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Sorry, Scientists Did Not Invent an ‘Exercise Pill’

Send this to your friends who posted this nonsense on their timelines.
Kaleigh Rogers
Testing The Limits

Why the Science Behind Athletic Performance Enhancement Remains So Controversial

Some pioneering researchers and athletes are working to increase human performance and longevity, but many remain skeptical of their methods.
Oliver Lee Bateman
The Right Stuff

Two of Canada’s Astronaut Finalists Tell Us Where in Space They’d Like to Fly

Here are the 17 remaining candidates to be Canada's next astronauts.
Lisa Cumming
No pain no gain

The Future of Fitness Is Always Around the Corner

A new headset uses an AI "coach" to help users lose weight.
Oliver Lee Bateman

When It Comes to Weightlifting, Genetics Can Do a Lot of the Heavy Lifting

Researchers have isolated a genetic variant that has a strong correlation with success in power sports such as sprinting and weightlifting.
Oliver Lee Bateman
Bigger, Stronger, Faster

Strength Records Continue to Fall, But How Much Stronger Can Humans Get?

Strongmen like Game of Thrones’ Hafpor Bjornsson have pushed their bodies to the limit, but can other strength athletes go even further?
Oliver Lee Bateman
Pumping Iron

Sports Nutrition Companies Are Going for Bodybuilders’ Weak Spot: Their Sweet Tooth

At the Arnold Sports Festival, nutrition companies downplayed ketogenic foods and promoted their cake bites, high-fiber ice cream, and other sweet treats.
Oliver Lee Bateman
The Right Stuff

What It’s Like to Be in the Running to Be an Astronaut

Can you sprint-swim through an aquatic obstacle course and then memorize a code underwater that you have to recall the next day?
Andrew Rader

How Tech Companies Are Translating Your Physical Activity Into Digital Rewards

The best way to catch a rabbit is with a carrot.
Kevin Wong

Google Users Can’t Stop Searching for the Ketogenic Diet

Recently released Google search data suggests we’re about to start hearing a lot more about ketogenic diets, but do they actually work?
Oliver Lee Bateman

Fitness Streaming Services Make New Year’s Resolutions Easier Than Ever

New year, new you.
Chris Brantner

Melanotan II Gives Us What We Always Wanted: Dark Tans and Powerful Erections

For years, an injectable substance called Melanotan II has offered users the tantalizing promise of sun-free tans and improved sexual stamina. Is it worth the risk?
Oliver Lee Bateman