Evelyn Ouro-Rodrigues

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Oyster Week In NYC: The Big Apple Becomes The Big Oyster

You may think, hey, I know my oysters. There's big ones, little ones, briny ones, sweet ones, West Coast, East Coast. I even know a few names -- Wellfleet, Kumomoto, Bluepoint, and, um, did I say Wellfleet? And I know for sure they taste good with a big dollop of cocktail sauce on them.<p>That's about …

Running Music: Playlists to Help You Pick Up the Pace

Freshen up your running playlist with these fast-paced songs<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Thirty-five percent of WH readers told us in an online poll that when exercising outdoors, they always listen to music—and that their tunes are as essential as their sneaks and sports bra.<p>Need to freshen up your …

A Healthy Diet for Runners: Meal Plan

Mix and match any meal in the same category whenever you'd like. Then choose three of our satisfying 100-cal snacks each day, and you'll come to about 1,500 nutrition-packed calories a day. An added bonus: We've added meat-free menus and convenience foods, too. For more healthy snack ideas, check …

Running for Weight Loss

<b>Week One</b><p><b>Monday</b><br>Run 30 minutes.<br>Walk 5.<br>Stretch.<p><b>Tuesday</b> <br>"Tone Zone" Strength Training Program.<br>Stretch.<p><b>Wednesday</b><br>Run 30 minutes.<br>Walk 5.<br>Stretch<p><b>Thursday</b> <br>"Rock Solid Abs" Strength Training Program.<br>Stretch.<p><b>Friday</b><br>Run 30 minutes.<br>Walk 5 minutes.<br>Stretch.<p><b>Saturday</b><br>Rest Day<p><b>Sunday</b><br>Run 30 minutes.<br>Walk 5 minutes.<br>Stretch.<p>…

Half-Marathon Training: 10 Weeks to a Half-Marathon

If you're a newbie, don't hesitate to mix walk breaks into your runs (for example, run two to three minutes, then walk 30 to 60 seconds). "What's important is that you're moving forward—it doesn't matter if it's walking or running," says Maxwell.<p>To all runners: Listen to your body. Add an extra …

10K Training Schedule: Beginner 10-K Training Plan

<b>Plan Overview:</b> Runs start at 15 minutes long. Most of the weekday runs take less than 30 minutes, and the longest run tops out at 5 miles. “Once you hit a weekly long run of four or five miles, you can take on a 10-K and finish with a smile on your face,” says Maxwell.<p><b>Print the plan!</b><p><b>Too hard?</b> If …

10K Training: Run Your First or Fastest 10K

Maxwell designed 10-K training plans (one for beginners and one for intermediate runners) that will get you race-ready in just seven weeks. Each plan calls for four days of running per week, plus one day of optional cross-training.<p>So what are you waiting for? Sign up for a race, pick your plan, and …

Yoga: Poses To Tone Your Butt

<b>Warrior III</b> Standing on one straight leg, lean forward with your chest until it is in line with your lifted back leg and parallel to the ground. Extend your upper chest and gaze forward as you flex your back foot, keeping your leg straight and all of your toes pointing down. Stay here or extend …

Yoga: Poses to Tone Your Arms

Begin on all fours with your knees hip-width apart and your hands shoulder-width apart. Stack your hips over your knees and your shoulders over your wrists. Walk your hands a few inches in front of your shoulders. Curl your toes under, lift your hips, and straighten your legs. Push into your palms …