As America wrestles with high rates of suicide among military personnel and veterans, outdoor programs have been offered up as a promising treatment. Dan Sidles seemed like the ideal candidate: an Iraq War vet who suffered from PTSD, he tried to find a renewed sense of purpose through climbing and mountaineering. Ultimately, it wasn’t enough. Brian Mockenhaupt explores the final years of a tortured friend.
A massive new study confirms the mental health benefits of exercise. Don’t let the negative spin get you down.
Devon Yanko was sexually abused as a teenager. It took hundreds of miles for her to run away from the trauma.
New research finds that those who can identify and regulate their emotions keep pushing when the going gets tough
Scientists point the finger at the brain chemical adenosine for the endurance-sapping effects of mental fatigue.
The British and Canadian governments are tackling athlete mental illness. So why can't we?
If you pick the right class, it's an invaluable tool for building strength, flexibility, and resilience
The less you worry about making mistakes, the better you’ll perform
I'm approaching 30 and haven't competed in years, but that pre-race dread is much bigger than running
At 43, the five-time Olympian seems indestructible