AMONG PLYOMETRIC moves, box jumps are a favorite. They build explosive power, cardio capacity, and balance. Runners can get even more out of the move with a second box. “Split-­stance box jumps came from exploring sprinting mechanics,” says Ash­ton Roberts, founder of AR Performance Training in Pasadena, CA. They re­createContinue Reading

PHYSICAL THERAPY is a drag—particularly for devoted athletes. Sidelined by an injury, they find themselves at a physical therapy facility, plodding through the same generic protocol as a septuagenarian next to them. So more people are turning to integrated gyms that put bodywork and high-level training under the same roof.Continue Reading