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‘Shut up, run and get the job done’: Meredith Quinlan is driven by doubters and could be the first woman to break 60 | Outdoor & Extreme | South China Morning Post

Running 298 kilometres non-stop and unsupported will strip any athlete down and leave them in need of motivation.<p>For Australian runner Meredith …

Hong Kong

Menswear Trends Worth Stealing From Pitti Uomo 93 (And Some You Shouldn’t)

With 2018 in full swing it's time to visit the peacock capital of the world lovingly known as Pitti Uomo 93.The bi-annual show serves as the premiere …

These Were The Most Popular Books Of 2017, According To Amazon

In a year that often seemed stranger than fiction, we turned to books for guidance, solace, escape, and entertainment. Some were political and …

Must-watch trail running videos from 2017

Time is well-wasted watching these trail running videos from the past 12 monthsThe post Must-watch trail running videos from 2017 appeared first on …

See Big Sean, Metro Boomin’s Raucous ‘Double or Nothing’ on ‘Fallon’

Big Sean and producer Metro Boomin tore through two songs from their new collaborative album, <i>Double or Nothing</i>, on <i>The Tonight Show</i> Monday.<p>“Who’s …

The 50 Best Albums Of 2017

30. Ron Miles<i><br>I Am a Man</i><p>The cornet, as Ron Miles plays it, is an instrument of warm color and rounded projection. There's no hint of stridency in his tone, and not much slash in his attack. But it would be a gross underestimation to file him away as an easy listen, or someone who'd trade urgency for …

It's Getting Harder for People of Color Like Me to Inhabit White Spaces

Given everything going on in the world today, the likelihood that a thoughtless remark uttered by a person of privilege will drive me up the wall is higher than ever. And I'm not alone.<p>I feel aggravated all the time. More annoyed than usual when people repeat my name back to me with a question …

The Greatest Story Ever Trolled

Joel Embiid has turned the Sixers' famed process into performance art, and everyone is feeling merry and bright -- for now.<p><i>This story appears in ESPN</i> …

How 6 Women Changed the New York City Marathon Forever

In the fall of 1972, the New York City Marathon organizer Fred Lebow contacted The New York Times. He told reporters to come to the start line of the race, then in its third year, promising a sight they would not want to miss.<p>The race would be the largest yet, with over 250 runners set to attempt …

This Video Shows What Happens to Your Body During a Marathon

It also explains the science behind carbo-loading, bonking, and that elusive runner's high.<p>This weekend, 50,000 runners will toe the line at the New …

Trail-Running Books for Your Reading List

There is nothing like leaning back in a deck chair on a warm summer night dreaming about running. What will tomorrow’s adventure bring? The only …

How to qualify for UTMB racing in Canada

Want to race the most famous ultramarathon in the world? Here’s a breakdown of Canadian races currently eligible to gain points towards getting into …

The Masochist's Marathon

The world's top ultrarunners fight to compete in the Barkley Marathons, an ever-shifting race designed by a madman to break their spirits through 100 miles of hellish Appalachian mountains. So far, only 14 people have completed it.<p>A man is begging on the side of a Tennessee mountain. He's crumpled …

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’: What We Learned From First Trailer

After a year and a half of anticipation, <i>Star Wars</i> superfans can finally heed the words of Luke Skywalker himself: “Breathe. Just breathe.” At today’s …

50 Awesome Shows On Netflix Right Now (& Their Trailers)

With the endless amount of shows on Netflix, the art of binging has become tactical when trying to find the perfect show. There’s nothing worse than …

TV

29 Best Instagrams For Cyclists

The 40 Most Iconic Places on the Planet

For 40 years, <i>Out</i>side has sent writers on first descents of rivers, explored the latest fads in fitness and nutrition, watched Everest go from the proving ground of serious mountaineers to a playground for rich explorers, and tested more gear than we could possibly count. As part of our 40th …

George Michael: 20 Essential Songs

Wham!, “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” (1984)<p>Though they already had four monster hits and even a Top 20 single, "Megamix," in their native U.K., …

Aleppo presents a moral dilemma for Christian leaders

THE travails of Aleppo, it is generally agreed, pose one of the great moral crises of our time. The city is also the location of some venerable …

Middle East

The Trump era

His victory threatens old certainties about America and its role in the world. What will take their place?<p>THE fall of the Berlin Wall, on November …

Hand on heart

<b>Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right.</b> By Arlie Russell Hochschild. <i>The New Press; 351 pages; $27.95.</i><p><b>Get our daily</b> …

The legacy of Pokémon for millennials

If 2016 is the year of the monkey, it surely belongs to its more famous animated cousin, Mankey. On February 27th, millions celebrated 20 years since …

FasCat’s Tour de France training plan

It’s that time of the year again — the 2016 Tour De France is getting ready to roll out. Virtually all of us won’t be taking the start in Mont …

Road Cycling

4 Speed Workouts You Can Do Anywhere

Age-group runner Julie Thienel of Maryland doesn’t like the track, but she does like speed work. “I think the road much better mimics race conditions …

Marathons

When in Doubt, Simplify: Olympic Weightlifting Program Design

Program design for Olympic weightlifting can be an overwhelming and daunting prospect, especially these days as a lot of you who are very new to the …

Weightlifting

This Cycling Startup Expects $150 Million In Revenue This Year

The list of Internet connected devices for the home like smart thermostats, lightbulbs, and hubs that serve as voice-activated virtual assistants …

10 best CrossFit workouts for weight loss

A level-with-you fact: If you do CrossFit, you will almost certainly drop fat. “High-intensity interval training, common to CrossFit, is very …

Workouts

How to Tackle One of CrossFit's Hardest Exercises

You might be strong, but are you muscle-up strong? This gymnastics-inspired CrossFit exercise is even harder than the pull-up and requires an insane …

30 Of The Best Places To Camp In Canada

Canada has it all. From beaches to mountains to lush landscapes coast-to-coast, each province holds it's own set of treasures.<p>Last year the Globe and …