Some U.S. Olympic athletes are using altitude instead of drugs to gain an edge in Sochi.
Exercising outdoors can be safe, even exhilarating -- just dress right.
Compared to men, women who ran intervals on a treadmill came closer to their cardiovascular limits, suggesting that their hearts got a better workout. Continue reading →
Levels of soreness, strength, swelling and inflammation were the same in runners, whether they took a post-workout ice bath or not. Continue reading →
Runner competed in 15-20 marathons a year to reach her goal. Continue reading →
As winter sets in, the indoors beckon to us. Three months of freezing temperatures, snow, wind and ice? Better just ride it out in front of the fireplace with a good book and a mug of hot chocolate. If that sounds right to you, you should reconsider. There are lots of reasons to get outside [...]
Mixed martial arts fighters are among the toughest athletes out there -- the sport works every muscle, and then some. To be successful, you need a lot of toughness, brute strength, and the techniques to outfight your opponent. But you also need exceptional speed- fights are won or lost in an instan...
For those considering taking up mountain climbing, even for a one-shot adventure, it's not enough to just show up with your gear and guidebook. You've also got to be physically prepared to go the distance, as there aren't any quick exits from the side of a mountain. So if you're planning to take on...
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