Strength

The Next Urban Sports Craze

Indoor climbing could soon replace spin class as the urban professional’s sport of choice—and that has marketers salivating.

Should Rock Climbers Be Worried About Doping?

As climbing moves toward its shot at the Olympics, the stakes are rising for the next generation of athletes. Will the temptation to get an edge be too much for some of them to handle?

Strength Exercises

Weeks five through eight of The Shape of Your Life focus on functional strength.

The Shape of Your Life: Month Three

In the third installment of Outside's five-part series on the Shape of Your Life, learn how to become a mindful, well-rounded athlete through improved flexibility.

Lung Power

Controlled, rhythmic breathing benefits your life beyond sports

Strike a Pose

Power yoga poses for weeks nine through 12 of The Shape of Your Life

Home Stretch

Weeks nine through 12 of The Shape of Your Life focus on flexibility.

Power Play

In the fourth installment of Outside's five-part series on the Shape of Your Life, learn how to develop speed and power to tap your full physical potential.

Upward Bound

The following two-part workout is designed to improve your overall speed and quickness.

Plug Yourself In

In month four of The Shape of Your Life, add three Olympic-style lifts to your ongoing Tuesday and Thursday strength routine.