Alisa Smith

Alisa Smith

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Meet Prof. Popsicle

Gordon Giesbrecht didn't become the world's leading authority on hypothermia by sitting around the campfire. He got there by leaping into frozen lakes, injecting ice water into his veins, and taking...

Alisa Smith
Jan 1, 2003

Get Your Hands on Me

She's pinching, you're flinching—just in time, professional advice for DIY massage

Alisa Smith
Nov 1, 2001

Top Performance Touch-Up

Your well-tailored fitness program may be missing something important—a regular massage. Here's our hands-on guide to the right rub.

Alisa Smith
Nov 1, 2001

Hitting the Wall

LAST FALL, 20-year-old human fly Chris Sharma clawed up the first 80 feet of limestone on Biographie Extensiona 70-move, 140-foot climbing route in Ceuse, south of Grenoble, France, that has yet to...

Alisa Smith
Jan 7, 2001

Balancing Acts

If you haven't yet teetered on a Bongo Board, cruised a virtual powder fun aboard a Versafitter, of even just straddled a wobbly Swiss ball, your workouts lack a key new ingredient.

Alisa Smith and Nick Heil
Jan 1, 2001