Ryan Brandt

Ryan Brandt


The Spinal Frontier

Rule number one for total physical fitness? Where your back goes, all else follows. Keep yours in top shape with our guide to strength, flexibility, and injury treatment.

Ryan Brandt and Nick Heil
Feb 16, 2007

Rapid Rewards

No time? No equipment? No excuses. Our experts kick your training into overdrive with customized 30-minute workouts for every harried athlete.

Ryan Brandt
Jan 18, 2007

Virtually Fit

What happens when training goes digital? Your workouts get real.

Ryan Brandt and Justin Nyberg
Sep 29, 2006

Hot Properties

From a desert oasis to high-mountain thermal springs, these ten atmospheric getaways cut the winter chill.

Amy Marr, Mark Schrope, Ki Bassett, Meg Lukens Noonan, Laurel Miller, Kate Siber, Adam Skolnick, Ryan Brandt, and Katie Arnold
Aug 21, 2006

Your Gym Has Clean Sheets

Want a spin bike delivered to your room? Get that and more with our guide to staying fit on the road.

Ryan Brandt
Jul 17, 2006

Crash and Return

You're gonna get hurt—count on it. Here are the new smart fixes for those inevitable breaks, tears, and strains.

Ryan Brandt
Mar 1, 2006


When it comes to adventure kingdoms, all roads eventually lead to California. Here's where to find the Golden State's secret stash.

Justin Nyberg, H. Thayer Walker, and Ryan Brandt
Jan 4, 2006

The Daredevil Gene

Fear for your life every time the surf picks up? Blame your heredity.

Ryan Brandt
Jan 1, 2006

The Believers

The future doesn't just happen. The next frontiers of adventure, fitness, gear, and sport are crafted by bold visionaries with world-changing dreams—and the minds and muscles to make them real...

Conrad Anker, Alison Fromme, Gabriel Sherman, Anthony Cerretani, Michael Behar, Melinda Mahaffey, Frederick Reimers, Dimity McDowell, Lolly Merrell, Justin Nyberg, Ryan Brandt, Mark Schrope, Skip Card, Kate Siber, Jason Daley, Stephanie Pearson, Jason Stevenson, and Sara Blask
Dec 1, 2005

The Hot List

Dispatches Special: 2006 Ski and Snowboard Report

Christopher Solomon, Lindsay Yaw, Gordy Megroz, Grayson Schaffer, Tim Neville, Nick Heil, Grant Davis, Monique Ryan, Ryan Brandt, and Anthony Cerretani
Nov 1, 2005

Dropping the Ball

As adventure goes mainstream, a new crop of youth teams takes root. Can climbing moms be far behind?

Ryan Brandt
Oct 1, 2005

Inside Out

Americans spent $200 BILLION on home renovations in 2004, and a full third of that went outdoors—to patios, decks, pools, and the latest rage in home upgrades: the outdoor room. With built-in...

Ryan Brandt
Aug 1, 2005

Fit to Drive

WHEN TONY KANAAN lines up for the Indianapolis 500 on May 29, chances are he'll have one of the slowest heartbeats on the grid—and not because of overconfidence. The 30-year-old Brazilian uses...

Ryan Brandt
Jun 1, 2005

Shirt Circuit

For the U.S. military, there are no priorities higher than troop readiness and efficiency of field medical treatment. A remarkable new tool for improving both could be new combat T-shirts that allow...

Ryan Brandt
May 1, 2005