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The effects of running on testosterone levels

The effects of running on testosterone levels in men

American marathoner Ryan Hall recently said that in the past year he has been dealing with bouts of low testosterone that affect his running – a malady he has concluded is a risk for men who train and run marathons. Hall noticed a sudden onset of fatigue that obviously affected his training and race preparation, and blood […]

Boxers, briefs, or commando: running underwear for men

Running underwear (or lack there of) for men

My first pair of real running shorts had this fantastic supportive liner inside the light polyester outer fabric. While I was sure this supportive liner served some function it confounded me: Do I wear underwear under these shorts or not? There’s no right answer here, and the scientific debate of the actual performance benefits of compression […]