Star athletes join First Lady Michelle Obama in high-powered workout session to raise awareness for her anti-obesity campaign.
Feb 28 6:33 PM ET | By Leslie Goldman
Tower runner Kristin Frey started racing up stairs two years ago to escape the monotony and injuries of marathon running. Today, she’s ranked second in the world.
Jan 25 8:21 AM ET | By Leslie Goldman
Six women chosen to carry the Olympic torch at three different Games tell us how the honor affected their lives.
Jul 23 6:08 PM ET | By Leslie Goldman
Lynx All-Star Seimone Augustus has transformed her body into a 6-foot canvas with tattoos that honor her mom and grandmothers.
Jul 13 11:21 AM ET | By Leslie Goldman
Abandoned at a Chinese orphanage after losing a leg, Scout Bassett has rebuilt her life to become a world-class paratriathlete.
Dec 6 | By Leslie Goldman
We take a stab at what the pros are thankful for this Thanksgiving: Bengay, Brazilian genetics and more.
Nov 24 | By Leslie Goldman
The fit, crunchy college town of Boulder, Colo., has our columnist aching for a cross-country move.
Nov 10 | By Leslie Goldman
Screw guided running tours led by "Prettygirls"; we'd rather chase after these athletes.
Nov 3 | By Leslie Goldman
In Third World nations with limited medical resources, childbirth complications can turn fatal. Christy Turlington Burns is running to change that.
Oct 31 | By Leslie Goldman
Are preteens now being recruited to play for the Lingerie Football League? If so, how can we encourage our girls to toss the pigskin without exposing them to such pigs?
Oct 27 | By Leslie Goldman
Fifty-seven percent of new health club memberships in 2010 belonged to women, so why are men still making the decisions when it comes to what equipment to buy?
Oct 20 | By Leslie Goldman
Kara Goucher is just one elite runner who seems to have escaped the wrath of runner's face.
Oct 13 | By Leslie Goldman
Leslie Goldman loves the six-packs and luscious booties of the Body Issue and appreciates the writers' willingness to tackle the problem of body image.
Oct 6 | By Leslie Goldman
Hope Solo is catching flack for being too masculine on "Dancing with the Stars." Since when did "strong" equal "manly"?
Sep 29 | By Leslie Goldman
The Chase is on, but does that mean we need to read about the sport's stars in US Weekly? Leslie Goldman explores racing's intersection with pop culture.
Sep 22 | By Leslie Goldman
Hope Solo and Ron Artest will grace the stage this season on "Dancing with the Stars." Will they follow in their fellow athletes' footsteps and nab the trophy?
Sep 15 | By Leslie Goldman
With Girl Scout Cookie season looming, our sweet-toothed columnist cooks up a list of sweet reasons for indulging.
Sep 8 | By Leslie Goldman
With the U.S. Open in full swing, the topic of girl grunting is on everyone's lips. Why can't they -- the critics, not the players -- just shut up?
Sep 1 | By Leslie Goldman
Jeggings was just inducted into the dictionary -- but what about burpeerexic? Our columnist takes a stab at the gym-centric words we should all be using.
Aug 25 | By Leslie Goldman
Tiger Woods' caddie is threatening to tell all. Now consider this: What dirt does your workout companion or trainer have on you?
Aug 18 | By Leslie Goldman
High-tech garments that squeeze you in all the right places promise to improve athletic performance and prevent injury.
Aug 11 | By Leslie Goldman
Small group training is hot right now -- but would you want to workout in a group where your participation could make or break the success of someone else?
Aug 4 | By Leslie Goldman
We (skeptically) check out a new sports talk show that positions itself as "Sex in the City" meets ESPN.
Jul 28 | By Leslie Goldman
Harvard-bound phenom Amanda Sobhy, who's already won a world singles title, heads America's first family of squash.
Jul 28 | By Leslie Goldman
Yoga can provide many benefits, but are these bendy poses enough to keep you -- or a professional athlete -- in shape all on their own?
Jul 21 | By Leslie Goldman