Health

5 Reasons to Run a Marathon Overseas

5 Reasons to Run a Marathon Overseas

Running while traveling generally involves a missed train, a connecting flight or a whole lot of angry bulls charging through the streets of Spain. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Signing up for a race while traveling can add a new dimension to your trip and offer a [...]

Confessions of an Ex-Mile Counter

Confessions of an Ex-Mile Counter

Mile Counters. You know, that person who obsessively logs their miles – or even worse, logs them on Facebook for all their friends to marvel at. Every runner knows at least one. Many wonder what their problem is. Why so obsessed with the numbers? Can’t they take a day off? [...]

Interview with Endorphin Dude: How He Went From 223 Pounds to 52 Marathons a Year

Interview with Endorphin Dude: How He Went From 223 Pounds to 52 Marathons a Year

It doesn’t matter why people become motivated to run and be healthy. For Tony “Endorphin Dude” Nguyen, it very well was the difference between life and death, and that proved to be a great motivator for the San Francisco resident. “Imagine coming home from work one day and collapsing on [...]

Yoga on the Go: Everything You Need to Bring your Practice on the Road

Yoga on the Go: Everything You Need to Bring your Practice on the Road

Have a work trip or a vacation coming up and don’t want to miss out on your yoga practice? While you may not have the schedule or travel budget to fit in a class or two from a local studio, with these tools you can easily flow in your hotel [...]

The 8 Energy Gel Brands Athletes Need to Try

The 8 Energy Gel Brands Athletes Need to Try

Energy gel is important for endurance athletes needing to fuel our bodies during long endurance activities.

Perfectly Achievable New Year’s Resolutions to Get You in Top Shape

Perfectly Achievable New Year’s Resolutions to Get You in Top Shape

For many of us, the New Year represents an opportunity to reinvent our lifestyle and do away with some of our bad habits. At least, for a month or so. In order to avoid biting

Ranking the 50 States by Healthiness

Ranking the 50 States by Healthiness

The results are in: Vermont is the healthiest U.S. state (for four years running), followed by Hawaii, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Several factors — including obesity, smoking, diabetes and sedentary lifestyle — served as the criteria for this list compiled by the United Health Foundation. How high (or low) did your [...]

6 Holidays You Have Never Heard Of

6 Holidays You Have Never Heard Of

Holidays are some of the most looked forward to events that occur in a human’s life. Whether you truly believe in the reason for the holiday or are just excited not to go to work, these special days are almost always a ton of fun.

7 Tips to Avoid Altitude Sickness

7 Tips to Avoid Altitude Sickness

Whether you are visiting a high-altitude city or climbing to the summit of a massive mountain, altitude sickness is a common, but potentially dangerous condition. For people who have spent the majority of their

Everything You Need to Know about Polar Bear Swimming

Everything You Need to Know about Polar Bear Swimming

If plunging into icy water sounds appealing, you’re definitely not alone. Every year, a large number of brave (and possibly insane) men and women endure the harsh elements to take part in polar bear swims.