Endurance

The Pulse

Q & A WITH PAUL SCOTT How long does it take to see real gains in endurance?...

Winter's Wonderland Workout

You've seen the folks at the top of the ski resort: They're wearing snowshoes and a daypack, tromping away from the groomed runs and toward a scenic ridge. Or they're skinning uphill on telemark...

XX Factor

Lokelani McMichael, 26...

EXTRA! Exercise Excess KOs Millions

How much exercise can you handle in a year? "The answer comes down to muscle damage," says Tim Mickleborough, professor of exercise physiology at Indiana University. For example, he says, "eight...

Are You Ready? (cont.)

THE FUTURE The day may be coming when athletes can reach NFL-linebacker size without pumping iron. Last year, Duke University and University of Texas researchers developed mice genetically...

Get Your Game On

In these sweltering months, every river, lake, and ocean beckons with a simple and refreshing promise: a soaking good time. Listen up, swimmers, boaters, and surfers: We're here to add even more...

Train Short, Go Long

THERE'S NO REASON completing 26.2 miles on foot has to be brutal: The average time for San Diego's Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in 2000 was a safe and sane four hours, 30 minutes for men and five...

Train Short, Go Long

UNLESS YOU JUST BIKED the Tour de France, few cycling experiences inflate an ego like watching a bike's odometer hit triple digits on the same day it registered zero. And cycling into shape for...

Train Short, Go Long

IF A TYPICAL WEEK of exercise for you involves 60 minutes of perspiration every other day, pat yourself on the back. Why? Because that level of commitment puts you well on the way to running a...

Train Short, Go Long

USA TRIATHLON, THE SPORT'S GOVERNING BODY, estimates that more than 200,000 people competed in their first triathlon in 2001, a recruitment rate that might have to do with the sport's inherent...

The America’s Cup Workout

At full speed, the carbon-fiber mainsail on the Oracle/BMW single-hull racing boat scoops some 50 tons of force from the sky, all of which is corralled by a handful of lines, gears, and, most...

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