Jennifer Abastillas

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5 Traits Older Generations Don't Understand About Millennials

Here's what you're not getting.<p>Millennials are a hot topic because they are the modern-day disrupters. They're the generation causing the most change. They're the ones redefining the way things get done--and they're the ones closest to the action. They are both the prized spending demographic as …

The Long Run and How to Do it Right

If you want to train for longer distances or just increase your aerobic capacity, a regular long training run is a must for your training routine. …

Half Marathon Training Plan | 2 Tips on How to Listen to Your Body

10 Super Foods to Help You Quickly Build Muscle and Lose Weight

In order to build muscle and lose weight you need a variety of veggies, carbs, fruits, proteins, and healthy fats. In order to quickly build muscle …

The Only 4 Strength-Training Exercises You Really Need

You can do these strength moves any time, at any fitness level.<p>I do my best to run 5 to 6 times a week, but there are days when I simply cannot pull myself out of bed in time to sweat before work, or when I’m traveling and my normal routine is thrown off track. Instead of completely scrapping my …

15 Ways Nutritionists Have Changed Their Diets

It's not your imagination; nutrition do's and don'ts are always changing! One day, fat is the enemy—and the next, it's the new miracle weight loss …

Nutrition

Fartlek Treadmill Training

Fartlek, which means "speed play" in Swedish, is an unstructured form of physical training in which you literally play with the speed and intensity …

4 Running Drills to Reduce Your Chance of Injury

Step-Ups<p>A lack of quadricep stability and the failed firing of the gluteus (particularly the gluteus medius) are directly connected to a myriad of …

Exercise

The 5K, Not The Marathon, Is The Ideal Race

On a recent business trip, I asked the concierge at my hotel for advice about where to go running. “Are you training for a marathon?” he asked. Nope. …

Marathons

5 Bad Running Habits and How to Break Them

We all know that bad running habits are hard to break. When you’ve been running a certain way for a long time, it’s difficult to identify quirks. …

Speed Drills

How can you train for sprints when much of your training focuses on endurance? Speed training through speed drills is one way to improve your sprint …

Exercise

Intersectionality 101

This Growing Group of Americans Is at a Huge Financial Disadvantage

There are plenty of good reasons to get married, and while they're not all romantic (think tax benefits and health insurance), the idea still appeals to a good 50% of the population. But among adult women, the allure of marriage may be wearing off. For the first time in U.S. history, there are more …

Retirement

Personalized Breast Cancer Treatment Gets Closer to Reality

New research adds fuel to the movement toward more personalized treatments for cancer.<p>In two corresponding studies published Monday in the journals</i> …

How to Progress From a Half Marathon to a Full

The training isn’t all that different—it’s just longer and more time-consuming.<p><i>Kaitlin asks: I’ve run several half marathons and I’m considering a full marathon, but I’m a little freaked out about the double distance. Do you have any tips for me graduating to the marathon?</i><p>The fact that you’re …

5 Exercises To Do Before Every Run

1. Glute Bridge<p>Muscles Activated: Erector Spinae, Hamstrings, Gluteus Maximus.<p>Lie on your back with your knees up, feet firmly planted on the floor …

Where to Eat in London Right Now

<i>By Liza Foreman for Fathom</i> | Eaters can no longer write off England as a country without culinary hotspots and trendsetting menus. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find traditional English fare like pie and mash, eel, or even fish and chips on your list of must-try restaurants in London. No, …

England

Plyometrics to boost your brick runs

Athletes have long used explosive plyometric exercises to improve sprint speed and agility. Researchers have found these same exercises also improve …

Exercise

Yes, You Can Lose Weight as a Runner: Try Fasted Aerobic Workouts

After 17 days of incorporating fasted aerobic workouts into my regimen I've lost six pounds, which is about 5 percent weight loss.<p>To put this into context, I finished my first half marathon a year ago and have finished a total of five since then. In December 2015 I finished my first …

I’m A Hormone Expert. Here’s What I Eat In A Typical Day

<i>Dr. Sara Gottfried is a Harvard-trained MD, bestselling author, and leading expert on hormones. That's why were thrilled to team up with her for a</i> …

Wellness

Heavy Lifting For the Endurance Athlete Part 1: Learning the 7 Key Exercises

In our last article, we discussed the benefits of strength and power training in a well-designed training program. Strength and power training …

Health

Radical Candor — The Surprising Secret to Being a Good Boss

<b>Kim Scott,</b> co-founder of Candor, Inc., has built her career around a simple goal: Creating bullshit-free zones where people love their work and …

Middle School

10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and <i>all</i> of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p><b>1. Drunken Caramel French Toast</b><p>Golden caramel, buttery challah and …

The Food Lab's Step-by-Step Guide to Smoking a Turkey

GalleryThe Food Lab's Step-by-Step Guide to Smoking a Turkey<p>Thanksgiving is far and away my favorite holiday, but this year marks a new twist in the family fun: It's the first Thanksgiving that my wife, Adri, and I are hosting, and the first Thanksgiving that my family is celebrating away from the …

BBQ

Step-by-Step: How to Make a Perfect Apple Pie

GalleryStep-by-Step: How to Make a Perfect Apple Pie<p>A great apple pie can be as simple as picking the right type of apples; chopping them up; tossing them with sugar, spices, and a thickener; dumping them into a killer homemade pie crust; topping it; and baking it. A <i>perfect</i> apple pie, on the other …

The Gene Hackers

A powerful new technology enables us to manipulate our DNA more easily than ever before.<p>At thirty-four, Feng Zhang is the youngest member of the core faculty at the Broad Institute of Harvard and M.I.T. He is also among the most accomplished. In 1999, while still a high-school student, in Des …

The One Foundation Mistake Makeup Experts Wish You Would Stop Making

<b>By Renee Jacques, Allure</b><p><i>(Photo: Delphine Achard/WWD)</i><p>Finding the right foundation can be tricky at best and a cakey mess at worst. But even if you think you've mastered the foundation game, you're probably still doing a few things wrong. We asked 11 top makeup experts to fill us in on the one …

10 New Fall Books That Should Be On Your Nightstand

I can't wait to get my hands on all of these books! From the soul-soothing words of Brene Brown to the historical observations of Margo Jefferson, there's something here for everyone.<p><i>Rising Strong</i> by Brene' Brown -- Getting back up after failing is the theme of Brown's newest book of inspiration. …

Tough Words From Pope Francis: 8 Great Quotes From His U.N. Speech

Pope Francis, addressing the U.N. General Assembly today, urged international cooperation not only to solve humanity's largest problems but to save humanity itself.<p>Quoting a speech to the U.N. by his predecessor Pope Paul VI in 1965, Francis said of the world today: "The real danger comes from …

Sustainable Development Goals

5 Apps That Are Better Than A Personal Trainer

<i>By: Joe Oliveto</i><p><i>Credit: iStock</i><p>Tech geekery and fitness have historically gone together like socks and sandals: they just don't.<p>But conventional wisdom no longer applies now that we've all got devices in our pockets. If the apps below are any indication, this geekery can help us get in the best shape …