelson Mandela

Powerful conservatives spent decades trying to take down the South African leader<p>The most obvious thing you could say about Nelson Mandela is that he died a widely loved man — as the Onion facetiously noted yesterday, "the first politician to be missed." What's been somewhat harder to glean from …

A devastating new ad campaign from “Save Our Sisters,” an anti-sex trafficking initiative, illustrat

A devastating new ad campaign from “Save Our Sisters,” an anti-sex trafficking initiative, illustrates India’s growing problem with domestic violence …

Tadashi Shoji: For the Ladylike Lady With a Sweet Tooth in You

The spring/summer 2014 Tadashi Shoji collection that went down the runway yesterday in New York as part of Fashion Week was positively dreamy: Light, …

10 Heartbreaking Photos That Might Reduce You To Tears

They say a photo speaks a thousand words, so with the greatest respect to these heartbreaking moments from our history & the photographers that have …

Bonne Anniversaire, Coco Chanel! Read the Fashion Icon's Top 10 Quotes

Photo: Courtesy of Chanel<p>It was the great Coco Chanel who once said, "Fashion passes, style remains." Not only was she one of the greatest style icons of our day—founding her eponymous brand and creating dressing rules still followed today—but she was also a woman of wise words. Her quotes about …

Coco Chanel

Calling a Smidge of Bullshit on the Whole Makeup-Free Thing

Most of us agree a positive body image is a good thing, but we may not agree on how to cultivate it. That much was evident when Australian website …

Court Rules Bigot Jagoffs Can't Refuse to Photograph Gay Weddings

First, apologies for the double negative in the headline about this positive development: the Supreme Court of New Mexico has ruled that a …

The Lady Geeks Are Coming For Wikipedia

Wikipedia's boy's club problem is a vicious cycle; 87 percent of the site's editors are men, so the site's content skews very dude (and sometimes …

Malleable Paper Sculptures by Li Hongbo

Li Hongbo is a Chinese artist currently living and working in Beijing. Born in 1974 in Siping City, Jilin, China, Li has always had a deep …

These Grotesque, Dreamlike Portraits Are Gonna Stick With You

" PORTRAIT" work in progress a new video by milkyeyes from MILKYEYES - donato sansone on Vimeo.<p>Well, this is terrifying. Italian video artist Donato Sansone creates nightmarish video portraits, in which ghoulish faces deteriorate into constantly shifting smoke. Each portrait, approximately 4 …

Flower Alternatives: Feathers, Streamers And Other Wedding Decor Ideas (PHOTOS)

<b>By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly</b><p>Flowers and weddings go together like wine and cheese -- you can't really have one without the other. Or so we always thought. Today we're seeing a lot more brides forgo the flowers in favor of less expensive candles, reusable banners, tissue poms and versatile paper …

Liquid Jewels: High Speed Photos of Paint on Popped Balloons by Fabian Oefner | Colossal

<p>Liquid Jewel is a new project by Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner (previously) as part of his ongoing exploration of manipulating paint with natural …

The Sapphires US DVD Cover Relegates Black Female Stars to Background

<i>The Sapphires</i> is an award-winning Australian film about four Aboriginal women who struggled against — and overcame — rampant sexism and racism in the …

Disney Princesses Redesigned with Historically Accurate Outfits

Gaming Gone Vector by Chasing Artwork