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Sports presents the most memorable moments in Summer Olympic history. Usain Bolt claimed his second Olympic gold medal in the men's 100 with a blazing 9.63 seconds. More » Instant moment: Usain Bolt wins 100 meters – again In what he says will be his final Olympic race, Michael Phelps paced the U.S. men to gold in the 400 medley relay. More » Instant moment: Michael Phelps swims into retirement with 18th gold Roger Federer survived three sets and more than four hours of play to beat Juan Martin del Potro More » Instant moment: Roger Federer wins longest Olympic match ever Gabby Douglas led from start to finish to become the third straight American woman to win the gymnastics all-around title. In golden fashion, Michael Phelps won medal No. 19 to move ahead of Larissa Latynina. The U.S. women won team gold for the first time since 1996 thanks to a strong performance from Jordyn Wieber. After whiffing on the Beijing Games four years ago, Dana Vollmer charged back in London to win a gold medal in the 100-meter butterfly and set a new world record. Yahoo!

Long Distance Running Biomechanics – Marathons in the Animal Kingdom Max Speed: 27.45 mph (Usain Bolt, 100 meters) Average Speed for 20+ Miles: 12.7 mph (Haile Gebrselassie) Best Marathon Time: 2:03:59 (Haile Gebrselassie, Berlin) Are humans born to run? One major difference between humans and animals is that we don't have in-born endurance; we have to train. It's Fitness, Baby | Your motivation for fitness training – call your fitness trainer or get yourself a fitness program and let the workout begin. | Page 26 You are so much stronger! 50 ways to lose 10 pounds It's Fitness, Baby | Your motivation for fitness training – call your fitness trainer or get yourself a fitness program and let the workout begin. | Page 22 What happens when you lose fat It is only 4%, no excuses! If you wait for perfect conditions, you’ll never get anything done! Coolest water bottle I’ve EVER SEEN Lose weight and negative thoughts!

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The Only Running App You Need From apps to MP3 players to "smart clothing," runners today are awash in high-tech options for staying motivated and for monitoring/recording/tracking/sharing every metric imaginable, including mileage, pace, elevation, BMI, routes, heart rate, steps taken, caloric intake, caloric output, and gross fecal matter excreted (GFME). All of these things are great. But I am here to tell you about a piece of technology that puts them all to shame. It is an app called MIND™. I've been testing MIND™ during my runs for nearly 20 years now. MIND™ is so feature-rich, it's hard to know where to begin. With MIND™, you have thousands of songs and tunes at your disposal, any one of which may "pop" into your head randomly during a run. MIND™ comes bundled with several other preinstalled applications, including: Perhaps MIND™'s most impressive feature is its built-in Think™ option. MIND™ is 100% waterproof, and performs well even in extreme heat or cold. MIND™'s controls are thoughtful and intuitive.

Three Lessons from Meb Keflezighi The Monday after the 2014 New York City Marathon, I was invited to join Meb Keflezighi on two discussion panels, a morning session in New York City and an evening session at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Meb had finished fourth the day before, and many in the audience also endured the tough conditions in this year’s race. As you would imagine, both events were standing room only, as runners were eager to hear from and get a photo with the greatest U.S. marathoner of this generation. I was too, and I had the best seat in the house up on stage with him. Here’s what we learned from Meb. Lesson #1: No Pity PartiesMarathons are filled with pity parties. Not Meb. Meb said he often thinks about his father, who, in Eritrea in the 1980s, walked more than 200 miles to escape imprisonment or death for a chance at freedom for himself and his family. Lesson #2: RelentlessnessThe second lesson that came through is relentlessness, not only in racing but also in training. Related:

50 Fitness Motivation Quotes For Your Motivation Board Cold weather or lack of motivation keeping you from working out? It’s a lot harder to stay motivated and workout consistently during the holidays and winter months. We all get stuck sometimes whether it’s from a fitness rut or just feeling unmotivated. I’ve compiled a list of my favorite fitness motivation quotes from my fitness motivation Pinterest board to inspire myself and you! Hopefully these have you headed to the gym after reading them all. Fitness Motivation Quote – You are only one workout away from a good mood. Fitness Motivation Quote – A one hour workout is 4% of your day. Fitness Motivation Quote – Sweat is magic. Fitness Motivation Quote – “I don’t have time” is the grown-up version of “the dog ate my homework.” Fitness Motivation Quote – I will make sweat my best accessory. Fitness Motivation Quote – Your only limit is you. Fitness Motivation Quote – Motivation is what gets you started. Fitness Motivation Quote – One workout at a time.

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