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Humin Comes to Android and 10 New Countries

Smart address book startup Humin has a big day today. It’s overhauled its iOS app, launched in open beta for Android and expanded availability from just the US to serve Canada and nine European countries.<p>To recap, Humin aims to be a more ‘human’ way of managing your contacts. Rather than relying on …

Health Benefits Of Eggs

<i>Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Have a question? Get in touch here and you could appear on Healthy Living!</i><p>"Ask Healthy Living" is for informational purposes only and is not a …

Mind Games: Boost Your Mental Strategy! - Women's Running

<i>Want to run faster and farther without breaking a sweat? Flex the most powerful part of your body— your brain. Sports psychologist JoAnn Dahlkoetter,</i> …

Improving Your Focus To Run Faster

<i>Success in running requires mental toughness, and that requires focus.</i><p>As a runner, how would you rate your mental toughness? In Part 1 of this …

How Fat Distribution Affects Performance

Women with less abdominal fat might be better at using fat as energy source.<p>It's well-known that having much of your fat in your abdominal area is worse than having the same amount more evenly distributed. A high concentration of abdominal fat has been linked to increased risk of heart disease and …

Shoe Talk: ASICS Gel-Lyte 33 2

In this video, take a peek at the updated Gel-Lyte 33 2, a lightweight, responsive training shoe from ASICS set to hit stores in April 2013.

Foot Work

Strengthen the muscles in your feet and ankles to run farther–and healthier.<p>Runners' mighty quads and glutes reach long-mileage readiness well ahead of the smaller muscles in the feet and ankles. Yet this supporting cast plays a key role in achieving peak endurance. "Working the muscles in your …

Is Paula Radcliffe's Career Over?

World record holder has barely run since August foot surgery.<p>Paula Radcliffe, Britain’s world record holder in the marathon (2:15:25), is acknowledging that she may never race again at an elite level. Continuing struggles with her left foot, which was operated on in August, have left her unable to …

Step It Up

After a period of building your base, it's time to pick up the pace—and get really fit.<p>After a long winter of logging base miles, you're ready to challenge your energy systems with quicker workouts. No races on your calendar? Doesn't matter—speedwork's benefits go way beyond a starting line. …

Your First 10K

Take your training up a notch with a 6.2-mile challenge.<p>Every year, tens of thousands of runners flock to popular spring and summer 10K events such as the Crescent City Classic in New Orleans, the Bolder Boulder in Colorado, and in my hometown of Atlanta, the Peachtree Road Race, which I've run 35 …

How Training Partners Boost Health

Running’s health benefits likely amplified when we log miles with others.<p>Training partners can push us to new paces and longer workouts. But perhaps the greatest benefit of running with others is the camaraderie, particularly as we get older.<p>That's the takeaway of two separate but related studies …