Endurance

The Coaching Project

There’s a reason why more and more amateur athletes are turning to professional trainers to retool their workouts: it’s the best way to improve performance.

Jeremy Powers Heads Uphill

The former road cyclist from Easthampton, Massachusetts is quickly taking over the European-imported sports craze, cyclocross. Here's what keeps him going up, down, over, around...

The Joy of Cycling: Now Available for Everyone

In 2007, Boston was ranked the worst biking city in the U.S. by Bicycling magazine—for the third time. There were plenty of reasons: lack of lanes, poor road conditions, boorish drivers.

A Water-Based Wicked Wednesday Workout

In this #WickedWednesdayWorkout, find a pool and you've got yourself a 15-minute resistance session that will raise your heart rate and fry your core.

Advice from Our Fittest Real Athletes

Serious careers? Check. Committed to their families? Check. Able to beat the pros at their own game? You know it. Five hard-charging desk jocks who manage to do it all share the secrets of their...

The Science Behind TBI Recovery

When a skull makes contact with a hard surface, damage control happens in a rush. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) often require immediate surgery, and even during the slow recovery process an urgent...

OCR's Energizer Bunny: Brad Kloha

Brad Kloha refused to quit. His body told him to. His mind did too. And more than a few loved ones face-palmed when they’d see him hobbling around after races, knees wrapped in ice. But he kept going...

SUP's Poster Boy Water Walker

Kai Lenny is a 21-year-old hailing from Paia, Hawaii who also happens to be the breakout star of the SUP world, having paddled his way to six world titles.

How to Beat the Blerch

When The Oatmeal comic-strip author Matthew Inman first started running, he invented an invisible fat cherub called the Blerch. Years later, after he’d logged hundreds of miles and shed his extra...

Meet the Most Punishing Man in Fitness

On a sprawling farm in Vermont, Spartan Race founder Joe De Sena runs a business and a fitness crusade. He'll train anyone who shows up, with one major caveat: You must submit to his every cruel and...