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The 50 best hotels in Italy for summer

It’s the sheer variety that strikes you first. Italy has as many hotels as it has destinations, from old-fashioned family-run pensioni in historic city centres to elegant lakeside resorts where you dine by candlelight at the water’s edge. There are mountain lodges with Michelin-starred restaurants, …

5 Running Mistakes Beginners Always Make

By Jennifer Cohen<p>Summertime is the perfect season to start a running program. With the sun shining, there's simply no reason tonot lace up your sneaks and hit the road. But before you get started, learn the five mistakes every beginning runner makes. And skip them!<p><b>Starting too fast</b><p>The most common …

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 …

Workouts

14 Must-Have Apps To Use on Vacation

From easy photo-sharing to last-minute luxury hotel deals,these apps will upgrade your next trip.<p>From hotel bookings to restaurant recommendations to the best ways to get around–these are the apps to turn to when you're stumped in transit.<p>APP IN THE AIR<p>Download this app immediately (it's $49.99–or …

Apps

How To Treat And Beat Plantar Fasciitis

<i>Kelly O’Mara, like many runners, is all too familiar with the pain associated with plantar fasciitis.</i><p>Until I was struck down with <b>plantar fasciitis</b> …

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 …

Exercise

Increase Your Running Cadence To Prevent Knee Injuries

<i>Pain-free running may be just a (quicker) stride away.</i><p>Knee injuries are among the most common ailments in runners and triathletes young and old. …