This Is Your Heart on Endurance Sports

We’ve all read stories about the guy who dropped dead while running his first marathon, or the athlete who almost crossed the finish line of his triathlon—but had a heart attack instead. Sounds alarming, but the number of fatalities in...

Is Fat Rocket Fuel for Runners?

Covering 26.2 miles is impressive no matter how fast you run, but those who excel have a secret weapon: the ability to burn fat for fuel. Scientists at Shanghai University of Sport followed elite male runners in their 20s and...

How to Prepare for Flu Season During the COVID-19 Pandemic

2020 may have upended every aspect of normalcy we both love and loathe, but one thing remains the same: With the fall comes cold and flu season. And this year may be worse than ever if cases of the flu...

6 Products That Will Help You Bounce Back From a Workout Hiatus

Returning from a fitness hiatus? Use these products to train harder and recover faster. 1. WHOOP 3.0 Strap Based on the intensity of your workouts and daily stress levels (measured by heart rate variability), WHOOP estimates how much sleep you...

The Best COVID-19 Masks for Indoor and Outdoor Workouts

It used to be that those who audibly huffed and puffed their way through workouts were just annoying. Now—as they share equipment and steam up gyms with their sweat and heavy breath—they can be downright deadly, expelling tiny, potentially infectious...

Antony Starr Talks Superhero Training for ‘The Boys’

Growing up in New Zealand, Antony Starr spent his days with the surf and Shodokan Aikido. That martial arts background came in handy when the actor starred in Banshee and shooting his role as The Homelander in Amazon’s new hit...

Peloton Announces New Bike+, Cheaper Tread, and Bootcamp Classes

When it comes to home fitness equipment, Peloton is the OG. The brand didn’t just make it possible to train from home, they provided a portfolio of high-end equipment that looks premium, performs exceptionally well, and keeps customers coming back...

5 of the Most Breathtaking Runs in Crater Lake National Park

Did you know that Crater Lake in Oregon is the deepest lake in the United States? Its sapphire waters are easy on the eyes, and the climbs in and around this caldera are steep enough to make even the most...

These High-Tech Workout Tools Hack Your Brain for Greater Gains

Everyone’s looking for an edge. That’s why we’ll freeze ourselves in cryotanks, sweat buckets in infrared saunas, and jolt our muscles with e-stim. Now, athletes are turning to neurotechnology devices (high-tech workout tools) that train the brain for a leg...

The Best HIIT Workout for Beginners to Burn Fat

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) promises big benefits—lean-muscle definition, high-calorie burn, greater aerobic capacity—in a short amount of time, but it comes at a cost. You have to work for it. Intense bursts of effort are followed by short rest periods...
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