Endurance

Lower Your Risk

Of all the idiot ways to bite the dust, heart disease ranks right up there with BASE jumping into a strong headwind. In both cases, poor choices are almost always to blame. A 2004 study called...

Eat Like a Greek

One more reason to envy homeowners on Santorini: The incidence of coronary-artery disease in Mediterranean countries is among the world's lowest. Researchers think diet is one of the reasons ...

Quiet Feet

I DON'T LIKE TO RUN. IT'S HARD, IT HURTS, and a little voice often asks why I'm running when I could be riding a bike. Still, I keep doing it. Running boasts an elegant simplicity that, in today...

The Payoff

MY ARMS AND LEGS were tingling, and black vines were creeping into my peripheral vision. When I felt certain I was going to projectile-vomit on the monitor in front of me, I...

Winter, On Speed

If you think "nordic skiing" is Swedish for "go slow," you haven't tried skate skiing. It's related to classic cross–country, but only in the sense that both require snow. Skate skiing is faster...

Why try Cyclocross?

Sven Nijs, Bart Wellens, Erwin Vervecken... These names mean very little to anyone outside the world of cyclocross, but to those who know them, they conjure images of the gods of the barriers...

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