Training & Performance

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.

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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

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This trail shoe was designed to provide comfort, stability, and speed no matter what terrain you’re tackling

The oral health risks associated with heavy sports-drink use seem clear, but the evidence remains murky

New findings suggest that results from large training studies can’t be generalized to individuals

As demand for the fitness brand’s famous bikes and treadmills peters out, its dedicated user base might be its saving grace

A new study of identical twins shows that, despite their reputation as inert rubber bands, Achilles tendons adapt to exercise

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 popular training rule for endurance athletes faces scrutiny from skeptical scientists

A new study gathers insights from 71 trans-ocean rowers who (mostly) made it to the other side

A new study grapples with a familiar question: How much of athletic success is physical, and how much is mental?

We tend to assume that a nice-looking stride is a fast one, but maybe looking good is its own reward

Scientists have figured out how to make simple exoskeletons that improve running efficiency. Should track and field authorities be worried?

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.

A new way of classifying athletes aims to quantify the thresholds that distinguish recreational athletes from their trained, highly trained, and elite brethren

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