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A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets to Grit and Resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

Military

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

Exercise 1 Half-kneeling diagonal chops<p>Come down on your right knee (like you're going to propose), holding a 5- to 10-pound dumbbell with both hands to the outside of your right hip <b>(A)</b>. In one fluid motion, raise the dumbbell across your body and up to the ceiling, just past the outside of your …

6 Holly, Jolly Ways to Photograph Timeless Memories This Holiday Season

Holiday songs and jingles, decorative sights and sounds – holidays are here! It's been sung as the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year” for many …

Don't Buy A DSLR

Just getting into photography? Great! When you're looking for a camera, keep on walking past those DSLRs--as of now, their moment is over.<p>You want to get more into photography. You've got somewhere between a few and several hundred dollars to spend on a camera. You want to learn a little bit about …

How to Make the Best of Low Light Using Slow Shutter Speed: 6 Stunning Effects

Photographing in low light is often accomplished using a long shutter speed. To be able to use faster shutter speeds, you need lenses with wider …

Shutter Speed

8 Ways to Extend Your Long Run

How to build endurance gradually and avoid injury when running long.

Marathons

Lung Power

Need more air? Deep breathing can help you run longer with less effort.<p>Just before you crest a hill or reach the end of a speed interval, your lungs go into overdrive. Your breath becomes shallow and rapid. You think if only you could pull in more air, you could surge up that hill or maintain your …

Yoga

10 rapid-fire fat-burning workouts

Workout 1: Full-body supersets<p>Squat x 12, 12, 5, 5, 5, 3, 3, 3<p><b>Superset 1:</b><br>Flat bench press x 20, 15, 10, 8, 6<br>Pullup x failure<p><b>Superset 2:</b><br>Incline bench …

The ultimate barbell-only abs workout to sculpt a six-pack

MoMo Productions / Getty<p>MoMo Productions / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 6<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>It’s possible that you have abs already, but you just can’t see …

Workouts

The Million Dollar Arm Workout

It might be a long shot developing a 95mph fastball to make the big bucks in the big leagues, but you certaintly can build yourself some solid beach …

The Extreme Fat-Loss Circuit

If your goal includes six-pack abs, then your workouts are going to have to become metabolic at some point. This means complex moves performed for …

The T-shirt workout routine to get a jacked upper body

Regardless of style, there’s one detail that all suits, from the baggy business ones to slim-fitting tuxedos, invariably share: two lapels tapering …

82 Push-Ups You Need to Know About

Drop and give me<i>…</i> 82<i>?</i> That’s right. We at Greatist love—nay, adore—the push-up. It’s one of the simplest and most functional exercises around, and <b>it</b> …

Training advice - The Running Bug

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 …

Exercise

Check Out The Competitor Running App! | Competitor.com

<i>Now available for FREE in the iTunes store.</i><p>Want a plethora of information about training, nutrition, injury prevention, recovery, shoes and gear …

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Workouts

The Best Foods For Runners

The 15 foods runners need every week for good health and top performance.<p>Most supermarkets stock more than 30,000 items, yet every time we race up and down the aisles of the grocery store, we toss into our carts the same 10 to 15 foods. Which isn't such a bad thing, as long as you're taking home …

Nutrition

Legs Up the Wall Pose

Use this simple pose to help your run-weary legs recover while you take a moment to meditate.<p>Boston-based yogi Rebecca Pacheco is an international yoga teacher and creator of the popular yoga and wellness site omgal.com. Rebecca began practicing yoga at 16 and began teaching at age 20. She is an …

Yoga

Strength Training: 30 Days Of Challenging Workouts

Stuck in a rut? You’re not alone! It’s easy for runners to get complacent—running the exact same 4-mile loop, at the exact same pace, every single …

The Crunchless Core Workout For Runners

<i>Try these exercises to develop a stronger core. It will help your running.</i><p>Runners require more than just running-type training to accelerate to the …

Energy Gels 101

Here are your options, with an explanation of how they're different.<p><i>I’m training for my first marathon and I know I’ll need to use some sort of fuel during my long runs and during the race. Can you tell me which products are best and what makes one gel different from another?</i><p>Great questions! The …

Nutrition

Tips for Running in Humidity

It's not (just) the heat that matters! How to cope with the muggy weather.<p>Runners often obsess over weather reports, tracking the coolest time of day in which to run. But as anyone who's ever tried to finish a five-miler in steamy conditions knows, it's not just the temperature that matters, it's …

Marathons

Training advice - The Running Bug

5 Ways Running Boosts Brain Power

Your favorite sport is good for more than just your physique.<p><b>1. Running helps your brain grow.</b><br>Don't worry — we're not talking bursting-through-your-skull growth. Running stimulates the creation of new nerve cells and blood vessels within the brain, an organ that tends to shrink as a person ages. …

The Brain

Need a Refill?

A refresher course on how much—and what—to drink on hot summer runs.<p>During the blazing days of summer, you need more than sunscreen to protect your body from the sun. "Hydration becomes most important during intense exercise in the heat," says Douglas Casa, Ph.D., who heads the University of …

Nutrition

Treadmill Training

Five great run-on-the-mill workouts to make the best use of a treadmill's programmable features.<p>The treadmill can be more than a stopgap on days when the weather doesn't cooperate or the baby is napping upstairs. Done right, treadmill training will help you maintain and improve your fitness …

Marathons

Fitness Motivation on Twitter: "Burning-Core: 50 crunches, 40 mountain climbers, 30 side crunches, 10 scissors, 30 side crunches, 40 mountain climbers, 50 crunches!"