How Can I Calm My Nerves Before a Competition?
I choose fish filets when I eat fast food because they seem to be the least bad-for-you option. But should I be worried about levels of mercury and other contaminants?
My CrossFit buddies are all about comparing their workout results and beating their previous times. Can training with a stopwatch really improve my strength- and circuit-training?
Shake or solid food? Soy or dairy? Animal or plant-based? I can't keep the news straight—please help!
Whenever there's a free massage tent after races, I always like to get a quick rub down. It feels great, but is there any real benefit in terms of muscle soreness?
Can taking regular medication like birth control pills or antidepressants have any affect on strength or cardiovascular fitness?
Every time I race, I vomit immediately after crossing the finish line. I’ve read it’s because I’ve exceeded my lactate threshold, so the only way to prevent it is to increase my lactate threshold or back off. Is that true? Why does this happen to me? I don’t want to back off!
I just signed up for my first trail race, but I live in the city. Do I need to train any differently than I have for all of the road runs I've done?
I've heard that eating seven portions of produce a day can help me live longer. But what does that actually mean, and how do I fit it all in?
I signed up for a half marathon—but, oops, it's in three weeks and I haven't run in months. At this point, should I attempt any actual training, or consider it a lost cause?
The new gender-based rules of hydration
I need you to solve a quarrel. My resting heart rate is around 45. I train a decent amount, mostly for bike races. Does my low RHR mean I’m in better shape than my training buddy? His resting heart rate is 55.
I've had a few knee injuries. Will dairy products help me avoid arthritis as I get older?
I have trouble falling asleep often, and probably don't get nearly as much shut-eye as I should. But I feel fine, most of the time. So is it really hurting my health?
Which is more effective position—weight on my palms or forearms?