Bodywork

My Body: Mountain Runner Núria Picas

Just a few weeks after placing third in her first marathon at the age of 22, Núria Picas shattered her lower left leg in a climbing accident on Montserrat in Spain and was told she would never...

How Running Works

According to runningusa.org, around 20 million people participate in “running events” in the U.S. every year. That...

The Ultimate Lung-Busting Stadium Workout

When it comes to training, the stadium—no matter the sport, no matter the size—may also be the place to kick your own butt. “The one...

The 5 Ingredients that Belong in Your Fridge

Sometimes going back to basics is not a bad thing. Rather than stocking up on a million different things at the grocery store, for example, you could focus on a few high-quality items...

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Squats

The squat might give you the most calorie-burning, performance-enhancing bang for your buck of any exercise, endowing you with coordination, strength, and power in your glutes and...

Embrace the Beach, Become an All-Terrain Athlete

The combination of sand and water is the summer invitation to rest, recover, and recharge with the drink, book, and funky hat of your choice. But between the sand and the waves, it’s also...

Learn How to Fight and You'll Know How to Sprint

The first time I took a boxing lesson—with a real fighter, one who lost to a young Mike Tyson in the Olympic trials—he outfitted me in gloves and headgear, then gave me the first...

5 Delicious DIY Sports Food Recipes

It’s easy to grow tired of eating packaged energy gels, blocks, chews, and bars. The good news: You can create your own delicious, all-natural versions—and still receive the same...

Convert Your Hardest Days into Recovery Sessions

For quite some time, I worked out with a sports performance coach who loved to change up our workouts. Flip tires, push weights, one-legged moves that would have me teetering like a hurricane...

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