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The 10 Best Exercises You Can Do For The Rest Of Your Life

Fitness professionals praise simple, sustainable and modifiable moves.<p>From boot camps to SoulCycle to early morning dance parties, there’s no shortage of fitness trends with a devoted, young, fit following. But when it comes to exercises that even the oldest and most out of shape can (and should) …

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10 Tips to Get Out of a Running Slump

It happens to the best of us. One minute, running gives us all the great things we could ever hope for: a sense of peace, happiness, the runner's high, the finish line glory, the I love to run feeling that makes us want to lace up and head out the door every day. You see the knowing look on other …

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6 Exercises to Improve Running Form

Target your glutes, hips, and arms with these pre- and postrun moves to make running feel easy and effortless.<p>Good running form happens on the roads, of course. But there are simple exercises you can do before and after you run to improve body awareness, strength, and flexibility that will carry …

How to Prevent Common Running Injuries

Proper form, strength training, and the right shoes can prevent injury.<p>It's an all too common scenario: Runner begins training program. A month or so later, a twinge settles on a knee. Runner stretches, pops ibuprofen, keeps running. A few—or maybe 100—runs later, runner is on the couch, ice pack …

13 Free Apps That Are Better Than A Gym Membership

A personal trainer in your pocket.

How to Give a Stellar Presentation

Speaking in front of a group — no matter how big or small — can be stressful. Preparation is key, of course, whether it’s your first or your hundredth time. From preparing your slides to wrapping up your talk, what should you do to give a presentation that people will remember?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> …

What Makes a Great Chief Strategy Officer

Creating good strategy is more important (and more challenging) than ever. Powerful global forces—game-changing technologies, unprecedented growth in emerging markets, and rapidly aging populations, to name a few—are transforming the world economy, and with it, the way companies plan for and …

Lean Doesn’t Always Create the Best Products

Our current silver bullet is Lean. The Lean movement began in manufacturing, then took the startup world by storm, and now the methodology has crept into companies of all kinds and sizes, both in practice and in jargon. Plenty has been said and written praising the benefits of the Lean approach. …

How Smart CEOs Use Social Tools to Their Advantage

Advances in digital technology and their use in organizations carry huge promise to empower people at all levels. Social media and collaboration tools not only open the door to faster and more extensive knowledge-sharing, but they also enable conversations that skip levels, silo-busting, and …

The Right (and Wrong) Way to Network

Some people line up lunches and coffee dates because they’re in search of a job, venture funding, or clients for their company. But if that’s the reason you’re having a networking meeting, you — and your invitee — aren’t likely to get much satisfaction. As Harvard Business School professor …

The Great Tendinopathy Debate

How do five potential treatments stack up?<p>The most entertaining session at last month's Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine conference was the closing debate on tendinopathy treatments. Six eminent doctors and therapists took the podium to argue in favor of six different treatments--and …

Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

This do-anywhere workout will tighten your bod and boost your jogs.<p>It's summer: great time to say buh-bye to the gym and take your workouts outside But that doesn't mean you have to ditch your strength training and just focus on cardio, says Jordan Metzl, M.D., author of <i>The Exercise Cure</i>. It's …

A Runner’s Strength Workout That Can Be Done Anywhere

Out of town or short on time? Squeeze in this power-building routine.<p><i>I travel quite a bit for work, and I’m able to get in my runs. But I’d love to figure out a convenient way to get in regular strength training. Do you have any ideas for runners on the road? Thank you! ~Linda</i><p>Kudos to your …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

11 Simple Tricks That Will Make You Happier And More Productive

You can change your life in 10 minutes — if you take that time to learn a life-changing technique.<p>In a Quora thread, users answered the question, "What can I learn right now in just 10 minutes that could be useful for the rest of my life?"<p>Here are a few of our favorite takeaways that will save you …

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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> …

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Make Every Minute Count: 30 Second Stretches

A quick post-run stretching sequence to loosen up your whole body.

How To Beat Piriformis Syndrome

Photo Gallery<p>1 of {count}<p>Fig. 1: The piriformis mus­cle<p>The piriformis mus­cle creates a powerful compressive force that prevents the femoral neck (A) …

The Best Ways to Treat Hamstring Injuries

Photo Gallery<p>1 of {count}<p>Fig. 1<p>The hamstrings (back view of the right thigh).<p>Fig. 2<p>Because the biceps femoris attaches lower down the leg, it is …

5 Foam Rolling Moves For Key Areas Of The Lower Body

<i>*Courtesy of Ace Fit</i><p>Look around any fitness facility’s gym floor and you are bound to see a long, styrofoam-looking cylinder called a foam …

How to Make Yourself Work When You Just Don’t Want To

There’s that project you’ve left on the backburner – the one with the deadline that’s growing uncomfortably near. And there’s the client whose phone call you really should return – the one that does nothing but complain and eat up your valuable time. Wait, weren’t you going to try to go to the gym …

Med Tent: How To Heal A Hamstring Strain

In this video Dr. Jordan Metzl discusses one of the most annoying injuries an endurance athlete will face: the hamstring strain. Learn how to …

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Is My Achilles Soreness Due to Barefoot Running?

Past Achilles injuries and a switch to minimalist shoes could be the cause of soreness.<p><i>Hi,</i><p><i>I'm just about to turn 50 and I've been running since junior high school. About 10 years ago I fully ruptured my left Achilles tendon playing basketball. Naturally, any pain I've developed since, has been on</i> …

6-Minute 6-Pack: Oblique Abs

Oblique abs is one of 36 core-strengthening exercises featured in Lesley Paterson’s 6-Minute 6-Pack video series. We’ll be featuring a new core …

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Foam Roller Video Series

Learn how to efficiently use your foam roller with this 8 part video series.

How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …