Is Ultrarunning Too Much of a Good Thing?
A scientific review of the effects of ultrarunning on various body systems and for different runners.
What the Heck is Heart Rate Variability?
iRunFar digs into the details and implications of heart rate variability for endurance runners.
Emergent Scientific Research on Mental Health in Ultra-Endurance Sports
New data are emerging about the mental health of ultra-endurance athletes.
Pacers: The Science Behind the Ultra Luxury
The physiological and psychological benefits of having a pacer.
Running on Science: Fact or Fiction, Part 4
The Running on Science column uses current scientific understanding to address three running myths.
Does CBD Enhance Endurance Sports Performance?
The science of CBD, or cannabidiol, and endurance sports performance.
How to More Safely Run Races During COVID-19
Science-based recommendations for more safely running and traveling to races during COVID-19.
Self-Efficacy: The Science of Your New Running Superpower
The science of how strong self-efficacy can help you run well.
Unlocking Female Performance in Ultramarathons
What parts of female physiology help and hinder ultramarathon performance?
Drained: Don’t Let Mental Fatigue Hold You Back
The science of mental fatigue’s effect on endurance running.