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Named the best shoe for long road runs in our Best Running Shoes of 2021 <a href=”https://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-gear/run/best-running-shoes-2021-winter-buyers-guide/”>Best Running Shoes of 2021</a>. gear guide, the HOKA Bondi 7 offers the most cushion of any of their road shoes. Even though these are super plush, the internal heel counters provide plenty…

Runners make bigger improvements following a flexible workout schedule rather than sticking with a predetermined one

Team Forrest Stump raced 198 miles to spread the message that people with disabilities deserve equitable access to participation in physical activity.

Here’s what we know about the Mosquito Fire, how local communities are being affected, and what Western States 100 race organizers are doing to respond

Women are said to be 10 to 12 percent slower than men across distances, but a new analysis finds narrower gaps for sprinters

He’s been UltraRunner of the Year four years in a row and won JFK 50 and the Western States 100 three times. But he’s still got more to do.

Julia Hawkins insists we should all try new things. She would know—she started running at 100 and became an age-group ace by 101.

Staying flexible is a critical part of overall fitness. Here are five stretches to help keep you limber pre-and-post workout.

Do you turn into a real redhead when you run? Our expert says that may not be a bad thing...

Training alone can make you stronger, but there’s no substitute for the bond between you and your fellow runners

Wild and crazy running adventures on the Colorado pack-burro racing circuit

The distance runner shaved more than two hours off the JMT’s previous fastest time

Everything you need to know about the famed races in Chamonix, France

Nuyarn is the natural fabric heavy sweaters have been waiting for

The post–Usain Bolt era has delivered a bevy of thrilling performances

A new study aims to resolve long-standing debates about how much drafting helps runners, and finds that even back-of-the-packers save meaningful time

The 8,148-foot Colorado peak presents a fun challenge for runners, hikers, and mountain bikers alike

Images from photographers Dan and Janine Patitucci capture what it's like to run in the iconic mountain range

Where did the brand known for its huge, cushy soles come from—and how did they get on the feet of Britney Spears?

Heatstroke deaths are common and preventable. Here’s how to make safe decisions when you’re exercising in the summer.

More and more people are measuring their heart-rate variability using fitness trackers—and seeing those HRV numbers plummet after a few drinks the night before

There’s no sport whose feats of athletic brilliance are more accessible to the masses

A new documentary includes shocking new information about how track’s greatest distance runner came to the UK

Here’s what the science says about making it to the top as quickly and efficiently as possible

“To toy with discomfort and see what you’re capable of is important as a human”

In the age of preapproved interview questions and endless PR, there should still be space for something unexpected

Team members run in states with restrictive LGBTQ+ laws, to show their pride in their identity and their joy for the outdoors

Ten great reads for the beach (between workouts) or the airport (between flight delays)

Should governing bodies bear the burden of proof when determining who is eligible to compete in women’s sports?

In an excerpt from his new book, ‘Do Hard Things,’ Steve Magness explains a clever tactic to combat anxiety and free yourself to perform

To make the World Athletics Championships team, American athletes must finish in the top three at one of the most competitive meets ever held

A new study compares active and passive interval recoveries, but physiology isn’t the only factor to consider

Worn by two Canadian marathon runners in the Tokyo Olympics, these road running shoes are known for their soft roll and comfortable upper. As one of our testers noted, “I was pleased to have these late in the test because they are a blend of many of…

Some words of wisdom from one of the most consistently excellent marathoners of the past decade

After months of testing, it’s proven to be everything I need for adventuring. And then some.

Casual fits for the office, gym, and everywhere in between

The new foundation is supported by Scott Sports

Jakob Ingebrigtsen may be a 21-year-old wunderkind, but he’s already learned an important truth about the fleeting satisfaction of success

Beware of these warning signs that indicate it’s time to get new kicks. Plus, use these expert tips to extend the life of your trail runners.

