Because your nether regions can’t exactly tell you what's wrong Let's face it—there's a lot that can go wrong below the belt. From itches and odors to bumps and bleeding, sometimes it seems like you need
Training for a marathon? Looking to lose a few pounds? Cutting out meat? Do it all with The Runner's World Cookbook, a collection of the best recipes we've ever published. Here's a taste, to get you started.
Too much booze suppresses muscle synthesis. I don't imagine there are many people out there who imagine that drinking a case of beer will make you a better athlete. Still, there are lots of people who
In an ocean of bad stuff, here's some worthwhile reading. Quick reviews of three new books on diet and nutrition. Each offers something slightly different, but I think you'll detect some underlying commonalities.
Harnessing placebo effects can pay off. A few weeks ago, I wrote about a new study comparing ice baths to "recovery oil" for post-exercise recovery. They both offered roughly the same benefits; the punchline
Which is cause and which is effect? If you've got knee pain, you might need to strengthen your hips. That's an increasingly common prescription these days, thanks to a bunch of research over the past or
Mixing two performance-boosters gives unexpected results. Caffeine and carbohydrates are two of the most reliable performance-boosters out there. So what happens when you combine them? That's what researchers
Fast workouts benefit every runner, so there’s no excuse to skip them. Think you can skip speedwork, that it’s just for seasoned runners with specific time goals? No such luck. Research suggests that to
Sugar-related illnesses are skyrocketing (diabetes, heart disease, and dementia, among them). Yet Americans are shoveling in more sweet stuff than ever. We know it's bad. We just can't stop. Science shows
Exercise lowers clot risk, but doesn't make you immune. A few weeks ago, Canadian Running magazine had an article about a serious health scare for Kelly Wiebe, one of the country's top distance runners.
The weird thing that predicts how happy you'll be with your S.O. Getting cold feet before your wedding is usually just brushed off as nerves, but new research suggests it might be a really bad sign. When
Killer playlist totally included. Get ready to get pumping You may be able to sweat out a tough 45-minute group ride, but on your own that's likely less realistic. This cycling workout will keep you committed
How to beat your generation's bad rap and become the office superstar You've heard that millennials are power-hungry, overconfident people who spend all day attached to their iPhones and want constant
Incorporate a little Thanksgiving flair and transform your traditional margarita vibe. Fall is such a wonderful season of opportunity, don’t you agree? Welcome to our cocktail series, “The Happy Hour.”
Take 10 minutes to strengthen key muscles for better running this spring. With its shorter days and less favorable conditions, winter is the perfect time to run a little less and strength-train a little
We hereby grant you permission to keep your phone on the table at dinner These days, it's easier than ever to count your calories. More restaurants are putting calorie counts directly on their menus, labels
An expert says it is not advisable to run 26.2 miles without preparation. Readers, I hope you're sitting down. If you aren't, please do so. I'll give you all some extra time, since I know many of you ran
And how much harder you work at different grades. You don't need us to tell you that running uphill feels different than on level ground. But how, exactly, and at what cost? To get some details, Italian
Joy Johnson, 86, fell at the race's 20-mile mark. Joy Johnson, who at 86 was the oldest woman to complete Sunday’s New York City Marathon, died on Monday at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan. As the New Daily