Scientists reconsider the assumption that it only helps strength and power athletes
The latest research suggests that muscle oxygen can detect exercise thresholds, with no blood required
They don’t necessarily save energy, but a new study suggests they might save your legs
To optimize your health or supercharge your training, you sometimes need to look beyond the lab
There are both healthy and harmful ways to get away from it all, psychologists point out
Plyometrics can make you a more efficient runner, and it turns out they don’t need to be complicated or risky
So-called “augmented feedback” can offer both information and motivation. A new study tries to separate the effects.
Age may be just a number—but so is your weekly mileage.
Double threshold days and lactate meters have propelled Jakob Ingebrigtsen and others to the top. Should the rest of us follow suit?
Has Maurten finally figured out how to harness the power of baking soda without paying the gastrointestinal price?
A new study tests the idea that, with the right building blocks, connective tissue can repair itself after all
A head-to-head lab showdown finds that power and efficiency depend on your preferred running surface
Endurance athletes make bigger improvements following a flexible workout schedule, rather than sticking with a predetermined one.
New research finds that, all else being equal, runners don’t have more gastrointestinal problems than cyclists
Replacing lost salt is a pillar of sports nutrition, but new research suggests more isn’t always better
A pair of experiments find that mice choose to run less after taking antibiotics, even though their endurance is unchanged
A new study compares active and passive interval recoveries, but physiology isn’t the only factor to consider.
The algorithms used to estimate your training load have some fundamental flaws, scientists say.
Different workout styles can get you equally fit, but they affect your body differently—which suggests that you should mix it up.