Strength

CrossFit, Your Insecurity Is Showing

You do not cross CrossFit. I knew because I'd read about it. And had seen their work on Outside's Facebook wall. But it wasn't real to me. It is now.

The Six-Pack Abs Sham

For years, we’ve been discussing the media’s role in distorting female body image. Dozens of studies and campaigns have fingered Photoshopped images in women’s emotional, mental, and physical health...

You Don't Need the Gym

In this #WickedWednesdayWorkout, you’ll work on upper- and lower-body strength and mix it in with some high-intensity spurts. In the final stretch, you’ll have to push your body when it’s already...

The Radical New Guard of Fitness

They want to rethink the way we workout, build our gyms, fuel, and collect data. And they're coming for you next.

10 Timeless Fitness Laws

In the not-so-distant past, the outdoors was your gym. Watches? They tracked time, not activity. Yet somewhere along the way, conventional wisdom got muddled with modern mechanisms. And the results...

How (and Why) to Flex Your Hips

A weekend run isn’t going to make up for your workday nine-to-fives. All that sitting causes serious problems with hip mobility, which are only exacerbated by the repetitive movements of endurance...

The Perfect Home Gym

Home-gym essentials to power you through winter’s doldrums

The Top 8 Fitness Trends of 2014

In 2013, we witnessed an explosion of mud runs, themed races, and activity trackers. This year, the group fun continues, while new tech will make those Fitbits, Fuelbands, and Jawbones look like...