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Monthly Archive:: March 2018

The Best Races to Run in the World

If you’re looking for a good (great!) excuse for a vacation, sign up for a marathon. These days, there are 26.2-mile races in pretty much every city in the country—and beyond. To help you narrow down the options, we selected these three postcard-perfect marathons worth signing up for. Once you register, check out 6 things you need

The Best Recipe for Velvety Pureed Carrot Soup

Would you ever believe that crazy-crunchy carrots could make one of the creamiest, dreamiest soups? I was skeptical, too… until I made this recipe. And, oh my goodness, I became a true believer after the first slurp. So? How can it get so smooth? It’s pretty simple, actually! Using a blender, food processor, or immersion

The 5 Best Travel Destinations for Endurance Athletes

For some people, vacation isn’t synonymous with sitting still. If you crave an epic adventure, we’ve got some travel ideas.  We asked Kathryn Bertine, pro cyclist and author of As Good As Gold, about the best places for endurance junkies to visit to get their fitness fix. 1. Tucson, AZ Winter training, fast group rides,

How To Cook Mushrooms So Perfectly They Melt in Your Mouth

Mushrooms are a nutritious and delicious addition to salad, pasta, pizza, and so many other savory dishes. While most mushrooms can be eaten raw, knowing how to cook mushrooms is still a necessity. These simple cooking methods are musts for the mushroom lover. While many mushrooms may appear vastly different in color or size, they may actually

How to Find the Right Doctor for You

The lousiest doctor I ever visited had a memorable waiting room. Everything—every pen, pencil, clipboard, clock, name tag—trumpeted the name of a big pharmaceutical company. Not once did I sit there without seeing a stream of drug reps file through, roller bags rolling behind, to be greeted warmly and whisked behind closed doors. I stuck

Coffee Causes Cancer… At Least According to California

iStock/YakobchukOlena The caffeine dependent in California may want to opt for a cup of tea instead of that espresso as a Los Angeles judge has ruled that coffee companies in the state must note the presence of acrylamide, a cancer-causing chemical produced in the roasting process. The chemical falls under the state’s Prop 65 rule