Gemma Brown

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Habit Stacking: 17 Small Productivity Habits

<i>“The goal of a mini-habit is to be consistent. In fact, consistency is much more important than what you accomplish with this daily habit.”</i><p><b>The</b> …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Immune System

Ten Of London’s Best Burgers

If the 60s were all about Beatlemania, then this decade will surely go down in history as the time of Burgermania. Londoners just can’t enough of …

The Simple Thing You Can Do In The Morning To Lose Weight

It doesn't even involve exercise!<p>"Rise and shine" isn't just something you should say in the morning to drag yourself out of bed. According to a new study from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, published in the journal <i>PLOS ONE</i>, actually <i>doing it</i>—i.e., getting up and catching a …

Fitness

The Four Keys to Being a Trusted Leader

Self-aggrandizement and even plain old greed has become standard fare in the executive cafeteria. And yet CEOs wonder why their employees and the public exhibit such a high degree of mistrust toward business and business leaders. The truth lies in the way many CEOs talk and behave.<p>Real leadership – …

26 Tips for Running Your Best 26.2

Here is everything you need to know to run your best marathon this year.<p>If you’re running a marathon this year and you’re worried about the task ahead, relax.<p>We’re here to advise you on what to do a month out, a week away, even the day of. Shoe tips? Check. Hydration strategy? It’s here. Taper …

What's the Difference Between Fartlek, Tempo, and Interval Runs?

Here's a quick breakdown of these three major types of speed workouts.<p><i>Hi Jenny, I just read your article,</i> <i>'</i><i>What Should I Do During the Off Season</i><i>?'. Very helpful, thanks! Could you briefly explain to me the difference between fartlek, tempo, and interval runs? Thanks! Mary</i><p>Hi, Mary. Thanks for the …

5 Things Runners Should Know About Knees

Starting with whether "running will ruin your knees."<p>If we had a fast-twitch muscle fiber for every time we've heard "running will ruin your knees," we'd be able to outsprint Usain Bolt. And our knees would feel good while we did so, because despite what your potentially well-meaning but definitely …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Recipes

Should You Try Fasting Before Running?

Curious about intermittent fasting? It's not for everyone, but here's how to safely and healthily see if it hurts or helps your performance.<p><i>I am currently training for an 8k this season. I like to run first thing in the morning after a cup of coffee. What is your view on running on an empty</i> …

Do Compression Socks Really Work?

<i>The evidence appears anecdotal, but the perceived recovery benefits can’t be denied.</i><p>It doesn’t take much to convince runners to jump on the latest …

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Run Up, Run Down: Two Training Techniques to Get Faster

If running faster is your 2014 resolutions, use these tips to hit a new PR.<p>In my book, Running On Air, I promote an effort scale related to rhythmic breathing that allows a runner to gauge their running pace and perform a number of different “workouts” within a training program. This effort scale …

What Time of Day to Work Out?

Morning, noon or night? There are challenges - and good reasons - for each.<p>What's the best time of day to work out? That's easy. The best time of day to work out is whatever time of day you're most likely to actually get it done!<p>Whether you’re a morning person, a night owl, or someone who looks …

Clean Choice Awards 2013: Baking

<b>GRAINSTORM All Oatmeal Cookie Mix</b><br>Simply add butter, eggs and olive oil to this whole-ground oat mix for a batch of fresh-baked clean cookies in mere …

Nutty, Nutty Granola

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: A breakfast recipe for many whose dietary restrictions make it tough to find one.</i><p>There’s one in every …

Best Ever Chocolate Oatmeal No-Bake Bars {Clean-Eating}

So, I saw this recipe on Pinterest and immediately knew I wanted to try it. But I took awhile to get around to it.<p>However, the other day, my friend …

Cut the Sugar in 3 Easy Steps

Sugar makes us feel so good—that is, until it doesn’t. No one enjoys the cravings, guilt, and health problems that come with being addicted to the …

How to Make Overnight Oats Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Calling all multitaskers! While you sleep, you can cook your oatmeal overnight in the refrigerator. There's</i> …

Recipes

Three Real Women Kept Food Diaries for a Day—Here's What a Nutritionist Had to Say

Consider this proof that you can still eat healthy even when you're super-busy.<p>Sometimes, when you're racing between work and working out and friend dates and actual dates, finding the time and energy to choose (let alone prepare) wholesome meals can feel impossible. After all, the vending machine …

Healthy Eating

Oatmeal Cookies with Dark Chocolate, Cranberries, & Coconut

So every time I make cookies and children (my own or others…it’s like they just <i>know…</i>) find out about it, they ask me two questions: 1) “Can I have …