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Can Hot Baths Make You Faster?

A postrun soak in the tub offers a shortcut to heat acclimation.<p>One of the hottest topics in endurance science during the last few years has been the idea that training in hot conditions can make you faster in “normal” conditions. Spending a week or two acclimating to heat triggers a series of …

Are These Strength-Training Exercises Worth Your Time?

Not every supplemental activity will help you perform. Our experts weigh the pros and cons of four popular drills.<p>Running is simple, yes, but knowing which supplemental activities and exercises will help you run your best can be difficult. With limited time and energy to spend on training, it’s …

Why Can’t I Run Faster?

Every runner knows what it feels like to reach his or her limits. But what defines those limits?<p>Contrary to the outdated locker-room myth, the reason you hit your limits is not simply that lactic acid is scorching your muscles. Instead, the sensations you feel while running each correspond to a …

The Cure for Fitness Burnout

Burnout

Three Body Weaknesses and How to Fix Them

Sean Hyson, C.S.C.S.

The Server Needs To Die To Save The Internet

D<p>o we have the Internet we deserve? There’s an argument to say that yes, we absolutely do. Given web users’ general reluctance to pay for content. We are of course, <i>paying</i>. Just not with cold hard cash, but with our privacy — as digital business models rely on gathering and selling intel on their …

The High Intensity Cardio Debate

In today’s gym, the wildly popular and hyperintense cardio workout has many faces: that guy sprinting full-tilt on the treadmill, the girl whipping …

How to Personalize Your Daily Training Plan

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Exercise

Andre Ward’s Secret Weapon: Pilates

Andre Ward is still sharp – both mentally and physically. He called it midway through the fight, from his ringside seat, that Chris Algeri was …

Amir Khan

The Ultimate Boot Camp Workout

Looking to lean out for the summer? This is the ultimate workout to get it done. If you lay it all out during this session, you’re bound to burn at …

Bodyweight Exercise

The Men's Fitness Food Pyramid

Remember the USDA Food Pyramid? The one that was posted by the lunch line in your grade school cafeteria and taught in health class? The government’s …

Nutrition

The Best All Machine Workout

101 Best Workouts Of All Time is the ultimate answer to the question "What workout should I do?" No matter what equipment you have available, from a …

Arnold Schwarzenegger

The Best Band Only Ab Workout

Ben Bruno

Workouts

7 early-morning stretches to build a better body

Tired of waking up in the morning achy or constantly tight and sluggish? Chances are you're like everyone else who skips out on stretching. To start …

Pain

What's the difference between HIIT and Tabata?

Tom Holland is a Connecticut-based exercise physiologist, certified sports nutritionist, and CEO and founder of TeamHolland. Holland explains …

Exercise

7 ways to burn fat without touching a weight

1. Eat more protein<p>Did you know that you can burn calories without moving at all? In fact, you burn them every day just by staying alive—it’s called …

Nutrition

The 17 best ways to fire up your metabolism

1. Pump iron<p>Strength training tears down muscle tissue, which “costs” calories as your body recovers and rebuilds in the following hours. Better …

Delhi rape: how India's other half lives

The brutal gang-rape on a bus highlighted the routine abuse of Indian women – and how the nation's surge to superpower status has left millions behind struggling on the margins<p>It was a Sunday evening routine: heavy drinking, some rough, rustic food, and then out in the bus, cruising Delhi's streets …

Things To Do In London This Bank Holiday Weekend: 24-26 August 2013

<i>We start compiling the weekend listings on Sunday night and add to it through the week. Please do let us know what we’re missing – email</i> …