15 Items Tagged

extreme fitness

What A 24-Hour Solo Mountain Bike Race Taught Me About Life

You’ve heard about “the wall” that marathon runners commonly describe? In 24-hour races, you hit 5 to 10 walls.

Brock Cannon
June 13 2016

The Diet I Follow For A Lean, Strong Build

After we shared Pete's story of overcoming an eating disorder to become a bodybuilder and competitive eater, people were curious to learn more about...

Furious Pete
January 27 2016

The 15 Best Wellness Books Of 2015

If you asked me to estimate the number of wellness-related books released in a given year, I wouldn't have half a clue. I would be able to tell you...

Allison Daniels
December 29 2015

7 Reasons To Cheer For Serena Williams (Other Than Her Serve)

If you're not rooting for a Serena Grand Slam, it's time to get on board. If Williams wins the U.S. Open this month, she will make history. Though the...

Gabrielle Frank
September 4 2015

54 Truths I've Learned From Competing In 54 Ironmans

54 things I've learned about racing and motivation over the course of my Ironman career.

Meredith Kessler
September 2 2015

9 Of The World's Craziest Fitness Feats

Whether they completed these challenges for shock and awe, or to raise money for an admirable charity, everyone on this list deserves some respect....

Gabrielle Frank
July 24 2015

This Man Is About To Complete 50 Ironmans In 50 States In 50 Days

Completing one ironman is a crazy enough feat. The challenging race has three parts: 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and a marathon 26.2-mile run —...

Gabrielle Frank
July 24 2015

The 15 Most Badass Men Of The CrossFit Games

Since it started in 2007, the CrossFit Games have been a must-watch event for fitness junkies around the world. Competitors must go through three...

Gabrielle Frank
July 23 2015

The 15 Most Badass Women Of The CrossFit Games

The CrossFit games kick off today in California and will be televised on ESPN starting on Friday, July 24. This grueling and intimidating challenge is...

Gabrielle Frank
July 21 2015

18 Things To Know Before You Start CrossFit

CrossFit workouts can be intimidating, especially if you have a limited or non-existent athletic background. Even the terminology used in CrossFit...

Matthew Walrath
July 17 2015

Every Member Of The USWNT Is Getting Her Own Sports Illustrated Cover

Last Sunday, the U.S. women's soccer team defeated Japan 5-2 in what was one of the greatest World Cup performances of all time. It was the most...

Emi Boscamp
July 14 2015

A Vegan Athlete Ran The Entire Appalachian Trail Faster Than Anyone Ever

On Sunday, ultramarathoner Scott Jurek summited Mount Katahdin in Maine in the fastest-ever hike of the Appalachian Trail, according to Runner's...

Emi Boscamp
July 13 2015

7 Reasons To Celebrate Women's Soccer

The U.S. Women’s World Cup Team is killing it. This week, they beat Germany 2-0 to advance to the final on Sunday. No team has scored against them for...

Gabrielle Frank
July 1 2015