Amanda MacMillan

Amanda MacMillan

Amanda MacMillan is a Brooklyn, New York–based freelance writer, triathlete, and health blogger for


How Can City Folk Train for Trail Running?

How can you train for a trail race if there are no similar trails around where you are? We enlisted ultra-marathoners Dean Karnazes and Zach Bitter to share how to get the best preparation possible.

Why do I Feel Tired Training on Warm Days?

We've all felt it: that little extra difficulty finding the motivation or energy to train when it's hot out. In short, it’s your body’s way of letting you know that it’s working a lot harder than...

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Will a Lighter Bike Make Me Faster?

Some top-tier bikes tip the scales at just over ten pounds—with a $15,000 price tag. But we have good news: You can save your money, and still go fast.