What you should know about safely returning to sports after pregnancy

The latest deaths raised questions about the role of COVID, but analyses of nearly a century’s worth of climbing records suggest some consistent patterns

Why you should perfect the humble plank before programming sport-specific core exercises

A new study looks for adaptations in the placenta, and finds positive effects from exercise during pregnancy

Researchers are searching for telltale clues in your strength, flexibility, or body position that signal an impending injury. It’s harder than you think.

Sponsor Content: ORIJEN

Expert tips for keeping your dog healthy, happy, and keen for any type of outdoor activity

A new analysis digs into who overheats and which conditions are most risky, with surprising results

Setting high goals is great, but how you deal with falling short determines how long you’re willing to keep chasing them

What separates the best endurance athletes from everyone else isn’t their amazing lab test data or power values—it’s how well they maintain those values after a few hours of exhausting exercise

It’s easy—maybe a bit too easy—to believe that poor sleep leaves you more vulnerable to injury. But researchers aren’t so sure after all.

The newly revamped TrainerRoad cycling app uses an advanced algorithm to create training programs custom-tailored to the user. Our writer gave it a go.

Maintaining the ability to hit top gear after your twenties is useful even for endurance athletes, and takes specific training

Running alone against the clock is very different from trying to beat other runners, but untangling how our minds process the challenge is “like knitting with spaghetti”

A new review assesses what it takes to maintain endurance and strength when circumstances interfere with your usual training

Staying in hiking shape during the off-season is a serious challenge, but it’s not impossible

Changing hormone levels affect your tendons, ligaments, and muscles, and evidence is mounting that this can influence your chances of injury

Sponsor Content: THE NORTH FACE

Allen is a specialist when it comes to charging hard on rough trail. The new VECTIV shoe line is helping get her where she needs to go, fast.

Round out your training routine with exercises to help build explosive strength

Mental fatigue has become a hot topic for sports science researchers, but its effects remain controversial

Three full-body movement progressions on the parallettes that you can do at home

At the 2019 World Championships, researchers gave marathoners and racewalkers swallowable thermometer pills and used thermal cameras to assess the effectiveness of hydration and cooling techniques in the heat of competition

Is it possible to stay in shape at home without spending a fortune? Wes Siler details his gym setup.

Detailed power data from sprinter Marcel Kittel and climber Tom Dumoulin highlight the contrasting physiological demands faced by different riders

A new study explores how inner monologue varies between sports, situations, and experience levels

Tallying which articles are most frequently cited in later studies reveals the biggest trends in sports science—and some oversights

Unlike heat training, repeated exposure to cold doesn't necessarily help you handle winter weather better

A new study plots the progression of thousands of people following an ultra-minimalist training plan. The results are impressive—at least initially.

Winning races when you’re young may seem like a good predictor of future success, but it’s not perfect

Demystifying one of the most important yet often misunderstood fitness qualities

If even pacing is so great, why do the best runners in the world always seem to have another gear at the end?

Two new studies find performance benefits from high levels of the sunshine vitamin, but they're not the final word

A new study tries—and fails—to predict athletic greatness with a DNA test. Thank goodness.

Correctly timing all the elements of your taper can give you an extra edge on race day

Pronation is out of favor, comfort is too vague, but maybe measuring your "habitual motion path" will guide you to a shoe that minimizes your injury risk

Top trail runners mix running and walking on steep terrain, but even scientists aren't sure how we choose which is better

A creative, challenging at-home circuit to get you fit, no matter your sport

A leading company redefines what it's actually measuring, and explains why that's what we really wanted all along

Check out these titles for fans of science, endurance, fitness, and adventure

The company's library of studio exercise classes, integrated with on-screen fitness data from your Apple Watch, launches today. Our Sweat Science columnist takes it for a spin.

A new study explores the links between exercise and pain perception, and how easily they can be manipulated

A new generation of futuristic at-home workout solutions—including Mirror, Tonal, and Peloton—were gaining steam even before the pandemic

Much more than fertility changes when menopause hits. Here's how to train through it.

After half a century of confusion, researchers have a new perspective on the transition from "aerobic" to "anaerobic" exercise

Page 2