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I've been able to shave three minutes off my mile time with the help of the Soul Electronics wireless headphones (currently $109).

These wireless earbuds have built-in AI technology that provides real-time coaching as I’m running — I’ve cut my mile time by more t...

The wireless earbuds have built-in artificial technology that learns your particular running style for real-time coaching. Here's how they work.
Geoffrey Kamworor crosses the finish line on November 3, 2019 to win the men's race of the New York City marathon.

Nike’s controversial Vaporfly shoes are helping runners set new records, but some think it’s ‘technology doping.’ Here’s...

Many marathoners use the same type of shoe: the Nike Vaporfly. Research suggests the Vaporfly's design can make runners more energetically efficient.

The best men’s gym shorts

Finding a good pair of gym shorts can be hard, but you can find some great options on Amazon. Here are the best men's gym shorts on Amazon.
Kara Goucher poses with the American flag after qualifying in the U.S. Marathon Olympic Trials on January 14, 2012 in Houston, Texas

An athlete who spoke out against Nike’s running program in 2015 says Mary Cain’s allegations could ‘change the future of the sport&#...

Kara Goucher, an Olympic long-distance runner and Nike Oregon Project whistleblower, voiced her support for middle-distance runner Mary Cain.
Mary Cain, 16, celebrates as she wins the women's 1 mile run finals at the USA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico March 3, 2013.

A once-Olympic hopeful who said her body broke down after working with a Nike coach had a disturbingly common condition

Not eating enough for a sport can lead to low bone density and missing periods, and can cause injuries and lasting damage.
Mary Cain reacts as she is interviewed after breaking the high school girls' record during the women's two mile event during the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix track meet in Boston.

A once-Olympic hopeful says her male running coach at Nike told her to lose so much weight that her body started breaking down completely

Middle-distance runner Mary Cain has opened up about her experience with the now-shuttered Nike Oregon Project and its infamous coach, Alberto Salazar
Girma Bekele Gebre is on the right.

An Ethiopian man finished 3rd in the New York City Marathon even though he started way back in the field, among 50,000 other amateurs, and had to pay ...

"I don't have a sponsor," Girma Bekele Gebre told The New York Times after winning $40,000. "I don't have an agent. I just compete individually."
Feeling good around mile 18 on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

My dad and I ran the New York City Marathon at 56 and 26. Here’s what it was like to run all 5 boroughs with the best cheering section we’...

I ran the New York City Marathon with my dad. Here's what every step of the 26.2 miles was like, from Staten Island to the Bronx to Central Park.
Mary Keitany of Kenya at the finish line of the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon on November 4, 2018.

4-time New York City marathon champ Mary Keitany fuels up on cornmeal porridge — here’s how she’s hoping to clinch another win Sunda...

Mary Keitany is hoping to clinch her fifth New York Marathon title on Sunday. The 37-year-old worked briefly as a maid before becoming a pro.

The best running belts

If you don't like running with an armband, try a running belt. These are the best running belts for your keys, phone, and other necessities.