Dimity McDowell

Faris Al S-Sultan

The Iron Sheik

Faris Al-Sultan's crusade to become triathlon's first Muslim world champion

2004 Buyer's Guide: The Essential Trail Runner

Pick Up the Pace

Set a new personal best with gear and garb that can take a pounding

nutrition, nutrional recipes

Fast Food

We're not talking fries and fat, with fresh nowhere in sight. We're talking about smart nutrition to help you charge up, trim down, and get the most out of mealtime. We picked the brains of top...

Recipes for Success

Though we admire the ease of energy-replenishing snacks like Gu and PowerBars, man can't live on them alone. So we asked top athletes, from marathoners to pole-vaulters, to cough up their best...

Glove Affair

Put your hands together for the newest crop of toasty, weatherproof winter gloves

Get Your Game On

Speed Swimming The Game: If you've ever wondered what strapping a propeller to your belly feels like, here's a little-known fact: "Swimming in the slipstream behind someone's feet produces the same...

Get Your Game On

Open-Water Swimming The Game: Whether it's a triathlon or a straight-up race, the start of any open-water competition resembles a rugby scrum: You have to keep your cool and maintain your stroke...

Get Your Game On

Pass the summer splash test with these rowdy water fitness contests

Train Short, Go Long

Grueling workouts are the only way to get ready for long-distance endurance, right? Wrong.