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How to Run a 3 hour Marathon, a Just Enough Training Approach

Running a Marathon under 3 hours is a very respectable goal. As a benchmark, it indicates that as a runner you have at least a little talent and …

Marathons

The One Body Part You’re Not Stretching (But Should Be)

As a runner, I have a stash of foam rollers and lacrosse balls everywhere— at home, under my desk, in my purse. I constantly feel the need to …

Yoga

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. There's one glaring flaw with Microsoft's Windows 10 strategy.</b> Microsoft hasn't given developers any real reason to build Universal Windows Apps.<p><b>2. An outrageous brand run by a 23-year-old is taking over teen retail.</b> Shop Jeen truly caters to an emoji-loving, internet-obsessed generation with a …

Presidential Debate

Doh! Harry Shearer quits 'The Simpsons'

Is this goodbye for Mr. Burns, Principal Skinner and Ned Flanders? Voice actor Harry Shearer announces his departure from the long-running show after contract disputes.<p>Is it curtains for Mr. Burns on "The Simpsons?" Voice actor Harry Shearer tweeted Wednesday night that he will not be returning to …

RPGs

5 Yoga Poses Every Runner Should Know

<b>Try This: Side Arm Balance pose</b><br>This beginner version will help develop upper-body strength and awareness while also working abs, says Sandy Blaine, codirector of the Alameda Yoga Station in Alameda, California. Start in full Plank pose. Lying face-down, smoothly push your body off the ground just 2 …

Marathons
Marathons

The 5 Carbs You Should Be Eating Before The Big Race

Attention, runners! Repeat after us: Carbs are good for me.<p>In fact, carbohydrates aren't just nutritious in the days leading up to a big race like a marathon -- they're <i>essential</i>. And with both the Boston Marathon and London Marathon right around the corner, we spoke with Pam Nisevich Bede, a …

Nutrition

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 …

Workouts

Recoil: Running's Superpower

Find free energy for your stride with these six training exercises.<p>If runners were superheroes, elastic recoil would be our superpower.<p>Elastic recoil occurs when you convert energy temporarily stored in tendons and fascia into a free push. Why free? Because it's fueled by the impact force of each …

Exercise

The #1 Workout To Get You Ready For Ironman

Gordo Byrn, the founder of Endurance Corner and author of <i>Going Long,</i> uses what he calls Big Day Training (BDT) as a checkpoint for his athletes …

Ride Faster in Three Days Per Week

Can't get out every day? You can still become a better cyclist with just three rides a week.<p>Of all the training programs I've written for hundreds of athletes over the past 25 years, one of my favorite (and simplest) for cyclists of any level is the three-day magic bullet. Whether you're a …

Exercise

A Personal Mission Statement Can Set You on a Course to Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people find themselves simply going through the motions of life without truly knowing where they’re headed. This is the main reason why so many people can’t escape mediocrity. Going through everyday chaos, meeting new demands, and …

Motivation

One-Hour Workout: Bike-Run Race Prep

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 minutes (or less!).</i><p>This week’s workout comes from coach Mike Ricci, …

Perfecting Your Prerace Food Strategy

What and how much should you eat and drink for your prerace breakfast?<p>If you're like most runners, you spend the final days before your half- or full marathon feasting on high-carbohydrate foods. But a good nutrition plan doesn't end with that last plate of pasta the night before your race. Just as …

Nutrition

Walk Breaks for Faster Running

No matter your running experience, slowing down (sometimes) can speed you up.<p>Seasoned runners often view walking as a sign of failure: You walk only when you can no longer run. But the truth is that periodic walking, in training and even in races, can help you run faster and better. "Walking …

Marathons

Lori Suzanne Box Parry

2014 Ironman World Championship

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 …

Inspiration

How Your Friends Influence Your Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You can tell a lot about a person by the company that they keep. There’s a saying that goes something like: You become the average of the six people that you spend the most time with.<p>If you look at your professional company -- the other …

Entrepreneurship

Ride Hard, Recover Harder

If you’re hammering every day, you’re probably holding yourself back. Here’s how to not go all-out just right.<p>Though he spends thousands of hours on the bike, some of Chris Horner’s most important race prep takes place on the couch. “It’s a physical and mental break,” says the RadioShack-Nissan …

Tour de France

Weekly Workout - Week 9

Performed after planks, this massage relaxes the foot and helps prevent plantar fasciitis.<p>Week 9 of the Weekly Workout features a simple massage that can help relax your feet and prevent plantar fasciitis as miles add up late in the training season. To start, get a tennis ball or lacrosse ball …

Exercise

Monday Minute: Supine Bridge

This week we demonstrate the supine bridge, an exercise aimed at strengthening the glutes. Performing this exercise regularly will help to increase …

Stop Micromanaging Your Employees

<i>This post originally appeared on the 15five blog and has been republished with permission.</i><p>Running a company can often feel like caring for a newborn child. There is a natural and healthy fear that arises that if you are not eternally vigilant then something bad will happen.<p>With a baby, this is …

Gwen Jorgensen Wins Grand Final And World Championship

<i>American Gwen Jorgensen ran her way to her fifth WTS victory of the season and the world championship title in Edmonton. Fellow American Sarah Groff</i> …

How The Pros Stay Lean

<i>Take cues from the world’s best triathletes in achieving your own optimal racing weight.</i><p>Lukas Verzbicas has a body composition of 6 percent fat and …

10 Non-Sandwich Lunch Ideas

<b>Need non-sandwich lunch ideas to fill your lunch box?</b><p>Our Meal Plans are designed to help you add variety to your family’s lunches and meals. They …

Healthy Eating

Bouhanni Wins Stage 8

Alejandro Valverde maintains a 15 second lead over teammate Nairo Quintana in the general classification<p><b>ALBACETE, August 30, 2014 (AFP) —</b> France's Nacer Bouhanni won his second stage of the Vuelta a Espana in controversial circumstances as he edged out Australia's Michael Matthews at the finish …

Road Bikes

Opinion: Here’s what history says about the stock market in September

If a stock-market selloff is coming, September might appear to be a likely time for it to start.<p>Over the past century, September has been by far the …

Stock Markets

A bear market is coming, sooner or later

The calendar is just hitting the home stretch for the year, but it’s time to recognize that virtually everyone who made calculated forecasts for 2014 …

Stock Markets