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Buckwheat Groats Hot Cereal

I have a new breakfast porridge obsession. <b>Buckwheat Porridge.</b> Now I know you like blueberry buckwheat pancakes, right? Well take even more of that …

Breakfast

A List of 12 Best Strength Training Exercises for Runners

10-minute strength training routine for runners to build a stronger body that is less prone to injuries.<p>As a runner, you need a strong lower body and …

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 …

​How To Calculate Your Max Heart Rate (You're Probably Doing It Wrong)

If you train by heart rate (or use a gadget that does), your workout depends on one critical number that, for most of us, is probably inaccurate: …

Mathematics

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 …

The Oregon Project Stability Routine

Key exercises that keep some of the world's best runners healthy.<p><b>As the strength coach for the Oregon Project, David McHenry is tasked with keeping 2012 Olympians Mo Farah, Galen Rupp, Dathan Ritzenhein and Matthew Centrowitz healthy. Talk about pressure.</b><p>Every week, McHenry puts each of them …

Mastering Hill Workouts

Hill training, demystified<p><b>It's the worst-kept secret in running: If you want to improve strength and speed, run hills.</b><p>Recently, I did a trail run in Seattle with Tony Young, the world record-holder in the mile for men age 45–49 (4:16.09). Tony stopped at a point where the trail split, and he …

The Ultimate Energy Bites

They also only take 3 minutes to make and require almost no washing up, which is always fantastic!<p>Makes 15 – 20 balls, depending on size<p>– 1 cup of …

Recipes

Sweet Potato Brownies

Try the new and improved version of these instead!<p>Makes 10 brownies<p>– 2 medium to large sweet potatoes (600g)<p>– 2/3 of a cup of ground almonds (80g)<p>– …

Recipes

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 …

Chewy Apple Pie Bars

Why reach for a processed energy bar when you can make your own, all-natural, low-sugar bar in 30 minutes?<p>Keep these chewy bars handy in your purse …

Dessert

Chocolate-Spiked Oatmeal Cookies

Heart-healthy oats are peppered with bittersweet dark chocolate chips to make these crisp, calorie-conscious cookies. Pair them with CE's vanilla …

Dessert

How To Easily Grow an Endless Supply Of Onions Indoors

• Start by cutting the neck off the plastic bottle.<br>• Cut some holes in it, with the scissors. The holes should be big enough for the onions.<br>• You then make …

The Beginner’s Guide to Weight Training

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Take Control of Your Running Health

Ten keys to staying on the road and out of the doctor's office.<p>Each year, studies report that somewhere between one-fifth and one-half of runners get injured. The figure is hard to pin down because sports medicine researchers aren't in agreement about what exactly qualifies as an injury. Is it …

Motivational Quotes | Runner's World

The 26.2-mile distance has inspired some wise words throughout the ages.​<p>Motivational sayings from the iconic American runner.​<p>The iconic race has sparked some inspirational sayings throughout the years.​<p>Illustrations By Megan Hetzel<p>A champion is made when you look at the time spent …

Garden

Everything You Need to Know About Vegetable Gardening in One Graphic

Vegetable gardening is both an art and a science. Figuring out when and where to plant the vegetables, what pests to look out for, when to harvest, …

super food energy bars with cacao

These are chock full of super foods to provide your body and mind with long-lasting energy to get through your busy (or leisurely) day. What have …

4 Common Race Mistakes to Avoid

Vow to overcome the problems that marred your past performances.<p>Eating spicy food the night before a long run, washing your shorts without checking the pockets for your iPod—some mistakes you make only once. But when it comes to racing, we tend to err in the same ways over and over.<p>“Runners become …

Banish Your Belly BEFORE the Holidays

Drop pounds before the ball drops to get ahead of the game in 2015<p>The last few weeks of 2014 will be filled with family, friends, and festivities—but especially food. Rather than kick off the New Year carrying a belly like Santa’s, you should charge full speed into the holiday-eating season by …

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 …

Run Faster with High Intensity Interval Training

Build power, speed, and fitness with fast efforts.<p>If you want to run fast, the saying goes, you've got to run fast. To stoke speed, most runners do traditional speedwork: aiming for near race pace over distances of 400 meters or more, with recovery periods equal to the length of the repeat (or …

3 Tricks for Running Harder and Longer

How to move faster and go your farthest distance yet<p><i>This article was written by Mackenzie Lobby and repurposed with permission from</i> Men's Health<i>.</i><p>While fatigue manifests itself in aching muscles, shorter strides, and decreasing speed, your mind is actually the culprit behind your tiring body. …

Chocolate-Cinnamon “Babkallah”

Introducing our test kitchen's hybrid baby: It's braided like a challah for maximum babka-y chocolate swirl in every bite.<p>Ingredients<p>Dough<p>½ cup whole milk<p>1 ¼-oz. envelope active dry yeast<p>4 large egg yolks<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted, cooled, plus more<p>⅓ cup …

Baking

What's So Great About Kale and How to Use It

Kale, kale, kale. You've probably heard about this superfood and either are rejoicing in its holiness or are still scratching your head wondering …