The Simplest Sport Is the Best Sport

Running only requires a pair of shoes and a little desire. You can do it at any age for any number of reasons. But a few tricks of the trade can help you avoid injury, run to your potential, and enjoy every step whether you're 22 or 82.

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20s
Jordan Hasay Will Outrun You. While Smiling.
Mar 8, 2018

Jordan Hasay Will Outrun You. While Smiling.

Until recently, the Nike track star seemed destined for burnout. But last year in Boston, after a wave of disappointing races and a personal tragedy, she ran a record-shattering debut marathon. Will the new distance of 26.2 miles save her career?
How to Survive Your First 100-Miler
Nov 14, 2017

How to Survive Your First 100-Miler

When running four marathons in a row, it helps to enlist a professional for help. I tested a bunch of her advice so you don't have to.
Running a Sub-3-Hour Marathon
May 31, 2013

Running a Sub-3-Hour Marathon

Only 2 percent of people who toe a marathon starting line will break 3 hours. As Matt Skenazy found out, joining that club isn't easy.
The Toughest Footrace in the World
Jun 19, 2014

The Toughest Footrace in the World

When you enter the Western States 100—a day-and-night endurance run in the Sierra Nevada—you can "mature a lot."
30s
Runner Lauren Fleshman Is the Side Gig Queen
Mar 16, 2018

Runner Lauren Fleshman Is the Side Gig Queen

It’s hard to make a living from just one thing. The champion middle-distance runner, cofounder of Picky Bars, coach, and mother of two lets us in on how she juggles it all.
40s
When Your Body Says No
Dec 17, 2018

When Your Body Says No

A lifelong runner and outdoor athlete is hit with a mysterious physical breakdown. Once the engine starts to fail, what happens to the mind?
This Man Was 80 Years Ahead of CrossFit
Dec 16, 2014

This Man Was 80 Years Ahead of CrossFit

More than 76 years ago, a visionary Australian coach had an epiphany that forged a generation of super-athletes: true fitness is all about translating fear into raw power.
50s and Beyond
Here's How to Get Stronger After 50
Jun 12, 2018

Here's How to Get Stronger After 50

You don't have to lift less as you get older—you just have to make a few adjustments to your training
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