• 27 2017 April

    How Building Muscle Boosts Fat Loss

    MY FITNESS PAL—You’ve long heard that intriguing rumor about how lifting weights and building muscle burns fat. It’s not just wishful thinking: Science supports this sweet-sounding promise. But still, it’s a bit tricky to fully...

  • 19 2017 April

    This Guy Raced 5 Ironmans in 5 Days — Is He Crazy?

    MAP MY RUN—It’s one thing to sign up for a sprint or Olympic triathlon, and quite another to do an Ironman — let alone five Ironman-distance tris in five consecutive days. Everyone knows an Ironman,...

  • 17 2017 April

    New Science Sheds Light on the Future of Injury Prevention

    MAP MY RUN—By the time you need to schedule an MRI, you know you already have a problem. You’ve injured something — maybe your knee, ankle or shoulder. And now doctors need this scan to...

  • 01 2017 April

    I Tried Spiritual Healing In India, and It Was Nothing Like I Expected

    SHAPE.COM—In early March, five days after yet another romance failed to launch, I found myself in India having an Eat, Pray, Love moment. Before you roll your eyes, let me just say that the “Pray”...

My Featured Health & Lifestyle Articles

6 Helmet Hair Fixes from the Pros

March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

MAP MY RUN—There aren’t many downsides to riding a bike, but when the riding stops and the helmet comes off a potential downside becomes apparent: While we have a strict must-wear-a-helmet-while-riding policy, we have to...

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MY FITNESS PAL—We recently sat down with Golden Globe-winning actress and producer Tracee Ellis Ross of “Black-ish,” New York Times best-selling author of “The Universe Has Your Back,” Gabrielle Bernstein and body-positive advocate and yoga...

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My Featured Sports & Fitness Articles

How Building Muscle Boosts Fat Loss

April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

MY FITNESS PAL—You’ve long heard that intriguing rumor about how lifting weights and building muscle burns fat. It’s not just wishful thinking: Science supports this sweet-sounding promise. But still, it’s a bit tricky to fully...

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MAP MY RUN—It’s one thing to sign up for a sprint or Olympic triathlon, and quite another to do an Ironman — let alone five Ironman-distance tris in five consecutive days. Everyone knows an Ironman,...

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I Tried Spiritual Healing In India, and It Was Nothing Like I Expected

April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

SHAPE.COM—In early March, five days after yet another romance failed to launch, I found myself in India having an Eat, Pray, Love moment. Before you roll your eyes, let me...

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