Endurance

The Best Way to Build Endurance

Falling flat during the final mile? Learn how to boost endurance in order to feel super strong when crossing the finish line.

This week the Greatist Team tried out KettleX, a unique cardio and strength-based kettlebell workout designed by world kettlebell champion Lorna Kleidman. Follow along to see how we did!

Could a simple cheek swab tell us how much we’ll benefit from a workout? There’s a new genetic test on the market that may reveal how we’ll respond to aerobic exercise.

Pre-race pasta parties sure sound like a fun way to enjoy the night before the race. But does carb loading really work, and how can we use it to achieve peak performance?

It’s good for more than just sweetening food and tea. We found some of the most surprising — and helpful — uses for honey outside the kitchen.

Guest writer and endurance athlete Emily Passini shares her tips on staying calm, cool, and collected— while at the top of her game.

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Before riding off into the sunset on that stationary bike, consider giving the jump rope a spin.

Caffeine's effective at making it past the workday, but it can also help power through a tough workout. Research suggests moderate caffeine consumption can increase exercise endurance by conserving the body's energy stores.

The amount of rest time between sets could be an important variable affecting strength workout results, with optimum rest periods ranging from 30 seconds to five minutes, depending on the goal.

Guest writer and endurance athlete Emily Passini shares her tips on staying calm, cool, and collected— while at the top of her game.

It’s good for more than just sweetening food and tea. We found some of the most surprising — and helpful — uses for honey outside the kitchen.

Pre-race pasta parties sure sound like a fun way to enjoy the night before the race. But does carb loading really work, and how can we use it to achieve peak performance?

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