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The Number Every Runner Needs to Know: 261

June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments June 16, 2017 |

MAP MY RUN—In 1967, Americans were mostly on the same page that women couldn’t run a marathon. The patronizing consensus was that 26.2 miles was physically impossible for women to complete. It wasn’t until a...

The Surprising Diet Trick of the Fastest Man to Run 100 Miles

June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments June 16, 2017 |

MAP MY RUN—It turns out that carb-loading with a big bowl of pasta the night before an endurance event may not be the best fueling strategy. Zach Bitter prefers bacon pre- and post-race, and there’s...

A Charity Challenge to Celebrate the Bike’s Bicentennial

May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments May 23, 2017 |

MAP MY RIDE—Whether you’re already biking up a storm or planning to the second summer hits, you’ll want to keep track of all your miles on MapMyRide starting June 12. That day marks the 200th...

SPRING 2017 CYCLING GEAR

May 17, 2017 | 0 Comments May 17, 2017 |

FURTHERMORE—Whether you’re a bike commuter (take note: National Bike to Work Week is May 15 through 19) or a hardcore cyclist, warmer weather is a great excuse to invest in some new gear. From bib...

We Tried It For You: PlyoJam

May 17, 2017 | 0 Comments May 17, 2017 |

MY FITNESS PAL—If you’re still going through a “Big Little Lies” withdrawal, we’ve got a great way to help you feel closer to ringleader Madeline, aka Reese Witherspoon, until Season 2 arrives. The HBO starlet...

Research Shows the Healthiest Way Into Work is By Bike

May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments May 15, 2017 |

MAP MY RIDE—Think it’s scary to bike to work? It might be scarier not to. A new study published in The British Medical Journal this April named bike commuting the healthiest mode of transportation, beating...

Don’t Call It Glamping: 10 Amazing Luxury Camping Adventures

May 11, 2017 | 0 Comments May 11, 2017 |

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ADVENTURE—Glamping has given luxury camping a bum rap for far too long. The extravagant, posh term referring to experiences where glamour meets camping has turned off some adventurers who would otherwise enjoy this...

How Building Muscle Boosts Fat Loss

April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments April 27, 2017 |

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...

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

April 19, 2017 | 0 Comments April 19, 2017 |

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,...