Alex Htchinson is a journalist from Toronto. His primary focus these days is the science of endurance and fitness, which he covers for Outside (where he is a contributing editor and writes the Sweat Science column), The Globe and Mail (where he writes the Jockology column), and Canadian Runningmagazine.  Alex has also covered technology for Popular Mechanics(where I earned a National Magazine Award for my energy reporting) and adventure travel for the New York Times, and was a Runner’s World columnist from 2012 to 2017.