The rewards of risk are fueling a catastrophic increase in TBIs. How can we protect ourselves?
Already an Everest record-holder, the 29-year-old climbing great shares what it takes to reach the top
I got doored by an oblivious driver. Thankfully I just bruised my leg, but it busted my bike pretty badly. Anyways, I’m about to receive some cash from the driver’s insurance company that’ll cover the x-ray bills and then some. Do I have to pay taxes on it?
When his wife Amy showed up with a Labrador Retriever, Jeff Supergan wasn't sure it made sense. He had never had a dog before, and, being confined to a wheelchair, didn't know if he could handle it. But when Amy's doctors discovered an unexpected brain tumor, the dog ended up taking care of them both.
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A recent New York Times Magazine story titled "How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body" caused a stir last week, claiming that certain aspects of yoga were too risky for the general population. So should you avoid the fitness routine if you're not a serious athlete?
The U.S. military has always excelled at training soldiers, but they've had a tougher time helping them adjust to peace. The author joins 11 combat veterans in Nepal as they test the most promising new postwar therapy: adventure.
In 2007, molecular biologist Ron Evans flipped a genetic switch on test mice and turned them into super-athletes. Headlines ensued, as did nervous references to human applications and "exercise in a pill." Evans is still toiling away in the lab, and guess what? The day is coming.
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I dislocated my shoulder rock climbing. What kind of exercises should I do to reduce the risk of it happening again? Eric Las Cruces, New Mexico
I'm having surgery on the big toe on my left foot, which will keep me on crutches for six weeks. The doctor has told me no pressure on the foot, not even from a stationary bike. What can I do to keep from totally losing my conditioning?
I banged my knee falling off my bike and now it's sore just below the kneecap. How long should I lay off it, and do you have any recovery suggestions? Editors Santa Fe, New Mexico
When is the most effective time after weight training to take protein? Alexander Waterloo, Ontario
Can beer be considered a valuable source of carbs for post- training refueling? Marc Montreal, Quebec
I give blood on a regular basis. Can you give me any tips on how to intermix blood donations with hard training? Allan D. Florida
Several weeks ago I ran the marathon I've been training for since January, and now I've gained four pounds in the past six weeks. How can I keep the weight off? Help!
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Someone once told me that if you mix some apple juice with water you can hydrate fasteris this actually true? Oliver New York, NY
After a long workout, what should I eat to get the most from my workout? Rory Boulder, CO
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