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Phys Ed
Phys Ed

The Little-Known Advantages of Being an Older Athlete

The way athletes like Roger Federer and Tom Brady think can help explain why they remain dominant.
Jeff Bercovici
5.8.18
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Working Out Until You’re Exhausted Is a Bad Idea

Burnout can get the way of your gains. Here's how to find balance.
Allie Volpe
4.30.18
anxiety
anxiety

A Pro Bowl Offensive Lineman Deals With Anxiety Before Every Game

"One time I got so sick I was laid up in the hospital for 24 hours."
Eric Spitznagel
4.27.18
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

The NBA May Be Pushing its Tallest Players to the Point of Injury

A doctor's theory about this season's injury epidemic.
Jalal Baig, MD
4.27.18
Seeing Is Believing
Seeing Is Believing

Your Brain Might Be Distorting Reality

Some researchers are finding that the things you do could change what your brain sees–but not everyone is convinced.
Shayla Love
1.11.18
sports
sports

Major League Baseball Sued Over ‘Failure to Protect Fans’

Jay Loos was hit with a foul ball and might lose his eye. He's suing for more protective netting
Jesse Hicks
10.10.17
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Watching Hockey Raises Your Heart Rate as Much as Working Out

Relatable to anyone who’s yelled “OH COME ON” at the TV.
Jesse Hicks
10.5.17
We Asked
We Asked

We Asked NCAA Football Players Why They’re Not Scared of Brain Damage

Even though every piece of research linking concussion to their potential next step—the NFL—is terrifying.
Austin Williams
10.4.17
Asking for a friend
Asking for a friend

Working Out Really Hard Makes Some People Pee Their Pants

And by "some people," I mean me.
Alexandra Spiroff
9.14.17
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Meditation Can Make You Better at Sports, Psychologists Say

They've got a method, too.
Brian Sabin
8.31.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

Conor McGregor Wasn't Fatigued; He Was at Risk of Brain Damage

Dizziness and loss of balance is one of the hallmarks of mild traumatic brain injury.
Darragh O’Carroll, MD
8.28.17
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Experts Fear for Conor McGregor's Safety on Saturday

One group says the MMA star's boxing match against Floyd Mayweather Jr. should never have been sanctioned.
Susan Rinkunas
8.24.17