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New research explores how physical and mental factors affect how athletes raise their game when it counts

Science-backed strategies to help you learn to accept racing discomfort and choose how you react to it

Why is taking an hour off so difficult?

Work less, adventure more, and get some rest

Water-cooler chat? Make an appointment.

In the past two years, Americans have become disenchanted with work, leading to major strikes and what is being called the Great Resignation. But what if there was a better way? This writer went looking for that ever elusive work-life balance, learning how to get outside more and stress less.

And faced my fear of the ocean to boot

A new study grapples with a familiar question: How much of athletic success is physical, and how much is mental?

He needed something—anything—to cure his winter COVID blues. Science led him to a mildewy steam room and a very cold shower.

Rethink your approach to work, fitness, and process as you head into the new year

After Lawlor Coe lost his brother Hunter to tragedy, he did everything he could to avoid his pain. Then he began to run.

When someone gets hurt in the wild, we know what to do. But what we’ve lacked for way too long are the tools to help people in severe mental distress.

Mike McCastle has found a very unusual way to benefit others: by enduring agonizing physical challenges

Activities such as lifting weights, hiking, or even woodworking teach us humility and keep us grounded in reality

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