Strength and Power TrainingArchive
The Leadville 100 is an iconic mountain-bike event that puts racers through a course covering 100 miles and 12,000 feet of elevation change
This simple piece of gear will keep you fit—and from punching holes in the walls—during quarantine
Perfect this key exercise to activate and strengthen essential running muscles on your backside.
Vasu Sojitra didn't let an amputation stop him from skiing or climbing. Now he's turning his attention to advocacy.
The military's toughest training challenges have a lot in common with outdoor sufferfests like the Barkley Marathons and the Leadville Trail 100: you have to be fit and motivated to make the starting line, but your mind and spirit are what carry you to the end. A Ranger graduate breaks down an ordeal that shapes some of the nation's finest soldiers.
5 challenging core and glute exercises you can do at home using common household items.
If distance runners are so strong, why are they so skinny?
17 of the year's best pieces from our Do It Better columnist Brad Stulberg
Build Strength, Speed, Agility, and Stamina now, during the off season, to be ready for the demands of track come spring.
Strength and mobility exercises to help you maximize your posture, improve your arm swing, and to run taller, more balanced and more economically.
10 exercises to make you strong, fast, and explosive on the hill
A new study shows that even 70 year-olds can build muscles quite effectively, regardless of how much (or how little) you have done before.
Coaches rightfully frown on runners doing extra work outside of practice, but this complementary training will take you to new heights in workouts and races.
Seriously. Here are 3 proven ways to increase running strength — and speed, economy, power and injury resistance — without lifting a single weight.
Jeff Lenosky travels the U.S. knocking out mountain biking's toughest trails. Here's how he stays fit.
Dathan Ritzenhein shows how strength training for running needs to be strategic, individualized and modified over time.
Olympian Dathan Ritzenhein details every mile of his Boston Marathon training from February 18–24, 2019.
A push-up test outperformed a treadmill test for predicting cardiac health—but it’s not all about your pecs
These static exercises target key muscles and prepare you safely for dynamic, explosive moves and better running.
New research finds weightlifters have stronger tongues and runners have better tongue endurance—and that matters
A new study suggests that hitting the gym more than twice a week is counterproductive. That seems unlikely.
The optimal number of sets in the weight room depends on whether you want to get big or strong
The strongest muscles in the world won't help if they're not activating properly during the running stride