Virginia Sole-Smith’s new book, ‘Fat Talk: Parenting in the Age of Diet Culture,’ takes an unflinching look at fatphobia and how it affects our collective ideas about health
In an excerpt from her forthcoming book, ‘Up to Speed: The Groundbreaking Science of Women Athletes,’ longtime Outside contributor Christine Yu argues that female athletes deserve their own benchmarks for athletic success.
Athletes of all levels have considered whether their choice of birth control might influence how they train, recover, and perform. But the answer is complicated. Here’s what you need to know.
Bones are made of dynamic tissues that need stress, just not too much, says one of the world’s best ultrarunners
Critiques about body size and type can not only cause physical and mental harm but also reinforce implicit gatekeeping in sports
These tools are suitable for beginners and hard-charging athletes alike
Since Mary Cain spoke out about the Nike Oregon Project in 2019, a growing wave of young runners have come forward with their own allegations of negligent coaching and toxic team cultures across the sport
The long-distance, virtual Womxn Run the Vote relay isn't just about covering the miles. It's also creating a new vision for feminism that is inclusive.
A handful of apps are rebranding the menstrual cycle as a female athlete's untapped superpower. Here's what you need to know about them.
Doctors take an oath to do no harm. But in her book, 'Sex Matters,' emergency medicine physician Alyson McGregor explains how doctors are unintentionally harming women by practicing a model of medicine based on men.
Starting this year, men and women will earn the same prize money on the Freeride World Tour
The law will soon mandate equal pay for men and women in athletic events on California state lands. But legislators may have missed an opportunity to make broader inroads on gender equity in sports.
And new research shows it may be one reason why women tear their ACLs more often than men
A public condemnation of the SHIFT Festival's attempts to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion is indicative of broader issues in the outdoor industry
Spending time in nature is increasingly considered legitimate medicine, and doctors and insurance carriers are treating it as such. But how exactly can we expect this movement to play out—and affect our wallets and gear purchases—in the future?
There's been a recent wave of new policies that support female athletes, with benefits like equal prize money, salary minimums, and maternity leave. Are these measures enough?
Conventional wisdom about running contains a lot of falsehoods. This is the truth behind the top 10 running myths.
Athletes at Rowan University were banned from running in sports bras because it “distracted” the football team. The incident highlights a much bigger issue about policing women’s bodies.
For years, female athletes have relied on training protocols, injury guidelines, and nutrition plans based on research conducted with men. That's starting to change.
Shalane Flanagan and Elyse Kopecky are back with a new cookbook filled with the recipes that fueled Flanagan's historic win at the New York City Marathon
Garmin and Apple are among a recent wave of companies who’ve entered the stress tracking market. Do the products live up to their claims?
For serious performance gains, focus below your ankles
Researchers at Stanford and UCLA are teaching college distance runners that when it comes to staying injury-free, what they eat matters
For more than a decade, the educator and filmmaker has been championing women from marginalized communities who are making a difference in the outdoors
For many, the female athlete triad has stood in the way of lasting success in sports, but researchers are finally starting to understand the condition better—and help women avoid the long-term consequences
More women in the running community are beginning to speak out about amenorrhea