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5 Secrets to Wiping Out Like a Pro

Perhaps it’s not fair that after more than a decade successfully charging big waves, kite surfing, and now wingsuiting, pro athlete

What the Hell Is Paleo, Really?

A recent report in the Quarterly Journal of Biology argues that, not only were carbohydrates part of our paleolithic diet, they...

The Truth About Endurance Athletes and Salt

Been popping salt pills like M&Ms during long workouts thinking they’ll do your body good? You might want to think again: According to St. Louis University nutrition and dietetics...

Nick Symmonds Is the Man of the Hour

Nick Symmonds is not a shy person. As the events of this week have shown, the 31-year-old entrepreneur and six-time U.S. 800-meter champion wants everyone to know about his latest dispute with...

5 Ways to Dominate Ultrarunning

Alissa St. Laurent is the summer’s breakout ultrarunning star. This past weekend, the 31-year old bested every runner on the course—male or female—to win the Canadian Death...

The Path To Self-Transcendence Begins with 3,100 Miles

On Tuesday, August 4, at 6:12 p.m., a former IT professional named Nirbhasa Magee completed a half-mile lap around a nondescript block in Queens, New York. That may sound like an unspectacular...

The 4 Greatest Running Rivalries of All Time

You don’t have to be a ruthless Darwinist or Wall Street trader to appreciate the benefits of competition. In sports, when the best athletes go head-to-head on a very public stage, it...

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