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My Last Round

One Sunday morning this past December, in the pre-dawn winter half-light, I teed off alone at the Freshwater Bay Golf Club on the Isle of Wight, off England's south coast, for my last round of golf. I chose Freshwater to say goodbye to the game because it had been the scene of the first hello, in …

Golf

Ready, Set, Run! Training Plans for a 5K, 10K, and Half-Marathon

5K, 10K, and Half-Marathon Training Plans<p>Run a 5K in 6 Weeks<p><b>Why try it:</b> Running can kick-start a healthier lifestyle or help you bust through a …

Marathons

24 Healthy and Easy Chili Recipes

It’s a great summer cookout dish. It’s warm and cozy comfort when there’s a blizzard outside. It’s hearty perfection on game day. It’s a quick, easy …

Optimize Your Morning Routine: 5 Useful Resources

Mornings — especially the early hours between waking and work — can set the tune for your whole day. And everyone from Deepak Chopra to Mark Twain …

Could Drinking Whiskey Help You Lose Weight?

Swapping beer for spirits could help you cut calories<p>Four years ago, John Watson (of popular cycling site the <i>Radavist)</i> was fed up—literally—to the tune of 225 unhappy pounds; his bike life suffered the consequences. “I wanted to be able to enjoy tough rides and be fit enough to carry camera gear …

Nutrition

Make the Most of Your Trainer Time with These Indoor Cycling Workouts

Riding indoors doesn't have to be dull—and it can put you on the fast track to fitness<p>Chances are your typical indoor ride goes like this: Hop on trainer, pop in Season 4 of <i>Mad Men,</i> fight off trainer boredom long as you can stand it. But spending hours on the trainer can be overkill.<p>Indoor workouts …

Yoga for Runner

TRY THIS: <b>Side plank pose (vasisthasana)</b><br>This beginner version will help develop upper-body strength and awareness while also working the abs, says Sandy Blaine, codirector of the Alameda Yoga Station in Alameda, California. Start in plank pose. With palms flat, push yourself away from the floor. …

The Best Fitness Apps for Home Workouts

This post has been updated to reflect our selections for 2016. For our 2015 suggestions, see here. For our 2014 suggestions, see here. And, for a …

How to learn about investing...by watching Netflix

Too many Americans think of the stock market as the "final frontier" -- something worthy of a "Star Trek" episode.<p>After the recent wild stock market swings in China, Europe and the United States, it can all feel even more bewildering. But it's easier than you might think to "boldly go" where many …

Investing

8 Things That Happen When You Finally Quit Drinking Diet Soda

Dropping the calorie-free soft drinks will allow your body to function at a higher level, boosting your performance on the bike<p>You've decided to give up diet soda—good idea! Maybe you weren't hitting your race-weight goals or couldn't stomach that long list of ingredients anymore. Or perhaps you …

Diabetes

The Gluten-Free Athlete

Athletes with celiac disease don’t need to let dietary restrictions impact their performance goals.<p>48<p>SHARES<p><b>Q:</b> I’ve been CrossFitting for more than a …

Ten No-Brainer Ways To Raise Your Metabolism

Metabolism

Timeless Fitness Books for Your Home Library

We all want to be stronger, faster, fitter. Look no further than the $22 billion fitness industry, with its fad workouts, would-be gurus and gimmicky …

The 6 best email apps for your iPhone and iPad

Email is something we all have to deal with and sometimes it's not a pretty task - especially on the go.<p>Thankfully, there are lots of options out …

Apps

These are the Netflix tricks every user needs to know

Streaming services are gaining more and more popularity with Internet users, with Netflix being a top choice in many countries. However, not all …

The Muscle-Burning Megacircuit

Intensify your workout with this lightning-fast, 6-minute routine<p>Between chatting, recovering, and watching <i>SportsCenter</i>, most men don't spend a lot of time actually exercising at the gym. "But if you want to get the best results from your workout, you need to maximize your time there," says David …

Fitness

Start Spinning: Ride Inside

A rainy afternoon doesn't mean your training day is a wash; try these indoor-trainer workouts designed by Neil Browne, associate coach at Wenzel Coaching (wenzelcoaching.com).<p>Browne recommends having a specific program and sticking to it; hopping on a trainer for 45 minutes of aimless pedaling will …