Michael Berger

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Leah Thorvilson's virtual journey from marathon runner to pro cyclist

Leah Thorvilson was a marathon winner two years ago until her injury forced her to pack it in. Back home, she jumped on an exercise bike, then she …

One Easily Overlooked Habit of Happy People | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“The secret of happiness is to count your blessings while others are adding up their troubles” – William Penn<p>I’m sure you must have come across …

5 Radically Simple Ideas to Instantly Change Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Life is simple.<p>It is.<p>If you want something, go get it.<p>If you don’t like something, stop whatever it is you’re doing and change course.<p>Each of us are …

How to Keep Going When Self-Doubt Creeps in: 3 Rules | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Having been a self-doubt sufferer for many years, it’s easy to imagine my life always being the same, doing the same old things and getting the same …

The 8 Ways To Start Every Day Like A Winner

GET THE BOOK BY<br>ERIN FALCONER!<p>Erin shows overscheduled, overwhelmed women how to do less so that they can achieve more. Traditional productivity …

18 easy Paleo diet recipes

Does the Paleo Diet work? Some men will answer that quesiton with a “Hell, yes!” Others? They’re more skeptical.<p>But whether you’ve gone full Paleo, …

Paleo Diet

Workout Of The Week: The Sisyphus Session

I love hill workouts. For my money, running up and down a hill gives you the most bang for your running buck—power, strength, endurance and speed all …

Essential Form Drills For Speed And Efficiency

Photo: Mark Doolittle Photography<p><i>Do these consistently to help improve your running form.</i><p>If you want to improve as a runner, you’ve got to do more …

5 muscle-shocking methods you forgot all about

Dogs May Cause the Next Big Flu Pandemic. Here's How to Protect Yourself and Your Pup.<p>The 10 Healthiest, All-natural Nut and Seed Butters<p>Detraining: …

Bulk Up Your Back

The reason your chest is pumped but your lats are junk is because you can’t see them. Without regular feedback on how they look—the kind you get from …

The Big 8

To get your abs to pop, you need to lose body fat and strengthen your abdominal muscles. While doing crunches and situps may activate the abs, these …

Workouts

Monday Minute: Increase Hip Flexor Strength

Wet Equity

Pool workouts help you build fitness, strength, and flexibility—without risking injury.<p>Like most runners, I'd rather look at lane lines on a track than in a pool. But 20 years ago, beset by recurring leg injuries, I took to the water in order to minimize the pounding. But I don't just count laps; I …

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 …