Fit or not, it's time to wise up and listen to your ticker. It could be headed for an untimely failure.
The Knockout Workout
Boxing drills aren't just for pugs anymorethey'll jump-start your fitness for mountain biking, paddling, climbing, and more
How does lap swimming compare with other aerobic workouts?
How does lap swimming compare with other aerobic workouts? Does a mile of swimming equate at all with a mile of running?
How can I keep my fitness level while on vacation?
I'm about to go to the Alps for a ten-day snowboarding trip. What would be the best use of my time to ensure I dont lose too much bike fitness? Rob London, England
Miles to Go Before I Sleep
Dr. Claudio Stampi teaches endurance sailors how to perform better on minimal sleep. The secret, he says, is learning how to power-nap.
The Chi in Me
What's the fastest way to bring power and stamina to your sport? Start moving very, very slowly. (No, even slower than that.)
Is there anything I can do to tone up without stepping foot inside a gym?
I love working out, but not in a gym. Is there anything I can do to tone up and better define my muscles without stepping foot inside one? I currently run, bike, swim, and do yoga. Mary Kay Reston, VA
Does an elliptical trainer give you the same workout as a run?
If elliptical machines and treadmills supposedly give you the se workout, why can I "run" on an elliptical machine for 45 minutes with no trouble when I struggle to run 10 minutes on a treadmill? Seth Mountain View, CA
How can I get a good 30-minute workout?
If you're only willing to set aside 30 minutes a day to do something to improve your fitness, what should you do?
How many training days can I skip before I fall out of shape?
How many training days can I skip before I fall out of shape? Brett Bara New York, New York
How often should an endurance athlete lift weights?
I'm an endurance athlete. How often should I lift weights? Jes Cunnings Austin, TX
Steve Ilg's Wholistic Fitness for the Weekend Warrior
Los Angeles-based coach and author Steve Ilg (Total Body Transformation, Hyperion 2004) has spent the last 20 years honing a workout program that combines the best of strength, focus, balance, endurance, and flexibility for athletes
Elliptical trainer or treadmill: Which is better?
I'm going to buy my sister an exercise machine for her birthday and it's a toss up between an elliptical trainer and a treadmill. Which do you believe would give her the better workout? Erica Luddington Halifax, Nova Scotia
Do you burn more calories at high altitudes?
Assuming you're doing the se workout in both places, does cardio training at high altitudes burn more calories than at low altitudes? Megan Miller Santa Fe, NM