David Ferry

David Ferry

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The EPA Is Gutting Regulations That Keep Us Safe

If you've only followed the drama of Scott Pruitt and his replacement at the EPA, you only know half the story. Environmental regulations are under attack all across America, and the siege is just...

David Ferry
Aug 7, 2018

Sunny Stroeer's FKT on Annapurna Circuit Is Crazy

Runner, mountaineer, and all-around fastest woman you've never heard of Suzanne "Sunny" Stroeer recently crushed the women's speed record on the Annapurna Circuit, a punishing Himalayan trail that...

David Ferry
Jan 16, 2018

How to Boost Your Microbiome

Wondering how to ensure that your gut is healthy? We're here to answer your most pressing questions.

David Ferry
Jan 15, 2018

The High-Performance Secrets Inside Athletes' Guts

It seems like every day, a new study claims to show how your microbiome influences the way your body converts food into energy, responds to illness, or handles inflammation. But as scientists are...

David Ferry
Jan 15, 2018

Does Your Gut Hold the Secret to Performance?

The microbes in our digestive systems can affect everything from our mental health to our weight and vulnerability to disease. So why not athletic performance? New science is set to revolutionize the...

David Ferry
Jan 15, 2018

A Private Landowner Almost Cut Off the PCT

In January 2015, the Pacific Crest Trail Association got a letter from the owner of a 402-acre plot of land near Stevens Pass, roughly 75 miles east of Seattle. The landowner, a family trust, held...

David Ferry
Nov 29, 2017

Everything You Need for a High-Tech Barbecue

Used to be grilling was a dark art. The coals had to be just so, the sauce made from a recipe handed down through the generations. It made for good eats, but it was time-consuming and, frankly, a...

David Ferry
Jul 5, 2017

Why Do We Love Extreme Sports?

Beyond the presumptions of people having death wishes or being irresponsible, a psychologist tries to unpack our true motivations

David Ferry
May 9, 2017

It’s Time to Let Certain Animals Go Extinct

Conservationists don’t have enough money to save all the endangered species. How do we decide which ones live, and which ones die? A controversial new system for choosing may be coming to America...

David Ferry
Apr 25, 2017