Michael Pijnacker

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7 Safety Tips for a Trail Running Adventure

Dream of trail running in far-off places? Here’s what two Alaskan running coaches say to take into consideration.<p><i>Debra asks: I've been inspired to try trail running from your Facebook posts on your Alaskan Running Vacation. The only problem is I have no idea what I'm doing and worry I may get</i> …

Can Fish Oil Combat Junk Food’s Effect?

You stay on track with your diet during the week, but the weekend comes with its own set of temptations. A night out with the guys or kicking back …

10 New Ways To Overcome Workout Laziness

So you skipped a few workouts, and now <i>anything</i>—even shoe shopping with your girlfriend and her mom—sounds more appealing than getting back to the …

The best post-workout foods to help you refuel

1. Greek yogurt<p>Greek yogurt has double the amount of protein compared to regular yogurt, and is a great source of carbohydrates. “Mix it with cereal …

Just Do It.

The Superman Workout

Discover how Henry Cavill sculpted the body of a superhero<p>How did actor Henry Cavill transform himself into the <i>Man of Steel</i>? He started with iron, of course. The kind you find in a gym.<p>In fact, to become a little more super, Cavill turned to Mark Twight, owner of Gym Jones in Salt Lake City—the …

Workouts

Five New Uses for Avocados | Runner's World

<b>Health Powerhouse</b><br>Fruits by definition, avocados provide more than 20 key nutrients, including B vitamins, vitamin E, and brain-boosting choline. They also contain copper and zinc and antioxidant pigments that fight inflammation. All this nutritional might does come at a cost: One avocado packs …

Nutrition

Better Together

Combine hard workouts to hone your edge for racing.<p>Designing a training plan can feel like ticking off a checklist. Short intervals to boost speed? Check. Tempo runs to raise lactate threshold? Check. Hill repeats to build power? Check. In a race, of course, you must roll all these components into …

Get some air on your push-ups. To improve upper-body power, strength, and size, plyo push-ups are a great way to go. http://ow.ly/o1hYz

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How to Add CrossFit to Marathon Training

Here's how to work high-intensity strength training into your running plan without risking fatigue.<p>June is Marathon Month! I’ll be answering marathon training program questions all month long to help you get started on the right track this season.<p><i>How do you incorporate strength training in with a</i> …

Run and Retweet

Runners love advice. Reading it, heeding it, sharing it. But in the middle of a tough workout, you forget how exactly a lactate-threshold run affects mitochondria. What sticks instead is short, pithy, maybe reflective, often funny. In the old days, you might’ve called it an aphorism. Today, it’s a …

Monday Motivation: Get Off Your Butt and Go!

The hardest part is taking the first step. You won't regret it once you're out there!<p>Runner's World Challenger Will Starr's advice is clear: Sometimes the hardest part about running is getting out the door in the first place. Set aside time dedicated to your run and get dressed - you'll be less …

How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …

Sunny Side Up

Why eggs are one of the best foods for runners.<p>Got a dozen on hand? As a runner, you should. Routinely eating eggs affords you amazing health benefits. Here are five reasons to crack one open.<p><b>TO SLIM DOWN</b><br>In a study, dieters who had eggs for breakfast achieved a 60 percent greater weight loss …

5 Speed Workouts Every New Runner Should Try

Adding a structured workout into your running routine will make you faster.<p>When you’re first getting moving, it’s important to just focus on getting into the exercise habit; making your run or walk a regular part of each day, finding times and places to exercise that feel convenient and …