Bill Hayes’s new book, ‘Sweat: A History of Exercise,’ offers a personal account of a universal tradition
An analysis of pro cycling data finds that altitude-born South American riders race better at high altitudes than their lowland-born rivals
Eating right looks different for athletes, and following vague nutrition maxims can have a surprisingly negative impact
Reflections on getting just a little bit older
New findings suggest that results from large training studies can’t be generalized to individuals
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 new study grapples with a familiar question: How much of athletic success is physical, and how much is mental?
Starting at five hours a week, this ten-week program will help you build endurance and jump-start your training this winter
Four years ago, the Minnesota phenom won historic Olympic gold in cross-country skiing, alongside Kikkan Randall. She was just getting going.
Different workout styles can get you equally fit, but they affect your body differently—which suggests that you should mix it up