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Go Fast to Get Faster, Marathoners

If you’re lining up in the marathon corral without having used starting blocks, you’re doing yourself a serious disservice. True speed work—training your maximal velocity—belongs in every runner’s...

Riding Away from a Broken Marriage

After 18 years, Andrew Tilin’s marriage ended with a crash, leaving him in a crippling state of sorrow, anger, and loneliness. He decided to get serious about riding again, hoping that the pain and...

Row the Distance Without Carbs

Can married duo Sami Inkinen and Meredith Loring row across the Pacific without sugar or carbs and stay together?

Don't Do It Alone

I’ve sometimes been a horrible running buddy. And I need help. Which is where Jerry Macari, founder and coach of New York City’s RunUrban training programs, comes in. She’s here to make me—and...

Can a Green Smoothie Change Your Life?

A new documentary suggests that adding a green smoothie to your diet is enough to transform your body. Do the claims stand up?

The New Rules of Fitness

Training and nutrition has been an exciting (if unreliable) frontier for decades. But recent discoveries, combined with some deep science, have debunked popular myths and established some real ground...

Is Marathon Training Dangerous?

I want to train for a marathon, by my wife is worried it might literally kill me. Is it really safe for an Average Joe like me?

Shave Your Way to Better Cycling

It makes you faster. It lessens the sting of road rash. It’s a rite of passage. Compelling reasons for cyclists to shave their legs abound. Here’s the best stuff to shine them up right.

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