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Training for a race means making sacrifices like going to bed early and putting aside hours on the weekends for long runs. But what about your precious after-work glass of wine? Would you be willing to give it up?
Your iPod can help you run faster and longer. So, earlier this week, we asked music and exercise expert Dr. Costas Karageorghis, who’s worked with Olympic athletes to select the right workout music, for some expert tips on …
Sometimes you need an extra push to hit the pavement or treadmill — or to make it through that last grueling mile of training — and the key may simply be loading right songs on your iPod, according to Dr. Costas Karageorghis, …
Has cheering for Team USA this Olympics season inspired you to go for gold in your own distance event? Here in New York City, we’re seeing more and more fitness fans and amateur athletes — including a few staffers from TIME’s …
Teens who play at least three team sports are least likely to be overweight or obese, a new study finds. Makes sense, but does the required time commitment come at the expense of parental sanity?
A world-renowned legally blind athlete is suing three triathlon organizations over a controversial rule that requires all visually impaired runners to wear glasses that render them completely sightless.
On Friday a team of American scientists began a weeklong trek to the base of Mt. Everest where they will remain for at least a month to study the effects of high altitudes on humans.
Researchers analyzed historical data on children’s height and weight and calculated that the childhood obesity rate will rise to 21% by 2020 unless children eat less, exercise more or both.
A new study suggests that popping a few Advil before a high-altitude climb can prevent symptoms like headache, nausea and fatigue.
It’s that time of year again. March Madness is around the corner and athletes — and inspired fans — are aiming to improve their performance on the court. It turns out, the secret to game-time success may lie in players’ imaginations.