kimberley roquas

19 Added | 2 Magazines | 1 Like | 2 Following | @kimroquas | Keep up with kimberley roquas on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “kimberley roquas”

Running Tips & Articles | Running Training Plans

Here's how one inspiring 12-year-old and some magical poop emojis are motivating runners.<p>Plus, a dynamic routine to prime your body for many miles.<p>By …

What You Should Eat Before a Long Run

<i>By Samuel Blackstone for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Running on an empty stomach can be good for burning fat, but run for too long with nothing in your system and your body can start chomping away at those hard-earned muscles, too. Grabbing a quick snack before a run, if done correctly, can …

Nutrition

One of the World's Only Globe-Making Studios Celebrates the Ancient Art of Handcrafted Globes

A globe is the only “true” representation of the world that doesn't distort the shape or the size of the earth's features. Terrestrial (showing a map of the world) and celestial (showing the apparent positions of the stars in the sky) globes are known to have been made since the mid-2nd century …

artisanal

A Glimpse Inside an OCD Mind

It took the world's fourth most powerful super computer 40 minutes to model a single second of human brain activity. I frequently imagine computers to have vast intellectual processing abilities, but really, each human brain is a more powerful processor than even the most advanced computers. The …

Mental Health

Are Your 'Shoulds' Really Helping You?

Of all the words that exist in our language, "should" is the word that creates the most suffering. Every aspect of our life is affected and infiltrated by the word "should." I "should" be, he/she "should" be, my life "should" be, this moment "should" be... Sometimes we utter our "shoulds" out loud, …

I Need a Hero: Reducing Viral Loads Without Superpowers

I didn't read comic books as a child. It seemed all they had to offer was a lot of aggression, which was scary to me back then. I was wrong, of course. Fighting for justice was and still is what superheroes represent.<p>Despite not really knowing the source material, I did love watching Saturday …

How to Stay Optimistic During Tough Times

There are 1 billion search results for the phrase, "How to be positive" on Google.<p>It makes me wonder: Does it help to be optimistic in times of change and uncertainty? And if so, how do we stay optimistic during tough turbulent times?<p><b>Does it help to be optimistic?</b><p>I believe the answer is YES.<p><b>Here's</b> …

Happiness

For some teens, running away is an attempt to escape mental demons

<b>(CNN) —</b> When the news broke that Rosie O'Donnell's 17-year-old daughter Chelsea was missing, and that she is suffering from an undisclosed mental illness, stopped taking her medication and had run away, I imagine any parent who has been touched by mental health issues immediately felt for O'Donnell …

Mental Health

Brain Scans May Predict Math Gains in Children, Study Finds

Brain scans may be able to predict which kids are likely to improve their math skills in school and which ones are not, and they do it better than IQ or math tests, researchers reported Tuesday.<p>The researchers have been working with a group of kids who started getting brain scans at the age of 8, …

Humanity

Sacred lands and snow leopards

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>I imagine England’s green and pleasant land, with a church spire above the gentle landscape. Surely John Constable painted it. Bracing myself against the howling wind and driving snow, thankful for my NGS Antarctic special issue jacket on this mid-summer day, I couldn’t be …

Crave giveaway: Neo smartpen N2 for making handwritten notes digital

It looks like a standard pen, but it digitizes handwritten notes directly to your phone or tablet. And you can get one in your hands for free.<p>Congratulations to Justin B. of Lake Elsinore, California, for winning an iBattz Refuel Invictus charging case for the iPhone 6 in last week's giveaway, and …

Doodling

The World’s Most Beautiful Train Ride: A Tale In 13 Photographs

Photographer Rolf Sachs immortalizes a train ride through the Swiss / Italian alps along the famous Rhaetian Railway.<p>Staring out a train window as the countryside blurs by is one of the quintessential pleasures of continental travel. These are the moments of zen that London-based artist Rolf Sachs …

Photography

Thoughts ...

Amazing!<p>Aug 14, 2015<p>Its fantastic<p>Aug 14, 2015<p>Quiero ver el artículo de la verdadera paternidad del príncipe Larry<p>Aug 14, 2015<p>That is amazing<p>Aug 15, …

Study: Runners Unsurprisingly Think About How Much They Hate Running While Running

A recently published study confirmed what all non-runners have long since suspected about runners: Even runners find running sucks. The team of researchers at California State University that conducted the study rounded up a group of 10 amateur long-distance runners, ranging from 29-52 who were all …

Running tips for people who don't like running

I consider myself a self-forced runner, a member of the community of runners that loathe the practice. It’s not that I love running. I know it’s good …

8-Week Beginner 10K Running Schedule

If you've already run a few 5Ks, running a 10K is totally doable — especially if you take time to build up your mileage. Here's an eight-week beginner training schedule that will help you train and appropriately prep you for your very first 10K race.<p>Week<p>Mon<p>Tues<p>Wed<p>Thurs<p>Fri<p>Sat<p>Sunday<p>1<p>Rest<p>3 miles<p>CT*<p>2.5 …

Six of the best flat half marathons

Dreaming of an autumn PB? Here are six flat (or flattish) UK halves chosen by the team at findarace.com. Add your own recommendations below the line for the fastest halves you’ve found around the world<p>Bagging a good half-marathon time is something every runner has on their to-do list. Its one of …

Marathons

7 Fitness Escapes for the Outdoor Adventurist at Heart

With each passing day, summer’s clarion call grows stronger—and, for those who long to extend the season’s buoyant vacation spirit, so does the desire to spend every waking hour outdoors. For the fitness-minded adventurist at heart, these fleeting weeks offer one last chance to sail in Penobscot …