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.
Marathoner Runs 19 Miles with Lost Puppy, Adopts Him After Race
Khemjira Klongsanun was running a marathon in Thailand when she came across a lost puppy in the road. She couldn't help herself, and so she brought it along.
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Two Different 'Dick Run Claires' Are Feuding Online over Who Came First
"I don't mind that she’s running dicks. I mind that she’s acting like she came up with this without crediting me."
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.
Taper Madness Is Real and This Is How You Can Avoid it Before a Big Race
In the weeks before a big marathon—when you're not getting that long-run endorphin hit—things can get a little emotionally haywire.
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.
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.
This Single Mom Trained Five Hours a Day for the NYC Marathon
She’s also a grad student, employed full-time, and hopes to qualify for the Paralympics.
A Short Run May Help You Focus Better Than Meditating
Moderate exercise translates to immediate benefits for brain functioning, a new study shows.
I Ran a Marathon on a Shoestring Budget—and You Can Too
Here’s everything I bought (and a few things I skipped) to train for and run my first marathon.
This Is How Running and Cycling Affect the Way Your Body Builds Muscle
How much cardio should you do when you're trying to get stronger?
Our Ancient Ancestors Would Crush Us in a Fitness Competition
We’ve evolved into a bunch of out of shape weaklings.