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7 Keto-Friendly Snacks to Fuel You for a Sweaty Workout

Pre-workout snacks tend to go something like this: a handful of carbs, a few ounces of protein, and a healthy fat. You might be used to noshing on …

6 yoga moves runners should do to speed recovery

Whether you run a 5K a day with your girlfriends or you’re in the midst of marathon training, you probably feel it: tight hips, achy hamstrings, and …

25 BEST HIKES IN THE WORLD TO PUT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

1. Inca Trail<p><b>Location:</b> Peru <b><br>Distance:</b> 26 miles <b><br>Time:</b> 4 days <b><br>Best Time to Go:</b> May to September<p>One of the most popular hikes in the world, the Inca Trail …

Prof. Tim Noakes - 'LCHF for Elite Athletes'

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13 Pilates Moves for Runners

Whether you're a casual runner, planning for your next 10K, or training for a marathon, cross-training is important. As a runner myself, I can say I …

Trail-Running Books for Your Reading List

There is nothing like leaning back in a deck chair on a warm summer night dreaming about running. What will tomorrow’s adventure bring? The only …

The Importance of Easy Run Days

Easy run days are more important in a runner’s training plan than they are given credit for. Easy run days do a number of things to help prepare you …

8 of the best free workouts on YouTube

Who says you need an expensive gym membership to get fit?<p>If you're looking to get fit, but the cost of a gym membership is putting you off and you …

Exercise

5 Ways Coffee Makes You a Better Runner

Morning Pick Me-Up<p>1 of 6<p>Mental alertness is crucial—particularly during morning runs, when you may still be feeling groggy. Caffeine provides an …

Why You Should Be Using a Foam Roller — and Which One to Buy

Right up there with kettlebells and battle ropes, foam rollers are ubiquitous at gyms but nevertheless require a bit of explanation if you want to …

Embracing the Less Is More Approach to Tapering

Going the extra mile may have been putting extra stress on my body.<p>After completing my final hard workout before the 2016 Marine Corps Marathon—a round of Yasso 800s on the nearby track as the sun rose in the early a.m. hours—I initially felt confident as I hit my recommended times.<p>But because …

Fast Starts = Slow Finishes (Chicago Edition)

What the data from the Chicago Marathon tells us about the dangers of starting too fast.<p>TLDR;<p><i>Starting too fast too early may wreck your marathon by</i> …

This Simple Tip Has Turned Me Into A Way Better Runner

A few weeks ago, I had the best run of my life. It was my once-a-week three-mile route from my NYC apartment to Washington Square Park and back. But …

15 Daily Routines That Will Boost Your Productivity

Looking to become more productive? Here are 15 daily habits that can help you.<p>Feeling the office blues?<p>It's okay. It is an unfortunate reality that most U.S. workers spend long hours in the office, working themselves to death until they become office zombies.<p>Because of the long hours and often …

7 Ways to Fix Your Postrun Recovery

If your body is dragging, consider making these changes to your process.<p><i>James asks: I have returned to running after a long hiatus, so I feel like a beginner again. Of course, many things have changed, but I am definitely noticing that my legs are not bouncing back from my runs as well as they used</i> …

A 15-Minute No-Equipment Workout That'll Sculpt Your Abs and Arms

Here's a 15-minute no-equipment workout we think you'll love. Developed by Las Vegas–based trainer Alyssa West, an instructor at TruFusion, this …

The Long Run and How to Do it Right

If you want to train for longer distances or just increase your aerobic capacity, a regular long training run is a must for your training routine. …

Marathons

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

The 6 Most Effective Core Exercises for Distance Athletes

And two core exercises athletes should absolutely avoid.<p>There are things you come across when running that you can ignore: jerk drivers, annoying partners, random bad advice in the middle of a race. And then there are things that you shouldn’t ignore—like your core muscles.<p>“Your core stabilizes …

10 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes

Simple, tasty recipes—each at about 300 calories or less

Sweet Potatoes

34 Best Travel Websites to Save You Money

Travel prices are flying up as the global economy improves and more people are spending to quench their wanderlust. But you can still find good deals …

Eat - The Running Bug

Haile Gebrselassie's World Record Marathon Fueling Plan

See what Geb consumed en route to his first WR in Berlin in 2007.<p>A quick tidbit from a PowerBar-sponsored presentation after the New York marathon, given by exercise physiologist Trent Stellingwerff (who used to work for PowerBar's parent company, Nestle): the fueling plan used by Haile …

Marathons

How to Fuel for a Half Marathon

Three great tips on carb-loading and fueling so you don't hit the wall during your next 13.1.<p><i>Brian asks: I'm getting ready to run a half marathon this weekend. If I need to carb-load, what should I consume before the start of the race, and how do I fuel to avoid hitting the wall mid-race?</i><p>Great …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

Exploring Turks and Caicos: 5 Secluded Beaches

<b>By Hillary Richard</b><p>Despite the allure of perfect white-sand beaches and calm turquoise waters, the islands that make up the Turks and Caicos remain …

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How To Properly Train With A Heart Rate Monitor

<i>Follow these tips and perform these workouts to get the most out of your training.</i><p>In the early 1980s, while participating in varied running events, I …

Foot Strength: Toe Pickups

17 Ways To Be Indispensable At Work

Job security is a serious concern for so many employees in today’s workforce. Knowing that so many positions are being outsourced, cut, or revamped, for instance, makes it especially difficult to believe that anybody’s job is completely safe, says Rita Friedman, a Philadelphia-based career coach …