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A new study investigates how different types of physical performance are affected by the time of day

The Prime X is banned for professional athletes, but that might be its main selling point

Williams is offering the biggest prize purse in U.S. cycling at a new criterium in Sacramento

A new study suggests that hydrogels enable you to down more carbs with less digestive distress, and race faster as a result.

An unnatural lack of fear, a high tolerance for suffering, and a healthy sense of humor. Just ask Cedar Wright.

As the Fifth Avenue Mile celebrates its 40-year anniversary on Sunday, here’s a look at the legacy of the race

Can mindful running make you faster—or at least happier?

For New Generation Track and Field, established media companies are too stuck in their ways

Regular exercisers drink more, a new study confirms, but are less likely to be problem drinkers

Get these six items to improve your sleep and wake up ready for anything

Supersapiens’s new continuous glucose monitor promises to help athletes manage their energy levels. But can it really stave off a bonk?

It’s not exactly fun in the moment, but after, you’ll say it was the best time you ever had

A long-running gym debate about whether to train each limb separately comes to the cycling world

In order to achieve his first UTMB win, the American ultrarunning star is taking a whole new approach: rest

Everything you need to know about the Collins Cup, who could win the first-ever event, how it works, and what the broadcast will look like

Endurance-science experts explain the world record holder’s incredible marathon dominance

Running nerds won’t learn anything new from ‘Kipchoge: The Last Milestone,’ but it’s still a feast for the eyes

For elite mountain athlete Hillary Allen, a near deadly fall was the start of a long, winding journey to find a new source of strength and purpose

A new study of Western States ultrarunners illustrates the power of looking beyond simple risk factors to predict injury

Katie Compton has said she never intentionally or knowingly took a banned substance after the USADA issued her a four-year ban

Daniel Pérez and the Sanba Cycling Team are proving that delivery workers, line cooks, and mechanics race bikes, too

The curious challenge of loving someone who’s always leaving you in the dust

The Tokyo Games reminded us why athletics remains the greatest show on earth

Scientists have been debating whether muscles contract more slowly as you age, but new data suggests the real problem is a loss of strength

After years of debate on the dangers of “too much exercise,” researchers sum up the state of current knowledge

Electric muscle stimulation claims to be a more efficient form of exercise. Here’s how it holds up.

Despite difficult conditions, the women’s sport-climbing finals produced a predictable result

No runner has ever won the 5,000-meter, 1,500-meter, and 10,000-meter treble at the same Olympics. But there have been other memorable distance triples and doubles.

We asked a handful of athletes competing in Tokyo in various sports to share how they fuel themselves

A lot of the world’s top climbers won’t be in the Olympics. Here’s why.

In what might be the first step toward an unprecedented triple, the Dutch runner won two races on the same day

“You always think you’ll save the ones you love when the moment comes. But he didn’t save her.”

At home with the successful young climbers and burgeoning social media stars

Exercise and digestion often don’t mix well, but scientists are on the case

Despite IOC malfeasance and the ongoing pandemic, the five-ring spectacle is too seductive to ignore

Israel Start-Up Nation’s physiologist Paulo Saldhana explains the data—and the feelings—that determine who attacks when in a cycling race

What this Olympic moment can teach all of us about mental health

After more than 25 years of deliberation, the sport of kings finally makes its debut at the Games

This year, three new adventure sports will make their debut in Tokyo. Prepare yourself for the action with these books, documentaries, and more.

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