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Video: Los Angeles from Above

This time-lapse video, entitled "Above LA," is Chris Pritchard's love letter to Los Angeles. Filmed over the course of two years, Pritchard sought …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

The Best Foods For Runners

The 15 foods runners need every week for good health and top performance.<p>Most supermarkets stock more than 30,000 items, yet every time we race up and down the aisles of the grocery store, we toss into our carts the same 10 to 15 foods. Which isn't such a bad thing, as long as you're taking home …

Nutrition

10 Can't-Miss Running Adventures

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

Hiking

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

Running

How to Prevent Common Running Injuries

Proper form, strength training, and the right shoes can prevent injury.<p>It's an all too common scenario: Runner begins training program. A month or so later, a twinge settles on a knee. Runner stretches, pops ibuprofen, keeps running. A few—or maybe 100—runs later, runner is on the couch, ice pack …

Exercise

Flexible Routine

A 10-minute postrun yoga sequence that will improve your range of motion and prevent injury.<p>Most runners wouldn't describe themselves as limber or loose—especially after logging a five-, 10-, or 20-miler. But practicing yoga after your workouts can remedy that. By increasing blood and oxygen flow …

Yoga

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Workouts

How Can I Relieve IT Band Pain?

IT Band Syndrome is commonly caused by lack of strength.<p><i>I've been struggling with IT Band Syndrome since 2005 when I started training for the Big Sur marathon in 2006. It got so bad at mile 18 that I had walk most of the way. After the marathon, it came and went when I ran. There would be periods</i> …

Pain

IT Band Pain Stretches, Treatment And Prevention

<i>Dealing with constant IT Band Pain? You’re not alone. Dr. Jordan Metzl discusses the symptoms, as well as how to fix it and prevent it in the …

16 Songs In Your Comeback Soundtrack

From grunge to girl power: These 16 dust-off-and-dig-in songs are the soundtrack to your next comeback.<p>At some point, we've all been there. Maybe you've been in a love-hate relationship with your knees. Maybe you wanted to run, but your schedule had other ideas. Maybe you've traded your long runs …

Hall of Fame

10 Surprising Ways to Add Color to Your Home

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

8 Life Quotes and Tips to Make You Think

I love thought-provoking quotes – seemingly simple, yet interestingly profound phrases that have the power to get our minds thinking straight. That’s …

What To Drink When

All fluids are not created equal. This Drinking Guide offers expert advice on the best drinks for runners.<p>As you approach the first water stop along the racecourse, you see sports drink in some of the cups and water in others. Which should you reach for? That depends. Running time and distance, …

Nutrition

Fix Muscle Imbalances

Build strength to run your best and stay injury-free.<p>Long runs, hill repeats, and intervals make a runner's body strong. But to propel you forward, your body relies heavily on a few specific muscles that can become so mighty that they overpower lesser-worked areas like your glutes, back, and …

Workouts