Julie Stewart

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5 steps toward going 'zero waste' in the kitchen

I’ve written a few times about my ongoing quest for a zero-waste household. While I don’t have much hope of reaching Bea Johnson’s level, whose …

Sustainability

The Bliss List

The best way to stay motivated? Have more fun on every run (even the tough ones).<p>Runners lace up for a variety of reasons: to get in shape, lose weight, de-stress, chase PRs, win races. But you're most likely to stick with your running routine when your primary reason is because it's fun, says Jim …

How Exercise Regulates Your Appetite

New study reveals a stomach-brain-appetite link.<p>What foods do you usually think about at the end of a workout? Oranges and watermelon, or a big, thick brownie? Recently published research in the <i>American Journal of Clinical Nutrition</i> gives some insight into your likely choice.<p>The research group had …

The Physiology of Extreme Cold

How athletes survive (and excel) in freezing conditions.<p>Let's look on the bright side: this winter has been so cold that my small talk has been way above average. It's never hard to think ofsomething to say in the elevator when you've just come back from a run in -20 C!<p>Seriously, it's been a pretty …

Students push for fossil fuel endowment divestment

Campus divestment groups are demanding that universities get rid of stocks, bonds or investment funds from the 200 publicly traded companies with the largest reserves of fossil fuels.<p>Students are squaring off against their universities and their boards in an effort to force them to divest an …

Climate

Lululemon co-founder steps down in wake of 'women's bodies' remark

Lululemon co-founder Chip Wilson, who recently issued a formal apology for remarks he made about how "some women's bodies just don't actually work" for his company's yoga pants, has stepped down as chairman.<p>Lululemon announced late Monday that they named Michael Casey as the new Chairman of the …

Mary Barra

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 …

Zoo World - a short film on New York and population growth

An experimental short film set in New York, Zoo World paints a picture of the human super tribe's struggles to live sustainably in a self-created human zoo - the city. Bound together by religion and war with the spectre of population growth exacerbating the challenges it calls for business to feed …

Kentucky Cross-Country Runner Refuses To Run With Bib No. 666

<i>Meet organizers deny her request for a new number and she withdraws from the field.</i><p>A high school runner in Kentucky getting ready to compete at her …

Recover Like a Pro

Meb, Hastings, and other elites talk about how they recover after a marathon.

10 Can't-Miss Running Adventures

Check out these ten places that will inspire the runner – and adventurer – in you.

Make Your Own Fresh Spring Rolls

They pack a potent punch of Thai flavors<p>College is a time for experimentation. For most people that meant alcohol, drugs, and one-night stands. But for me it meant food.<p>Pittsburgh, where I went to school, is an underrated (and dirt cheap) food city, and it was there that I discovered the wonderful …

Banana Bread Donuts & Mushroom and Onion Fajitas

Turkey sausage and spinach lasagna, mushroom and onion fajitas, and a cauliflower lentil tabbouleh in today's Delicious Links.<p>Mushroom and Onion …

Recipes

8 Things Runners Should Know About Coffee

Your favorite morning indulgence has some health and performance benefits, too.<p><b>Caffeine (in coffee or otherwise) improves performance…</b> Hundreds of studies have shown that consuming caffeine before a physical challenge likely helps subjects go farther and faster than when they go without it. This …

New 5K Honors Sandy Hook Teacher Vicki Soto

Organizers encouraging runners to come dressed as her favorite animal, the flamingo.<p>The family of Vicki Soto, a teacher killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting last year, is hosting the first annual Vicki Soto 5K on November 2 to raise money for a scholarship fund in her name.<p>The race …

Girl Talk: Who INSPIRES you? - Women's Running

Last week, I uncovered an unexpected dose of inspiration. And I’m so glad I did. . .<p>One hot and sweaty afternoon I set out to cheer on my step-son, …

Stay Ahead Of Injuries With Self-Treatment

<i>Learn how simple self-maintenance can save you a lot of time, money and frustration.</i><p>Homework was never the after-school activity of choice but if you …

How to Start Walking | Runner's World

Follow these steps and weight loss won’t seem impossible.<p>How to get moving again after being sidelined.<p>We're dedicating March 10-14 to beginners.<p>It's important to consult a physician before beginning a new exercise program.<p>"I weighed 400 pounds…and I knew I wouldn’t be able to be around for my son …

What’s The Ventilatory Threshold, And Why Does It Matter?

<i>Labored breathing is very familiar to runners.</i><p>They call it the ventilatory threshold. It’s that intensity of exercise above which your breathing …

Fast and Faster

Learn to surge by alternating paces in one running workout.<p>Back in my college days at Brigham Young University, a couple of times a season my coach would break out a gear-shifting workout that built speed and endurance and taught me to "feel" different paces. In this continuous session, I'd …

What the Government Shutdown Means to Travelers

With a government shutdown starting today, here's what travelers need to know:<p><b>Air Travel</b><p>Airport security, Transportation Security Administration workers and air traffic controllers will remain on the job. Most employees in these areas are deemed essential, so they are not furloughed. But they …

Border Crossings

This may make you uncomfortable, but it’s good to look into a mirror now and again

THIS THOUGHT-PROVOKING animation takes a stab at a serious social problem today. Are our values in the right place? Are we mistaking “connecting” …

Loneliness
Randall Stephenson

Facebook’s Zuckerberg: Going public isn’t so bad after all

Facebook going public really wasn't that bad, company CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday at TechCrunch Disrupt.<p>(<i>Read more</i>: Facebook joins the $100 billion club )<p>"I'm kind of the person you would want to ask last of how to make a smooth IPO," Zuckerberg joked at the conference.<p>Zuckerberg said …

Disrupt NY

What career do teens want? ‘I don’t know,’ many say

U.S. teens are losing interest in the careers of the future -- science, technology, mathematics and engineering -- but many are simply saying "I don't know" when it comes to what they want to be when they grow up, a new study shows.<p>The study comes as educators, the federal government and businesses …

Demographics

10 Marathon Day Mistakes

A marathon presents you with 26.2 miles of opportunity. Sidestep these common training and racing errors to have a great day.<p>Just hours after completing a recent marathon, I raised a bittersweet toast to a race I was already eager to forget. Training for it had cost me countless pancake breakfasts …