Ever wanted to swim for a mile in just-above-freezing temperature water? Didn't think so. But a handful of swimmers are taking the challenge.
“The heart is a muscle. If you train it, it becomes bigger and stronger, so the pump can be more efficient.”
“Am I intense? Yes, I’ll be the first to admit it.” So writes Joe De Sena about a third of the way into his new book, Spartan Up!, out May 13 from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Apolo Ohno rose to athletic fame in short track speed skating. Over the course of three winter Olympics, he won eight medals in events that topped out at just over two-minutes long. So when the Built...
Contrary to popular practice, pumping iron during resistance workouts helps runners pump their legs during races. A study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research found that maximal and...
It's a long road to the 2016 Olympics and Phelps isn't guaranteed a spot. But he's back in the pool and things are going swimmingly.
After 18 years, Andrew Tilin’s marriage ended with a crash, leaving him in a crippling state of sorrow, anger, and loneliness. He decided to get serious about riding again, hoping that the pain and...
Climber Daniel Woods shares how to get the most out of your workouts
It makes you faster. It lessens the sting of road rash. It’s a rite of passage. Compelling reasons for cyclists to shave their legs abound. Here’s the best stuff to shine them up right.
Frustrated with complacent city officials, some bicyclists are painting their own lanes, installing signs, and making mischief intended to send a loud message to motorists: it's time to cycling...
Don't let an injury keep you off the slopes. Pro skier Crystal Wright shares hard-earned tips on preventing and recovering from big breaks.
The 2013 U.S. Ski Mountaineering National Champion is here to help you ski farther and better.
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Ultrarunner Mike Wolfe shares how to get the most out of your workouts