Hillary McKenzie

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How to Pace Your First Half or Full Marathon

The key is to run by how you feel on race day.<p><i>Sandra asks: I’m running my first marathon in</i> <i>Cleveland</i> <i>this May, and I’m wondering if you have any tips on pacing. How fast should I start? Should I use the Pace Team?</i><p>Excellent choice in races, Sandra, and a great question too! My racing philosophy is a …

11 Foods Nutritionists Always Keep in their Refrigerators

Add these to your grocery list, stat.

Nutrition

4 Foods That Burn Belly Fat

That pesky trouble spot will be gone before you know it!<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>The secret to lasting weight loss does not come down to complicated calorie-counting and weight-loss gimmicks. Instead, it's about working with your body's natural hunger and sleep …

Nutrition

The Weird Thing That Could Be Behind Your Cravings

We never saw this one coming.<p>If you can't kick the urge to reach for a candy bar, the microbes in your stomach may be to blame, according to a new article published in the journal <i>BioEssays</i>.<p>See, the bacteria that make up the community of microbes in your stomach, known as the gut microbiome, all …

Holistic Medicine

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …

Workouts

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

Fitness

Modern Residence in Phoenix, Arizona by Chen + Suchart Studio

The Yerger residence in Phoenix, Arizona.<p>Chen + Suchart Studio has completed the Yerger residence, a modern home located in Phoenix, Arizona.<p>To the …

Eat - The Running Bug

A South African Villa with Earthy Textures & Rich Finishes

Nico van der Meulen Architects never cease to amaze with their jaw-dropping architectural projects that will make you pack your bags so fast you’ll …

5 Coffee Gadgets For Design Snobs

Nowhere are the perils of thoughtless design more apparent than in a cup of coffee. The mug that spills coffee in your lap. The flimsy French press that shatters when it slips through your overcaffeinated hands. The tempestuous coffee maker that sputters and sighs and leaks all over the counter. …

Roundup: 10 Back to School Essentials

Popular In Home Furnishings<p>A modular seating concept with three core elements that can be combined in various ways for different types of seating.<p>A …

Ornate Painted Dragons Based on a Single Giant Brush Stroke | Colossal

<p>One of the most common feelings I get when watching an artist working is “oh, that looks easy.” After all, the materials and method are all right in …

Experimental drug shows promise against Ebola's cousin, Marburg virus

An experimental drug designed to halt replication of the deadly Marburg virus -- a relative of Ebola -- has proved effective in monkeys, even after they had been infected for three days, research shows.<p>In a paper published Wednesday in the journal Science Translational Medicine, scientists said the …

Daily Inspiration #1849

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

11 Ideas For Building Your Own Modern Furniture From Scratch

A new book teaches you to make your own chairs from PVC pipes, tables from pizza crispers, and lamps from cardboard.<p>The closest many of us have ever come to making our own furniture is piecing together the contents of an Ikea flatpack. But no matter how many mass-produced Grundtals and Dagstorps …

The shark-tracking camera that kept rolling when a great white attacked

GoPro's most extreme sport yet<p>The footage is peaceful at first. An autonomous vehicle shaped a bit like a torpedo, striped with yellow, green, and black, floats harmlessly through the gorgeous blue waters off Guadalupe Island. It hums quietly in the water, six cameras capturing the beautiful …

The battle for Tasmania's wilderness

<b>AUSTRALIA’S WORLD HERITAGE</b> areas are having a tough time. In 2013 it was revealed that the Great Barrier Reef had lost half its coral cover since the …

7 Morning Mantras for Dreamers and Doers.

Dear Dreamer,<p>You are human, same as I, and we humans stumble often.<p>Sometimes we fall more than others because our illusions may have failed us, …

Where to Go Next in Europe

Everyone knows the great capitals of Europe – London, Rome, Paris, Berlin: steeped in history, rich in architecture, cuisine, and so much more. …

Travel Quote of the Week: On Unknown Lands

Who doesn’t love an inspiring travel quote? (As if we need any more reason to hit the road.) Like what you see here? There are plenty more travel …

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What Happens When Two Friends Travel The World

We've all dreamed about it, secretly thinking of ways to quit our jobs, travel the world, and leave it all behind.<p>So what happens when you get to do <i>just</i> that? Vadim Sahakian and Artia Moghbel, two twentysomethings left their job last year and bought one-way tickets to Alaska. From there, they road …

The best countries for food

Food and travel go together like planes and airports. No matter where you go you'll have little trouble finding at least one culinary experience that will help you understand the local culture. In some countries the food is <i>the</i> highlight, drawing many a foodie to its borders, like a moth to a flame. …

The One Easy Daily Habit That Makes Life More Awesome

Life happens whether we are mindful of it or not. So start a journal, remember the moments that you never want to forget, and improve, well, just about everything in the process.<p>Twenty years ago, I picked up what turned out to be a stubborn habit.<p>During a particularly angsty time in seventh grade, …

60 Ways To Make Life Simple Again

When we were young life was easier, right? I know sometimes it seems that way. But the truth is life still is easy. It always will be. The only …

The Thinking Habit That Changed My Life

I remember one evening, when my life was pretty different and I was overweight and deeply in debt and a smoker and had such a hard time changing …