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How well you can see your surroundings matters, but subtle gait changes also burn more energy

Science-backed strategies to help you learn to accept racing discomfort and choose how you react to it

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 burgeoning area of training science theorizes that the less stressed a runner is, the more positively he or she may adapt to training stimuli. Plus 5 quick tips to lower your own stress levels.

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 excerpt from a new book, a running medical doctor describes how running improves emotional well-being, brain health, and helps forge connections to new friends.

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.

Gut problems in runners have myriad sources — from stress to heat, caffeine to sleep deprivation — and all of them can sabotage your performance.

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.

AI is the inevitable future of athletics posed to revolutionize the endurance sporting industry. Here’s where we are, and what we can expect to see in the coming years.

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.

The neuroscience of running’s calming effects — and how to enhance them.

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