Most people run the same pace regardless of how far they’re running, according to new research

Don’t be afraid to sweat it out in these running pieces

Carryall solutions for every kind of run

There’s a lot more to these bottoms than meets the eye

Don’t be afraid to sweat it out in these running pieces

341 field-tested favorites for summer adventure

For most of their history, running shoes have been marketed and sold for their ability to reduce injury. That has changed.

How well you can see your surroundings matters, but subtle gait changes also burn more energy

The Swiss Alps are home to an incredible new hut-to-hut runners’ route called the Via Valais. It’s a little demanding—150 miles, nine stages, and 42,000 feet of elevation gain—but if you can take it on, you’re guaranteed one of the most spectacular adventures of your life.

A squeeze of honey, a squirt of ketchup, and other non-solids you can toss down your gullet if you so choose

Runners smack the ground harder—but get injured less—in more cushioned shoes. New research explains why.

When you’re covering 145 miles through the Alps, every gram counts

The brand took its time entering the super-shoe race, but its new, responsive model for marathoners was worth the wait

I am pretty sure no runner who has consistently won races approaches their training in this way

Next to having a little time to themselves, these are their top wish-list items

You can’t run fast without using your arms—or can you?

The Bowerman Track Club failed its own athletes by not being transparent about its relationship with the suspended star 

A conversation with Semi-Rad’s Brendan Leonard on the life-affirming joys of type-two fun

“The Nike ZoomX Invincible shoe might not break speed records, but it rules for recovery runs,” wrote our Buyer’s Guide testers. “From top to bottom, Nike has created the best max-cushion shoe we’ve ever tested.” That’s why we gave it a Gear of the Year award.

In their recent release, Molly Huddle and Sara Slattery push back against conditions that curtail the running careers of young women, with stories from 50 who’ve made it

The ultrarunning multi-world-record holder talks about sustaining longevity and the biggest thrill of her illustrious career

Running shoe testers Cory Smith and Lisa Jhung picked the Asics Gel-Nimbus Lite 2 as the best shoe for everyday miles in our 2021 Summer Buyer’s Guide. “It feels like a well-worn favorite right out of the box,” they wrote. “Overall, it’s a refreshing departure from the traditionally stiff…

Don’t assume a noise deterrent will save you from a run-in with a wild animal. Do your homework before you head out into the wilderness.

Summer Buyer’s Guide tester Will Palmer picked the Bose Sport as the best earbuds for running. “The fit on the well-sealed, sweat- and water-resistant Sport is more secure than anything else in our test,” he wrote.

“Even on the sweatiest rides, we forgot we were wearing these wraparound shields, which never slipped or caused hot spots,” wrote Buyer’s Guide tester Stephanie Pearson. “The dark gray lenses worked well in bright light and in a variety of conditions on both road and trail.”…

Your unexplained fatigue may be due to calorie deficiency, with serious implications for your health and performance

An analysis of pro cycling data finds that altitude-born South American riders race better at high altitudes than their lowland-born rivals

Thanks to a number of world-class races, a community-focused running culture, historical landmarks, and accessible wooded trails, the nation’s capital is one of the best urban running environments in the country

What motivates someone to run more than 3,000 miles around a block in Queens, New York? Transcendence.

Our first impressions put it right up there with the best offerings from this beloved purveyor of cushy runners

Missoula, Montana’s M Trail is many things. But mostly it’s just steep.

Cultivate consistency, stay motivated year-round, and improve your speed and strength with these lessons—and staple fartlek workout—from On Athletics Club’s head coach

Otherworldly talent has its own irresistible magnetism. We can’t help but be seduced.    

From a scenic path that extends the entire length of New York to a new route connecting Yellowstone to Grand Teton, here are the most scenic ways to experience America’s wilderness by bike

Whether they want to or not, organizations like World Athletics and the International Olympic Committee have shed the mantle of neutrality

“At 100 bucks, the Escape Pursuit might be the perfect mountain-town kicks,” wrote Winter Buyer’s Guide running shoe testers Cory Smith and Lisa Jhung. “The Escape Pursuit is a seemingly simple shoe that checks all the boxes for short- to mid-distance runs on hilly terrain.” At 50 percent off,…

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