Give your liver a break and you may gain a performance advantage, too

The season's hottest flavors are spruce, pine, and juniper. Here's where to taste them.

Kris Mychasiw represents the only two professional athletes in the sport—and he sees a much bigger future for those who can chug and run fast

Trained collectors are trekking into remote parts of the Southwest in hopes of discovering hardy new hops that can withstand warming temperatures

The healthiest items to order when you’re stuck with nothing but McDonalds or Wendy's

The 'Chile Pepper Bible' will have you grabbing for holy water as you fan the flames in your mouth

Eduardo Garcia almost died when he was shocked with 2,400 volts of electricity on a hike in 2011. Now he's back to foraging and hunting with more zeal than before, and he wants you to do the same.

Over-the-counter tests promise to cure your food-related ailments, but some question whether they work, and others warn they might do more harm than good. I decided to give one a shot to find out.

Some athletes swear by a once-a-week indulgence. Are they right?

The stars of 'Alaska: The Last Frontier' have created a cookbook full of their family's best recipes that offers homesteading inspiration to even the city-bound

It seems like everything in the grocery store is labeled "super." We dove into which foods are actually proven, by science, to be good for you and which ones are all hype.

The best runs, rides, climbs, and places to refuel in the Windy City

Trying to decide whether to lug that French press across three mountain passes? We tested six brew methods to determine which one makes the best cup of joe the most efficiently.

OK, one of them has a little bit of pumpkin in it. But that doesn't mean it's not really damn good.

Patagonia wants to change our food supply, starting with a brew that features a unique, sustainable new grain

The best runs, rides, climbs, and places to refuel in the city that never sleeps

They're a perfectly engineered camping food (there's scientific evidence somewhere), but you spend a lot of time around campfires. You should tweak the recipe every so often.

Seaweed farmers want Americans to eat the "kale of the sea" in more than just sushi, and there's good reason to take their advice

Our writer replaced all her protein with insects for a week to see how difficult, expensive, and tasty it can be. The result: a guide to the real-life, (mostly) non-gross-out logistics of being an insectivore.

A new list names the places where you’ll pay the least and most for a beer. We asked locals what the drinking culture is like in each.

Lumberjacks! Dinner! Adventure! What’s not to like?

This staple of dirtbags and endurance athletes gets a lot of love—and a lot of hate. Here’s why it just may be the most polarizing breakfast food.

From handing out bananas to beers, these hardy souls know how to lift racers’ spirits. And then there are the llamas.

New research calls beet juice’s magic powers into question—at least for certain athletes

All organic, adult-palate-approved ice cream that melts in your mouth, not in your backpack—sold by a guy living out of his van

A new book examines sex-specific fueling, the role of female hormones in performance, and why you're probably not eating enough carbs

Increase your MPG (meals per gallon) this summer with these rules for finding the best road food.

Consider it your guide to eating better in the backcountry

Organ meats are good for the environment, good for performance, and ethically the right thing to do. Now, top chefs aren’t the only ones trying to convince people that offal isn’t awful.

Special release IPAs, a sizzling international beer market, and beer shakes make this summer the best one yet for craft lovers

You didn’t come to this barbecue to make friends. You came to become cornhole champion. A lifetime of bragging rights is yours with these tips from bona fide lawn game experts.

Strategies to ensure that no matter where you are and how sober (or not) you want to remain, you'll like what's in your cup

In the Alps, ski guides herd both tourists and cows. And they're a case study for a dual lifestyle that keeps small farms thriving.

Never try to out-drink a chef and other assorted tales of woe

From seafood curry to cricket-raspberry oatmeal, your next campfire meal is about to get a little more tasty

No, you’re not actually an expert on good coffee. But you can become one. We asked food scientists how we can use our brains when we talk about our taste buds.

Thanks to a high protein and fiber content, spent brewing grains make energy bars that will give you a serious (non-alcoholic) buzz

If you like trail over track (and if you like to hold onto the contents of your stomach), beer relays are where it's at

Stay fueled without feeling stuffed with one of these quick-and-easy options

A runner cannot exist on sports drinks alone. Here's how to refuel on your toughest runs.

There's more to life than drinking smoothies after every run. Here are 10 great options to help you rebuild after tough workouts.

Last winter, a federal government report acknowledged a long-standing pattern of sexual harassment against female river guides employed by the National Park Service in the Grand Canyon. But no official account can capture the day-to-day realities of that harmful environment. Here, three former Park Service river guides recount what they endured, and discuss what needs to change.

With some smart strategizing, you can make seven healthy dinners a week without missing a single workout

A new book simplifies the complicated decision of how to buy ethical salmon—and how to make it with a citrus-dill-vodka marinade

The most hardcore cold-weather pastime is evolving, and food is at the forefront of its evolution

The beloved Bombardier snowcoaches are headed to the auction block

We went straight to its birthplace to learn about the infamous (possibly hallucinatory) liquor—so you know exactly how nervous you should be to drink it

A recently released report details how officials plan to address hostile working conditions on the river

Here’s your cheat sheet for stoking the furnace during winter workouts

A few Alaskan outdoorsmen (and women) are trying to make distilling sexy enough for prime time. Have they figured out where everyone else has failed?

What to know before you wake and make coffee

Ditch the beer can, save the world (pretty much)

Small-batch chocolatiers are looking to ancient civilizations to revive a forgotten elixir

That shaker pint you get at the bar is doing your tastebuds no favors, and craft glassware makers want to change that

The best way to avoid hangover pain is to drink sensibly. But if you can’t follow that rule, we tested the most recent products to take a shot at relief.

It's a different kind of nostalgia when you're out in the backcountry (or out of the country) and trying to preserve the holiday spirit—but these adventurers did their best and lived to tell the tale

Flow yoga takes on a whole new meaning when it's the suds that are flowing

Step one, drain the keg. Step two, get super strong.

Stuff their face, not their stocking, this year

Nutritionists and pro athletes all worship at the altar of the orange tuber. Will cocktail enthusiasts be the next to join?

Asheville, North Carolina, has figured out the best way to lure new breweries: offer great places to play outside

Military scientists are helping to make backcountry meals a bit less miserable—for all of us

Thanks to preppers and innovations in freeze-dried delicacies, you can cook a full holiday dinner in the backcountry. Here’s how.

A new book takes a look at the additives in our foods—one white powder at a time.

California just approved the roving bars—here’s why your state should go for them too

Ditch pre-packed camping food with this cookbook for the backcountry

The race is on to try and map out a family tree of brews. Whether or not it will help you be a more informed consumer is up for debate.

Don't let the children's book concept fool you. This guide aims to help you decode your next glass of the strong stuff.

A Vermont hotel plans to put scavenged deer and moose meat to good use

A nationwide survey of riders suggests that they aren’t as crafty as you might expect

(No, not that kind of baking)

It's a predictable but delicious fun-run phenomenon. All that's left to figure out is: How concerned should you be that it'll kill you?

'The Craft Beer Bites Cookbook' is proof you should add brews to your recipes more often

Brewtein is designed to help athletes relax after a hard gym session while aiding muscle recovery

A new interactive guide makes it easier to get your post-workout buzz on

America's most iconic park pairs perfectly with America's favorite beverage

It's possible to make a beer-flavored, non-alcoholic syrup with ingredients you already have in your kitchen

Hot Springs, in Arkansas, opened a local craft beer bar earlier this year