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Short v. Long Intervals

Two sides of the same coin, or completely different workouts?<p>Here's an interesting graph to consider:<p>It comes from a paper by Nigel Stepto and his colleagues, then at the University of Cape Town, back in 1999. This particular version of it is redrawn in a review on physiological adaptations to …

The Body-Fat Burner

This four-move, muscle-blasting challenge is brutal, and requires all the willpower you can muster. Do you have what it takes to finish as strong as you started?<p>This week's fitness challenge will leave you collapsed in a puddle of yourself—in a good way. Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <i>The IMPACT!</i> …

39 Ways to Jack Up Your Cardio

Get your lungs pumping and your muscles burning with these awesome versions of an old-school calisthenic<p>Squeezing in a full-blown cardio workout can feel like a chore. We’ve got a solution: jumping jacks.<p>Don't worry, we're not talking about the boring standard jumping jacks you did in high school. …

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 …

Finish Off Your Chest

You’ve done your foam rolling. Actually spent time warming up with movement prep. Banged out heavy sets of deadlifts. Crushed the bench press, pullup …

Healthy Recipes: 5 Muscle-Building Breakfasts

How many times have you heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day? Not to sound like a broken record, but it is. What you eat in the …

The 10 Easiest Pasta Meals Ever

Make any of these tasty (and healthy!) pasta recipes in less than 30 minutes!

Healthy Eating

The 10 most common sex mistakes

1 of 10<p>1. Getting too intimate<p>When it comes to verbal seduction, less is more. You might think it's what she wants to hear, but letting the …

Running for Time vs. Distance

Both minutes and miles have pros—and cons.<p>Researchers have found that our minds process distance and time differently. When the finish line of a measured effort is in sight, you get visual feedback about how much farther you have to go, which spurs you to accelerate near the end. Time feedback, …

Safe Strategies For Developing Basic Speed

<i>Investing just a few minutes a week in dedicated turnover work really can produce results.</i><p>Whether you’re an 800-meter runner who knows you need to …

100 Ways to Burn Fat Fast

Changes to Stride, Surface and Form to Avoid Injury

Simple adjustments to your routes, form, and mileage can help sidestep injury.<p>Running may be the quickest, the most invigorating, and for many, the most enjoyable way to get and stay fit. So it is doubly frustrating when you’re sidelined by aches, pains, or, worse, injuries. Easing up—on surfaces, …

Benefits of Polarized Training

Run very hard or very easy to reap the most benefits.<p>University of Wisconsin-La Crosse physiologist Carl Foster once monitored the school's track team for five weeks. Each day he asked the coaches how hard that day's run was meant to be; then, after the session, he asked the athletes how hard they …

5 Filling Snacks Under 100 Calories

The Best and Worst Dates to Take Her On

You got her number. Congratulations—the hardest part is over. Now what? Dinner? Movie? Not so fast. While these venues are first date classics, they …

What Does It Take To Run A Marathon As Fast As An Olympian?

By Karla Bruning September 4 2018<p>Given the stress that IVF treatments bring, running may be a valuable coping mechanism for women to use—with a …

The Benefits of Running Less

How to run faster and achieve your race goals on fewer training miles.<p>There’s nothing that makes me smile bigger than receiving Success Mail. In this case, it was actually a Success Post on my AskCoachJenny Facebook Page.<p>I share this with you in this week’s column because it is the perfect …

The 10 Biggest Myths About Running | Competitor.com

1. You Need To Have A Certain Body Type<p>Anyone with any body type can be a runner, Steven Tally, a coach for the San Diego Tri Club explained. “I tell …

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 …

Motivational Quotes

Oct 7, 2015<p>It's the best form of medication.<p>Oct 2, 2015<p>It needs exercise just like the muscles of the body.<p>Sep 23, 2015<p>Running is not, as it so often seems, only about what you did in your last race.<p>Sep 18, 2015<p>Relax and let the run come out of you.<p>Sep 16, 2015<p>...matters more than how much you …

6 Rules for Eating Right as a Runner

Keep it simple, keep it balanced, and stay hydrated.<p>When you start exercising regularly, you might have to revamp some of your everyday eating habits in order to feel your best while you’re working out and avoid unwanted bathroom stops. Here are some general rules.<p>Go on Empty (Sometimes)<p>What you …

Get Stronger Without the Size

Believe it or not, not every athlete wants to build massive muscles. Think about wrestlers, MMA fighters, gymnasts, or athletes who use their own …

Exercise

How to Manufacture the Best Night of Sleep in Your Life

Ah, sleep: is there anything quite like it? So easily discarded and discounted when nighttime attractions present themselves and yet so dearly missed and pined after the next morning. So how do you get one? What would a day of optimal sleep promotion look like?<p>Ah, sleep: is there anything quite …

5 Things You Already Did Wrong Before 9 a.m.

Society has somehow accepted that it's okay to grunt, stumble and bitch our way through the start of every day. And so we do. What we don't realize is it's not just our bodies but our souls as well that need sustenance for a long day ahead.<p><i>Image credit: edu1971 / 123RF Stock Photo</i><p>You roll over and …

Self Improvement

Simple solutions to common problems.<p>Lots of beginners (and veteran runners) make the same mistakes over and over. Getting stuck in a bad pattern is not only frustrating, it limits your ability to run as well as you should. Here are proven ways to correct the most common running errors.<p><b>Out of Gas:</b> …

5 Keys to Running Healthy and Staying Injury-Free

Follow these rules, and you’ll spend more time on the road and less time in rehab.<p><b>AVOID THE TERRIBLE TOO’S.</b> Doing too much, too soon, too fast is the number-one cause of running injuries. The body needs time to adapt to increases in mileage or speed. Muscles and joints need recovery time so they …

Ryan Riess wins WSOP main event

LAS VEGAS -- A 23-year-old poker pro from Michigan won the World Series of Poker main event late Tuesday, claiming the $8.4 million title after …

6 ways to lose fat faster

Want to lose fat faster? We have some great advice for you.<p>Cardio is the cornerstone to any good weight-loss plan—especially high-intensity interval …

Is It Okay to Work Out Twice In One Day?

Read this before you double up your exercise sessions<p><b>The question:</b> Is it okay to work out twice in one day? And if so, what’s the best way to do it?<p><b>The expert:</b> Doug Barsanti, a certified strength and conditioning specialist and owner of ReInvention Fitness in Santa Cruz, California<p><b>The answer:</b> …

Exercise

PHOTOS: Smoking Makes You Look Older

It's official: Smoking makes you look <i>old</i>.<p>A new study in twins, published in the journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, shows just how much smoking prematurely ages your face. And the results are stark.<p>Researchers from University Hospital Case Medical and Case School of Medicine found that …