endurance sports

You would think running a marathon every day for seven days straight might have a bad impact on your health, but a recent study suggests otherwise.
Time for a little high school physics so if you can decide if that fancy cycling gear that saves you a few grams of weight is actually worth your money or not.
Surprising research shows longer races might be safer and less damaging to athletes.
Cyclists sometimes challenge me when it comes to whether or not they should be doing gym exercise. Here is research that shows the amazing benefit strength training has for cyclists.
Using a Spartan Race as an example, let’s look to see what can be changed from my last race to ensure better performance next time around.
Criteriums? Omniums? Cyclo-cross? Downhill? What are these things? Here is my short guide to cycling-related sports that you may like to try, maybe as a challenge or just a bit of a change.
This new book looks at the science involved in going faster and some of the biggest fallacies regarding bikes, run technique, and pacing strategies, all based on scientific research.
There's been a lot of buzz about strength training for endurance athletes. A new study suggests a good concurrent training program can improve performance up to 5 weeks after it ends.
The adventure and obstacle-racing phenomenon is without question one of the shining and rising stars in fitness in recent years. What's behind this popularity?
More and more runners are embracing strength training, but is it really effective? A recent study questions its effectiveness, but we have our own doubts about the study design.
The last few months have been full of travel and training. I attended the Spartan SGX course and realized I'm going to have to step up my game for the race in November.
When the weather gets rough, a lot of runners turn to the treadmill for their training. A recent study investigates what effects treadmill running has on gait patterns and form.
Think you're too old to run an ultramarathon? Think again. A new study shows the majority of ultramarathoners are what some might consider "too old" to run crazy long distances.
Sportives are becoming highly popular cycling events. While not classified as races, they are a great way to challenge yourself and see a new part of the country.
Running hills is often recommended for endurance athletes, but a new study suggests it might not be the best way to become a better runner.
New research tells us a bit about the participants in two of the world's most infamous ultra-endurance events: the Spartathlon in Greece and Badwater race in Death Valley.
Children who never watch TV during lunch or dinner are less likely to be overweight. And kids who skip meals are more likely to be overweight. New research points to our kids needing better habits.