Simi Hamilton is bring nordic skiing back. He won a solo World Cup race in Switzerland last year–the first for an American in 30 years. And this winter, at the World Championships in Falun, Sweden,...
When it comes to a fitness club's cleanliness, there are very few rules—at least as far as legal responsibilities go. Here's how to tell if yours is up to snuff, and what you can do to avoid harmful germs.
Come winter, your diet can determine whether you'll end up bedridden with a cold or the flu. Stave off seasonal ill-ness with these immunity-boosting foods.
Pro Cyclist Ally Stacher wants to use sweet potatoes to change how we think about on-bike nutrition.
Sports scientists believe behavioral science is the new frontier in pumping up our performance. Here are five behavioral science concepts scientifically proven to make you a healthier, better athlete.
Advanced screening can reduce the likelihood of sudden cardiac arrest, the most common cause of death among athletes. So why is it so controversial?
It isn't glam or sexy, but a balanced diet rich in a variety of fruits and vegetables is still the best "super-power" diet going—despite new rankings.
Is the helmet really just a head casket keeping us from addressing the bigger issue of cycling safety in our cities?
The athlete with perfect running or lifting form but a terrible slouch is all too common. And it's a problem. Practicing good posture can strengthen your core, protect against injuries, and make you a more powerful and efficient athlete.
Super-engineered chairs created to cure back pain 10 years ago were so comfortable that no one got up. Today, concerned ergonomists like Dr. Mark Benden are championing standing as a way to cure the...
With warp-speed ascents that include the Matterhorn (1:56) and Denali (9:43), ultrarunner turned alpinist Kilian Jornet Burgada is the king of the endurance world's latest obsession: fastest known...
The swim leg is the sport's deadliest portion—could a hidden risk of pulmonary edema be partly to blame?
Sunday, tennis star Caroline Wozniacki — this year’s US Open runner-up —will be racing her first marathon, only a week after a semi-final loss to Serena Williams at the World Tennis Association...
Your workout snack is totally your call—successful athletes have been kicking ass on all types of fuel as far back as we can tell. So whether it's Gu or Mr. Goodbar that you take down on mile 12 is your call.