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20-Minute, No-Running Cardio Blast

There are no excuses for skipping this workout; it's only 20 minutes, and it requires no equipment, so no matter where you are, you can fit in a sweat session. Quick and effective, this workout is all cardio with no running required. Yep, you can do it in your living room. So learn the moves below, …

How Running Helped These People Lose 70+ Pounds

People start running for all kinds of reasons. Some want to get active, some seek to change their lifestyle, others just want to become healthier. The following people started running to jump-start dramatic weight-loss journeys. Most have lost 70+ pounds through running and have been able to keep …

Fitness

Give Yourself a Mid-Season Training Makeover

Is ramping up your mileage making you crash and burn? Here's how to take a step back and change your training plan for the better.<p><i>I'm training for a series of half-marathons this fall, and my goal is to improve my time by two to five minutes. I feel my goal is realistic, but I'm crashing and</i> …

Marathons

How and Why You Should Warm Up Before a Run

Heading out for a run too fast and not warmed up is a recipe for injury.<p>Once we get revved up to run it’s tempting to shoot out the door at top speed. But heading out of the gates at full speed—without a proper warmup—is a recipe for disaster, and injury.<p>If you start out too fast, you run the risk …

Marathons

Strength Training Without the Gym

Get strong outside the box.<p>Strength training is all too easy for runners to neglect in the summer, when they'd prefer to exercise outside as much as possible. But who says squats can only be done in the gym? This routine from Chicago Area Runners Association coach Melissa Stone requires no …

Workouts

Why Stair-Climbing is Good for Runners

The plyometric motion strengthens your muscles, heart, and lungs for better running.<p>If you borrow one element (besides running) from Rocky Balboa’s training regimen, make it stair-climbing. The plyometric motion strengthens the same muscles as lunges and squats, and taxes your lungs and heart as …

Marathons

Resistance Bands for Strength Training

Get stronger and prevent injuries with this affordable, portable training tool.<p>Most runners know they should strength-train–doing so can correct muscle imbalances to boost performance and prevent injuries. But getting to a gym can be a challenge, and stacking dumbbells in your living room might not …

Exercise

Training advice - The Running Bug

Proper Running Form

Running mechanics are determined by strength and flexibility.<p>Between the popularity of movements like minimalism and Chi Running, more people than ever are trying to fix their running form in the hope of eliminating injuries and getting faster. Each school of running form has its converts who swear …

Exercise

8 Ways to Extend Your Long Run

How to build endurance gradually and avoid injury when running long.

Marathons

5 Post-Race Standing Stretches Every Runner Should Do

Do these 5 moves right after your race to jumpstart recovery and reduce soreness.<p>After an exhausting run or race, you might be tempted to sit or lie down.<p>But getting off your feet too soon could cause muscles and tendons to tighten up, says Chris Ramsey, D.P.T., O.C.S., a physical therapist and …

Yoga

The Best Foods For Runners

The 15 foods runners need every week for good health and top performance.<p>Most supermarkets stock more than 30,000 items, yet every time we race up and down the aisles of the grocery store, we toss into our carts the same 10 to 15 foods. Which isn't such a bad thing, as long as you're taking home …

Nutrition

3 Little Tips for Better Running Form

Relax, take short steps, and be sure to warm up before each run.<p><i>I am starting to train for a half-marathon, and the more I read about proper running technique, the more confused I get. Can you enlighten me as to proper running form? Thank you. —Jennifer</i><p>Hi, Jennifer. Great news about training for …

Marathons

Motivational Quotes | Runner's World

The 26.2-mile distance has inspired some wise words throughout the ages.​<p>Motivational sayings from the iconic American runner.​<p>The iconic race has sparked some inspirational sayings throughout the years.​<p>Illustrations By Megan Hetzel<p>A champion is made when you look at the time spent …

Marathons

Lauren Fleshman's Freaking Awesome Abs Workout

Lauren Fleshman shows RW the routine she uses to shape her awesome abs.<p>Lauren Fleshman took a break during her cover shoot for the June issue of <i>Runner's World</i> to show off her custom ab routine that helped her get her core back in shape after the birth of her son.<p>Perform each move for two sets of 10 …

Workouts

How To Replicate The Color Palette From Any Photo Or Famous Painting In Seconds In Photoshop

That title may seem a little strange or brash, and by no means am I condoning theft. The point I’m arriving at, is that we can use readily available …

Tutorial Shows How to Correct Skin Tones, Colorize Shadows and Add Light Effects

When it comes to nailing the white-balance in a photo, it’s rarely an easy task, especially with portraits. It becomes even more arduous when you’re …

Photographer Ryan Muirhead Talks Depression, Creativity, and What It Means to Be Human

There’s no way of knowing when you’ll wake up in life, or if you ever will. Only after getting down the track a ways do you realize you were in fact …

Tutorial Shows Quick, Effective Method For Managing Stray Hairs in Post

No matter who it is you’re photographing or where you’re taking their picture, it’s almost inevitable that in at least a few shots there will be some …

Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses for Photographing Couples

Posing Guide for Photographing Couples: Couple photography is about connection, interaction and feelings between two people. Here are some poses to …

Digital Photography

How to Organize Your Photos with Lightroom So You Can Always Find Them Quickly

The introduction of Lightroom and Apple’s rival Aperture, heralded a new era in digital asset management for photographers. Initially aimed and …

Using Umbrellas to Help Imitate Natural Lighting for Portrait Photography

Umbrellas are great lighting tools for beginners and pros alike. They’re not too hard to figure out, and they give you great light coverage that you …

When Being a Good Photographer Isn’t Enough

I’ve met a lot of bitter photographers over the years, especially as high-end cameras have become cheaper and more accessible. They complain that …

Magical Portraits of Identical Icelandic Twins

Strongly drawn to the powerful relationship between twins, Japanese photographer Ariko Inaoka began taking photographs of Icelandic twin sisters, …

Alex Dani: Showing True Emotions

Alex Dani, born in 1984, first picked up a disposable camera at the age of 15 and worked his way to becoming a full-time professional photographer …

The line between art and photography

Here’s a provocative question: is this image art? Why? Why not? Have a think about this carefully, for a moment. Today I’m going to crack open the …

Lighting Techniques for Professional Food Photography

For William Brinson, it’s all about the details. In fact, it’s the attention he innately gives the details that made him one of the country’s premier …

Photography

Behind the Scenes of a Photo Shoot with an Academy Award-winning Actress

Cover photos for well-known magazines tend to have an air of sophistication. The talented photographers creating them must be highly skilled at …

Headshot Photography Techniques

Peter Hurley believes he has the coolest job you could ever have. He arrived at his headshot photography career through trial and error. Just like …

Photography

How Using Just One Light Will Make You a Better Photographer

Many times, one light is enough.<p>The master of the “one light,” Zack Arias once racked up a huge debt from being a gear head. From this experience, he …