For regular guys, slam-dunking seems like an impossible dream. But the quest to soar is a fitness jackpot.
How can I get ripped fast?
How many training days can I skip before I fall out of shape?
How often should an endurance athlete lift weights?
The Dunk-Master Regimen
Want to dunk a basketball? No? How about maximizing your performance in every sport you do? We thought you'd be interested in that. The following training program was followed by writer Josh McHugh, who writes about his quest to dunk a basketball in the March issue of Outside. Adhere to it the way Josh did, and you may remake yourself into a bone-a-fide
Intro / Monday & Tuesday
Steve Ilg's Wholistic Fitness for the Weekend Warrior
Los Angeles-based coach and author Steve Ilg (Total Body Transformation, Hyperion 2004) has spent the last 20 years honing a workout program that combines the best of strength, focus, balance, endurance, and flexibility for athletes
Karen Merrill's Basic Training - Explained
In the January issue of Outside magazine personal trainer and elite triathlete Karen Merrill put together a strength program that only requires a set of weights and an adjustable bench. Here we'll give you her program again with step-by-step instructions to every exercise.
What Is Fit?
...And Look Good Doing It
Bringing It All Back Home
If you lived here, you'd be fit now! Our three high-style gyms will take you there.
The Spartan Loft
Hone the core essentials of ample strength and a high aerobic threshold in this no-fuss space saver
The Performance Lab
Discover a new level of total fitness in this choice cross-training environment