Frank Luciano

14 Added | 4 Magazines | 11 Likes | 8 Following | 4 Followers | @mrfrank505 | Keep up with Frank Luciano on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Frank Luciano”

Why weight training is better for your waistline than running

A new Harvard study has found that weight training is a better way of keeping the middle-aged spread at bay than aerobic activity<p>In the coming weeks, many of us will find our thoughts turning to how best to shift the weight we've gained over Christmas.<p>For some that will mean joining the local gym, …

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 …

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 …

Running Blind: Meet the Most Inspiring Marathoner

Meet the blind ultramarathoner who’s running from Boston to New York before competing in the TCS New York City Marathon this Sunday. How’s that for …

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

1958 Photo: Walt Disney and the Jungle Cruise at Disneyland Park

Earlier this year I shared some rare pictures of Walt Disney at the Jungle Cruise at Disneyland park. There was such a great response that I set out …

10 Night Races to Sign Up for Today

Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon<p>1 of 10<p>Who says Disney is just for kids? Night owls prowl at the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon in Florida. The …

How Boston Marathon Winner Meb Keflezighi Trained For NYC

Keflezighi won the Boston Marathon earlier in the year with a 2:08:37 time, shocking many as several of his competitors have averaged faster times on marathons.<p>In a profile from Matthew Futterman of the Wall Street Journal, Futterman takes us through several days of the 39-year-old Keflezighi's …

Marathons

Week's Best Space Pictures: Antares Falls, Mars Mystifies, and the Sun Rises

A sunrise consoles space station crew after the loss of an unmanned Antares supply rocket, with Mars and the stars offering more consolation.

Space

How to Conquer Race-Day Jitters

Don't let nerves psych you out!<p><i>This article was written by Emily Abbate and provided by our partners at Fitbie.com.</i><p><i>Fitbie editor Emily Abbate is training for the 2014 New York City Marathon. In this week's installment of our series following her training journey, she stops by the finish line with</i> …

Operator deliberately destroyed rocket

<b>(CNN) —</b> The unmanned Antares rocket that exploded off the coast of Virginia was deliberately destroyed after it became apparent there was a problem, a spokesman for Orbital Sciences Corporation said Thursday.<p>The flight termination system was engaged, Barron Beneski, vice president of corporate …

New York City Marathon 2014: Events, times and schedule for the weekend

The New York City Marathon is back, but the event is more than just Sunday's race, which has been run annually since 1970 - save for a 2012 cancellation due to Hurricane Sandy. The weekend-long event begins Friday, and here is a look at the busy weekend for one of the premiere distance running …

Apple expected to unveil new iPhone, iPad software

LOS ANGELES — Look for that iPhone and iPad of yours to become even more stylish later this year.<p>On Monday at its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, Apple will preview a new version of the iOS software used in the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. It will also likely show off upgrades to …

Piper Jaffray