strength

Phys Ed
Phys Ed

The Length of Your Ring Finger Can Help Predict Your Athleticism

There's more than two decades of evidence to draw from.
Grant Tomkinson
Makailah Dyer
7.30.18
Fitness
Fitness

Our Ancient Ancestors Would Crush Us in a Fitness Competition

We’ve evolved into a bunch of out of shape weaklings.
Michael Easter
7.27.18
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Your Muscles Don't Always Need a Day of Rest Between Workouts

A new study shows that rest is not as important to muscle growth as was previously thought.
Christian Finn
7.25.18
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

This Is the Effect Working Out Has on Your Bones

How active you are as a kid affects your bones forever.
Matt Jancer
7.20.18
body
body

We Looked Into Whether Having Sex Affects Your Athletic Performance

Some coaches tell their athletes to avoid having sex before a big game.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
6.21.18
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

How America's Olympic Freestyle Ski Team Gets So Damn Strong

Deadlifts and squats, for starters. Lots of them.
Nick English
2.22.18
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Most People in the Gym Don't Know How to Use Battle Ropes

They've been misused, misunderstood, and mistaken as a fad workout tool
Nick English
1.3.18
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Can Running Actually Help You Get Stronger?

A lot of strength athletes neglect cardio completely.
Nick English
12.27.17
Running Wild
Running Wild

Rest Day Is the Most Important Day for Runners

Recovery isn’t just physical, it’s mental.
Cindy Kuzma
11.20.17
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Those Belts Meant to Help Your Back Won't Prevent Pain

Here's what you should do instead.
Trevor Thieme, CSCS
9.22.17
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Crazy-High Box Jumps Are Only Good for Instagram Likes

We examined the ups—and the downs—of the internet’s favorite exercise.
Michael Easter
8.16.17