Lauren Penney

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Comfort Food Gets A Healthy Makeover

When it's cold outside, choose these healthier comfort foods.<p>Oh baby, it’s cold outside. When the weather outside is less than forgiving—like it is where I live in Pittsburgh—comfort foods sound great. But some of these foods pack a pretty hefty calorie punch, which can make your next run feel more …

Slow Cooker Recipes: 20 Warming Soups for a Frosty Day

Ah, winter. It's bliss-sparkling ice-covered trees abound, making us long for warm places to curl up inside, and sip on warm liquids. It's time to grab your slow cooker and pour in the ingredients to craft a steamy slow cooked concoction that will warm up your dinner table tonight. Try one of our …

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 …

The Best Yoga for Weight Loss, Strength, and More

Rev up your sex life, lose weight, build strength, or just plain zen out by practicing the right style of yoga for you<p>Nobody would ever call into …

The Stress Buster You Haven't Tried

Mindfulness can help you fend off anxiety. Here’s how to put it into practice<p>“Stop and smell the roses” isn’t just good advice—it’s also a powerful safeguard against stress. Mindfulness, or the practice of consciously and non-judgmentally observing the present moment, has been linked to better …

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The Compassionate Mind

Decades of clinical research has focused and shed light on the psychology of human suffering. That suffering, as unpleasant as it is, often also has …

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

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How I get up early to run and a bunch of random pictures.

119 Comments September 10, 2013<p>Getting up early in the morning to run still isn’t super easy for me.<p>You’d think it would be simple after 10 years of …

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 …

The Ultimate Post-Workout Recovery Smoothie for Runners

I recently started training for a half marathon, and, as I increased my weekly mileage, I found that it was more and more important to properly fuel …

4 Healthy Snack Upgrades

With back to school in mind we’re focusing on common snacks like ants on a log, cheese and crackers, and mini toaster pizzas, but making them just a little bit healthier. We have four different ideas for you, and we’d love to hear what your favorite, healthy afternoon snack is. Looking for more …

A Week's Worth of Protein-Packed Breakfasts

The right breakfast may help you achieve your weight loss goals, according to several published reports that found eating a healthy, protein-rich morning meal turns down hormones that trigger hunger and cravings, making it easier to eat fewer calories.<p>In one recent study, published in the <i>European</i> …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Workouts

Maple Farro With Dried Cherries And Toasted Pecans Recipe

Try substituting farro for oatmeal with this tasty hot breakfast cereal recipe. Farro packs a punch of protein that will keep your belly happy for …

How to Build a Healthier Pizza

Load up your pie with nutrient-packed toppings, and make these smart, tasty swaps.<p>Like most of you, I believe the best way to really get to know a place is to go for a run.<p>So this past weekend, while in Oxford, Ohio for Alumni Weekend, I did just this. I laced up my running shoes, waved goodbye to …

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The Cheat Sheet for Beef

Wish you knew how to decide which cut of beef to buy? This infographic will inform you about the type of meat, the cost, and method to cook it.

Shut Up, Flexibility

A couple weeks ago, I sent out a newsletter in which I talked about the secret to flexibility being no secret at all, but simply commitment over time …

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30-Minute, No-Gym Bodyweight Workout

Ready to strengthen, stretch, and break a sweat? This high-intensity bodyweight workout is a simple, effective way to work your whole body—without …

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