As tight as they are bright, compression socks, sleeves, shorts, and pants promise to boost performance and recovery. But scientists aren’t entirely sure how—or if—compression gear works as...
Advanced screening can reduce the likelihood of sudden cardiac arrest, the most common cause of death among athletes. So why is it so controversial?
Is the helmet really just a head casket keeping us from addressing the bigger issue of cycling safety in our cities?
You've probably had your running form critiqued by a coach or a well-meaning jogger in the park. But A true gait analysis is worth considering, even for the healthiest of runners.
On average, nearly 700 people die each year from extreme heat. It's the most serious threat to your outdoor summer workout, but heat stroke doesn't have to kill you if you're careful.
The act of butt chugging gained nationwide exposure in 2012 after a frat guy at the University of Tennessee was rushed to the hospital with a blood alcohol content level of .40 percent. Even worse...
I've noticed that I get calluses on my feet more frequently than my non-runner friends. Should I have them removed, or do they serve a purpose?
The PBR is a rotating circuit of bucking bull rodeos that has exploded in popularity in the past ten years. Part of that’s because the added prize money—from $8 million in 2005 to more than $10...
One day, during your struggles, you look down at your thigh. You should see a familiar scar from an old childhood wound. But now that scar has begun to pull apart, skin separating, as if the stitched...
Every time I race, I vomit immediately after crossing the finish line. I’ve read it’s because I’ve exceeded my lactate threshold, so the only way to prevent it is to increase my lactate threshold or back off. Is that true? Why does this happen to me? I don’t want to back off!
As awareness about sports-related traumatic brain injuries grows, so do the number of advocacy groups devoted to the topic. Here’s where to turn for more information.
Brain injuries and how the rewards of risk are fueling a catastrophic trend.
Injury prevention for the aging athlete