For motivation and love of sport, there's nothing better than toeing the line with other athletes. But what if there aren't any upcoming events near you?
As sensor technology improves and becomes more practical, so does the ability of coaches and athletes to collect—and react to—more nuanced data.
Why the latest trend food has been at aid stations for decades. Plus: The ultimate stock recipe
Has the charity race craze—all those walks, runs, rides, and mud runs done to raise money for good causes—begun to fizzle? The numbers for 2014 aren’t in yet, but a survey of the top 30 programs...
As you exercise, your aerobic fitness improves, allowing your body to meet the demands of increasingly difficult workouts. These same aerobic adaptations also teach your muscles to repair themselves...
It's all in your head. Let a group of British soldiers demonstrate how to go harder and longer than you think you can.
With pro-marijuana legislation sweeping the nation, it's time to ask this very serious question.
Behold, the many devastating effects of alcohol on athletic performance.
Research suggests that if you are in a situation in which you literally can't move a muscle—because you’re injured, not because you’re lazy—simply imagining yourself in motion can help you retain some of the strength and function you'd otherwise lose.
New therapies are helping athletes recover from concussions previously thought untreatable. But chances are, your doctor doesn’t know anything about them.
Six surprising reasons to sweat that go far beyond vanity.
According to the non-profit trade association Snowsports Industries America, alpine skiing burns approximately 500 calories an hour while snowboarding lags slightly behind at 450, not counting time spent on the lift. But there's more to it.
Something about messing up has us tip toeing around mistakes. But embarrassment can actually help us get ahead by making risk-taking seem a little bit less risky.
We know what you’re thinking. I don’t even use all my vacation days. Why should I fake being sick? How’s this even a good habit? Two answers: You are going to use all your vacation days this year,...
There are two ways of washing the dishes, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanah writes in The Miracle of Mindfulness. You can wash the dishes for the sake of making tea. Or you can wash the dishes for the sake...