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New running apps blur the line between virtual reality and real life

During the extreme winter of 2009-2010, Gary McNamee relied on his treadmill to train for the Boston Marathon. McNamee lives in Hopkinton,where the race starts, but the weather stymied his attempts to go out for a long run.<p>“I’m in my basement thinking, ‘Jeez, the course is right up the road. I can …

Marathons

Prevent Running Shoe Blisters With A 'Lace Lock'

If you get blisters on your heels, or if your heels tend to slip around in your shoes when the trail gets rocky, there's an easy solution. You know …

Want to Be a Better Runner? Then Slow Down

<b>There’s a well-known Australian track cyclist named Brad McGee.</b> He won the 4000m individual pursuit at the Atlanta Olympics in ’96. For two weeks …

Best Personal Finance Apps for iOS (iPhone and iPad)

<b>Personal finance</b> has taken much important aspect in most of the person’s life; in fact personal finance helps in notifying your financial situation …

Personal Finance

Middle Class Tax Plan Scams Middle Class

Those 529 college plans actually don’t help the middle class very much. But the people they do help have all the political muscle.<p>As part of …

Income Inequality

Healthy Diet & Exercise Plans

A healthy diet and exercise program are essential to living a healthy life. A healthy diet is not a fad program or a short-term solution but one that …

Chrissie Wellington’s 10 top tri kit essentials - Chrissie Wellington’s 10 top tri kit essentials (cont)

Four-time Ironman world champ Chrissie Wellington continues her run-down of the essential tri kit you need...<p>Bike and bike shoes<p>Bikes can be few …

5 reasons to drink coffee before your workout - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: Registered dietician Cynthia Sass is Health magazine's contributing nutrition editor.</i><p><b>(Health.com)</b> -- Half of Americans start their day with coffee, and according to recent study, working out after downing a cup of java may offer a weight-loss advantage.<p>The Spanish study, published in …

Step It Up

The best ways to take your running to the next level, no matter what your goal.<p>Almost everyone who runs wants to get better. Indeed, in a recent survey on runnersworld.com, 89 percent of respondents hoped to take their running up a notch in 2009. Whether you want to dial up your mileage, pick up …

WTI oil prices gain roughly 8.6% for the week

Apr 13, 2018<br>3:26 PM<p>President Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen is under criminal investigation, a court filing shows. “Here, Cohen is not a criminal defense<br>attorney, has no cases with the [U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York], and is being investigated for criminal conduct that …

Hey America! We've Got the Recipes You're Searching for on Google

From pizza dough to French toast to lasagna, here are the top 10 most popular recipes, according to Google<p>Yes, it's a little creepy—but <b>we know what you search for on Google</b>. Well, anyone can find out, really; just look at Google Trends. It's not like we have the NSA hacking into your computers or …

Top 10

Get Cultured on Your Weekend Getaway: Best Trips for Art Lovers

You don't have to fly to Paris or London to see fine art—we have plenty right in our own backyard. Here are five U.S. exhibits, installations, and …

Here Is The Gorgeous Expansion Plan For The Museum Of Modern Art

And no matter your opinion on the controversial demolition, the new plan from New York-based architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro is impressive, adding a whopping 30% more gallery space to the 125,000-square-foot building, according to Architect Magazine.<p>On Wednesday, the press got an …

The Best New Running Gear for 2014

How to Set a Long Term Running Goal

How to pick and train for a worthy goal that is six, nine, or 12 months out.<p>As you set your goals for the New Year, consider planning beyond your next race or even your next season and choosing an ambitious long-term target. "If you're just looking at lots of short cycles, it's hard to reach your …

5 Common Myths About Strength Training for Distance Runners

Despite the advancements in our understanding of the role strength training plays in our development as long distance runners, there are still some …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

Running for Time vs. Distance

Both minutes and miles have pros—and cons.<p>Researchers have found that our minds process distance and time differently. When the finish line of a measured effort is in sight, you get visual feedback about how much farther you have to go, which spurs you to accelerate near the end. Time feedback, …

Why We Trail Run

Here's what I gain from logging miles out in nature. Why do you run trails?<p>I head to the trails for some peace and quiet, and because I like the sound of dirt, snow, leaves, or branches crunching under my feet. I like weaving in and out of trees, at any pace, and crossing paths with prairie dogs …

How Yoga Can Help Your Running

Roll out a yoga mat to become faster and fitter.<p>Sure, you're time-crunched and, okay, maybe a little intimidated about being the only person who can't touch his toes in a room full of Gumbys. But winter is the perfect opportunity to put excuses aside, when your mileage is likely to take a dip, …

Here's Where Teens Are Going Instead Of Facebook

Earlier this month Facebook’s chief financial officer, David Ebersman confirmed a worrying, but long-suspected trend for the world’s biggest social network: teenagers, perhaps the most important demographic for a modern-day communication tool, were becoming less active on the site.<p>“We did see a …

Running Tips & Articles | Running Training Plans

Everyone needs a race strategy, no matter what level you are at.<p>These common mistakes could be wreaking havoc on your running life.<p>By Rashelle …

Man 'Runs' Quad Cities Marathon While Juggling

<i>And he was running backwards the entire time.</i><p>One runner from Pensacola, Fla. did something over the weekend that we admit has never crossed our …

The List: Friday, September 27

What savvy runners will be talking about this weekend...<p><b>1. Boston 2014,</b> which is finally, officially filled. (Yes, I made it, and I hope you did too, if you were trying.)<p><b>2. National Pancake Day,</b> which was Thursday and which I somehow managed to miss completely. Please accept my apologies.<p><b>3.</b> …

21 Cooking Tips That Will Change Your Life

And save you lots of time. Time that you can spend eating!

Two for One Dinner and Brunch: Portuguese Baked Eggs

You can make the base for this Portuguese Baked Eggs recipe ahead of time, then eat it both for dinner and brunch the day after.<p><i>It's the freakin' weekend, which means you should not be awake early enough for breakfast. Sleep in. It's all about brunch.</i><p>There are two things you need to think about …

Breakfast

A Beginner's Guide to Yoga | Men's Health

Yoga is not a cult<p>Closer to physiology class than a Trekkie convention, yoga is a bona fide science. Yes, some instructors talk of prana (the life force), display Hindu or Buddhist deities, or lead classes in brief chanting. Don't let this stuff spook you; just consider it something to focus on, …

Your Next Meal: Chocolate-Espresso Smoothie

A cake maker and Olympic Trials Qualifier rewards his efforts with chocolate<p>San Francisco pastry chef David Chesarek is a chocoholic so dedicated that he eats the sweet stuff even after a run, although he learned the hard way not to reach for something too rich. "Pounding brownies after a run isn't …

Dessert

Five Reasons for Training Fatigue

Here's why you may be experiencing mid-season fatigue--and how to overcome it.<p><i>I'm training for my fourth marathon this fall and attempting to improve my time. This season I'm struggling with lack of energy and strength in my workouts. The reason I'm writing is that it's lasted for several weeks</i> …