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Arabic Calligraphy – Taking A Closer Look

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Exercise May Help Knees More Than Glucosamine And Chondroitin

If you're among the estimated 27 million Americans who suffer from osteoarthritis of the knee or hip, then perhaps you've tried the nutritional supplements glucosamine and chondroitin. They've been marketed for joint health for about 20 years, and sales are still brisk. But do they help?<p>Some horses …

Top 10 gig venues and music museums in Nashville

Grimey's<p>A Nashville institution and one of the best record stores anywhere, Grimey's sits atop a music venue (The Basement) and beside an annexe that houses Grimey's Too (where the "pre-loved" vinyl records congregate), indie bookstore Howlin' Books and cafe/restaurant The Frothy Monkey. Time your …

Listen to Daft Punk's Hand-Selected Favorites via Spotify Playlist

Ever wonder what Daft Punk listen to in their spare time? The ever elusive and secretive duo, composed of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de …

Runner's World

Core Building Exercises from Elite Runners

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

Get Strong: How To Execute A Proper Burpee

Photo Gallery<p>1 of {count}<p>The Burpee<p>Begin standing with your feet hip-distance apart, squat down and plant your hands on the ground just in front of …

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., …

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 …

Yoga

24 free things to do in San Francisco

Contrary to what you might expect from such a well known, tourist-heavy city, San Francisco quietly delivers a lot for the money. Many of its hotels offer comfort and location for a third of the cost of a comparable New York or London hotel; public transit is part of the fun (cheaper Market Street …

Build A Better Body

Old-school weight-lifting routines won't get you very far. But our runner-specific strength-training plan will make you faster, stronger, and less injury-prone in just one hour a week.<p>It's no secret that weight training isn't your top priority. If it were, you'd be reading a different magazine (and …

10 Ways To Rejuvenate Your Fall Training

<i>Follow these tips if your running is stuck in a rut.</i><p>The end of the summer is a difficult time to be a distance runner. After several months of …

101 Kicks in the Butt

You have 100 reasons for losing motivation to run. But we can top 'em with tips, inspiring quotes, and more. Pick your fix. Repeat as necessary.<p><b>1. Create a blog</b> where you post your daily mileage, then give out the address to your friends and family. Do you really want Aunt Ellen to ask why you …

The Body Shop: Know Squat?

Use these six variations of the classic squat to take your running up a level.<p>​<p>​<p>The squat is a simple, classic exercise that should be part of every runner's routine. That's because it builds functional strength that carries over to better running. Squats activate the glutes, hips, hamstrings, …