running

Sports

The Runner Who Hid Her Gender to Be the First Woman in the Boston Marathon

When 20-year-old Kathrine Switzer bucked the Boston Marathon's rules in order to compete, a man tried to physically remove her from the race.
Bianca Betancourt
3.26.19
Phys Ed

The Fat-Burning Effects of HIIT Workouts Are Exaggerated

Here’s a closer look at the science on cardio and weight loss and what it all means for you.
Christian Finn
1.23.19
Art

Meet 'Dick Run Claire,' the Woman Who Draws Dicks With Running Apps

Claire's run dozens of routes resembling penises of various shapes and sizes.
Gavin Butler
1.18.19
Sports

A Female Athlete From India Is Changing the Way We Look at Sports

Lieutenant Khushali Purohit, the first woman from her city to become a Super Randonneur, wants us to know that you can train and succeed, all by yourself.
Pallavi Pundir
1.8.19
Phys Ed

Does Exercising Before Breakfast Help You Burn More Fat?

Critics like to say that fasted cardio is a catabolic menace that will strip away the muscle you’ve worked so hard to build.
Christian Finn
11.8.18
Youth

In Indian Villages, Jobless Men Run to Join the Army

Amid mounting unemployment, these village men can be seen running at all times of the day and night, with a singular mission to get into the army.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
10.25.18
mental health

A Short Run May Help You Focus Better Than Meditating

Moderate exercise translates to immediate benefits for brain functioning, a new study shows.
Christian Jarrett
10.25.18
Fitness

Our Ancient Ancestors Would Crush Us in a Fitness Competition

We’ve evolved into a bunch of out of shape weaklings.
Michael Easter
8.5.18
the amazing race

Who Would Win in a Race Between a Man and a Horse?

We watched 1,000 people race a bunch of horses 21 miles across mid-Wales to find out.
Harry Harris
6.28.18
metabolism

This Is Why Running Doesn’t Always Get Rid of Stomach Fat

Even seasoned marathoners can still have the dreaded runner's paunch.
Markham Heid
6.7.18
addiction

Running Might Be an Effective Way to Help Smokers Quit

This new quit-smoking technique has a higher success rate.
Maggie Puniewska
2.22.18
running

Some People Are Irrationally Attached to Their Running Shoes

I'm from a tribe of sorts, made up of runners who are very superstitious about their sneakers.
Alexandra Spiroff
11.5.17
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