Gordy Megroz is an Outside correspondent and a former Outside editor. He lives in Jackson, Wyoming. Follow him on Twitter: @GordyMegroz.
Olympic U.S. water polo team center John Mann trains his brain by playing games with his mind.
Recently, 22-year-old U.S. cycling phenom Taylor Phinney has been chasing his training rides with a 20-minute broil in a 160-degree sauna.
This summer in London, Trek will debut the lightest mountain-bike frame ever built.
To help U.S. hurdler Lolo Jones capture the gold medal she was supposed to win in Beijing, sponsor Red Bull designed a diagnostic tool that requires Jones to attach 39 sensors the size of Ping-Pong...
A golf ball was the inspiration for the tracksuit that some Nike athletes, including Allyson Felix and Oscar Pistorius, could be wearing in London.
Height is a distinct advantage in the high jump: tall guys don’t have to put as much air between their feet and the ground to get their center of mass over the seven-plus-foot bar. Which is why it’s...
Oscillation has been linked to muscle fatigue, something Arena’s Powerskin Carbon Pro and Tyr’s Carbon Short John (right) should help mitigate.
London is being called the Twitter Olympics—there were more Olympics-related tweets on one day in May than there were during the entire Beijing Games. Here are the tweeps and tools that matter.
If we’ve learned anything from professional cyclists, it’s that cheaters can figure out a way to beat any test. That’s why, about three years ago, the World Anti-Doping Agency began a program it...
Tracking Olympic cash flow in the run-up to London.
Charting the career arcs of six of the biggest Olympic stars: Usain Bolt, Misty May-Treanor, Michael Phelps, Amanda Beard, Oscar Pistorius, and Missy Franklin.
From magic coatings that repel water to wired ski poles, these are the four innovations of tomorrow.
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Endurance athletes have been chasing a natural oxygen boost for decades. The answer may be as simple as eating your vegetables.
The jury is still out on dosage guidelines for nitrates and beta-alanine, but here are recommendations from two top nutritionists