Now's the time to dial in your perfect world, one with stronger fitness, less stress, more fun, better health, and all the adventure you can handle. Sound too good to be true? Let endurance king Dean Karnazes and our five-part action plan guide you to greatness—then get ready for your best year ever.
GET FIT, EAT RIGHT
If your body is where you want it, the rest will follow
The Dean Machine: Meet Dean Karnazes, whose morning routine includes running 20 miles before breakfast
The Conscientious Ingestor: Dietary solutions to bloated belly, the 4 P.M. meltdown, and more
The Best Offense: Four exercises that strengthen your defenses against injury
Run the Numbers: Has your performance plateaued? Visit the data doctor.
Don't Be a Working Stiff: Add some easy energizing action to your workday habits
Acting on your wanderlust will work wonders
Give Yourself a Hall Pass & Spread the Love: Create more time off and include an altruistic mission
Commit to a Yearly Expedition & Rent Globally: Kayak in Uruguay, or rent a house in Croatia
Because a little bit of effort can make a world of difference
It's Good for You: Givers live longer and lead healthier, less stressful lives
Share Your Sport: Whether your passion is ice climbing, sailing, or cycling, share it with someone