Paul Scott

Paul Scott


The Outside Guide to Food

Whether your goal is more energy, a happier bod, or a competitive edge for work and play, our seven steps will change the way you think about food.

Andy Irons, surfing workout

Surfing's Iron Man

World Champion surfer Andy Irons—our May coverboy—has a pre-season workout that proves pro-surfing's not for slackers. See if you can keep up.

Fortified to Thrive

Are the vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients packed into everything you chug and chew the real secret to becoming a finely tuned sports superstar? Turn the page.

Tricky Time

When it comes to winter sports, there are skills, and there are skillz. We're talking about catching big air off the halfpipe, making like Apolo Ohno on skate-skis, building a perfect snow ramp for...

Big-wave surf legend Laird Hamilton pursues adventure and fitness with equal passion.

You Need a New Strategy

Get ready to maximize the endurance, strength, flexibility, speed, and power you never knew you had in this five-part series from Outside.

E = You, Lean and Mean²

Forget what you've heard about calories, pounds, carbs, or miles—the adventure athlete's real secret to optimal weight is all about energy management

Smooth Moves

Train as hard as you want, but until you've tapped the secrets of top-notch form you'll be all go and no flow

The Fit List

Come, stymied climbers, stalling cyclists, and ragged runners--behold the year's top ten fitness trends. We promise they'll punch up your performance.

Put Some Heart Into It

Calling all fitness Luddites and low-tech aerobic warriors—it's time to change your ways. Let us unlock the mysteries of heart-rate training and help you maximize your workouts.

Gym Now, Crag Later

Cooler weather means it's time to take your climbing into the gym. Here's a definitive guide to the gear and techniques of indoor walls—to ready you for the outdoor crags come spring.