Muscle strains happen when you sprint and the muscle isn’t prepared for the effort expended.
The benefits of exercise could have age-defying implications on memory deterioration as people age.
A recent study, interestingly, says no.
Beneficial health outcomes are associated with physical activity at every weight level; weight loss—not so much.
A new three-year survey looked at half-marathon and marathon runners. The findings? More training and more preparation led to fewer injuries...
And what we don't know yet.
New studies show that moderate exercise can improve your immune response and, most importantly, make vaccination even more effective.
A swollen knee should send you to the doctor—but an important question in diagnosis is when did it start swelling: right after running or later the next day?
It's one thing to have lots of real-time data on your blood glucose levels. But what do you do with it?
Dry needling was studied in runners post-marathon and some pain reduction was seen—but could it all be in their heads?
Acclimation works for heat adaptation, but does it work for cold too?
Exercise has a hugely beneficial impact on cardiovascular health and mortality rates, but at a certain volume of exercise those benefits start to decrease.
And how that affected triathletes.
Running related injuries are frustratingly common. A new study suggests foot strengthening—from the ground up—could be the answer.
In this column, Dr. Jeffrey Sankoff answers your questions about immune health, COVID, and training.
Medical advice for how to get back to training after the virus, plus a three-time Kona finisher shares his firsthand experience of recovery.
The “pain in the butt” hamstring strain presents difficulties that are different from those posed by lower hamstring strains.
Ramp up your foot control to bring down your shin pain.
Many athletes who depend on grip for their games, including cyclists, are candidates for carpal tunnel syndrome.
That painful, clicking feeling in your shoulder when you swim? It might be a labrum tear.
Ever get a sudden, intense, thunderclap headache during exercise or race? You’re not crazy.
If your muscle soreness is intense and doesn’t begin until 24 to 48 hours after the muscle injury, you may have a serious condition.
Riding in the aero position can lead to aches and pains in your neck muscles, or perhaps even a spasm or “locking up” sensation.
The patellar tendon is vulnerable to overuse injury—known as "jumper's knee." Here’s how to prevent and treat patellar tendinitis.
Keep your Achilles healthy with these training tips and exercises.
Learn how to treat and prevent this lower-back and buttock pain that is common among runners and triathletes.
Don’t be sidelined by plantar fasciitis—treat and prevent this common foot pain with these home remedies.
Dr. Jordan Metzl discusses one of the most annoying injuries for endurance athletes: IT Band Syndrome.
Delayed-onset muscle soreness can be intense. Learn what’s normal and how to minimize the pain.
How to prevent and treat patellar tendinitis, an affliction that happens just below the kneecap
Dr. Jordan Metzl discusses what causes an aching Achilles tendon and offers some advice for getting over this injury.
Learn how running in the right shoe can help lessen the likelihood of injury and enhance your running experience.