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Forget the French fries: Salt and vinegar potatoes

I love recipes that take a bit of work to put together, the kind that use a ridiculous amount of kitchenware, loads of ingredients and a fair amount …

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Todd Huffman<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out …

Exercise Routines: The Ideal Amount to Exercise

That’s because the total amount, type, and intensity of activity all have a much greater affect on your body than frequency, says study author Ian Janssen, PhD, associate professor at the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen's University in Canada.<p>So does this mean you can just work …

Preparing for a Run

*Four hours before your workout, drink 12 ounces of fluid. If your urine is the shade of apple juice or darker two hours before you exercise, drink another eight to 12 ounces. If you'll be working out longer than 60 minutes, replenish with a 16-ounce sports drink every hour, or four ounces every 15 …

Walk Run Off the Pounds

The best part? You can print the entire workout plan to take wherever you go.<p><b>Week One</b><p><b>Monday</b><br>One Walk 10 minutes. Next 6 minutes alternate running 1 minute and walking 1 minute. Walk 4 minutes. Stretch.<p><b>Tuesday</b> <br>"Tone Zone" Strength Training Program.<br>Stretch.<p><b>Wednesday</b><br>Walk 10 minutes.<br>Next 8 minutes …

Running On Air: Breathing Technique

A revolutionary way to breathe can help you run better and sidestep injury.<p>In my early days as a runner, I, like most, didn't give any thought to my breathing. I took up the sport in high school—back in the '70s—and as a senior on the cross-country team, I won the individual league championship, a …

Yoga

What Time of Day to Work Out?

Morning, noon or night? There are challenges - and good reasons - for each.<p>What's the best time of day to work out? That's easy. The best time of day to work out is whatever time of day you're most likely to actually get it done!<p>Whether you’re a morning person, a night owl, or someone who looks …

Fitness

Want To Recover Faster From Running? Start Swimming | Competitor.com

<i>Your next workout may do more to help you bounce back than compression socks, ice baths, etc.</i><p>Triathletes do all kinds of things to accelerate muscle …

Breathing Tips for New Runners

How to breathe while running to avoid exhaustion and side stitches.<p><i>Hi! I'm a new runner and I'm experiencing a problem with controlling my breathing. Though I don't feel any soreness or pain in my legs, in about 200 meters, it gets incredibly hard to breathe. It feels like my lungs are resisting</i> …

Yoga

20 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Running Shoes | Competitor.com

<i>Fun facts about innovation, top brands and key players.</i><p>1. Let’s get right down to it: for years, many of the innovations in the technical fabrics …

5 Speed Workouts Every New Runner Should Try

Adding a structured workout into your running routine will make you faster.<p>When you’re first getting moving, it’s important to just focus on getting into the exercise habit; making your run or walk a regular part of each day, finding times and places to exercise that feel convenient and …

Marathons

Become a Better Runner! - Women's Running

<i>Take our 30-day tip sheet to heart and you’ll run stronger and faster in one month’s time!</i><p><b>1. Buy new gear.</b> Purchase a pair of shoes, running skirt or …

How Do I Fuel for an Early Morning Run?

It depends on how far you're running. Here are some easy-to-digest options for runs up to 13 miles.<p><i>Rohan asks: I often have to complete my runs first thing in the morning, so I can’t have my regular, hearty oatmeal with banana, dried fruit, nuts, seeds, and peanut butter breakfast beforehand. I</i> …

Nutrition

Is There Any Pep Left in the Peplum? Eva Longoria Thinks So—You Decide

Last night Eva Longoria turned up to fete her new show, <i>Devious Maids,</i> in an outfit that has me scratching my head. Let's call it a peplum pantsuit?<p>I'm totally into pantsuits, jumpsuits, and rompers, so I love the onesie effect of this. I also love that it feels a bit different from most of the …