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How to Train for a Half Marathon

Considering your first half marathon? Go ahead and sign up. These running tips will guide you straight to the finish line.<p>The half marathon can be the perfect distance: 13.1 miles is long enough to make you feel super accomplished but short enough to wrap your brain (and schedule) around. And yes,</i> …

Marathons

Training Plans for Marathon and Half Marathon

Whether you’re a running newbie or a veteran marathoner, we’ve got the plan for you.<p>Thinking about training for a half or full marathon? Good, we've got you covered from every angle. If your race is this fall, here's exactly when you need to start training for a half or full marathon. If you're …

Marathons

The Food that Fuels Shalane Flanagan

In 2017, the 36-year-old became the first American woman in 40 years to win the New York City Marathon. Her secret? Food that’s more than just fuel. In their new cookbook, Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow, nutrition coach Elyse Kopecky and Flanagan share the nourishing and delicious meals that helped …

Nutrition

Forget the Fat-Free Dairy: Just Eat the Full-Fat Stuff Already

Same advice holds true whether you’re looking to boost your performance or lose weight.<p>Before I get on my soapbox, I’ll be honest with you: I wasn’t always on the full-fat dairy train. When I was growing up, my family always bought low-fat or fat-free milk, cheese, yogurt, and cottage cheese. After …

Nutrition

17 Sleep Products For People Who Have Trouble Getting A Full Night's Rest

You know that fun game you play where you go to bed exhausted and then stare at the ceiling for the next four hours? Good times. If this sounds like …

Cleveland Clinic

10 Breakfast-For-Dinner Recipes That You'll Dream About All Day Long

Need some new family dinner recipe inspiration? If you do, you're in the right place! While we could offer you mouth-watering recipes for things like chicken casserole (don't worry, we totally have that), why not change things up a bit and thrill your kids with some breakfast for dinner? You don't …

Breakfast

Best exercises for men by age: What to focus on in your 30s, 40s and beyond

So-called men’s fitness often means lifting weights or punching a bag, but experts will tell you that as we age, our bodies need different types of …

Exercise

Suicide Note Study Shows Common Themes, Can Help With Prevention: Researchers

".. it's very rare to be able to get into a unique window into the mindset of people who die by suicide."<p>TORONTO — Powerlessness, battling with …

Mental Health

Don’t fear the fat: Research suggests whole dairy fat isn’t going to kill you

If you reach for skim milk, fat-free yogurt and low-fat cheese believing them to be the more healthful choice, new research suggests it’s time to …

Holistic Medicine

The One Tinted Moisturizer Every Woman Over 40 Should Be Using

Foundation is an essential part of every makeup routine, but traditional formulas can be unflattering for those with aging skin. They can be too …

Skin Care

I Bought This $15 Bra on Amazon, and I'm Never Wearing Anything Else Again

I have a bust on the smaller side, and I don't need much support. I often find underwire bras are too uncomfortable and thin camis just aren't enough. I saw this Hanes Convertible Wire Free Bra ($15) bubbling up on Amazon recently and became curious. It had over 1,400 reviews and a 4.5-star rating, …

Clothing

9 Major Life Lessons You Can Take From Commencement Speeches—No Matter How Old You Are

At this point, college graduation may be as fuzzy a memory as, well, college itself. No matter how distant your graduation date, though, there’s …

Motivation

How do I strengthen my hips?

Many North Americans, who are so used to having our hips at a 90-degree angle (sitting at desks, in cars, etc.), can’t bear the thought of sitting comfortably in a squat.<p>“There’s a reason our culture is so prone to hip replacements,” says Natalya Sebastian, pilates manager at Equinox fitness centre …

Yoga

This Anti-Aging Tinted Moisturizer Is So Good It Keeps Selling Out At Target

Everyone knows that foundation is an essential makeup product, but most women have a hard time finding the right formula and coverage for their skin. …

Skin Care

France, Croatia gave us a classic in bizarre World Cup final

Sometimes, only rarely, you get an ending that fits.<p>This World Cup – already the finest in recent memory – finished on Sunday with a match so remarkable that it seemed custom-tailored to the occasion. Everything about the final two hours in Moscow will be celebrated, debated, picked over and …

Soccer

So You Want To Lose Thigh Fat, Huh?

