Latest from Mike Plunkett

Tiny houses multiply amid big issues as communities tackle homelessness

In Kansas City, Mo., a project for former service members could become a model for other communities.

October 26, 2018

For digital nomads, work is where the laptop is

They move to distant locales — often sun-soaked and always with a solid digital infrastructure — to take advantage of a lower cost of living.

July 6, 2018

The ebike trade-off seems to be less exercise, more enjoyment. And fewer showers.

Electric versions are moving in to the U.S. market.

May 9, 2018

Looking to work out the mind and body? Squash might be the answer.

The sport is still small in the United States, but it’s growing.

May 24, 2017

The weird intersection of alcohol and fitness could be big business for both sides

As consumers seek a more social experience, brands rush to bridge the gap between work and play.

March 29, 2017

2 ways to make the most of your workout, no apps or trackers required

How do you make sense of what your body is telling you? Two methods — biofeedback and rate of perceived exertion — can make a difference.

November 16, 2016

Starting to run during your 40s and 50s has its advantages. Ask these first-time marathoners.

For middle-aged runners, training and “running smart” make the difference.

September 21, 2016

Burnout can happen to any athlete. Here’s how two of the world’s best got over it.

What most people think of as burnout is really the last and worst phase of it.

August 17, 2016

New running apps blur the line between virtual reality and real life

Want to run the Boston Marathon from the comfort of your own home (or gym)? How about a jog across Tibet?

July 20, 2016