Fitness

How Far Do You Really Need to Run When Training for a Marathon?

The first thing you do after signing up for a marathon (besides question your sanity) is find a training plan. And when you pick your training plan, the only thing scarier than knowing you’ll run 26.2 at the end of it is realizing that you’ll have to run nearly that far at least once before …

Home Workouts

5 Quick Stretches to Improve Your Flexibility ASAP

Strengthen your yoga practice in the comfort of your own home. Explore online yoga classes for beginner, intermediate, and advanced yoga practitioners, and learn from world-renowned yoga instructors on Cody. Greatist readers get 30 percent off their first Cody purchase with promo code 30 GREATIST. We’re probably all guilty of skipping the stretch from time …

Body

The Best 8 Face Oils for People With Oily Skin

Oils get a bad wrap. The word ‘oil’ in general seems to have a negative connotation, often associated with terms like grease, acne, and dirt. But an oil-based formula may be the product your skincare routine is missing, especially as cooler weather approaches. Not convinced? As Dendy Engelman, M.D., dermatologic surgeon, puts it, “Oils help make …

Fitness

The Only Thing That’ll Keep You Going When Your Body Gives Out

“We’re almost there, about 3K to go,” a lean Australian man in lycra called out to me as I slowly rolled by him. He was standing on the side of the road next to his bike, leaning on the saddle to stretch his calf muscles. Oh good, I selfishly thought. I’m not the only one who’s …

Food

How to Make and Bake Weed Brownies (Yep, We Went There)

Served in a 16-ounce pint glass. Cloudy and dirty-peach-colored, topped with a thick, frothy, creamy foam head with The “special brownie” needs less introduction than most baked goods, but you’ll find no sloppily constructed, slightly burnt bars here. For those who don’t live near a dispensary (or a group of friendly college kids), here’s a …