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How Linux Users Can Hide Their Tracks With JonDo

Quick! Look behind you! Someone is following your every move… online. Nearly every major media and shopping online outlet is tracking everything you …

The Benefits of Writing by Hand Versus Typing

The debate over hand writing important notes versus typing them is one we’ve hit on before, but this graphic lays out all of the data clearly, and …

Fix Your Form, It Helps More Than You Think

Dianne Anderson, 68, improved by 15 seconds in the mile once she fixed her stride.<p><i>After the first few years of heady progress, runners often find that their improvement curve plateaus. Though they continue diligent work, new PRs—even incremental gains—become difficult to achieve. But once in a</i> …

Bart Yasso’s Top Three Treadmill Workouts

Get the most out of the 'mill with these three workouts and long run tips.<p>With snow, ice, and frigid temperatures across much of the United States, many runners are probably thinking: What about my training plan?<p>If the cold is forcing you to skip your planned run and head indoors to the treadmill, …

Finally, a Fun Treadmill Workout

Never dread running indoors again with this heart-pounding, 30-minute workout from treadmill guru Debora Warner.<p>Debora Warner, 44, loves the machine that some runners love to hate. Last November, she founded the Mile High Run Club, New York City’s first treadmill studio, which specializes in indoor …

What It Takes to Eat and Work Out Like Pro Track Star Sara Hall

We’ve already seen what models such as <b>Elle Macpherson</b> and <b>Taylor Hill</b> eat and how they work out, and celebrities such as <b>Khloé Kardashian</b> and <b>Kate …

Meb Keflezighi’s 5 Drills to Make You a Better Runner

Become more mindful of your running form and gain greater speed with less injury risk.<p>The following drills will improve your running form in many ways—by strengthening key running muscles, by improving your range of motion via exaggerating some aspects of the running gait, by improving the …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

Five things would happen if everyone stopped eating meat

Today marks the end of World Week for the Abolition of Meat – an appropriate time to ask ourselves what would happen if those of us who live in the …

Clever Ways to Transform Cup Noodles Into Actual Food

Cup noodles are pretty much last-resort or office food for most of us, but just because they’re all you have doesn’t mean they have to be disgusting. …

What to Expect When You Start Working Out Again After a Long Break

If you’re just now getting back into a workout routine after a few weeks off for the holidays, or after injuries or laziness kept you grounded for a …

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

How to set up your new iPad the right way

Congratulations — you got a new iPad! Whether it’s a high-tech marvel of a new 9.7-inch iPad Pro, the beastly 12.9-inch iPad Pro, a perfectly capable iPad Air 2 or “just” an iPad mini 4, you’ll want such set up your new iPad with the least amount of fuss.<p>We’re here to help you do just that with a …

Apps

14 Delicious Meals in Less Than 30 Minutes

Recipes from the latest Runner’s World cookbook.<p>Not sure what to eat on race morning? In need of some tasty midrun energy? Want to ensure you properly kick-start recovery? Do it all with the latest <i>Runner’s World</i> cookbook—a collection of more than 150 recipes ready in 30 minutes or less.<p>Before You …

How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …

Most Popular How-To Guides of 2015

Step-by-step guides are our bread and butter here at Lifehacker, and you seem to enjoy reading them as much as we enjoy writing them. Here are the …

Turn an Old Mac Into a Cheap VPN with OS X Server

GIF<p>VPN subscriptions cost money, and they often require a bit of research just to figure out if they’re legit. If you have an old Mac sitting around, …

5 Ways To Save Money When Buying a MacBook

Apple’s MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, or “the new MacBook”, are some of the best notebook computers you can buy. But they’re also pretty expensive. A …

Seven Running Drills to Improve Speed, Form, and Efficiency

When I first started performing running drills, I felt silly. Aren’t neon short shorts embarrassing enough? But running drills can be hugely …

Yoga for Cardio Lovers: 8 Poses to Build Strength

Strength training is a critical component of a well-rounded fitness routine. If you find yourself consistently gravitating toward activities such as …

Yoga

11 ways to speed up your Mac

New MacBooks are very tempting, but upgrading a machine that can easily be salvaged makes no sense.<p>Here are some simple, free ways to speed up your Mac.

Why Upgrading from Windows XP to Linux is Easier than You Think

Since at least the mid 1980’s, I’ve been a Microsoft Windows guy. After testing a few interesting Linux distros, I can honestly say that Linux is …

Tech Tips: Stuff you didn't know you could do on Facebook

NEW YORK (AP) — Did you know you can add a pronunciation guide to your name on Facebook? Overlay colorful text on the photos you post? How about mark …

Apps

14 Ways for How to Lose Belly Fat Fast

My friend Kimberly was making yet another series of desperate New Year’s weight loss resolutions.<p>“Every year, I starve myself for months, I lose …

Nutrition

How to Make Mason Jar Oatmeal for Weight Loss

While eating oats out of a mason jar may make you feel good (and foodstagram ready), it’s what you put in them that will make you look good – and …

Breakfast

Why You Need a Running Coach

Hiring a professional helps you train smarter and get fitter.<p>I'm running through Corning, New York's historic downtown on a road lined with cute shops and yellow foliage, my eyes locked on the finish line of the 2014 Wineglass Marathon. The sun is shining but the air is cool—a perfect October day. …

Marathons

Want to Get More from Your Mac Mini? Start With These Upgrade Tips

Advertisement<p>Despite iFixit scoring the recent Retina MacBook Pro models 2/10 for repairability, the new Mac Mini managed an 8/10. This …

Lifehacker Pack for Windows: Our List of the Essential Windows Apps

Windows has more great programs than we can count, but some are essential to just about every PC setup. In this year’s annual Lifehacker Pack for …

Software

37 Anchovy & Sardine Recipes That Pack a Punch

You know what they say: little fish—big flavor. These recipes with anchovies and sardines prove it.<p><b>We make no secret of our love for</b> small, oily fish like anchovies and sardines. They're sustainable, affordable, big on flavor, and just a little bit in sauces, dressings, and pastas packs a ton of …

Cooking