You can’t spot-reduce, but that doesn’t mean you’re sh*t out of luck.<p>Let's get something out of the way first: There’s nothing you can do to spot-reduce fat on your thighs—or anywhere on your body, TBH.<p>That's because losing fat is kind of an all or nothing approach. “You can reduce your overall …

Nutrition

Differin Gel Review: ‘I Had Terrible Acne—Until I Started Using This $11 Cream'

BAE.<p><b>The tl;dr version:</b> I think the love of my life might be <b>Differin Gel</b>.<p>BUY IT<p>This love story began when I got an IUD last February, and my skin promptly fell to crap.<p>BUY IT<p>That backslide into teenage-level acne was super great for my self-esteem. 0/10 do NOT recommend.<p>Around the same time, I …

Skin Care

10 Ways Portugal Inspired the Magic of Harry Potter

Long before Harry Potter cast his spell on the world, the people and places of Portugal inspired J.K. Rowling in creating her magical realm.<p>Long …

25 Ultimate Things to Do in Barbados

Come to Barbados for the beaches, stay for the culture, wildlife, and stellar views.<p>Barbados is unique. It’s certainly a tropical paradise much like …

Fodor’s Expert Luggage Reviews: Herschel’s Small Trade Bag

Herschel’s newest hard-sided carry-on is the best deal on the market.<p><b>The Tester:</b> Teddy Minford, Editor<p><b>The Bag:</b> Herschel’s Trade Luggage in Small, …

Backpacking

Esports notebook: NHL wants 'grander things' with competitive gaming

After dipping a toe in the space this past season, the NHL is looking to do bigger and better things within the realm of esports.Speaking to ESPN’s …

Ice Hockey

The 5-Second Trick Every Woman Over 40 Should Try For Wrinkle-Free Skin

Everyone wishes they could turn back the clock when it comes to their skin. Sadly, time travel isn’t a reality yet. But, there are plenty of products …

Skin Care

How to smash your 10km PB

Coaching<p>by David Lowes<p>You need a specific yet varied training plan to lower your best road time. David Lowes explains just what’s needed<p>Despite the …

Marathons

If You Have 3 Minutes, You Have Time For This Workout

It's perfect for when you're busy AF.<p><b>Time:</b> 3 minutes<p><b>Equipment:</b> Exercise bench<p><b>Good for:</b> Energy-boosting<p><b>Instructions:</b> Perform as many reps as possible in 20 seconds of each exercise. Repeat for a total of three rounds.<p>Feet-Elevated Glute Bridge<p><b>How to:</b> Stand about three feet in front of a step or …

Workouts

What Is The Isagenix Diet—And Is It Really A Good Idea?

It's pretty much supplements galore.<p>TBH, I thought the whole "cleanses are good for you" thing was over. ICYMI: It's not.<p>Case in point: the Isagenix diet, which seems to be popping up on your Facebook newsfeed.<p>The diet, which includes cleanses, shakes, and supplements, focuses on "nutrition …

Nutrition

What Wearing a $6,000 Rolex For a Month Taught a 24-Year-Old About Wealth and Status

First impressions aren't everything, and infatuation eventually wears off.<p>I was so excited when it arrived. I opened the box and was immediately …

Stainless Steel

I Took One Flight in These $30 Legging-pants and Now I Refuse to Travel in Anything Else

🚨And they're on sale right now. 🚨<p>Uniqlo’s leggings/pants will ruin you for all other travel pants. The first time I tried them on, I had two …

Clothing

27 Seemingly Random Things That Could Ruin Your Job Interview

Small details in a job interview can affect your chances of landing the position.<p>There are many pieces to a job interview.<p>There’s the obvious stuff: …

Employment

This Travel Backpack Has Almost 6,000 Rave Reviews — and It’s on Sale Right Now

It'll fit your laptop and then some.<p>Finding the perfect bag for commuting or traveling can feel like hunting for a needle in a haystack — but if the …

Shopping

8 Anti-Aging Tinted Moisturizers That Every Woman Over 40 Should Be Using

There are a lot of beauty products out there, but how do you know if you’re using the right one for your skin? Foundation has become a go-to product …

Skin Care