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Adding Jumps to Your Squats

Squats are a useful leg-strengthening exercise by itself. But add a jump to each rep? You’ve got a great way to build leg strength.<p>Make sure to …

3 Lunge Variations You Should Be Doing

<i>Everyone knows how to do a basic lunge; these three variations take it to the next level.</i><p>For the most part, running takes place in what’s called the …

15 secret features hidden in your iPhone

Your iPhone has a lot of hidden features you may not know about, like a hidden map of everywhere you've been and the ability to let you control your screen by tilting your head.<p>We've rounded together 15 hidden features that will help make you an iPhone power user.

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6 Injury-Reducing Exercises For Runners

One of the key factors to better racing performance is consistent training. That means having a body that can withstand pounding. Injury prevention …

Dumbbell Complexes for Faster Running

Photo: Shutterstock.com<i>Build strength and power for running with these short weight circuits.</i>Running faster race times requires more than just …

Strength Training

12 Exercises To Build Your Running Body | Competitor.com

1. Inchworm Plank<p>The inchworm plank helps to awaken your muscles, working both flexibility and strength. And if you’re not very flexible, it’s okay …

Fast After 40: Master Your Strength Training

Air Squats<p><i>These are the bodyweight version of squats, the best exercise for strengthening your quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes.</i><p><b>Instruction:</b> Stand …

7 Plank Variations for a Strong Running Core | Competitor.com

Basic Plank<p>Lie down facing the floor. Place your palms directly under your shoulders with your forearms on the ground. Push up onto your forearms, …

Foot Work

Strengthen the muscles in your feet and ankles to run farther–and healthier.<p>​<p>​<p>Runners' mighty quads and glutes reach long-mileage readiness well ahead of the smaller muscles in the feet and ankles. Yet this supporting cast plays a key role in achieving peak endurance. "Working the muscles in your …

Dynamic vs. Static Stretching for Runners

Think back to the time when you were first introduced to team sports or group fitness. If we had to bet, we’d put money on the notion that your coach …

Dynamic Warmups Make You Stronger, Faster

<i>Five minutes of this before one run can make a world of difference.</i><p>You know you’re supposed to warm up your muscles and joints before you head out …

Workout Of The Week: Billat's 30-30

The best runners possess two key characteristics: a high VO2 max (i.e. a high capacity to consume oxygen during running) and great energy economy …

Do The Math: Percentages In Diets Are 'Meaningless'

<i>Steer clear of one-size-fits-all formulas to balance carbs, fat and protein in your diet.</i><p>Some sports nutrition experts recommend a 60/20/20 diet. …