In large population studies, glucosamine-chondroitin, long taken to ease runners' joints, is linked to greater longevity.
All the physiological proof you need that you should definitely be doing hill repeats if you're trying to become a more efficient, faster, and injury-free runner.
A scientific paper predicts how potential future Summer Games host venues may become more and more constrained as global temperatures continue to rise.
In an era of “code-red” climate catastrophe, the survival of our sport depends on its ability to adapt. Here’s what running and races may need to look like in the near future as global temperatures climb.
When you're running in the heat, how much should you adjust your pace — and still get the same workout intensity? We dig into the science of swelter.
How science is bridging the gap between physical and mental health.
Cannabis may not make you faster, but the science says the herb can provide benefits during light aerobic exercise and recovery.
The news of Shelby Houlihan's four-year ban created an outpouring of confusion. We waded through the science and research to help answer some of the top questions.
Spicy days are here, here’s how to acclimate to heat and get an edge on your competitors.
Blood Flow Restriction training, a new fitness trend, could boost your muscle strength, endurance, and help you recover from injury faster.
Studies continue to scramble the science on eating eggs. Should eggs be a staple of your running diet?
Psychological skills training can significantly reduce stress and negative thoughts before and during a marathon — that’s important for your time, and for having a good time.
How top runners are experiencing COVID-19 vaccine symptoms and adapting their training. Plus six doctor's guidelines.
We dive into the research and share the best and worst late-night snacking habits for when hunger pangs hit close to bedtime.
We're only human, and bad races here and there are inevitable. Here's a crash course in honing your mind to mentally power through a tough day.
A sports scientist explains why our bodies seem to be working against us at times.
Youth running popularity is growing, and while experts find no major issues, girls face higher health risks.
On Episode 11 of the Endurance Podcast, Ian Sharman sits down with exercise physiologist Samuele Marcora to discuss the importance of the brain and perceived effort on performance.
How to use doubles and low-carb training to boost your glycogen storage ability.
The big data report is based on Fitbit-like measurements, not dubious questionnaires.
What science says about setting meaningful, internally motivating, and satisfying goals that are exciting but not overwhelming.
Do high-tech prosthetics give runners a competitive advantage?
Do you know the difference between fast-twitch and slow-twitch?
Here are nine common signals you should pay attention to and what they mean when you experience them.
Humans are uniquely built for running in high and low temperatures.
Most similar research focused on one or two subjects; this paper looked at many more, including Eliud Kipchoge.
Scientists use mathematical models to accurately predict marathon times — and when you're overtraining — from recorded training data. App to come. Watch this space.
The performance benefits of the world’s favorite chemical could be washed out if it causes trouble in your gut.
Athletes tend to have a more diverse gut microbiome. But does it make a difference in athletic performance?
Mindfulness meditation can enhance focus, boost racing performance, lower pain perception, and treat anxiety. Here’s what it is, and how to start.
But do they work to improve endurance performance? The evidence, so far, is mixed.
A high-fat diet may help reduce stomach distress for some athletes. Here’s how it works and when to consider trying it.
Practical advice on running and your immune system straight from the world’s leading exercise-immunity researcher.
Your DNA has a say in your caffeine buzz, but it’s still not clear how genes affect gut sensitivity to caffeine.
Australian researchers confirmed results of a previous trial finding that endurance athletes seem to train and race best on high-carb diets.
Study shows faster marathoners took in significantly more calories and fats—eating more nuts, seeds, fruits and vegetables—than slower marathoners.
Scientists and runners Matt Laye and Greg Grosicki delve into how the gut microbiome affects performance and how to optimize it.
Exercise physiologist Shawn Bearden discusses pacing, training zones, the importance of judging effort and other aspects of his research into marathon and ultra running.