Fittest Real Athletes

How to Crush American Ninja Warrior

Kacy Catanzaro, the first woman to dominate American Ninja Warrior’s Dallas course and score a spot in the show’s final round, managed a feat most men never accomplish. The 24-year old gymnast shares...

The Fittest Real Athletes in America

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...

From Drug Addict to Ironman

Shane Niemeyer started exercising in prison after hitting rock-bottom. We talked to him about his path to become a regular Ironman competitor who's now gunning for a spot at the World Championships...

How to Race (and Live) Like a Spartan

“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.

The Mutants Next Door

They're obliterating records when they're not ferrying the kids to soccer or logging 40-hour weeks selling insurance. Meet five working athletes at the top of their game and learn their training...

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