Scientists have found that links between athletic performance and the menstrual cycle vary widely from person to person
Feb 15, 2015
From cabins to canoes, with infants and without, there’s more than one way to enjoy the backcountry
Feb 09, 2015
While we might not be fated to be fat, new research shows that nature causes nurture to have different effects at different times
Feb 01, 2015
Cleanse yourself of last season’s fitness fads and refuel with today’s leading sports science concepts
Jan 18, 2015
As the New Year rings in a fresh crop of fitness and workout resolutions, would-be runners are in danger of whiplash as they try to decode the shifting advice about what they should put on their feet
Jan 04, 2015
Health reporting often focuses on breakthroughs, but scientific research progresses in gradual increments. Here’s a look back at five stories Jockology has covered in the past two years, with an update on the progress of related research since then
Dec 21, 2014
A new U.S. study shows that regular exercise lowers the risk of dying from Alzheimer’s by as much as 40 per cent – an indication that the disease’s progression is not unchangeable.
Dec 07, 2014
Studies have shown that working out boosts your immune system, but overdoing it at the gym actually makes things worse. So how much – and how hard – is best?
Nov 23, 2014
The science of mindfulness has shown that people can train their brains to perform better
Nov 09, 2014
What do we do with the end of our lives?
Nov 07, 2014
Alex Hutchinson writes about the science of fitness and exercise. A former national-team distance runner and postdoctoral physicist, he is the author of Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights? Fitness Myths, Training Truths, and Other Surprising Discoveries from the Science of Exercise. He is also a senior editor at Canadian Running magazine, a contributing editor at Popular Mechanics, and blogs at