Training & Performance

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Like the two-hour marathon chase, next month’s assault on the seven- and eight-hour Ironman barriers will require some rule-bending
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Scientists studying mice found that their competitive efforts depended on their social ranking rather than their strength or speed

An analysis of power data from pro cyclists quantifies the effects of hot and cold air temperatures on performance

You can’t run fast without using your arms—or can you?

Stairs aren’t just for stepping—this creative workout will have your whole body feeling the burn

Despite years of research, the athletic potential of Montmorency cherries isn’t as sweet as it sounds

Can two and a half minutes of instruction turn you into a better athlete? Givego thinks so.

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An analysis of pro cycling data finds that altitude-born South American riders race better at high altitudes than their lowland-born rivals

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This trail shoe was designed to provide comfort, stability, and speed no matter what terrain you’re tackling

The oral health risks associated with heavy sports-drink use seem clear, but the evidence remains murky

New findings suggest that results from large training studies can’t be generalized to individuals

As demand for the fitness brand’s famous bikes and treadmills peters out, its dedicated user base might be its saving grace

A new study of identical twins shows that, despite their reputation as inert rubber bands, Achilles tendons adapt to exercise

Most studies on sports performance don’t include women. The team behind Stanford’s FASTR program is creating a new approach—and building a healthier culture for female athletes. 

New research explores how physical and mental factors affect how athletes raise their game when it counts

A popular training rule for endurance athletes faces scrutiny from skeptical scientists

A new study gathers insights from 71 trans-ocean rowers who (mostly) made it to the other side

A new study grapples with a familiar question: How much of athletic success is physical, and how much is mental?

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