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Strength Training for Runners

Neely was born into this sport, literally. Her dad (Steve Spence, 1992 Olympic marathoner and 1991 World Champs Bronze Medalist) was running the Boston Marathon on the day she was born. She grew up in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania and in 8th grade set some big goals for herself.<p>While running for …

Marathons

These Deliciously Awesome Daily Habits Will Ensure You Never Get Abs

It's not rocket science, men - your body is a reflection of your routine. Having visible stomach muscles in the form of a six pack or abs is due to a …

Body Fat

8 key ways running can transform your body and brain

1/<p>Even a 30-minute run can lift symptoms of depression and improve mood.<p>Shutterstock<p>Spending 30 minutes on a treadmill is enough to lift the mood of …

Exercise

How to Get Six-Pack Abs at Home Without Gym Equipment

Whether or not you can see your abs comes down to a combination of how developed your ab muscles are and how little fat you have on your stomach. If …

No Gains? How To Trick Your Body & Get Ripped, According To The Stenmark Twins

There are no shortcuts when it comes to reaping your fitness gains and cutting a mean figure that Rocky's Ivan Drago would be proud of. As previously …

The 'neck rule' could tell you if you're ill enough to skip your workout — here's how it works

When you're ill, working out might be the last thing on your mind. The thought of training and getting sweaty and exhausted might not be high on your agenda, because you'd rather be snuggled under a blanket.<p>On the other hand, some people can't wait to get back to the gym. Some research shows that …

Primer: How To Train For A Marathon

No matter how fit you think you are or how often you jog – competing in a 26.2 mile race is not something you can just show up and muscle through. It …

The simple secret to making post-run back pain a thing of the past

Does chronic back pain get in the way of your otherwise cathartic, concert-worthy runs? According to a new study, one simple tweak to your fitness …

5 essential running stretches

Stretching is vital for runners, comes with a wealth of body benefits and can even improve your performance. Try our top five stretches guaranteed to …

Venice: A Luxury Collection Destination, Italy

Full of magic and mystery, canal-carved Venice, the capital city of the Veneto, casts a spell on all who wander its shores.<p>A major maritime player …

Watch What It's Like to Land a Boeing 777 in New York City

Ever wondered what it’s like to be in the cockpit of a jumbo jet on approach to one of the busiest airports in the world? What type of controls are …

New York City

7 Easy Breakfast Recipes That Can Help You Lose Weight (Even If You Have No Time in the Morning)

Commit to eating one of these protein-packed breakfasts for at least a month.<p>I’m a big believer in breakfast, especially if you’re trying to shed …

Your 2018 Marathon and Half Marathon Calendar

From San Francisco to South Carolina to South Africa, these are the 172(ish) marathons, half-marathons, and other races to look forward to this year.<p>Let’s face it: There are so many races held every week, at every distance, in every city, everywhere around the world, that we couldn’t possibly list …

5 surprising facts about getting into shape, according to a professional trainer

It's never a bad time to start getting into shape. Whether you want to work off some extra holiday calories, you're trying to get ready for a summer …

Simple Guidelines for the Abs Diet

Most guys who are embarking on a new mission begin with one fundamental question: When do we eat?<p><b>Let the Dinner Bell Ring</b><br>Most diets are all about what foods you'll cut out. This one is all about what you'll include. And that's good news, because if you want to emerge on the other side of this plan …

Nutrition

The fitness guru behind the 'Insanity' workout told us the one move you should master now

Let's face it: going to the gym sucks. It's inconvenient. It's expensive. Let's not discuss the smell.<p>But there are plenty of approaches to getting in shape that don't require a membership. Some don't even require leaving the house.<p>One of those techniques is high intensity interval training, a form …

10 Habits of a Modern Gentleman

The essential skills and attributes you need to call yourself a gentleman in 2017.

10 Instagram tricks you probably didn't know

These Instagram tips will take you from newbie to awesome.<p>So, you feel like you've moved on from being an Instagram newbie and want to know the more advanced tips and tricks? You've come to the right place. Here's what you need to know to step up your Instagram game.<p>1. You can save other people's …

This is why your gym clothes smell terrible — even after you wash them

Blame the odor on gas-producing bacteria, says Lee Silverman, managing director of WIN laundry detergent.<p>Silverman explains the basic science behind smelly Lululemons: oil and water don't mix.<p>Cotton T-shirt fibers are rope-like, with lots of nooks and crannies—perfect for absorbing H2O and …

I went from sedentary academic to 100-mile marathon runner—thanks to the science of self-control

Most people have days they’ll never forget. For me, that day is April 26, 2011.<p>It was my first time appearing on National Public Radio. As part of the program <i>All Things Considered</i>, host Michele Norris interviewed me about my research that suggested increasing narcissism in pop music lyrics. Michele …

You'll Feel Like a Total Badass After This 20-Minute Treadmill Workout

Ready to get your HIIT on with a treadmill workout? Barry's Bootcamp trainer Erica Stenz created this 20-minute, superintense sweat sesh just for you. (And we just did it — it totally kicked our butts! We left dripping in sweat.) The first part of the interval training plays with speed, and toward …

Exercise

Want to run a marathon? Advice from a pro

So you want to run a marathon, but you don’t really know where to begin.<p>That’s a sentiment Craig Segal hears from time to time. The co-founder of …

10 Dynamic Stretches To Do Before Your Next Run

I distinctly remember when I used to put on my running shoes, walk out the door and start running. Yeah, that’s totally old-school—and a perfect to …

How Running a Marathon Puts Your Body Through Hell

Over thirty thousand runners began the Boston Marathon this morning in Hopkinton, MA, some having trained and run for years to get to this point. …

How to run a marathon – and why London's is the world’s best

On Sunday morning, thousands of people will undergo a ritual familiar to anyone who has run the London Marathon. The extremely early wake-up call after a fitful night’s sleep. The enormous breakfast bowl of porridge, or multiple slices of toast, to store energy for what lies ahead. Vaseline smeared …

Marathons

26 Foods All Midwesterners Grew Up With

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3 Ways You Are Pissing Off Your Employees (And What to Do About It) | Inc.com

An international study by the Center for Creative Leadership titled, <i>Always On, Never Done?</i>, which surveyed professionals, executives and managers in the U.S. and 36 other countries found that the average respondent works a whopping 72 hours or more a week.<p>And who do you think they blame for the …

Employment

Why the Best Leaders Never Do This 1 Thing | Inc.com

Shortly before legendary management guru Peter Drucker's death in 2005, he made this bold declaration: Increasing the productivity of <i>knowledge workers</i> was "the most important contribution management needs to make in the 21st century."<p>What are "knowledge workers?" Drucker simply defined them this …

Leadership

The 10 Traits of Mentally Tough People | Inc.com

<i>"How do I become mentally strong?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong, entrepreneur and writer on DeanYeong.com, on Quora:</b><p>I don't think mental toughness is something you are …

Self-improvement

This Is How Runners Make The Exercise Look So Easy

It's all in your form.<p>Calling all beginners!<p>Runners may make their strides look effortless, but there’s much more to the technique than you might notice.<p>“It’s all about form,” Ryan McCann, a personal trainer and instructor at the fitness class Mile High Run Club, told The Huffington Post.<p>If you’d …