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Training plan: 10 weeks to your first ultramarathon

17th July 2017<p><b>Planning to move into ultramarathon territory? Here’s the perfect training plan to take you there…</b><p>This training plan assumes you’ve …

Marathons

How To Use Amino Acids

<b>For my most up to date post all about amino acids, complete with the latest research, check out The Misunderstood, Misused Darlings Of The Supplement</b> …

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Robert Morris

Break 4 Hours With Our Marathon Training Plan

Completing a marathon in less than 4 hours is a magical, attainable and popular goal among 26.2-mile runners. Based on recent data, the median …

Marathons

Strength Training: 30 Days Of Challenging Workouts

By Hillary Kigar August 31 2018<p>A short workout is almost always better than no workout at all.<p>By Bethany Mavis August 30 2018<p>Women share what they …

The New Core Curriculum

This nine-move routine strengthens your body from your neck to your knees.

Here’s How Much Slower You Run When It’s Humid

The hotter it is, the slower you run—but humidity plays a role too. When the air is full of moisture, sweating doesn’t cool you down like it usually …

13 Standing Core Exercises Better Than Crunches

Strengthening your core is essential for stability. But that doesn't mean you're stuck with sit-ups.<p>Stand Up for Stand-Out Abs<p>Put your mat away and give your neck a rest. “Standing abs exercises work more muscles than crunches” says Sara Haley, creator of <i>The Daily Sweat</i> workout DVDs and a Reebok …

This Pre-Run Core Workout Uses Only Body Weight

Your core is a powerhouse. Think of your middle—abs, back and hips—as the center of your movement. To run efficiently (i.e., faster with less …

Workouts

This Is Why Stairs Can Leave You Out of Breath

It's happened to all of us: We're running late for a meeting and it's only one flight of stairs away, so we dash on up. But when we arrive at the …

An Open Letter To Sweaty Women Runners

Dear Sweaty Woman Runner,<p>From one sweaty woman to another, hello! It’s nice to meet you, although I hate that we find each other in these …

The Surprising Link Between Fat Consumption and Depression

Extreme changes in diet can have serious repercussions on the mind as well as the body.<p>Until recently, we’ve been told to shun fat and cholesterol to save our hearts—eating too much, experts said, would put us at greater risk for heart attack, stroke, and early death. But instead of improving our …

Hair Pulling! Skin Picking! Nail Biting! Oh, My!

Most of us know that mood disorders, anxiety, and oppositional defiant disorder frequently come along with a diagnosis of ADHD. Not many realize that …

ADHD

These 5 Moves Will Make You Look Flat-Bellied from Every Angle

This series tones your ENTIRE core.<p>Your core is about <i>so</i> much more than just your abdominal muscles. It comprises the main abdominal muscle (<b>rectus abdominus</b>, a.k.a. the “six pack” muscle) that allows you torso flexion, or what happens when you sit up from lying down or bend over. Then there's your</b> …

Workouts

Three apps to coach you into making good habits stick

It’s no secret that finding balance between your personal and professional lives can be challenging. Just think about the number of times you said you were going to exercise more often or eat out less. Even enjoyable goals, such as talking to your best friend more frequently, can slip through the …

9 Life-Changing Tricks to Make You A Better Runner

These tips will have you clocking miles as if Idris Elba were waiting at the finish line.<p>A soft breeze blowing through your ponytail. An epic tune lifting you up that epic hill. Feeling like you're going to die at the seventh mile, only to zip through the eighth. Some people could pen Shakespearean …

Marathons

Myths about Running You Can Ignore

Running is one of the first movements you learn as a kid (you know, once you nail down crawling, standing, and walking). You fall into the motion …

How many carbs should I eat each day?

January 14 2009<p>The Primal Blueprint Carbohydrate Curve<p>By Mark Sisson<p>Yesterday, low-carb blogger Dr. Michael Eades (he of Protein Power) posted a …

Nutrition

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Workouts

U.S. Distance Runners Vying for Gold at Special Olympics

Karen Dickerson and Alex Guild will represent the U.S. in the half marathon on Saturday.<p>One of the most powerful messages of the Special Olympics World Games is that of unity and solidarity.<p>Yet two members of the U.S. team prove they’re in a class all their own when it comes to running.<p>Distance …

Treadmill Physics: Why an Indoor Run Isn't Cheating

Is a treadmill workout really equivalent to running outdoors? Some runners say it's easier because the belt does some of the work for you, or that …

8 Body-Sculpting TRX Exercises to Tone Every Inch

credit: TRX Training<p>You may have seen those black-and-yellow straps hanging from the ceiling at your gym and wondered how the heck to use them. This …

Workouts

5 TRX Moves to Tone You All Over

<i>The following post was originally featured on Fit Bottomed Girls and written by Erika, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>Recently, I was introduced to TRX training, and I cannot get enough. TRX was developed and born in the Navy SEALs — that alone tells you it's pretty badass. TRX suspension …

Suspension Training

Take your own VO2-max test

Maximum aerobic capacity, known as VO2 max, is one of the key metrics for fitness. It shows how efficiently your body uses oxygen during …

The 48-Hour Pre-Race Countdown

<i>Training, nutrition and gear tips for the days leading up to your big race.</i><p>The final two days before a race are very important. The final workouts, …

Are You Making These Running-Form Mistakes?

Running is all about putting one foot in front of the other. Sounds easy enough, right? But if your running form is off, then you'll likely end up with aches, strains, and injuries that could keep you from lacing up your sneakers at all. If thoughts of warmer weather are inspiring you to hit the …

Running In Your Forties

Running at any age is amazing! Need a little evidence? Just check out the six strong women on our March 2015 cover. We rounded up runners of all …

Marathons

6 Exercises You're Doing Wrong—and How to Get 'Em Right

Tiny tweaks can add up to major payoff.<p>So you can do squats, pushups, and other classics with your eyes closed. Challenge yourself—and maximize results—with these simple tips from the new <i>Women's Health Little Book of Exercises</i> (published by <i>Women’s Health</i>’s parent company, Rodale).<p><b>Squats</b>Miami …

Women's Health

12 Tips for Running in the Rain

First and foremost, <b>accept the fact that you are going to get wet</b>. Even so-called waterproof fabrics have a limit, and they often aren’t too …

Backpacking

You're Probably Setting Your Treadmill to the Wrong Incline

Here’s how to switch it up for a better burn.<p>Most treadmill runners fall into one of two camps: They’ve never touched their treadmill’s incline buttons (wait, you can adjust more than speed?) or they beep their way up to max incline every chance they get (higher equals harder equals better, …

Muscle