Alex Chamberlain

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How to: Get your body ready for the course

We all know that running on to the 1st tee with untied shoe isn’t the best way of getting physically prepared to play a round of golf. But what is? …

Nutrition

Runner's salad – Men's Running UK

Tahini is made from ground sesame seeds and is a really versatile ingredient for use in dips, dressings or even on its own. Although a simple …

Food

Two things your sports nutritionist wishes you’d consider

Nutritionist Jen Sygo has a couple words of advice to anyone who came into 2018 with rather lofty diet goals...The post Two things your sports …

How to Pack High-Protein Mason Jar Salads For the Week

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Meal Prep<p>High-Protein Mason Jar Salads<p>How to Pack High-Protein Mason Jar Salads For the Week<p>Shares<p>Colourful chopped veg and …

The 16-Minute Postrun Yoga Sequence Your Tight Muscles Are Begging For

Stretching before a run is a big no-no, so after you come inside or hop off the treadmill, there's no better time to hit the floor and move through a few yoga poses. This yoga sequence has your tight hamstrings, hips, quads, lower back, and shoulders in mind.<p>Move through this 16-pose sequence on …

Yoga

I Went to Blow Job School, and Here Are 10 Things I Learned

Here's what I learned on my oral exam— and how you can bring these lessons home to your partner<p>I don't have a PhD, nor have I written the next Great American Novel. I have no desire to train for Tough Mudder or any other iteration thereof, because running outside is really hard. There are very few …

Los Angeles

These are the best books Bill Gates read in 2016

The world’s richest man is studying up on tennis and electrical grids this year.<p>Bill Gates, philanthropist and cofounder of Microsoft, has kept up his reading and book reviewing. Today he released an annotated list of his favorite books from 2016. They include David Foster Wallace’s essays on …

Paying a coach won’t make you run faster – listening to one will

Running coaches are just for fast runners aren’t they? I’m not good enough to have a coach. I don’t have enough time to do all the running a coach would want me to do.<p>Maybe the idea of a coach has crossed your mind but you’ve dismissed it for one of these reasons. But the world of running coaching …

Marathons

How To Set Up Your Wattbike

Discovering Minecraft in 2015

Better late than never, right?<p>Minecraft's incredible popularity is well documented, and utterly fascinating. This primitive-looking but hugely …

The insanely slow road to building a blog (and why most people give up)

Building a successful blog is <i>hard</i>. There’s a lot more to it than simply creating a blog and writing your first post. For starters, readers won’t show up just because you’re writing. You have to tell people about your work if you want them to care.<p>But a lot of what it takes to build a successful …

Motivation

Fantasy Premier League: How to become a champion

<b>Have you picked your Fantasy Football team for the new season yet?</b><p>Last season, 36-year-old Simon March, who works in digital marketing, beat more than 3.5 million others to the Premier League title. Here he shares his secrets, including his 10 top tips for picking and managing a winning side.<p><i>How</i> …

David Siik at Equinox puts benefits of running into a fitness class

Before Tabata. Before Spinning. And definitely before pole dance classes.<p>"If you take everything away," says David Siik of Equinox Fitness, "every barbell and dumbbell and even the building this club is in, all you have left at the end is the run."<p>Even though running is the most natural thing in …

Strength training for distance runners: Core and lower body conditioning plan

Whether you're gearing up to conquer your first marathon, or simply looking to improve your speed on the track, you're going to need a solid strength …

Can "The Squeeze" buck the trend of bad golf movies?

Terry Jastrow is the writer and director of "The Squeeze," a new golf movie opening in theaters and video on demand Friday. Jastrow, 66, worked for more than 20 years as a producer and director at ABC Sports. We spoke to him recently for Golf Digest Stix about bringing his story to the big screen. …

25 Crazy Fun Marathons That Are Totally Worth Training For

Werk for that vacation.

Marathons

Run Smarter, Faster, and Longer to Burn More Fat

New information on how to improve your strides<p>Men have been running since we shared disputed turf with saber-toothed cats. So how come so many of us do it wrong? Plenty of reasons: desk jobs, cars, couches, complacency. The urgency is lacking, and the muscles are unused. Few of us have ever felt …

Marathons

How a developer convinced Apple to let his banned app back into the App Store

Launcher, one of the best time-saving apps out there, is returning to the App Store six months after Apple removed it without warning.<p>Shortly after Apple's iOS 8 came out, developer Greg Gardner released a creative new app called Launcher that allowed you to launch apps and shortcuts right from …

My Must-Have iPhone Apps, 2014 Edition – MacStories

<i>For the past four years, I’ve been running a series called My Must-Have Apps that, once a year, collects all the apps I find indispensable to get work done on my iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Considering changes to my daily life and workflow, this year only features my must-have iPad and iPhone apps.</i><p>The …

Make The Turn: SuperPower Smoothies

Get Golf Fit: Slices

Invest £100,000 in shares and take an annual income. How long till you're bust?

In charts: alarming truth about how much income you can safely withdraw from your portfolio before the capital runs out<p>Much is made of an investment phenomenon known as “pound-cost averaging”. It’s where regular savers benefit from falls in the stock market. If you invest when shares are down, you …

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Fitness Friday: Firm up your backside

If you don't have strong glutes (that's the butt, in case you didn't know), you're not only cheating yourself of a power source in the golf swing, you're inviting back pain, said Golf Digest fitness advisor Randy Myers (@randymyers_). "If your glutes go into atrophy, the back has to do the work to …

How to Train for a Marathon on Three Days Per Week

Are you an experienced marathon runner prone to running injuries? Here's how to get faster on fewer miles.<p><i>Hi, Jenny. I'm training for my fourth marathon, and I find that if I run more than three times per week, I get injured. Is it possible to train for a marathon and improve my time on three days</i> …

Fitness Friday: TRX for golfers

Admit it. Every time you go to the gym you walk past that suspension-trainer, gaze curiously at the apparatus, and then keep walking. While it's certainly understandable that training devices such as TRX or Redcord can appear intimidating, they're actually some of the best pieces of gym equipment …