Running

The Thrill of the Skill

YOGA Dharma Yoga Center Miami Beach, Florida Shri Dharma Mittra, 65, earned the nickname "The Teacher's Teacher" in 1984, when he demonstrated 908 postures for the Master...

Follow Through

Join the Club Like-minded enthusiasts can get you off your butt with organized events like group-training programs for a first marathon. Pete & Ed Books (800-793-7801,

Balanced Beings

Dean Karnazes//38//Ultramarathoner At his 30th-birthday bash, Karnazes, then a professional windsurfer living in San Francisco, ran out of the party and didn't stop until he had jogged...

The Pulse

[Supersize Diet] Paul Rozin, a University of Pennsylvania psychology professor who specializes in why people choose the foods they eat, recently took a big step toward explaining why...

XX Factor

ALLYSON FELIX 18 Sprinter Los Angeles, California...

Head Strong

MAYBE YOU'RE PRETTY FAST on a bike—speedy enough to entertain hopes of winning a district championship with the help of a training regimen borrowed from Lance & Co. You've got a heart...

Run For It

ON A PERFECT DAY FOR A JAILBREAK, Jon Gill snugs up his running shoes and takes a few deep breaths. It's a warm March morning in 2002, and under a sunny Oregon sky, Gill jogs past some prison...

Train Short, Go Long

THERE'S NO REASON completing 26.2 miles on foot has to be brutal: The average time for San Diego's Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in 2000 was a safe and sane four hours, 30 minutes for men and five...

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