Tags: Exercise

The N.F.L.’s Obesity Scourge

An insidious scourge that has nothing to do with head trauma is ravaging retired N.F.L. players. In the past few decades, the N.F.L.’s emphasis on the passing game and quarterback protection has led teams to stock their offensive and defensive lines with ever-larger men, many of them weighing well over 300 pounds. But their great…

The Woman Who Outruns the Men, 200 Miles at a Time

Courtney Dauwalter specializes in extremely long races. But her success in winning them has opened a debate about how men’s innate strength advantages apply to endurance sports. By Rebecca Byerly Photographs by Max Whittaker Dec. 5, 2018 HOMEWOOD, Calif. — At 1:40 in the morning, running through the woods near Lake Tahoe, Courtney Dauwalter began…