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Can You Muscle Up?

The muscle-up is one of the most coveted CrossFit exercises that takes a ton of strength and practice to master. In concept, a perfectly executed …

On Improving the skill of weightlifting : One of the best advice I can give you

If you searched around on the internet for a way to improve your performance as a weightlifter (or as a practitioner of the Olympic lifts), you would …

How to Build Mental Muscle

New research reveals that if you really want that PR, you have to train your brain—hard.<p>I spring out of bed, pull on my shorts and trainers, slather on sunscreen, and sit down at my computer. It's 7 a.m. on a Sunday morning in mid-May, two weeks before the start of my first marathon, and time for …

10 Reasons to Try CrossFit

​Few in the world of fitness can boast about a resume like Matt Chan can. A four-time top 10 finisher at the CrossFit games, he has been one of the …

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …

How and Why You Should Warm Up Before a Run

Heading out for a run too fast and not warmed up is a recipe for injury.<p>Once we get revved up to run it’s tempting to shoot out the door at top speed. But heading out of the gates at full speed—without a proper warmup—is a recipe for disaster, and injury.<p>If you start out too fast, you run the risk …

3 Reasons Why You Should Not Run A Marathon

<i>Marathons are all the rage these days, but the demanding distance isn’t for everyone. Here are some things to consider.</i><p>Marathon participation around …

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Tips for Your First Race

Follow these steps to prepare for your first 5K or 10K.<p>Even for seasoned racers, the days before a race can be stressful. With all the hope and hard work that you’ve invested in your goal event, you want to arrive at the starting line feeling calm, healthy, and ready to run your best. Here are a …

9 Tips for Hot Weather Running - Women's Running

Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.com<p>You’re not imagining things—running in the heat is tough! Although it varies from runner to runner, in general, the …

Speed Workouts to Gauge Fitness

Measure your training progress for any distance race.<p>Every runner needs a "go-to" workout—an interval session, a goal-pace run, or other key workout to complete more than once during a training cycle. Whether you're prepping for a race or running to stay fit, doing the same workout regularly lets …

5 Keys to Running Healthy and Staying Injury-Free

Follow these rules, and you’ll spend more time on the road and less time in rehab.<p><b>AVOID THE TERRIBLE TOO’S.</b> Doing too much, too soon, too fast is the number-one cause of running injuries. The body needs time to adapt to increases in mileage or speed. Muscles and joints need recovery time so they …

The Perfect Form

Running better, from head to toe.<p><b>Head Tilt</b> How you hold your head is key to overall posture, which determines how efficiently you run. Let your gaze guide you. Look ahead naturally, not down at your feet, and scan the horizon. This will straighten your neck and back, and bring them into alignment. …

One-Hour Workout: Two On, Two Off Run | Triathlete

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 mins (or less!).</i><p>This week’s run workout comes from coach Katie Malone, …

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When The Best Weight To Lift Is No Weight

To maximize your power output during some leg exercises, stick to body weight.<p>Here's the challenge: you have to pedal as hard as you can for 6 seconds, in an attempt to produce the highest possible peak power output. Power is force times velocity, so to get high power you want a combination of high …

Core Building Exercises from Elite Runners

A three-exercise routine designed by elite track & field athletes to build core strength and running power.

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 …

Ways to Avoid Sitting All Day

Improve your health and your running with these alternatives to the traditional office chair.<p>Prolonged sitting reduces circulation to the brain, hurting creativity and mood. Also, sedentary behavior has been linked to various forms of cancer, including breast, colon, lung, and prostate. Stop …

All in the Hips

Strengthening this joint could cure your injuries.<p>Runners who are looking for the cause of their foot, ankle, or knee pain may need to look higher. Weak hips are often the culprit behind patellofemoral syndrome, Achilles tendinitis, and iliotibial-band syndrome, according to Reed Ferber, Ph. D., …

Glute Strength

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Race Fueling Made Simple

<i>Staying hydrated and fueled during races is not as complicated as you might think.</i><p>Take one look around your work environment and it’s usually pretty …

Five Reasons for Training Fatigue

Here's why you may be experiencing mid-season fatigue--and how to overcome it.<p><i>I'm training for my fourth marathon this fall and attempting to improve my time. This season I'm struggling with lack of energy and strength in my workouts. The reason I'm writing is that it's lasted for several weeks</i> …

How to Breathe While Running to Prevent Injury and Improve Performance

This revolutionary method can help you run better and sidestep injury.<p>In my early days as a runner, I, like most, didn't give any thought to my breathing. But after dealing with several injuries, I went digging into physiology research to find a solution to my predicament. Eventually I came across …

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How to Buy Running Shoes

If you're just starting to walk or run, a good pair of shoes is important. Here's a primer.<p>When you first start working out, it’s tempting to dust off the vaguely-athletic-looking shoes in your closet, but it’s not a good idea. Worn-out or ill-fitting shoes are a leading cause of injury. And wear …

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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 …