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Motivational Quotes | Runner's World

The 26.2-mile distance has inspired some wise words throughout the ages.​<p>Motivational sayings from the iconic American runner.​<p>The iconic race has sparked some inspirational sayings throughout the years.​<p>Illustrations By Megan Hetzel<p>A champion is made when you look at the time spent …

Runners, You Need to Do These 4 Exercises That Prevent Knee Pain - Women's Running

<i>*Courtesy of POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>When you ramp up mileage too fast or are new to running, you can be hit with the dreaded runner’s knee, or pain and …

Pain

World food safety increases risks and prevention opportunities

There was this time, about five years ago, when the U.S. Department of Agriculture decided to consult with everyone they could find to chat about …

Agriculture

Street view. #NYC

This One Tip Will Make Or Break Your Next Trip

By late December, I still had no travel plan. I was leaving for Ireland on December 29th, and, other than a rental car and a plane ticket, I had nothing booked. My brother and I had a vague idea that we wanted to drive from Dublin across the West Coast, via the Wild Atlantic Way. Beyond that, we …

The Truth about Raspberry Ketones, Green Coffee Bean Extract, and Garcinia Cambogia

How did he pull off this miracle? Amphetamines.<p>Sure, he trained the actors, cleaned up their diets, and in some cases kept them off booze. But powerful stimulants, which simultaneously increase your metabolic rate and decrease your appetite, were the only surefire way to take weight off fast.<p>Today …

Injuries - The Running Bug

What's the Difference Between Fartlek, Tempo, and Interval Runs?

Here's a quick breakdown of these three major types of speed workouts.<p><i>Hi Jenny, I just read your article,</i> <i>'</i><i>What Should I Do During the Off Season</i><i>?'. Very helpful, thanks! Could you briefly explain to me the difference between fartlek, tempo, and interval runs? Thanks! Mary</i><p>Hi, Mary. Thanks for the …

The 4-Move Fat Fryer

Skyrocket your metabolism and crush calories with this five-minute challenge<p>You don't have to spend hours at the gym to burn more fat. The key to igniting your metabolism is working as many muscles as possible, as hard as possible, says Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <i>The IMPACT! Body Plan.</i><p>Take …

Reasons You Want to Visit Vigan -- Yes, Vigan

Never mind that you've never heard of a city somewhere off in the Philippines with a name that evokes some meatless diet. Vigan should be a must destination for travelers in the Pacific islands. The Philippines' only UNESCO World Heritage City, the charming town north of Manila on Luzon island …

Tough Running Speed Workouts

<b>Do this:</b> First, warm up for a mile, and then start your intervals. You’ll run as hard as you can for the prescribed amount of time, and recover with a jog for 90 seconds.<p>You’ll be able to push harder during the 1-minute intervals than during the 3-minute intervals. However, there’s no set pace …

39 Jumping Jack Variations

39 Ways to Jack Up Your Cardio<p>Get your lungs pumping and your muscles burning with these awesome versions of an old-school calisthenic<p>Squeezing in a full-blown cardio workout can feel like a chore. We’ve got a solution: jumping jacks.<p>Don't worry, we're not talking about the boring standard jumping …

6-Minute 6-Pack: 3-Way Lunge Overhead

The 3-Way Lunge Overhead is one of 36 core-strengthening exercises featured in Lesley Paterson’s 6-Minute 6-Pack video series. We’ll be featuring a …

Reach New Levels of Strength

You’ll reach new levels of muscle and strength, too. “When doing one-sided exercises, you can use a heavier load,” says Sjostrom, whose new <i>Men's Health</i> program the <b>4-Week Body Fat Detonator</b> contains workouts filled with unilateral exercises. “That's because they don't fatigue your central nervous …

Design Dilemma: Classic Kitchen Style

Although sleek contemporary kitchens have been in vogue the last few years, we still have a soft spot in our hearts for the classic kitchen. Why? …

Design Dilemma: A New Take on Gray in Taiwan

Sophisticated, neutral, tranquil and never garish, gray has become a go-to color for designers aiming to please picky clients… And truth be told, …

Interior Design

Band Aid

These hip exercises help cure knee pain.<p>The classic advice for runners suffering from knee pain has been to strengthen the quadriceps. However, two new studies back the growing consensus that knee issues often originate in the hips. One set of researchers found that people with patellofemoral pain …

The Most Common Walking and Running Injuries

How to identify, treat, and recover from common injuries.<p>Working out can be uncomfortable (especially when you're just getting started), but it should never hurt. Here is how to tell the difference between the harmless twinges that go along with pushing your muscles farther than they’ve gone before …

The Body Shop: Know Squat?

Use these six variations of the classic squat to take your running up a level.<p>The squat is a simple, classic exercise that should be part of every runner's routine. That's because it builds functional strength that carries over to better running. Squats activate the glutes, hips, hamstrings, quads, …

Motivation - The Running Bug

Cityscape Photography Tips

1<p>Capturing Night Signs<p>When photographing signs at night, one of the most important factors is light metering. The combination of a bright sign and a …

Landscape Photography

How Not To Hit The Wall In A Marathon: My Top 5 Mistakes - Mile Posts by Dorothy Beal

If you have never run a marathon before you have most likely heard of this thing called THE WALL.<p><b>Some runners believe that you can’t run a marathon</b> …

Knee Strength Workout

Use these seven exercises to strengthen your hips and bring relief to your knees.

Garmin Announces Two New GPS Watches

New functionality is like having a coach on your wrist.<p>Garmin today announced two significant updates to its Forerunner GPS watch lineup, the entry-level Forerunner 220 ($250; $300 with heart rate) and the more advanced Forerunner 620 ($400; $450 with an all-new heart-rate monitor package, …

8 Ways to Extend Your Long Run

How to build endurance gradually and avoid injury when running long.

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 …

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 …

Treating And Preventing Plantar Fasciitis

<i>Treat or prevent plantar fasciitis with this advice from Dr. Jordan Metzl.</i><p>The Symptoms<p>Nasty pain in the bottom of the foot, especially when running …

Perfect Your Downhill Running Form | Competitor.com

<i>Want to blow by your competition? Learn how to tackle the downhill.</i><p>If you’ve ever woken up with burning quads the day after a hilly race, you can …