Endurance

The Fittest Real Athletes in America

Serious careers? Check. Committed to their families? Check. Able to beat the pros at their own game? You know it. Five hard-charging desk jocks who manage to do it all share the secrets of their...

The Right Way to Recover After the Crash

When a skull makes contact with a hard surface, damage control happens in a rush. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) often require immediate surgery, and even during the slow recovery process an urgent...

Coach's Orders: Turn Off Your Wi-Fi

Outside catches up with the author of "Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health, and Life" to find out if it's possible to train at a high level while having a family, job, and life outside the...

OCR's Energizer Bunny: Brad Kloha

Brad Kloha refused to quit. His body told him to. His mind did too. And more than a few loved ones face-palmed when they’d see him hobbling around after races, knees wrapped in ice. But he kept going...

The Next Big Thing

Kai Lenny is a 21-year-old hailing from Paia, Hawaii who also happens to be the breakout star of the SUP world, having paddled his way to six world titles.

Turning Climbers Into Real Athletes

Climbers typically have little understanding of basic training principles. And changing that will unleash a whole new breed of alpine expert.

How to Beat the Blerch

When The Oatmeal comic-strip author Matthew Inman first started running, he invented an invisible fat cherub called the Blerch. Years later, after he’d logged hundreds of miles and shed his extra...

The Most Punishing Man in Fitness

On a sprawling farm in Vermont, Spartan Race founder Joe De Sena runs a business and a fitness crusade. He'll train anyone who shows up, with one major caveat: You must submit to his every cruel and...

How Josiah Middaugh Dominates Multisport Races

Multisport athlete Josiah Middaugh kayaked, ran, mountain biked and road biked all the way to a combined-event time that led him to the pinnacle of Mountain Games titles—Ultimate Mountain Challenge...

Did George Hincapie Save Cycling?

In his new memoir, George Hincapie delves into his past, examining his relationship with Lance Armstrong and his own choice to take performance-enhancing drugs. In an extended interview, he explains...