The 2015 Zero to Hero Project

Whatever daredevilry you aim to master, you can go from beginner to expert a lot faster than you think.

An Ode to the Falling, Often Failing, Newbie Athlete

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Gear Up

The Tech That'll Put You on the Podium

Your iPhone Needs a Leash
Mar 3, 2015

Your iPhone Needs a Leash

On the chairlift, in a kayak, at the crag, we’ve all dropped our phones. This handy tether prevents the device from hitting the deck.
The Only Wearables We Want
Feb 25, 2015

The Only Wearables We Want

XensAir collects all of your data—airtime, speed, vert, distance and force—to help you become a better athlete.
This Watch Knows How Fit You Are
Feb 20, 2015

This Watch Knows How Fit You Are

You may be able to fool the Body Mass Index, but you can't hide from the electrical impulse.
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Above-Average Editors

An Ode to the Falling, Often Failing, Newbie Athlete
Feb 15, 2015

An Ode to the Falling, Often Failing, Newbie Athlete

Beginners, we have a secret for you. You don't need high-end gear or a fancy training plan to get better at skiing, running, or climbing. All you have to do is embrace the embarrassment and the pain—and don't forget to laugh. Trust us: It'll be good for your brain.
That Which Does Not Kill You...
Feb 3, 2009

That Which Does Not Kill You...

...makes you stronger, smarter, healthier, and—let's face it—more interesting. Just ask research editor Ryan Krogh, who volunteered for a cage fight.
Zero to Hero: Above-Average Joes
Jan 25, 2008

Zero to Hero: Above-Average Joes

Whatever daredevilry you aim to master, you can go from zero to hero a lot faster than you think. Join our brave, bruised guinea pigs on their quests to prove that, with a little time and energy (and the right coach), any bum can be a badass.
Fuel Up

Eat Like a Champion

Mark Bittman's Favorite Recipes for Athletes
Mar 4, 2013

Mark Bittman's Favorite Recipes for Athletes

From paleo to gluten-free, fueling an active day is more confusing than ever. Until now. Simplify your options with long-time food columnist and bestselling author Mark Bittman’s delicious new plan.
Novices

Learn from Our Pain

Feb 13, 2015

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