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The Best Fat Loss Workout

Slim down your body, speed up your fat loss and cut your workout time with a pair of circuits you can do anywhere. As little as 15-20 minutes of …

Workouts

How to Warm Up for a Run

The first mile of every run doesn’t have to suck. In fact, it shouldn’t.<p>That’s why world-class runners and coaches recommend warming up both your body and brain before you hit the pavement or trail. The goal is “to perk you up before you take your first step on the run, ” says Jon Marcus, elite …

Workouts

Pick Up The Pace With This 1-Hour Workout

If you want to run faster, you’ve got to—well, run faster. But faster mile splits don’t come overnight. Instead, it’s a gradualThe post Pick Up The …

Exercise

The Workout That Can Help You Lose 2 Inches Of Belly Fat

If you want to lose a belt size, skip the treadmill. Performing intervals during your regular workout may help you lose more belly fat than …

Exercise

5 Foam Roller Moves to Make You Stronger

Despite a surge in trendy recovery products, the foam roller remains the thing you keep going back to for loosening tight spots, speeding recovery, and increasing range of motion. But the foam roller is almost just as valuable as a strength-building tool, especially when used to enhance exercises …

Workouts

4 Special Forces Training Techniques To Get You Ripped

Special Forces training, by its very definition, is one of the hardest things you could imagine.<p>A mix of unimaginable physical fitness, mental …

Cran-Apple Carrot Muffins: A Soft Bite of Powerful Nutrients

Preparation<p>Preheat oven to 400F. Spray a 12-cup muffin tin with cooking spray and set aside.<br>• Whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking …

The hardest one-move workout ever

This is a workout you will never forget.<p>It’s exactly what it sounds like – one exercise repeated over and over and over again until you finish, quit, …

Workouts

Ten Tips For Your Best Marathon | Kinetic Revolution

<b>AUDIO VERSION: I also recorded an audio version of this article. Let me know if this is something you find useful!</b><p>For many of us, <b>marathon training</b> is …

You Won't Be Asking For Another Ab Workout After You Do This One

There's no equipment needed for this eight-exercise circuit<p>"Whenever someone asks me for an ab workout, I give them one called Don't Ever Ask Me About Abs Again," says Bobby Maximus, author of <i>Men's Health</i> book <i>Maximus Body,</i> which includes high-intensity workouts to get you ripped fast. Like the name …

Workouts

Bodyweight Workout for Runners – 15 Minute Blast

<i>Video: “Bodyweight Workout for Runners” by James Dunne</i> In the video above I demonstrate a quick <b>bodyweight workout for runners</b> you can perform any …

Workouts

7 Keys to Setting Your Marathon PR

Whether you're trying to qualify for Boston or just see improvement, these principles will get you there<p>Most serious amateur runners want to qualify for the Boston Marathon. The historic race from Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to Boston’s Copley Square is the world’s oldest annual marathon and serves …

Marathons

This family of 4 is living on a shuttle bus — and we're kind of jealous

One family of four decided to trade their New York City apartment for even smaller living quarters: a shuttle bus.<p>After feeling like life was passing them by, David and Madison Bowman embarked on a new adventure. David left his job and with their two toddlers, the parents moved from Manhattan into …

How to Develop Speed for a Fast 5K

5Ks like the Carlsbad 5000 allow for a good blend of speed and endurance.<br>The 5K is a complex—but thrilling—race. It’s short enough to require a lot …

Marathons

Strava Data Can Teach You How to Train for the Marathon

What can you learn from looking at the data from over 80 million runs? A lot, actually.<p>When it comes to training and pre-race preparation, what are the principal differences between a half and a full marathon? Sure, marathoners need to run more, but exactly how much more? What about tapering? Do …

Marathons

Running Knee Injuries 101 | Competitor.com

<i>Many runners will experience a knee injury at some point. Here’s an introduction to the most common sources of the pain.</i><p>Knee injuries with running …

Workout of the Week: Sage Canaday's 20-Minute Tempo Run

<i>Regardless of what you’re training for, this short session will help improve your lactate threshold.</i><p>Sage Canaday of Boulder, Colo., is a bit of a …

Marathons

How To Deal With Common Race Problems

<i>No race ever goes exactly as planned, so here are some things to keep in mind.</i><p>When you show up to a start line, anything can happen. After all, …

15-Minute Strength Workout For Runners

1. TRX Hamstring Curl<p>10 reps/15 sec rest -> Face the door on your back and lift up your hips. -> Pull your knees over your hips while pressing your …

Sprint Training: 4 Ways To Improve

In sport, speed training is king. Even if your first touch is more Heskey than Messi, a quick turn of pace will mask your shortcomings and turn you …

Are you fit enough to pass these tests?

There are fitness challenges – and then there are mental crucibles from Gym Jones.<p>The following four tests have been known to make men sweat …

Exercise

Ditch The Long, Slow Distance

<i>A new twist on the traditional long run will get you to the finish line faster.</i><p>Times, they are a changin’, and the traditional marathoner mentality …

10 Great Breakfasts for Building Easy Muscle

Following on from last Thursday's column, which was all about developing muscle to get toned up for both summer and life. In keeping with my core …

This Awesome Graphic Breaks Down The UK's Entire Military Aircraft Inventory

The Royal Air Force, Fleet Air Arm and the Army Air Corps have shrunk dramatically over the last decade, but the recent Strategic Defense and …

Military

The return of the dogs of war: what's it like to be a soldier for hire?

It’s one thing to pull the trigger for your country – quite another for a corporation. As a new report reveals how private military contractors have changed the face of conflict, they reveal how conflict has changed them<p>When you are a soldier in the military, and you’re firing at an enemy alongside …

War

Adjusting Your Training For Missed Workouts

<i>Don’t let a few zeroes in your log book throw you off track.</i><p>Following a training schedule to the letter rarely goes according to plan. Inevitably, …

A 10-Step Plan To Qualify For The Boston Marathon

1. Let Go Of Your Mental Limits<p>Although it won’t be recognized as a world record because of Boston’s huge net elevation drop, Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai’s …

5 Ways To Become A Faster Runner

<i>Here are five ways to change up your training to stimulate better results.</i><p>Do you train and train but never seem to improve your race times? If so, …

How to Run Your Fastest 10K Ever

Photo: PhotoRun.net<br>The 10K is like the 5K’s ugly step-sister: it’s often used as a tune-up race, but rarely do runners focus on it.So why is the 10K …

Marathons

How Do I Avoid the Porta Potty During My Race?

Dr. Jordan Metzl explores a topic that we all think about (but rarely talk about) — the porta potty. Metzl gives nutritional tips on how to best …

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