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

The popular app promises weight loss without dieting. Then it proposes restrictive eating habits.

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

Our gear director has tried many workout drinks while exercising in the high desert of northern New Mexico. He thinks Nuun is the best. “I’ve tried countless other during-exercise solutions and found that Nuun products are the lightest and most gentle on my stomach,” he wrote.

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

The nutrition trend is all over TikTok, and it’s actually not a bad idea

From cereal and waffles to cottage cheese, we found retooled takes on the morning classics

After years of making dinner for my wife and in-laws, I embarked on a DIY crusade to become a better gardener and plant-based cook. With help from expert chefs, technology, and a massive online collection of classic recipes, I just might get the hang of this.

The buzziest supplement on the market might just live up to the hype. Here are our favorite new products.

Quick fixes and one-size-fits-all solutions abound in the world of wellness influencers. Here’s why you should avoid them.

Sustaining and delicious whole-food meals and snacks to pack for your next mission

A DIY almond—or cashew, or sunflower—spread should be a staple in any kitchen

A special 30-day series celebrating nonprofits working for LGBTQ+ inclusivity

It’s a fun, easy DIY project that will help elevate any meal or snack

Body fat is not a reliable indicator of health. So why are we obsessed with it?

Your microbiome absolutely impacts your health, but taking postbiotic supplements won’t do anything to help

For two years, I logged nearly 70 snack varieties in a spreadsheet on my search for the perfect adventure snack

The popular brand Oatly claims it’s a health food. The internet claims it’s more like a can of Coca-Cola.

After taking a critical eye to the amount of food she was throwing away, one writer realized things needed to change

Challenge what you think you know about diets, nutrition, and why we eat the way we do

Outside correspondent Kate Siber learned to reinhabit her body by being outdoors. But she didn’t expect that healing would also bring a new perspective on nature itself. 

Is it possible to stay in shape at home without spending a fortune? Wes Siler details his gym setup.

Dialing in your nutrition when you’re on the couch can be hard, especially for an active person. Here’s what you need to know.

A dietitian weighs in on our favorite packable midday meals

TikTok star Alexis Nikole Nelson says you don't have to live near the woods to gather your own meal. Here's how to get started.

Alternatives to animal products aren't necessarily better for you

The key to a good diet is flexibility

Forget the fancy wearables and complicated training plans. We're going back to the basics on fueling, movement, and recovery. 

Two new studies find performance benefits from high levels of the sunshine vitamin, but they're not the final word

Spoiler: it isn't all that different from real ground beef

Swap your protein shakes for these cozy beverages packed with protein and electrolytes

Food scientists and marketers are creating healthy, plant-based, imitation tuna, crab, and shrimp that look and taste like the real thing. Better yet, switching to faux seafood will help curb our reliance on an international fishing industry that has become an environmental and human-rights disaster.

We asked a professional chef and a nutritionist to evaluate ten meals. Here's what rose to the top.

A handful of apps are rebranding the menstrual cycle as a female athlete's untapped superpower. Here's what you need to know about them.

'Tamago kake gohan' is my go-to post-workout meal and takes just 15 minutes to make

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