June 27, 2013 — It’s time to separate the men from the boys. We’ve found the following seven habits to be a successful athlete’s most valuable variables.
Miro Gladovic, an avid sports enthusiast and athlete, writes about how training technology like the Nike+ Fuelband and various apps have transformed his active lifestyle… and how they can change yours.
Less than five months after her baby boy was born, Dr. Angela Lanning, an ophthalmologist, ran a sub-three-hour Boston Marathon, proving that a career- and family-oriented woman can still find the time and energy to train.
Renowned chef Fabrice Hardel makes running, and winning, 50-mile ultra-marathons look as easy as he does whipping one of his famous seafood dishes.
65-year-old Win Englebert is on the verge of completing his 80th marathon at this year’s 116th Boston Marathon, and he doesn’t have much interest in slowing down.
Beginning in Boston, community workout groups known as “November Project” are spreading to major cities all across the country.
Wes Worley, Judy Barton and Fred Dieffenbach continue to compete athletically at an age long after most people have hung it up. Though they love the camaraderie, don’t underestimate their competitive drive.
Back on my Feet is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping the homeless change their lives through running.
Big-wave surfing isn’t for everyone, but it’s the only life for Jamie Sterling, who travels the world in search of waves as high as 80 feet – waves that will kill you in the blink of an eye.
Barbara Latta, a 72-year-old retired librarian, has run at least one mile every day for the last 30 years. And she has no intention of stopping.
If you are interested in running your first 5K or just haven’t hit the pavement in awhile, the Couch25K program can help and motivate you to do it. The app has inspired hundreds and thousands of people to get off the couch, train and finish a 5K in less than two months.
For the past 30 years, Chance Leonard has lived with the consequences of a spinal injury he suffered at the age of 15. That’s 10,950 days. Not one of them has been spent painlessly. But if you think that’s stopping him, think again.
Rowing is one of the best workouts anyone can get, but most people don’t know much about it. We’re talking to recently retired Olympic and world championship rower Silas Stafford about all things rowing, how other workouts compare to his sport, and what he’s up to in his post-rowing life.
A Division I football player with model-like good looks, Mike Heath had it all, until he threw it all away. After a downward spiral landed him inside a prison cell, Heath is changing his life, and others, with a renewed commitment to fitness.
Two Southern California friends have managed to run at least one mile every day since the late 1960s. Recently, one of their streaks ended, but little else has changed. Their bond remains strong, as does their passion for fitness.
Wendy Engelberg, founder and organizer of Girlz Gone Riding, is using the traditionally male-dominated sport of mountain biking to change the lives of countless women – and in doing so, is honoring the life of one very special woman.
The year was 1974. The situation was dire. The future was a gamble. But one thing was for sure — Tommy John’s career was at a crossroads. And fortunately, it was also in the hands of Dr. Frank Jobe.
Wayne Levy has run over 100,000 miles in his life. As he prepares for his eighth Boston Marathon, we sat down to talk about all things running with this Jamaican-born legend.
Jake Wood and Terry Fox were 1960s teammates with the Detroit Tigers. Nearly 50 years later, they’ve been reunited through the game they love.
A speech from Nelson Mandela at the Laureus World Sports Awards made corporations and athletes realize that sports can change the world and that it was time to act. The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation was born, and through their championing of sports, they are slowly but surely changing the world.
If the thrill of the run doesn’t do it for you, the scenery will. Check out these awesome marathons…
Jess Cerra discovered she had the VO2 max of a professional cyclist when she’d hardly ever ridden a bike, but it’s the adversity she’s battled through that has made her the athlete she is today.
As if training and competing for an Ironman isn’t impressive enough, Clarissa Alba was doing it in the midst of chemo and radiation treatment for breast cancer. Check out this amazing woman’s story!
Getting – and staying – motivated can be a challenge. Elite and everyday athletes share their methods for keeping the drive alive.
A friendly refresher course on gym, track, pool and training etiquette.