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Overcoming Being Born Not to Run
The pain, beauty, and nipple considerations of running for a really, really long time
Sorry, Probiotics Are Way Overhyped
Microbes are now being hawked to athletes to prevent sickness and improve recovery. We talked to several experts to separate hype from fact.
Spring-Loaded Running Shoes: To Ban or Not to Ban?
New spring-loaded tech promises to make us faster. But they might go the way of swimming’s ill-fated LZR Racer suit—without making an Olympic debut.
How to Get Really Fast After 50
You just have to tweak your training and eating habits. Here’s how.
How to Run Stoned (It's Not So Easy!)
We can't say if it will up your game, but we can make sure you don't hurt yourself trying.
The Myth of Even-Pacing Strategy
A new algorithm might be the key to never having a bad race again.
Yes, Athletes Need Carbs. But the Timing Matters.
Runners who do intense workouts on no carbs tend to experience weakness, fatigue, and poor performance. But a new strategy called “sleeping low” might give athletes the same...
How to Make Your Next Run Pay
For every workout you do, startup Charity Miles makes a donation to a philanthropic cause of your choice.
Endurance Athlete? You May Be Iron Deficient.
Maybe. But first, don't assume you're actually iron deficient.