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The 3 Best Core Exercises For Runners

Maintaining a strong core is key to staying healthy as a runner. Photo: www.shutterstock.com<i>Forget crunches. They’re not specific enough to running.</i> …

8 Brain-Boosting Snacks You Can Stash At The Office

For those times when your thinking cap is MIA

21 amazing World Heritage Sites you've probably never heard of

The best photobombing animals

Africa: A Beach Guide

If you thought Africa was only good for safaris, think again. From sublime private islands in the Indian Ocean to adrenaline-fuelled cage diving with great white sharks off the coast of South Africa, the shores that rim this vast continent offer some incredible experiences. Here's our guide on …

South Africa

Sardinia: The Island of a Thousand Beautiful Beaches

Ask a Sardinian which are the most beautiful beaches on the island and he'll probably reply with a simple <b>all of them</b>.<p>Sure, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But even when you leave out the Islander pride, the answer to the question what the most beautiful beaches of Sardinia are, will be a very …

Photographer Captures the Amazing Moment Lightning Strikes an English Field

Yesterday morning at 4 a.m., the quiet of Waveney Valley, on the Norfolk/Suffolk border in East Anglia, was broken by an early-morning summer storm. Fortunately, local photographer Simon Buck was up at that ungodly hour to capture the extraordinary beauty of the moment lightning struck the valley …

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 …

6 Plyometric Exercises For Triathletes | Triathlete

<i>For faster times with fewer miles, try incorporating plyometrics into your training.</i><p>If you’re one of those athletes who doesn’t react well to high …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Healthy Eating

Britain's 20 greatest beaches (because it's warm enough for a day at the seaside)

With Britain basking in some unexpected April heat, why not make a rapid dash to the seaside? To help you pick the best stretch of sand, we asked our experts to recommend their favourite beaches around the country. Some of the nominations are deservedly popular spots along the south and western …

Expert guide to Yorkshire

Where to go<p>Yorkshire’s national parks are a must visit: the Dales, the Peaks and the Moors. Its coastline is similarly breathtaking, in particular the cluster of craggy stone-built villages north of Scarborough.<p>For shopping, visit Leeds; for history, visit York; for culture, visit Hull; and for …

Coastlines

Lonely Planet's Best in Europe 2014

Are you packing your bags for Europe this summer, or still just fantasizing about it? Either way, you’ll be spoiled for choice when you cast your eyes over our irresistible expert picks.<p>While our Best in Travel 2014 already touted Paris’ urban renaissance, Scotland’s many events, and Yorkshire’s …

What Are the Best Airport Bars in the United States?

<i>A:</i><p>Unless your idea of a great pre-flight drink involves an ersatz Irish pub or a sports bar with 18 light beers on tap, then you likely agree that America’s airport bars tend to be serviceable at best. Not that there’s anything wrong with slamming a Coors before takeoff, but a decent cocktail, …

Bali's glass-bottomed hotel room

Set over a freshwater shrimp pond, Udang House (also known as the Shrimp House) at the Bambu Inda Hotel features a bedroom with glass floor panels that reveal a panorama of underwater activity. The rustic-looking suite, made from teak wood, aims to create a “fishing village experience”, kitted out …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

16 Detoxing Cleanse Foods

Get a jump-start on losing extra pounds with these essential cleanse foods<p>As a nutritionist, I always suggest that my clients get a jump-start on weight loss and a new way of eating with a short "cleanse," to help eliminate cravings, wake up the digestive system, and prepare the body for a new …

Barcelona

Local laws and etiquette<p>Tipping is a pretty relaxed affair in Spain, and people tend to round up to the nearest euro in a bar, café or taxi, and leave just a few euros in all but the smartest restaurants.<p>Drivers are required to keep a fluorescent gilet inside the car, to be worn if they break down …

Emergency Medicine

One-Hour Workout: 4x1000 Track Session | Triathlete

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

Sicily! Wine, Culinary & Cultural Explorations (PHOTOS)

My quads winced stepping onto the tall ancient stone platform of the desolated Doric temple, known as Temple E. Surrounded by towering antiquated limestone columns, it was once part of five sacred Greek temples and an acropolis, now the Selinunte Greek Temple Ruins, in Trapani province, on the …

Italy

Photos of Brazil's 20 most beautiful places | CNN Travel

3 Hill Workouts from Hell

Try these super-challenging uphill sprint sessions to add an extra fat-burning, muscle-building blast to your routine<p>Just because you’re not in a gym doesn’t mean you can’t get the same benefits when you’re outside—all you need is a hill and some willpower.<p>In fact, a few fast-paced sets on a hill …

20 Low-Carb Substitutes That Don't Suck

Seriously!<p><i>By Kissairis Munoz for Greatist</i><p>What do mac and cheese, stacks of pancakes, and bowls of pasta all have in common? If you answered, "Umm, they're delicious," you'd be right. But they're also heavy in carbs and can leave you feeling tired and annoyed. And while a diet rich in healthy …

5 Lessons I Learned Running an Ultra-Marathon

I had lots of ideas about what running my first ultra-marathon, 50 miles at Nanny Goat, would be like. But what I never could have anticipated was that my life would be changed forever after crossing my finish line. Things still seem the same -- but it's as if my eyes were opened, and I see things …

Marathons

Get Better Posture With 5 Easy Moves

When it comes to fitness, we all talk a lot about cardio and strength training while ignoring a huge part of overall health—flexibility. Stretching …

Get Fast for Fall Races with Summer Speedwork

Dial up training efforts now.<p>Summertime, and the training's not easy. Nor should it be. As the season typically means a lighter racing schedule for competitive runners, consider it an opportunity to experiment with workouts and take advantage of ample recovery time to push harder than usual. …

Training advice - The Running Bug

The Magic of Mantras

Think strong words. Repeat inspiring phrase. Run even better.<p>Kristen Fryburg-Zaitz put in all the hard work expected of an elite distance runner. In preparation for the 2009 Chicago Marathon, she ran weekly long runs, tempo runs, and intervals, all at altitude in Boulder, Colorado. But despite …

Marathons