Erin Beresini

Erin Beresini

Author's Bio

Erin Beresini (@eberesini) is Outside's Fit List columnist, and author of new book Off Course: Inside the Mad, Muddy World of Obstacle Course Racing. She lives in Los Angeles with 10 bikes and a dresser full of spandex. (Website:

The Cult of Biohacking

Biohacking promises performance boosts through everything from superfoods to data tracking and fringe technology. Are biohackers on the leading edge of science or just trying to make a quick buck? A...

Six Quick Happiness Fixes

These simple strategies will boost your mood, get you outdoors, and help you spend more time doing what you love.

Tough Mudder Announces New Obstacles

Tough Mudder announced today a rebranding of sorts. It includes all-new obstacles at 2015 events, expansion into Mexico, and the addition of five- to eight-mile city events called Urban Mudders.

The Foam Roller Is Your Workout Frenemy

First, some praise for the device that's become a staple of every runner’s self-help/torture plan: It’s very nice. “The bigger problem,” Barb Hoogenboom says, “is that foam rolling is putting a Band-...

Your Desk Will Save You. Here's How.

Super-engineered chairs created to cure back pain 10 years ago were so comfortable that no one got up. Today, concerned ergonomists like Dr. Mark Benden are championing standing as a way to cure the...

How the New York Times Got Fitness Wrong

New York Times Magazine contributor Heather Havrilesky attempts to paint the CrossFit-fueled turn toward functional fitness as the latest fitness fad—a troubling turn toward the extreme that is no...

How to Grow a Super-Athlete

As a species, we're living longer and having fewer children. And that's a fantastic development for amateur athletes—and society as a whole.

The New Injury-Proofing Rules for Runners

Renown physical therapist Kelly Starrett lays out movement standards for runners. Meet them, and you'll stay out of his office. Don't meet them, and you shouldn't be running.