Megan Girouard

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Here’s What to Snack on If You’re Trying to Slim Down, According to a Nutritionist

These five bites are nutritious, filling, and low-cal enough to support your weight-loss goals.<p>Tired of eating almonds and Greek yogurt (over and …

A Soup Diet Can Jump-Start Your Weight Loss — If You Do It Right

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps some folks lose nine pounds in a single week — and that’s not even the best part. We’ve …

Nutrition

16 New Books From Authors You Know And Love Coming Out In 2017

Book-lovers, it’s that time of year again: our 2017 TBR piles are starting to look a little low (…well, maybe) and we’re getting busy looking forward …

Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado, book review: Not stories that are easily dismissed

Following in the footsteps of Angela Carter and Helen Oyeyemi, the eight tales in Carmen Maria Machado’s exciting, if a little uneven, collection, <i>Her</i> …

35 Most Anticipated Fiction Books Of 2018 To Get You Pumped For A New Year Of Reading

It's time to turn the page on this year. For all its ups and downs, plenty of incredible fiction books came out in 2017. But now, it's time to get …

Best Nonfiction Of 2017

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p><b>Priestdaddy</b> by Patricia Lockwood<p>"A linguistically dexterous, eloquently satisfying narrative debut.” A noted young poet unexpectedly boomerangs back into her parents' home and transforms the return into a richly textured story of an …

The 9 Most Anticipated True Crime Books Of 2018

If you've got a true crime obsession (and I certainly do), then you just can't get enough of dark mysteries of this world. The stories that nip at …

Books

How to Run Strides

This running drill improves your form and mechanics.<p><i>Kevin asks: I'm training for a half marathon and the schedule I'm following includes strides. I'm not certain I'm doing them correctly. Can you explain what they are and how to properly run them?</i><p>A stride (a.k.a. a pick-up) is an easy to perform …

Marathons

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How to Meditate While Running

Before getting started, I should tell you that in the Son Buddhist tradition there's no such thing as running meditation. Performing Son meditation while running is something that I basically made up. At the beginning of my monastic life, when I was still a postulant, I was once chastised for …

Top 100 Best Books for Managers, Leaders & Humans

Ladies and gentlemen…<p>In this post I proudly present the <b>Top 100 Best Books for Managers, Leaders & Humans</b>. I have created this list using three …

The Best Foods For Runners

The 15 foods runners need every week for good health and top performance.<p>Most supermarkets stock more than 30,000 items, yet every time we race up and down the aisles of the grocery store, we toss into our carts the same 10 to 15 foods. Which isn't such a bad thing, as long as you're taking home …

Nutrition

Cranberry Pepper Jelly Dip

The holiday season is upon us and unfortunately in our household the sick bug has already hit. Hoping it is not an indication of what this winter …

A beginner's guide to the art of hiking

A walk in the park is one thing, but a wilderness hike is another. Go too far, choose a route too tough, set off without appropriate gear or the right preparation, and an outdoor adventure can turn ugly and maybe even dangerous.<p>Here are some top tips for beginners in the art of hiking.<p>Choose the …

Backpacking

Nacho mania: From healthy to loaded, 7 delicious ways to top your chips

Ah, nachos. The party, bar and late-night snack staple started simply — a few tortilla chips topped with melted cheese and maybe some pickled jalapenos — but has evolved into one of America's favorite indulgence foods, topped with everything from BBQ pork to kale to chocolate chips.<p>Need a reason to …

Cooking

Parents, grab these healthy make-ahead breakfast recipes: Blueberry bars, overnight oatmeal

Is your morning time in the kitchen in the limited? Tired of serving your family cold cereal or Pop-Tarts as you rush out of the house? Jenna Helwig, food editor at Parents magazine, has healthy breakfast ideas that are nutritious and can be made ahead. Get ready to sleep in and serve your family …

Breakfast

Meatballs & String Beans Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could meatballs with string beans—a Southern Italian (via New England) taste of summer's end—be the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this new series as an opportunity to</i> …

How to Finally Enjoy Running: The Non-Runner's Ultimate Guide

Runner or non-runner, whichever you call yourself, I've been there. And I think I've finally figured out that whole label thing.<p>When running is fun -- when, even when it's hard, it comes easy -- that's when you feel like a runner.<p>But most of the time, for most of us, it doesn't flow like that. It's …

50 Running Resources for Speed, Strength and Nutrition

Sure, <i>some</i> of us are born to run, but for everyone else, let’s face the facts: Running is hard. It’s tedious. And some days, it feels like we’re at a …

The Fast Workout to Become a Faster Runner

No matter how much you love running, the ol' daily out-and-back can start to feel stale after a while. On the hunt for the quick fix for the running …

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16 Time-Saving Hacks for People With Busy Mornings

My morning routine is always stressful. My alarm goes off repeatedly and I hit snooze. Finally, I clamber out of bed, yank my door open, run to the …

Time Management

How Social Media Writes The New Rules For Journalism

In the past 20 years, media in the developed world has moved from scarcity to glut, and news is one of the best examples of the change. Sunday …

Training advice - The Running Bug

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