Fitness

Why Mikaela Shiffrin’s First-Ever World Cup Win in the Alpine Skiing Super-G Event Is so Impressive

On Sunday, Olympic alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin won her first-ever World Cup gold in the super giant slalom (super-G), event. With the win, the 23-year-old phenom became one of only seven women in history to clinch World Cup gold across all five disciplines of the sport—slalom, giant slalom, downhill, super-G, and the combined—joining the ranks […]

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How to Run and Walk Safely in the Dark

 Corbis  By Su Reid-St. John With daylight saving time ending this weekend, many walkers and runners will soon find themselves pounding the pavement in the dark. And while morning exercisers will get a bit of a boost from the lighter sky, it won’t last for long. But that doesn’t mean you have to resign yourself […]

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How To Do The Inverted Row

The inverted row should be part of everyone’s exercise regime, but if you’re someone who struggles with pull-ups (which is almost everyone) or spends a lot of time doing press-ups or the bench press, you’ll certainly appreciate the benefits. That’s because the inverted row is a terrific all-round back exercise, balancing out the muscles used […]