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Feb 6, 2014 06:55 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Some U.S. Olympic athletes are using altitude instead of drugs to gain an edge in Sochi.
Jan 29, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Exercising outdoors can be safe, even exhilarating -- just dress right.
Sep 1, 2013 06:35 AM ET // Emily Sohn
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 →
Aug 22, 2013 01:16 PM ET // Emily Sohn
Levels of soreness, strength, swelling and inflammation were the same in runners, whether they took a post-workout ice bath or not. Continue reading →
Jun 18, 2013 04:16 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Runner competed in 15-20 marathons a year to reach her goal. Continue reading →
Nov 14, 2011 03:47 PM ET // Alexander Davies
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 [...]
Oct 3, 2011 04:22 PM ET // Alexander Davies
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...
Oct 14, 2011 02:56 PM ET // Derek Markham
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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