Scott Rosenfield

Scott Rosenfield

Scott Rosenfield (@ScottRosenfield) is a Level 2 USA Cycling Coach and Outside's Online Editor.

A Longtime Fitness Editor Does Some Soul Searching

One of the leading labs in health and food science is under fire for shoddy research. The implications for the science community and journalists who report on the field are vast. But how much does...

The Best Fitness Trackers of 2017

The newest crop of wearables are cleverer than ever. [photo]2121936[/photo] Spire The Spire won’t measure heart rate or really anything beyond the number of steps you’ve...

Apple’s Fitness Guru Opens Up About the Watch

In his first extended interview since Apple hired him to help launch the Watch, the company’s director of fitness and health insists activity tracking is overrated, elite athletes have a sitting...

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What the Apple Watch Means for Fitness Tech

What does the Apple Watch mean for the hardcore fitness nerds out there? Well, there’s still a whole lot we don’t know since it won’t actually be available until the Spring of 2015, but what we do...

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Why the U.S. Speedskaters Didn't Win Olympic Gold

Sidestepping direct criticism of Under Armour, U.S. Speedskating blamed the late introduction of the company's suits, the squad's high-altitude training program, and a lack of data collection for the...

Peter Matthiessen Dies at 86

Peter Matthiessen, a novelist and naturalist, died Saturday at the age of 86 from leukemia. A three-time winner of the National Book Award, co-founder of The Paris Review,  and contributor to...

Cyclist Ryder Hesjedal Admits to Doping

Canadian Ryder Hesjedal, the 2012 winner of the Giro d'Italia, admitted to doping ten years ago under the direction of discredited former yellow jersey wearer Michael Rasmussen Tuesday.