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Going for a run while high on weed might seem counterintuitive, but some athletes are all for it

Illustration by Maria Chimishkyan for Elemental.


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Experts say not to resume exercise too soon. But what’s ‘too soon’?

Animation by Maria Chimishkyan for Elemental


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In many cases, you want to do something that’s identical to the activity that follows, just at a lower intensity

Illustration: Maria Chimishkyan


Illustration: Maria Chimishkyan

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Your ideal cardio program is the one that motivates you to continue day after day and keep pushing


Illustration: Maria Chimishkyan

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The case against stretching has science on its side


An illustration of a free weight on a monthly calendar.
An illustration of a free weight on a monthly calendar.
Illustration: Maria Chimishkyan

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The number of reps and sets you do is less important than these fundamentals


Illustration: Maria Chimishkyan

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Sports beers are all the rage, but does downing a post-workout brew help or hurt?


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The risk factors around tennis, swimming, basketball, running races, and more

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Illustration: Maria Chimishkyan

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As some fitness centers reopen, public health experts cringe


Illustration: Maria Chimishkyan

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How to stay safe and ensure that your workout boosts, rather than suppresses, your immune system

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