A new landmark study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology concluded that running as little as 5 to 10 minutes a day at speeds slower than 6 miles per hour (10:00 pace) "is associated with markedly reduced risks of death from all causes and cardiovascular disease." These are exciting findings that could help motivate a large number of sedentary adults to start exercising. more
Read tips from other bloggers for running moms, building strength, and gauging improvement. more
If you're a Millennial that's, say, 18 or 19, then selfies have been a part of your life experience since forever. But where did they come from? Well, we can thank the (got to click on the post to find out!) for giving us the word, and - in fact - the first appearance of the word surfaced in one of the country's online news channels around 2002.
When I was in high school I nearly always came down with a cold during the most intense training phases of my cross country and track seasons. It's possible that taking ginger might have helped me avoid at least a couple of those colds, and setbacks in training. more
Inhale..... I am....
I am balanced.....
As these words hung in my mind during a recent morning's meditation, I began to realize that I didn't even know what this meant for me or what this would look like in my world. more
Sunlight. Flowers. Grassy hills. Welcome to the new age.
As you're reading this from your 5 x 5 cubicle, imagine a work space where outdoor cafe tables abound and you could choose where you want to sit -- at least that's what architects Ju-Hyun Kim and Euno Cho want you to picture. We, Millennials, are in interesting bunch (or so we've heard). And the idea of pushing over those padded, carpeted walls in favor of green space and natural isn't too far-fetched of a concept. more
In the 28 year history of the IAAF World Junior Championships, not a single American had won a medal in a distance event over 800 meters. That changed on Thursday night at Hayward Field, when Mary Cain won the 3000 meters race with a blazing kick. more
"I have seriously never felt more creative. [He] has somehow unearthed an entirely new outlet of creativity in me.” more
In the past several years it seems to have become conventional wisdom that it's always best to jog in between intervals. But it depends on what the length and intensity of your intervals. more
This week, we posted some tips on how to network with others, based on the idea that it's who you know. Well, as you're building your network of friends and ties, think about this: when it comes to your health, does who you hang around with matter? more