Fit to the Core

LISTEN UP: There's way more to achieving peak fitness than strength and cardio training. Here's how to unite body, mind, and soul to transform yourself into a Whole Athlete

You think sweat and pain are going to make this your best year ever? Guess what, pal—it's bigger than that. Much bigger. You need to recalibrate your tunnel-vision concept of health and fitness. You need a better way.

The whole athlete: ultramarathoner Dean Karnazes practices long-term health at Dunton Hot Springs, Colorado

Breath In. Breath Out.
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Wellness Secrets of Adventure Athletes

PLUS: The best urban retreats, luxe international adventures, a spa virgin takes the plunge, a primer on the brave new world of wellness, life on 1,500 calories a day, and a guide to good skin care.

Wellness Resolution
Make 2004 your best fitness year ever by heeding the advice of outdoor athletes like kayaker Eric Jackson and mountain biker Tinker Juarez.

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