Get ready to maximize the endurance, strength, flexibility, speed, and power you never knew you had. We call it the Shape of Your Life—and five months from now, we expect you to be in it.
The final installment of our five-month fitness plan fine-tunes your balance and agility. But that doesn't mean your work is done. After all, you've got a lifetime of adventure ahead of you.
To keep a workout program fresh, you need to make it your own, and some days you need to break the rules—within reason.
In the first installment of Outside's five-part series on the Shape of Your Life, learn how to build your endurance foundation.
In the second installment of Outside's five-part series on the Shape of Your Life, learn how to fortify your core and improve strength.
In the third installment of Outside's five-part series on the Shape of Your Life, learn how to become a mindful, well-rounded athlete through improved flexibility.
Your foundation is built. It's time to unleash the powerful athlete within.
We asked four top fitness coaches for their tape-it-to-the-fridge-door advice. Here's what they told us. (Bonus: We kick your excuses to the curb.)
Weeks five through eight of The Shape of Your Life focus on functional strength.
In the first installment of Outside's five-part series, learn to build your endurance through heart-rate training.
7. STRENGTHGAMBETTA PRESCRIBES HIGH REPS with low weight (meaning greater control) over big heft. Using dumbbells each weighing 10 percent or less of your personal poundage corrects strength...