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8 at-home workouts to get rid of love handles—based on the time you have

How One Woman Lost 100 Pounds And Fell In Love With Running In The Process

Lacing up her shoes, strapping on her GPS watch, and heading out on a long run are things 26-year-old Rebecca Grafton, the blogger behind My Girlish …

4 Weeks to Health and Fitness for Yo-Yo Exercisers

Do you want to lose weight? Most of us would probably say, "Yes, I'd love to lose weight." When you embark on that kind of goal, you probably spend a …

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Stretching Routine for Walking

Stretching can improve your flexibility and can make your walking more comfortable. This stretching routine targets the muscle groups you will use …

The Easiest Way To Figure Out Your Race Pace

You know that feeling when you’re registering for a race and you’re asked for your “expected finish time”? Sometimes, sure, you have it nailed. Other …

The 10 Most Popular Training Articles of 2015

Here are some of the training tips that proved to be a big hit with Competitor readers in 2015: Photo Gallery 1 of {count} Back to Start • View Larger …

The Importance of Back Strength for Runners

Photo: Shutterstock.comThere are a lot of options to choose from when it comes time to hit the gym. One group of muscles that runners should never …

7 Tips to become a faster runner

Improving your running form should be an ongoing thing; changing up your running techniques can not only help you to run farther, faster than ever …

Marathon Training | Runner's World

Jul 11, 2018<p>Whether you’re a running newbie or a veteran marathoner, we’ve got the plan for you.<p>Jun 28, 2018<p>Considering your first half marathon? Go ahead and sign up. These running tips will guide you straight to the finish line.<p>Mar 12, 2018<p>How to get faster without hurting your performance, and …

Jenna Wolfe shares how to get bigger benefits from running

Fed up with the daily grind? These are the top 20 employers for work-life balance

There's more time for fun if you work for one of these 20 companies in the UK<p>The UK has a reputation for poor work-life balance. Britons work some of the longest hours in Europe, with full-time workers putting in an average of 39.2 hours per week - although many are known to work well above 40.<p>A …

Strength Training for Runners: Box Jumps

Photo: Scott Draper | CompetitorBox jumps are an excellent plyometric exercise for building explosive muscular strength in the hamstrings, glutes and …

Strength Training for Distance Runners: Cody Harter's Core and Lower Body Conditioning Plan

Whether you’re gearing up to conquer your first marathon, or simply looking to improve your speed on the track, you’re going to need a solid strength …

Motivational Quotes

Oct 7, 2015<p>It's the best form of medication.<p>Oct 2, 2015<p>It needs exercise just like the muscles of the body.<p>Sep 23, 2015<p>Running is not, as it so often seems, only about what you did in your last race.<p>Sep 18, 2015<p>Relax and let the run come out of you.<p>Sep 16, 2015<p>...matters more than how much you …

5 Tips to Manage your WORK-RUN Balance

Most of us use running as a way to keep fit and maintain a healthy lifestyle. However, running regularly is a challenge because most of us have …

Warmups for Runners

As warmup drills go, running backwards is as simple as it gets—and as beneficial. This video explains all the ways that backward running helps your …

The Training Method You Never Tried Before: Grease The Groove

<b></b>The Training Method You Never Tried Before: Grease The GrooveI cannot stand quick-fix marketing that too often infiltrates fitness culture. You can’t …

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Ask The Elites: How Do You Make Breakthroughs As A Runner?

Photo: Shutterstock.com<i>We recently caught up with Desiree Linden, the fourth-place finisher at April’s Boston Marathon, John Honerkamp, a coach for</i> …

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Pick the Right Music for Your Fastest Run Ever

A new study finds that motivational tunes come in many speeds<p>If you find Mozart motivating, take heart. A new study has found that your running playlist is just as effective as one with the <i>Rocky</i> theme on repeat.<p>Studies have shown that music—specifically fast music—can improve athletic performance …

5 Moves to Lose Love Handles

Shares 12K<p>Love handles: nobody likes them, nobody wants them. But how do we get rid of them? <b>The following exercises make for a great workout routine</b> …

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Rock Your Core and Tone Your Abs With This Bodyweight Workout

Wake up your core and kick your abs into high gear with this circuit workout. It should take you around 20 minutes, and the best part is you won't …

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5 ways to work out without weights

With all the knowledge that’s out there now about exercise, there’s really no excuse for not achieving your fitness goals. You can’t argue that you …

How to Get Kate Upton's Abs Without Doing Crunches

Last winter, New York City fitness guru David Kirsch kicked Kate Upton's butt into shape with stair running, pull-ups, and, of course, ab work. What he did not have her do...

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Male and female brains wired differently, scans reveal

Scientists have drawn on nearly 1,000 brain scans to confirm what many had surely concluded long ago: that stark differences exist in the wiring of male and female brains.<p>Maps of neural circuitry showed that on average women's brains were highly connected across the left and right hemispheres, in …

The Right Way to Do 5 Popular Body-Weight Exercises

Think you have the pushup down? Think again. Here are the common mistakes most guys make when doing their favorite equipment-free moves<p>As a strength coach, I love body-weight exercises. They challenge your muscles and kick your heart into high gear. You can do them for free—anywhere, anytime. …