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As skimo prepares for its Olympic debut in 2026, sports scientists explore the sport’s demands

Your GPS watch and other gadgets are great at describing training, but prescribing it is a harder challenge

A visit to Eliud Kipchoge’s Kenyan training camp reveals how he dominates the marathon world

A mathematical model explains how endurance and speed come together to determine who will win a last-lap sprint

How two rival teams fought storms and sleep deprivation to claim an 18-year-old paddling FKT

A new study quantifies the effects of running on technical terrain

A new study uses machine learning to quantify the effects of temperature, humidity, heat, and sun

Scientists take their equations for the energy demand of hills and rough terrain out into the real world

The link between serious cycling and poor bone health is well established, but researchers are still debating what to do about it

Over the past few years, McCastle has completed 5,804 pull-ups in a single day, pulled a 5,000-pound truck across the Mojave Desert, and climbed a rope the equivalent height of Mount Everest. How on earth has this Navy SEAL dropout accomplished some of the craziest physical feats in recent memory?

The physiological differences between men and women affect how much fluid they store, how they sweat, and how quickly they heat up. Does that matter?

Yes, people sometimes die while running. No, that doesn’t mean running is “dangerous.”

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

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

A new study measures the physical and cognitive load of four different treading techniques. The key? Generate lift.

Aging doesn’t mean you have to stop getting stronger. Here we’ve provided training tips for continued improvement.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

In her new book, ‘The Joy of Sweat,’ Sarah Everts answers all of our writer’s questions about perspiration

They’re deceptively straightforward, but if you can follow them, you’ll see the benefits

It’s the simplest and cheapest performance booster available, so why don’t elite athletes take advantage of it?

As events as big as the Olympic Trials get rescheduled because of heat, we went to the science to find out how you should decide when it is too hot to run safely

New research fine-tunes the details of heat adaptation

When an elite cyclist attempts to ride a bike as far as possible in an hour, one thing is guaranteed: they will hurt like never before

A spiral of injuries—and the attendant existential crisis—can be an opportunity to revisit the fundamentals

Tuliamuk had secured her spot in the Tokyo Olympics—then 2020 happened. Fortunately, she’s always run for more than just the medals.

There you are, at the bottom of a hill, on foot, or on your bike, or on skis, ready to start up. But are you really ready? Here are a few strategies you might consider. 1. Choosing More Pain for Less Time by Going Faster over Less Pain for More…

These tools are suitable for beginners and hard-charging athletes alike

Do you jog around the block at the end of a run so your mileage equals a nice round number?

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