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Municipal Dreams

<b>I’m pleased to feature the second of two posts by Ben Austwick on Prague’s post-war public housing. You should also read Ben’s earlier posts on the</b> …

Housing

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The 30-Day Dare to do More Program

While it’s important to treat yourself, especially this time of year, it doesn’t have to mean you put on 10 pounds or let your abs go into …

Workouts

Coach Culpepper: Find Your Tempo

Photo: Scott Draper<i>Increase your aerobic gains by adding tempo runs to your training.</i>Running enthusiasts often love to throw around the term “tempo …

Marathons

Insight: PEdAL ED

Adjoining the Brooks England concept store in London’s Seven Dials, B1866, is a presentation of cycle wear by Japan’s Hideto Suzuki. To be honest, I hadn’t really had a close look at Hideto’s PEdAL ED range, so I was thankful for a visit to the boutique to check the gear out for myself.<p>Well, I’m …

The Commuter

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 …

Glute Strengthening Workout

Put injuries behind you by working this key—but often neglected—muscle group.<p>For the past decade, coaches, trainers, and physical therapists like me have told runners to “work your core”—the muscles of your torso that support your every move. And so many runners have added crunches and planks that …

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> …

Safe Keepers: Calf Drops

The Best New Gear for Spring

Treating and Preventing Stress Fractures In Runners

<i>Learn how to identify and address your imbalances to reduce the risk of injury.</i><p>In any given year, more than one in five runners will sustain a stress …

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Food & Dining

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 …