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Athletic virtual reality avatars might make exercise feel easier
Participants who cycled while using athletic VR avatars had lower heart rates.
Young athletes are training too early, too hard, and with too little variety
It doesn’t take 10,000 hours to excel at a sport.
Is marijuana a performance-enhancing drug? The best evidence says no.
Weed isn't going to help you win the Olympic Gold.
Women soccer players usually peak in their 20s—here’s why some excel into their 40s
Female athletes have certain advantages when it comes to endurance in sport.
Football on turf is hard on the knees
The artificial grass may slightly increase your risk of common sports injuries.
How Nike engineered its latest record-breaking marathon shoe
The shoe company's newest—and priciest—racing shoe has more energy returning foam and a more weather-proof outer material.
A Greener Bowl
Four eco-friendly initiatives at the big game
This ski stretches wide for easy turns and shrinks for downhill speed
How to stretch for any type of workout
Let’s get straight to the science.
Pro basketball players’ synchronous movements might help us predict the next NBA champ
On court body positioning is far from accidental.