Health & Fitness : Competition

Ramp up Your Summer Pickup Game Performance

You never know when you might get drafted to play basketball, flag football or even toss a flying disc. Here's how you can be better in each. More

Olympic Hopefuls: A Roundtable Discussion (Part 1)

Ever wonder what it takes to be an Olympic athlete? In Part 1 of our series on Olympic hopefuls, MLT writer John Hanc gets the lowdown on fitness and nutrition. More

Stoke Your Competitive Fire!

Lance Armstrong wasn't born a champion. He made himself into one, and so can you. More

How to Make First Pick at the Team Tryout

Whether you're going out for a school or amateur team, a squad for football or bowling, here's how to make the cut. More

Conquer the Biggest Mud Runs

Take an obstacle course, add earthly sludge, and you've got the hottest new fitness challenge. Here's the 411 on the biggest mud runs and how to prep for them. More

Find Your Best Softball Field Position

You're playing league softball but aren't sure which position to go out for? This softball aptitude test will tell you which softball field position is best for you (and your team!). More

How to Throw a Ball Farther

It's softball season! Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Mike LaLuna reveals how to add distance and velocity to your throws. More

Groom Your Way Into the Winners’ Circle

Want to smooth your path to victory? Here, grooming habits proven to enhance your athletic performance. More

Be Your Alpha Best

Want to be your team’s alpha male? The leader out in the field? Just remember: The climb to the top all starts in your head. More