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Runners smack the ground harder—but get injured less—in more cushioned shoes. New research explains why.

Endurance athlete Jack Kuenzle climbed and skied the volcano in just over an hour and a half

Scientists studying mice found that their competitive efforts depended on their social ranking rather than their strength or speed

Five years ago, Thomas “Rivs” Puzey competed in the famed marathon’s elite field. This year, he was happy to be among the last to cross the finish line.

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

I am pretty sure no runner who has consistently won races approaches their training in this way

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

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

The ultrarunning multi-world-record holder talks about sustaining longevity and the biggest thrill of her illustrious career

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

Bill Hayes’s new book, ‘Sweat: A History of Exercise,’ offers a personal account of a universal tradition

Your unexplained fatigue may be due to calorie deficiency, with serious implications for your health and performance

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

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

Eating right looks different for athletes, and following vague nutrition maxims can have a surprisingly negative impact

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