Alisa Smith

Meet Prof. Popsicle

Gordon Giesbrecht didn't become the world's leading authority on hypothermia by sitting around the campfire. He got there by leaping into frozen lakes, injecting ice water into his veins, and taking...

Get Your Hands on Me

She's pinching, you're flinching—just in time, professional advice for DIY massage

Top Performance Touch-Up

Your well-tailored fitness program may be missing something important—a regular massage. Here's our hands-on guide to the right rub.

Hitting the Wall

LAST FALL, 20-year-old human fly Chris Sharma clawed up the first 80 feet of limestone on Biographie Extensiona 70-move, 140-foot climbing route in Ceuse, south of Grenoble, France, that has yet to...

Balancing Acts

If you haven't yet teetered on a Bongo Board, cruised a virtual powder fun aboard a Versafitter, of even just straddled a wobbly Swiss ball, your workouts lack a key new ingredient.