Brad Stulberg writes about the art and science of health and human performance. He is based out of Northern California. You can follow Brad on Twitter @Bstulberg.
Wisdom from the strength and conditioning coach who trains the NFL’s best
Fitness gains don’t occur during workouts, they occur after. Recovering while stressed could throw a serious wrench into your training.
Skepticism about doping is at an all-time high. What, if anything, will save sport? Seven experts weigh in.
Our organ-by-organ breakdown of what happens inside your body when you push it in the heat
By focusing on the controllables, practicing gratitude, and relying on a foundation of physical and mental training.
New science on facial feedback suggests our expressions impact our bodies
Everyone experiences pre-event nerves. Here’s how to turn them into an advantage.
He’ll be paced for part of the run by current record holder Scott Jurek.
Physical resilience, mental toughness, and embracing both the highs and lows
For the first 93 miles of last weekend’s Western States 100, 26-year-old Jim Walmsley was on pace to shatter the course record. Spectators following Walmsley’s progress—both along the trail in...
Hard work, sleep, meditation, routine, and drawing upon years of wisdom
Learn the difference between confidence and ego: develop the former and minimize the latter.
Nine-time bouldering national champion Alex Puccio shares her secrets on bouncing back
On April 30, 2016, at Grotto Bay in the Bahamas, free diver William Trubridge took a few gaping breaths and descended into the Atlantic Ocean wearing nothing but a wetsuit and a nose plug. Four...
We caught up with Jesse Thomas to chat about how he holds it all together and to learn about some of the practices underlying his success both on and off the course.