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Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

A Guide to Common Running Terms

Running is straightforward. But sometimes the lingo is not.<p>1 of 20<p><b>Achilles tendon:</b> The tendon along the back of your foot that attaches your calf muscles to your heel bone. Achilles tendinitis can occur in new runners who increase their distance and/or intensity too quickly. This is especially true …

Running

16 Healthy (and Yummy) Prerun Meals and Snacks

Before heading out for a run it's important to make sure you're fueled.<p>Your body needs high-octane fuel to run its best.<p>Here are some high-carb, low-fat, low-fiber meals and snacks that can provide the energy you need to run your best, for a variety of different workouts. These meals and snacks, …

Nutrition

Motivation - The Running Bug

Train - The Running Bug

Yoga Pilates

Aug 18, 2017<p>If you’re running with a “pain in your butt,” find relief by trying these moves.<p>Jul 6, 2017<p>​You might be able to shelve your meds afterwards.<p>Jul 6, 2017<p>Holding these moves for minutes at a time releases tension in the body and the mind.<p>Jul 5, 2017<p>Burnout is a problem for anyone trying …

Yoga

Breaking Bad as a 1995 Dramedy and 14 Other Recut Trailers

Ever wonder what <i>Breaking Bad</i> would look like if it had been created 20 years ago? Or have a sneaking suspicion that <i>Up</i> and <i>Gran Torino</i> are secretly the …

The List: Friday, August 16

What savvy runners will be talking about this weekend...<p><b>1. The IAAF World Championships,</b> including Jenny Simpson's silver in the 1500 and Nick Symmonds' silver in the 800 meters. See all of our coverage here.<p><b>2. That once-in-a-lifetime photo of Usain Bolt</b> winning the World Championships 100 meter …

San Francisco

On the Up Side

Simple adjustments make hill running more enjoyable.<p>Nothing builds running strength better than hills. Running inclines forces your muscles to work harder with each step; as you grow stronger, your stride becomes more efficient and your overall speed improves. Despite the benefits, many newcomers …

Marathons

The 6 People You Need in Your Corner

Nothing incredible is accomplished alone. You need others to help you, and you need to help others. With the right team, you can form a web of connections to make the seemingly impossible practically inevitable.<p><b>The Instigator:</b><p>Someone who pushes you, who makes you think. Who motivates you to get up …

Woody Allen: What I've Learned

Writer and Director, 77, New York City<p><i>Allen was photographed on June 3 at his office in Manhattan. His forty-eight picture as a director,</i> Blue Jasmine<i>, is now in theaters. Interviewed June 4, 2013</i><p><b>My two teenage girls</b> think of me as ancient. But I'm up before them and wake them to go to school.<p><b>What</b> …

Don't Believe Your Eyes

The 17 Most Stylish Sports Uniforms of All Time

The best game-day apparel in history. Featuring the Bulls, the Raiders, the '92 Dream Team, and, of course, Dr. J.<p>The best game-day apparel in history. Featuring the Bulls, the Raiders, the '92 Dream Team, and, of course, Dr. J.

14-Year Old Girl Calmly Destroys Complex Guitar Solos

This is a video of 14-year old Tina S playing 'Vivaldi Tribute' by Patrick Rondat, "a guitar adaptation of Presto, the third movement of "Summer" …

Taekwondo Instructor Cannot Break Boards, Gives Worst Demonstration of All Time

Here it is, everyone—the first martial arts demonstration to ever make grown men laugh and children run away in tears.<p>A Scottish taekwondo instructor recently attempted to put on a clinic for a group of young martial arts enthusiasts. The demonstration quickly devolved into a scene of futility, …

10 Ways to Improve Your Running Technique

Get more out of your next run with these expert tips<p>Avoid striking the pavement with your heels—save that for your power walks. "When you walk, you …

Miami Beach

Phubbing: the war against anti-social phone use

<b>Age:</b> A distinctly 21st-century problem.<p><b>Appearance:</b> A friend's face buried in a screen.<p><b>What are we talking about?</b> We're talking about phubbing.<p><b>Never heard of it.</b> That's because the word was first used about a month ago.<p><b>To describe what?</b> To describe the kind of person who bursts out laughing …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

The editors at Amazon.com recently came out with a list of the Best Books of 2013 So Far, which ranks the best books released between January and June 2013.<p>"Customers looking for great summer reads will find an eclectic selection on the list this year, from the very best fiction to compelling …

10 Ways to Lose 25 Pounds

Follow these steps and weight loss won’t seem impossible.<p>Want to lose 25 pounds? Sure, it’s a tall order. But if you follow these 10 steps, it doesn’t have to feel like mission impossible.<p>You can shed weight quickly, depending on how much you have to lose and how focused you remain. Oftentimes, …

Fitness

Maria Ressa on Twitter: ""If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." Albert Einstein"

New conversation<p>Tweet unavailable<p>Replying to @<b>leahbadilla</b><p>@<b>leahbadilla</b> A little something to remember when it comes to our business.<p>4 replies 0 …

What To Drink When

All fluids are not created equal. This Drinking Guide offers expert advice on the best drinks for runners.<p>As you approach the first water stop along the racecourse, you see sports drink in some of the cups and water in others. Which should you reach for? That depends. Running time and distance, …