Performance Plate

The Truth About Pasta

Mikaela Shiffrin’s stock has never been higher. The slalom phenom won Olympic gold in Sochi, and is now on track to claim her third consecutive World Cup slalom title. She’s talented...

Should You Be Taking Probiotics?

We are not alone. Our bodies are home to trillions of tiny tenants, the majority of which live inside our intestines. These beneficial microorganisms, or microbes, are the gatekeepers of our...

Real Adventurers Drink Their Food

On November 2, Ari Huusela set off from Saint-Malo, France, in the transatlantic single-handed yacht race Route...

The Five Nutrition Rules Every Athlete Should Know

If anyone's prone to the commission bias—the tendency to do something versus doing nothing—it's endurance athletes. In search of a performance edge, we try it all, from donning...

Your Olive Oil Isn’t Virgin

More often than not, when you pull a bottle of “extra-virgin olive oil” off a grocery-store shelf, what you’re getting is not, in fact, extra virgin. This is a problem that...

Your Sandwich Sucks

Nearly half of all U.S. adults eat a sandwich a day. That means collectively we open our mouths and stomachs to at least 120 million sandwiches daily. And that's a problem, say researchers,...

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