Bone Health Basics For Runners: Build Them, Keep Them, Protect Them
Everything female runners need to know about bone health through all ages of running.
Everything female runners need to know about bone health through all ages of running.
Christine Yu makes an argument for a sports system finally designed with women in mind in her new book Up to Speed.
The former elite marathoner is intent on helping other athletes avoid RED-S, the condition that foiled her elite running career
With dry January far in the rear-view mirror, what are the benefits of staying sober as you head into the summer running season?
Cramps are the bane of every runner's existence. Scientists are uncovering new reasons why we cramp during races - and what can be done to relieve the discomfort.
Athletes of all levels have considered whether their choice of birth control might influence how they train, recover, and perform. But the answer is complicated. Here’s what you need to know.
What do runners need to know about this condition?
Age may be just a number—but so is your weekly mileage
With the right building blocks, connective tissue might just repair itself after all.
Has Maurten finally figured out how to harness the power of baking soda without paying the gastrointestinal price?
One yoga teacher immersed herself in freezing water for 31 days. Here's her advice for cold water swimming and how you can do it too.
These little powerhouses not only help fuel our training, but they define the exact ways our bodies respond to the training we do. New data says mitochondrial check ups could even help with the future of tri training and life in general.
What do you do when the mind wants to heal but the body has other ideas?
The microorganisms in your gut microbiome can affect how well you train and race. Learn the latest science on the athlete's microbiome, plus ways that you can make it work harder for you.
Armed with research, a new app is increasing accessibility to post-partum rehab for runner mothers on their journey back from childbirth.
A new book examines why Americans are more obsessed with exercise than ever, yet also unhealthier.
When it comes to knee pain from running, preventive measures are key, as well as being aware of when to dial back the training
A working mom's experiment with forced midday snoozes
With the recent blood shortage, and donors flocking to help, how does blood donation affect athletic performance? An ER doc explains how to time your blood donation for minimal impact on training and racing.
Can you love your body and work to change your body at the same time? Yes, you can.
A sports psychologist’s top tips for managing the comparison trap and focusing on next year
Instability puts strain on your Achilles tendon. Train your body to support your stride from the feet up using these exercises for Achilles injury prevention.
This ultrarunner and physical therapist sees a common injury patterns in her clients. Here’s what she wishes she could tell us before we get injured
There's always the opportunity to adjust your mindset when it comes to performance. Erin Strout offers a new way to think about aging as a runner.
Following basic foot protocol will help keep running injuries at bay and keep feet ready for their most important supporting role. Yours!
New data outlines how much they run, how long it takes to resume training after giving birth, and how well they return to competition
Some women experience intense symptoms related to their menstrual cycle. Here’s what to know about training and racing during every part of your cycle.
Athlete and massage therapist Amanda McCracken, gives her tips for getting the most out of a 50 minute massage, and taking rest wherever you can get it.
This blood marker is a warning sign that your body may be dangerously low in iron.
This quick workout will help build strength and a range of motion in your ankles, knees, hips, spine, and shoulders
Working towards better balance might actually be what is keeping you from finding passion in life and potential in running. Instead of seeking balance, practice integrating who you already are with what matters most to you.
Spoiler alert: Research shows fasting might not be the answer for female athletes looking to maintain good metabolic and cardiovascular health
Coach Vanessa Foerster offers five steps to regulate your emotions
"My running may look different with a few more things on my plate and that's OK."
If you're struggling to fit in your run, steal these tips.
Setting yourself up for success means being able to let go of comparison that isn't serving you.
A pair of recent studies from Iowa State University found that even just a half hour of exercise may boost the effects of therapy over time.
With or without running, you are valuable and important. Is it time to step away from the watch?
"Keeping gratitude in the forefront of my mind saved my relationship with running."
Which current fitness fads live up to the hype and which fall short?
And the number may not be what you think.
Depression is a complex, common illness that stems from social, psychological, and biological factors. New research aims to unlock the interplay between physical activity and depression.
A new study shows most sport supplement research is done on men, not women—and blanket recommendations for both groups may be holding women back.
Instead of lying awake for hours, this TikTok trend allowed me to drift off within minutes (really).
Lifestyle changes, Eastern medicine, and over-the-counter products offer relief for change-of-life discomfort.
Need to get your energy levels up ASAP? Try these science-backed tips that’ll have you feeling awake and reenergized in mere minutes.
You’re completely wiped out after that long run—so why can’t you fall sleep?
Yes, training can be a stress-buster—or it can cause even more stress. Learn how to find the line between the two and get smart about stress.
Despite victories on big stages, Equal Pay Day amplifies how far we still lag behind—and why it matters for our well-being.
"Who are you?" can be a tough question to answer.
Go ahead, let your mind wander. It can be highly beneficial for your overall health and wellness.
Think taking that wet sponge you’ve had sitting in your sink all week to wipe down your fridge is all you need to get it nice and tidy? Think again!
"I sometimes look back on my younger self and wish I could give her a hug."
Real stories about how running and motherhood change each other.
Dimity McDowell had built her life around running. But to stay pain-free, she had to accept that it was time to put the running shoes away—for good.
We break down the process of knowing how to decide you're done running forever.
Staying physically active not only improves your immune system, but may also affect how your body responds to vaccination, including the COVID-19 vaccines.
Like all partnerships, the one we have with running has its ups and downs. How do we foster a love that endures?
Donating blood is an easy way to make a huge difference in someone else’s life. Here’s what runners should keep in mind.
Learn more about the rare movement disorder.
Think "low and slow," and practice patience while you recover.
Take a cue from these young athletes: Circle up and have the hard conversations about what female runners face.
Welcome to midlife mayhem, a special time in life nobody wants to talk about.
Languishing is so 2021.
Plus, what else you should know about the immune system’s role in your menstrual cycle.
This fourth article in our five-part investigative report examines some of the variables that influence how people feel about their bodies.
These tips can help you retain the joy of running.
Experts and seasoned runners on the benefits of planned breaks from booze.
Adopt these lifestyle changes to help bolster your immune system and overall wellness during the winter months.
Unraveling a complicated relationship with chronic illness took more than a decade.
A mushroom coffee mocha is just what I need to power through the day.
Here's what we know about swearing and running performance.
These daily herbal supplements may enhance the effects of your training.
One doctor shares what happens to our bodies when stress takes over and how we can best manage it.
Plus, how to produce more collagen naturally.
Holidays are hectic enough as a single person. Add kids, and you’ve pushed stress potential into a whole new dimension. This year, take stress out of your holiday with these simple tips.
Practicing gratitude can help you run better—all year long.
A starter guide on upping your game through meditation.
Feeling SAD? These strategies will bring more light to your (now shorter) days.