After six months of scientifically advanced training, three of the world’s most elite distance runners set out to break the two-hour marathon barrier.
Ryan Sandes shocked the running world when he won the 2017 Western States 100 – this is what it took to win one of the gnarliest races in the world.
We have over 600 muscles in our bodies that help bind us together, hold us up, and help us move. Your muscles also need your constant attention, because the way you treat them on a daily basis determines whether they will wither or grow. Jeffrey Siegel illustrates how a good mix of sleep, nutrition and exercise keep your muscles as big and strong as possible.
When he was aged just nine years old, Lewis was gravely ill and in desperate need of a kidney transplant. His mum Su, didn’t hesitate to donate one of hers.
Eight years later, Lewis is competing at the Transplant Games in Lanarkshire, determined to win a gold medal for his mum.
Mastering any physical skill takes practice. Practice is the repetition of an action with the goal of improvement, and it helps us perform with more ease, speed, and confidence. But what does practice actually do to make us better at things? Annie Bosler and Don Greene explain how practice affects the inner workings of our brains.
There has always been a constant debate as to which is the best form of exercise, so it’s time science finds the answer.