Training & Performance
New research finds that, all else being equal, runners don’t have more gastrointestinal problems than cyclists
New research explores the differences between active and inactive twins, and why such pairs are so rare
Replacing lost salt is a pillar of sports nutrition, but new research suggests more isn’t always better
Try this sequence to counteract physical effects of desk work and to reset your mind
Use these moves to build shoulder strength and avoid preventable injuries during day-to-day life and training
Researchers in Japan try to figure out which miles matter most for long-distance runners
A pair of experiments find that mice choose to run less after taking antibiotics, even though their endurance is unchanged
Wellness trends often rely on catchy jargon, complex methods for optimizing health and fitness, and unsustainable practices. Our health columnist believes that simpler is usually better when it comes to developing a routine.
Runners make bigger improvements following a flexible workout schedule rather than sticking with a predetermined one
The Under Armour HOVR Machina 3 is made for the high mileage runner looking to finish strong
Women are said to be 10 to 12 percent slower than men across distances, but a new analysis finds narrower gaps for sprinters
There’s encouraging new evidence on artery stiffening and the risks of too much exercise
A deep dive into the sports science literature shows why you should be wary of results that seem too good to be true
A small Minnesota company believes it has developed the future of fitness tech. Now it has to teach the rest of us how to use it.
After becoming the youngest adult to run 100 marathons, she’s chasing even bigger running goals and helping fellow Dreamers and young women realize their own potential
With the UA Flow Synchronicity, Under Armour delivers a running shoe designed to fit and support the natural shape of a woman’s foot so women can run even faster
In an excerpt from his new book, ‘Do Hard Things,’ Steve Magness explains a clever tactic to combat anxiety and free yourself to perform
A new study compares active and passive interval recoveries, but physiology isn’t the only factor to consider
Between the charming small town and countless wineries, there is great trail running to be found in Walla Walla, Washington
The algorithms used to estimate your training load have some fundamental flaws, scientists say
These shoes may not be traditional, but they’ll fit your lifestyle like a glove
Pro trail runner Abby Hall shares lessons that can help other runners achieve their goals, whether they’re just starting out or training for an ultra
Like the two-hour marathon chase, next month’s assault on the seven- and eight-hour Ironman barriers will require some rule-bending
Scientists studying mice found that their competitive efforts depended on their social ranking rather than their strength or speed
You can’t run fast without using your arms—or can you?
Despite years of research, the athletic potential of Montmorency cherries isn’t as sweet as it sounds
Can two and a half minutes of instruction turn you into a better athlete? Givego thinks so.
Australian gearmaker 2XU is beloved by everyone from new moms to Olympic athletes. Now they are looking to create a fitter, healthier world.
An analysis of pro cycling data finds that altitude-born South American riders race better at high altitudes than their lowland-born rivals
This trail shoe was designed to provide comfort, stability, and speed no matter what terrain you’re tackling
New findings suggest that results from large training studies can’t be generalized to individuals
Most studies on sports performance don’t include women. The team behind Stanford’s FASTR program is creating a new approach—and building a healthier culture for female athletes.
New research explores how physical and mental factors affect how athletes raise their game when it counts
A new study grapples with a familiar question: How much of athletic success is physical, and how much is mental?
Different workout styles can get you equally fit, but they affect your body differently—which suggests that you should mix it up
Looking to sign up for your first triathlon? We share everything you need to know to help you have a successful first race.
Five moves to get your backside back in action
Our Sweat Science columnist spent two months measuring his blood sugar around the clock. Here’s what he found.
The first-ever Graphene foam hiking boot delivers unprecedented energy return and cushioning.
Athletes like Mikaela Shiffrin have started adopting the training technique to increase endurance, muscle mass, and more
The genes that make some people vulnerable to a fatal heart stoppage may be the same ones that give them an athletic edge, researchers suggest