Gretchen Reynolds

The 10 Biggest Fitness Myths

Do you stretch before going on a run? What about ­after? Do you guzzle electrolytes to stave off muscle cramps? Are you thinking about throwing your running shoes in the trash to go barefoot? Does...

Heal Thyself

Some believe a concentrated injection of your own blood can help heal sports injuries. Does science agree?

Brave New Body

Vascular implants, bionic eyes: a survey of the cutting-edge techniques rebooting human performance.

Brave New Body

Vascular implants, bionic eyes: a survey of the cutting-edge techniques rebooting human performance.

Brave New Body

Vascular implants, bionic eyes: a survey of the cutting-edge techniques rebooting human performance.

The Stand

The caffeine-free, fully cleansed, take-your-nap, buff-as-hell guide to a whole new you.

31 Ways to Better Health

The caffeine-free, fully cleansed, take-your-nap, buff-as-hell guide to a whole new you.

Biting Back

An infamous mosquito-borne illness once again rears its ugly head

Talk Dirty to Me

Alison Dunlap's mud-splattered affair with the sport of cyclocross

Hitting the Wall

Track and field's unsportsmanlike collision with drugs and cheating

A Spritz of Glitz

Rodeo kayaking's effort to transform itself into a mainstream sport

Tentmaking It

Dream Jobs, Outside magazine, December 1999 | Tentmaking It

Sailor Song

Dream Jobs, Outside magazine, December 1999 | Sailor Song

Blinded by the Light

A new survey reveals that in America's national parks, darkness no longer descends upon the land