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14 Flavorful Salad Recipes for Dinner to Balance a Heavy Lunch

Office parties, client meetings, midday reunions with your bestie — all perfect examples of how a simple lunch outing can turn into a full on binge-fest. Although the indulging was *totally* worth it, come dinner time, you may not feel like consuming much more than a smoothie and a detoxifying …

Strength training for running: 6 key exercises

Triathletes need a lot more muscle in their lower body than their upper body. This is because your lower body plays a much bigger role in powering …

Workouts

Strength training for cycling: 6 key exercises

<b>Athletes that include well-structured gym workouts in their winter training come into spring stronger, faster and more resilient than those who</b> …

How to Get a Better Workout With Heart Rate Training

Photo: Pond5<p>Heart rate (HR) monitors aren’t just for serious athletes anymore. Today even recreational exercisers are strapping them on before …

Training Zones Explained

6 Products for Recovery from Running

Great gear that can work out any knot in your muscles.<p><b>Pro-Tec Athletics 5" Orb</b><p>Ever try to get The Stick past airport security or cram a bulky foam roller into your carry-on luggage? Some runners have reported roadblocks. Instead, try the Orb, a 5-inch foam sphere that easily fits into your luggage …

The IronStrength 20-Minute Core Workout

Sure up your middle to run better than ever.<p>Why This Workout Will Help<p>The muscles of your core, along the front and back of your spine, are hugely important when you run. This 20-minute core workout will strengthen your core to make you a better runner. It’s designed by sports medicine physician …

The Importance of Strength Training for Endurance Athletes

When talking to cyclists I often get the same response when discussing the importance of strength training. It typically goes something like, “I …

Exercise

11 Traits of Top-Notch Triathletes

If any of these quirks describe you, watch out, there may be a PR in your near future.<p><i>by Jessica Elliott</i><p>Triathletes come from different backgrounds, …

Triathlete

Make your own yogurt for a healthy 2015

Yogurt is easy and satisfying to create and will cost you pennies, plus it tastes great and has lots of healthy bacteria<p>I don’t make a great many New Year’s resolutions, but this year I am determined to make yogurt at home regularly. Homemade yogurt tastes great, and its manufacture is an easy, …

Here's How Much Yoga It Takes to Truly See Results

Scrolling through Instagram, it seems like everyone you know is nailing single-arm balances and handstands (in front of a mountain or on a …

Yoga

BrokeFit: The Best Bang For Your Buck Foods Is Lentils!

I am not a vegan or a vegetarian, but I have been exposed to some amazing cuisine of those diets through many friends and restaurants in LA. I get …

Roll Out the Kinks

1 of 6<p>Hamstrings<p>Sit with your right leg on the roller, left knee bent, hands on the floor behind you. Roll from just above your knee to right below your glute. Switch legs.<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>2 of 6<p>Glutes<p>Sitting on the roller, cross your right leg over your left knee and lean …

Lower Back Pain Eased by Simple Yoga Poses

Remember the days when we were able to sleep on a rock or a fluffy marshmallow mattress and wake up fresh and ready to play for the rest of the day? Childhood knew nothing about waking up with a strained lower back, because I forgot to put a pillow between my legs and stacked my legs wrong, further …

Yoga

Quitting sugar "changed my brain"

Michael Grothaus quit sugar, soon regretted it, but came through after a week or so.<p>By the end of Day 4, I would have sold my dog for a brownie. The …

15 Recipes That Combine Avocados and Eggs For the Greatest Breakfast Ever

10 Healthy Office Snacks: The Anti-Vending Machine Guide

These healthy office snacks beat whatever junk is in the vending machine any day.<p>We've perfected the art of the office lunch—but even the most protein-packed lunch bowls can't prevent the inevitable 3 p.m. rumbly belly. Before you give up your quarters to the vending machine, hear us out! There are …

Cycling When Sick

When to ride. When to curl up with some soup. And how to avoid getting sick in the first place.<p>It’s sick season. As we all know from experience, winter is the worst time for colds and flu. For those living in colder climes, this is particularly true, as research shows that cold, dry conditions make …

