Athletic Music

Recently there’s been a lot of investigation into how music can benefit athletes, and so far, the results look very positive. Running while listening to music is a natural inclination for most of us, but it turns out that the tempo and type of music you listen to can actually have an impact as well. This week on Thrive, we look at…


Fitness Tourism

Your next vacation doesn’t have to be one of those all-inclusive tourist traps where you burn to a crisp smeared in SPF 30 every day before staggering to the sub-par all-you-can-eat buffet. Now, there’s nothing wrong with opting for a relaxing approach to your hard-earned vacation time — but that feeling we all get after indulging…


J.J. Watt's Secret To Getting In Shape

Showing up every day isn't easy. There are many who would prefer you skipped going to the gym today. Fast food companies don't want you going to the gym. Car companies don't want you going to the gym. Your favorite TV shows on Netflix definitely don't want you going to the gym. So how do you find the willpower to fight through all…


3 Of The Best Running Gadgets And Gear

The new MY ASICS running app is the king of all running apps as far as we are concerned. Instead of focusing on tracking all sorts of — let's face it — useless data for most guys, the MY ASICS app places the focus on actual training. You’re not even just choosing from one of a bunch of pre-programmed workouts — the app creates…


Mindful Eating

In this week's Thrive, we explore the ways mindful eating can change your relationship to food. It's a simple change that can have big results, and the great thing about fitness is the snowball effect that working in one or two new habits can have on the rest of your life. So what are you waiting for?


Get Faster In Days -- Nike's Intense Three-Day Zoom Camp

To learn how to run faster (and longer), we attended Nike’s Zoom Camp, an intensive 3-day speed camp where we trained with and got tips from some of the best runners in the nation. We were tasked with Finding our Fast, which is something I’ve never asked myself before.


Drinking Urine

Does The Secret To Health Lie In Things Like Yellow Snow? “That’s horrible. There’s no getting away from it. It’s warm and pretty salty.” -Bear Grylls, survivorman Eating yellow snow is something your mom told you never to do. But what would happen if you did? What if you were stuck in a survival situation? Is urine bad for you?…