Strength

The Power-Endurance Powder Plan

According to personal trainer Carolyn Parker, if you want to make the most of your ski season, you need to bolster your lower back, core, and...

Is CrossFit Killing Us?

IN JULY, nearly 300,000 people tuned in live on ESPN2 to watch 26-year-old

Achilles-Strengthening Exercises for Every Sport

Distance runners have no problem cranking out mile after mile, but when it comes to sprinting, they often fall flat because they've neglected to train the fast-twitch muscle fibers crucial for...

Get in Ski Shape

According to pro skier and personal trainer Pip Hunt the best way to get in shape for ski season is to already be in shape. “I...

How to Master the Hill Sprint

Running sprints at a steep angle can do a lot. "Adding a hill or a grade forces gravity to work more," says

Quick and Dirty: How to Make a Heart Rate Billboard

Want to keep tabs on your training with a big display smack in front of the mill? Or are you an exhibitionist who wants everybody to know how damn hard you’re running? Either way,...

Easy Exercises to Help You Maintain Your Fitness

Some days—hey, some years—life and work make regular training impossible. But skipping maintenance exercise entirely will have you slogging through whatever adventures you can still...

The 7-Minute Workout—Rebooted

It’s a painful truth, but there is no such thing as a sweat-free workout. Big gains take large commitments, which is what made the 7-minute workout so alluring: it promised to...

The Effort Equation

Our program will lead you in and out of the above heart-rate zones, based on your maximum heart rate (MHR). These intensities should also correspond to your own perceived exertion.

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