Running

America's Best Cities: Austin, Texas

KEY STATS 1.6 million: Population (metro)$182,000: Median home priceB-: Multisport grade92: Number of annual music festivals held in town...

Fitness Test #3: Long-Range Power

Think power is just for linebackers? Think again. Power is simply energy production, whether it's over a short period (like explosive sprints) or a long one (say, charging up switchbacks while...

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Fittest Real Athletes – David Goggins

After fellow commandos were killed in action in Afghanistan in 2005, Goggins—a Navy SEAL temporarily working a desk job—decided to pay tribute by setting the hardest goal he could think of:...

Jenn Shelton

She drinks hard, fights dirty, and runs 100 trail miles faster than any woman alive. Photographer Andy Batt traveled to Ashland, Oregon to shoot Jenn Shelton, ultramarathoning’s new antihero.

Shoeless Joe

ON A WARM MARCH DAY, in a fit of spring fever, I drove to a nearby park, whipped off my shoes and socks, and set out for a run. I wasn't just trying to get in touch with my...

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