A high-tech twist on an old idea – running on springs – could give human-powered movement its biggest boost in more than a century.
Running as nature intended might help prevent shin, foot, knee and ankle injuries.
The official advice is to stay at least 1.5m apart from someone else when exercising. One study has challenged that and says we need to move further apart. But does the study stack up?
The tip-top physical condition of J.Lo and Shakira shouldn't cause women to throw up their hands and stop working out any more than Olympic cyclists should inspire us to quit riding our bikes.
From obstacle courses to playing music, school children give their thoughts on how to make a daily run more exciting.
New rules on athletes' trainers were on the cards since Eliud Kipchoge ran the first sub-two hour marathon in special Vaporflys.
Running has become a way for people to show how productive they are, using their achievements to build personal brands and to compete with others for status.
As record running times drop, what role is footwear playing?
Running once a week, or for 50 minutes a week, significantly improves your health and reduces your risk of dying at a single point in time.
The marathons in next year's Tokyo Olympics have been moved to Sapporo, because of concerns around Tokyo's extreme heat. The move, though controversial, will reduce risks to the athletes' health.
Can running shoes make the difference that breaks a record? Nike's new trainers are neither the first nor last examples of technology causing a stir in competitive sport.
Kenyan marathon legend Eliud Kipchoge is bidding to break the mythical 2-hour barrier in Vienna this week. Analysis of previous world records suggest he needs to find an extra 15 second from somwhere.
Sports are segregated by sex. But what happens when athletes don't fit neatly into sport's definition of gender?
Running can be addictive. Here's how to beat that addiction.
Five out of five experts agree running during pregnancy is OK.
Working out can make you a better worker, too.
If you've been injury-free in your current sports shoe, and you’re performing at a level you are happy with, you may already have the right shoes on your feet.
Many children in New Zealand grow up barefoot. Should all children follow this model?
New research aims to better understand the bodies of runners, so that 'smart' nutritional supplements can be developed.
The Daily Mile started in a primary school in central Scotland six years ago. Now it has spread to 3,600 schools in 35 countries.