Cycling

10 Healthy Foods That May Help You Sleep Better (Infographic)

Looking to sleep better longer? Desperate for a cure for insomnia? Avoid caffeine six hours before your bedtime. Do your body good and sip a warm cup of milk instead, like the old wive’s tale suggests.<p>Actually, almost any dairy food will generally entice Mr. Sandman to gently nudge your sleepy …

Sleep

8 Exercises You Can Do At Work Without Anyone Knowing

When the mid-day slump strikes, it's unlikely that you'll be willing to get up out of your office chair and do a set of burpees in the hallway. Getting a little fitness routine in, however, can help give you a boost of energy.<p>Try these subtle exercises you can do at your desk without announcing …

Workouts

Hill-Crusher Legs In 6 Easy Steps

Turn heads—and cranks—with these simple strength-and-sculpt moves<p>As Ferrari, Pegoretti, and Cipollini all prove, a powerful engine and a sexy profile are not mutually exclusive. These six simple moves will not only deliver cycling-specific strength, they'll sculpt every part of your lower body and …

Muscle

What Happens When Blueberries Go Savory

<i>We’ve partnered with Brooke Bass of Chocolate + Marrow and Washington-based Columbia Winery to celebrate the bounty of the Pacific Northwest through a series of dinner recipes. Each dish features a twist—a progression from a classic or a new approach using time-tested ingredients.</i><p><i>Today: Pork chops</i> …

Put an Egg on It: 32 Grain Bowls for Lunchtime and Anytime

The quickest, easiest one-bowl meal we can think of is a grain bowl. Here are our favorites to make for lunch time—or, anytime. Did we mention they taste great as leftovers too?<p><b>Our love for grain bowls knows no bounds.</b> Composed of, well, grain—rice, farro, barley, quinoa, kamut, you name it—and …

Healthy Eating

Sometimes You Just Need Pudding; Here Are 11 Recipes

Chocolate, vanilla, rice, and tapioca—we love all pudding equally. Here are 11 great recipes for it.<p><b>There's something very comforting about pudding</b>, whether it is of the chocolate or rice variety. It's just you, a bowl, and a spoon, ya know? We feel you. Here are 11 recipes to satiate that need.

Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 Years

Diet can slow cognitive decline. Pass the berries.<p>Think of blueberries as a brain's best friend. A new study from the Rush University Medical Center found that sticking to what is known as the MIND diet can slow cognitive decline and may reduce a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The …

Strawberry-Cucumber Salad with Lemon Cream

4 Servings<p>Strawberries and cream…and cardamom. The cooling spice and cucumbers give berries an element of intrigue.<p>August 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound strawberries, hulled, quartered<p>3 Persian cucumbers, sliced<p>½ teaspoon ground cardamom<p>Kosher salt<p>3 teaspoons sugar, divided<p>½ cup crème fraîche<p>1 …

25 Must-See Diagrams That Will Make Eating Healthy Super Easy

1. For fruit-ophiles.<p>Photos by Grace Hitchcock for PopSugar / Via popsugar.com<p>Some diets require precision. Yes, even fruit portions.<p>2. For 5-minute …

Healthy Eating

65 Pastry Recipes You Should Absolutely Make for Breakfast

From blueberry muffins to maple syrup doughnuts, these pastry recipes are most definitely worth it (and make a great breakfast!).<p><b>We get it: You had a rough week.</b> You've been working hard. You need some damn sugar, butter, or both. We've got the solution: Make some pastries. Eat said pastries for …

Baking

Brown Rice Porridge with Hazelnuts and Jam

4 Servings<p>At Sqirl, they make almond milk from scratch, which gives this rice porridge recipe an extra-rich, nutty flavor.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>⅓ cup blanched hazelnuts<p>4 cups unsweetened almond milk<p>1 cup short-grain brown rice<p>¼ cup sugar<p>pinch of kosher salt<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>¼ cup …

12 High-Carb Foods That Are Actually Super Healthy

Carbs have been unfairly blamed for causing the obesity epidemic.However, the truth is that not all carbs are created equal.Processed junk foods high …

Nutrition