Karen Hassell

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Mario Palanti: Architect of Rome's Skyscraper That Never Was

Adam Nathaniel Furman, architect and winner of this year's Blueprint Award for Design Innovation, is currently undertaking his tenure as the …

Los Angeles

How to Make Frosting

So-Easy Homemade Buttercream<p>Learning how to make frosting from scratch is worth the effort. Rich buttercream frosting adds a pretty finish and a …

The New Core Curriculum

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

Curriculum Development

Glute Strengthening Workout

Put injuries behind you by working this key—but often neglected—muscle group.<p>For the past decade, coaches, trainers, and physical therapists like me have told runners to “work your core”—the muscles of your torso that support your every move. And so many runners have added crunches and planks that …

Workouts

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Four Fast Speed Workouts for Any Runner

Fast workouts benefit every runner, so there’s no excuse to skip them.<p>Think you can skip speedwork, that it’s just for seasoned runners with specific time goals? No such luck.<p>Research suggests that 30-second to five-minute bursts of intense exercise interspersed with rest periods will yield unique …

Marathons

16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of TV in our pajamas (and when we proceed to watch 5 episodes after that). On such nights, we pat ourselves on the back for the fact that we cooked at all.<p>And …

Fast or Slow?

Dial in to the ideal speed to get the best results for every workout.<p>Pace yourself. Sure, it sounds easy enough: Settle into the perfect speed for your given effort and hold it. But whether you're a seasoned veteran or an eager newbie, it can be hard to know if you're going slow enough on easy days …

Power Poses

Take 10 minutes to strengthen key muscles for better running this spring.<p>With its shorter days and less favorable conditions, winter is the perfect time to run a little less and strength-train a little more. Strung together, these six yoga poses form a routine that builds the abdominals, back, …

Yoga

The Starting Line: Hill Running Made Easy

Intimidated by hills? Budd and Jen show you how to make hill-running a breeze.

Specific Training To Master The 5K And 10K

<i>Follow these workouts and crush your PRs in no time.</i><p>Despite being “short” from a distance runner’s standpoint, the 5K and 10K are difficult race …

5 Exercises That'll Make You Faster

These moves target the muscles needed for your fastest, strongest, best trail running outings ever, whether you're racing or just wanting to feel better on the trail.<p>Trail running enlists different muscles than road running, which creates different needs for strengthening. The uneven nature of a …

Workouts

How to Pace Your First Half or Full Marathon

The key is to run by how you feel on race day.<p><i>Sandra asks: I’m running my first marathon in</i> <i>Cleveland</i> <i>this May, and I’m wondering if you have any tips on pacing. How fast should I start? Should I use the Pace Team?</i><p>Excellent choice in races, Sandra, and a great question too! My racing philosophy is a …

Marathons

9 Pilates Moves For A Flatter Stomach

Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted waistline<p>Pretty much every move in Pilates targets your core, but if flat abs are your goal then there’s definitely a way to step things up. Case in point: These 9 belly-sculpting exercises from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i>. Learn the …

6 Secrets of Highly Successful Runners

What really improves performance? Intense training sessions—as long as you do them right. So we asked elites who run hard several times a week to explain how you can get the most out of your quality workouts.<p>In the weeks leading up to the Boston Marathon last April, Ryan Hall logged hundreds of …

Marathons

Seven Ways To Improve Speed Without Increasing Mileage

<i>Learn how to squeeze a little more speed out of yourself by making the most of your training.</i><p>We all want to get faster. And we’re all busy too. The …

The Body Shop: Know Squat?

Use these six variations of the classic squat to take your running up a level.<p>​<p>​<p>The squat is a simple, classic exercise that should be part of every runner's routine. That's because it builds functional strength that carries over to better running. Squats activate the glutes, hips, hamstrings, …

Workouts

The 8 Basic Types of Runs

<i>If you want to run your best, you’ve got to do a variety of workouts.</i><p>There are eight basic types of runs that are practiced by runners of all levels …

How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …

Workouts

Job Interview Questions, Answers, and Tips

How to Answer the Most Frequently Asked Interview Questions<p>Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Share<br>• Email<p>Updated June 17, 2018<p>Do you have a job interview coming up? Are you …

Career Development

Questions to Assess the Management Skills of a Candidate

• Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Share<br>• Email<p>Updated March 14, 2018<p>The manager interview questions you ask, and the interview question answers your applicant supplies, are …

54 Professional Basic Common Interview Questions and Answers

The most often asked question in interviews. You need to have a short statement prepared in your mind. Be careful that it does not sound rehearsed. …

25 Quotes to Inspire You to Become a Better Leader

Great quotes inspire us to change, to grow, and to become our best selves. I researched thousands of quotes from successful leaders for my last book, …

Motivation

How to Turn Your Weaknesses Into Strengths

We all have weaknesses, and we tend to try to work on eliminating them - on changing ourselves in order to become better. But change is difficult- …

Social Media

Breastcancer.org - Breast Cancer Information and Awareness

Our experts bring you breaking news about current breast cancer research.<p>Listen to unique insights from our medical experts and people living with …