The 8 Essentials of Barefoot Running
Barefoot-inspired shoes are flying off the shelves, and they're poised to transform the way we run. Here's how to make the most of running with less.
Faster. Higher. Squeakier.
In 2007, molecular biologist Ron Evans flipped a genetic switch on test mice and turned them into super-athletes. Headlines ensued, as did nervous references to human applications and "exercise in a pill." Evans is still toiling away in the lab, and guess what? The day is coming.
I’m new to triathlon. What gear do I need?
What aerobic workout can I do using only my upper body?
The Workout that Time Forgot
Will caveman calisthenics be the next big thing for adventure athletes?
Don't Be a Middle Man
Easy days should feel nothing like your hard days. Here's how to do each one right.
Beware the Black Hole
Are your workouts working against you? Why one addictive kind of training might be sabotaging your game.
Find Your No Zone
The black hole is a narrow no-go range, a span of about seven to ten heartbeats per minute. Here's how to figure out where it is for you.
Get in shape to climb Mount Rainier.
Reaching Mt. Rainier's summit requires a strong aerobic base, and plenty of hill climbing. Here's how to get both.
How to Run in the Heat
The secret to performing in hot weather? Have a really cold one.
I'm planning to run up the Sears Tower. What's the best way to train?
It's the Dog in You
An Oklahoma veterinary scientist named Mike Davis says there's no doubt about it: The world's greatest athletes, of any species, are the canines who pull sleds at the Iditarod. Now, in a project funded by the Pentagon's research arm, he's coming up with ways to make us more like them.
Yes You Can: Run the NYC Marathon
Going 26.2 miles is a great way to prove your grit—and there's no greater showcase than the world's biggest. Presenting a simple plan to get anyone off the couch and across the finish line.