If your two New Year’s resolutions were to work out and stay on a budget, you might be faced with a conundrum. Working out at home … Continue reading 12 Cheap Home Workout Hacks for People With No Equipment and No Room
The key to sticking with exercise long term is to do it for the right reasons. If you keep up a fitness regime because you like … Continue reading The Scientific Secret To Staying In Shape: Fall In Love With Exercising
Christopher McDougall explores the mysteries of the human desire to run. How did running help early humans survive — and what urges from our ancient ancestors … Continue reading Are we born to run?
If you’re on a losing streak in tennis or your marathon time just won’t come down, you might need to give your body a break and … Continue reading A millennia-old mental solution to improve athletic performance
When you shell out a lot of cash for a pair of expensive running sneakers, the hope is that the extra cost will pay off in … Continue reading The cheaper your running shoes, the more satisfied you’ll be with your run
At the age of 93, Olga Kotelko — one of the most successful and acclaimed nonagenarian track-and-field athletes in history — traveled to the University of … Continue reading Does Exercise Change Your Brain?
A long run feels the worst until it feels the best. That’s primarily thanks to the runner’s high — those euphoric feelings that strike halfway through … Continue reading Scientists find a fat hormone toggles a runner’s high
SASKIA DE MELKER: Marissa Muller pedaled across America with a 10 pound solar panel converting sunlight to electricity. MARISSA MULLER: The real purpose was to expose … Continue reading Woman completes solar-powered bike ride across US
We caught up with our Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games athletes who told us how they warm up for competitions. Continue reading How Do Athletes Warm Up at the Youth Olympic Games?
George Peck began riding unicycles around Seward, Alaska, in the 1980s. Eventually moving on to riding the ultimate wheel — a unicycle with no seat — … Continue reading Family of ‘off-roading’ unicyclists savor Alaska’s rough terrain
Students at Casey Middle learn more (and feel good about it) in a combined language arts/fitness class that boosts their cognition with aerobic and anaerobic activities. … Continue reading Fit Lit: How Movement Impacts Learning
Americans sit. A lot. According to one estimate, sedentary jobs have risen 83 percent since 1950, and now account for 43 percent of American jobs. To … Continue reading Bicycle Desks: Better Than the Gym
Want to lose weight or stick to your gym schedule? Remember a couple times you were able to in the past. Research shows that in order … Continue reading Scientists find new trick for completing goals
Sunday was a huge day in the world of flying disc sports. The International Olympic Committee announced that they are officially recognizing the World Flying Disc … Continue reading Ultimate Frisbee is now eligible as an Olympic sport
In Helsinki, sports facilities pop up all over the place, sometimes in some pretty odd nooks and crannies. One bomb shelter hosts an archery club, another … Continue reading How Finns Make Sports Part Of Everyday Life
Still, what I learned is that there are a few things we can say about yoga, based on the available research. Yoga probably won’t hurt you, … Continue reading Report after reading 50 scientific studies about yoga
Brooklin Smith is working towards her number one goal of her young life before she even starts high school. She is competing in CrossFit’s first ever … Continue reading 14-year-old girl to compete in CrossFit Games
If recent news stories about drinking chocolate milk post-working out have you wondering if you should switch up your hydration and refueling regime, be sure to … Continue reading Chocolate Milk: This Post-Workout Drink Isn’t for Everyone