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Fuel All Your Adventures With This Holiday Sale
In an excerpt from his new book ‘The Comfort Crisis,’ journalist Michael Easter travels to Bhutan to learn about how confronting death head-on can lead to a more fulfilled life
The pandemic is prompting activity-tracking companies to pivot from personal to public health
The military is rethinking physical training and overhauling its classic fitness test. Think you have what it takes?
Signs that your coffee habit is doing more harm than good
Keep calm and snack on
What you eat changes how you feel. These foods are the best for your brain
It's the one-stop shop for healthy fuel. Here's a grocery list, plus meal ideas for how to best use the store's cheap, high-quality ingredients.
We asked a writer to spend one month going as hard as he wanted to—or didn't want to. Here's what he found.
The easiest way to recover from the grind is to follow this basic formula, then get creative with the add-ons
It's basically the best performance food on the planet
When in doubt, reach for these science-backed ingredients
Sure, eating less is the main driver of weight loss, but nailing the right amount of shut-eye each night helps too
Oats, eggs, and coffee reign supreme
It isn't the answer to all your muscle-building woes, but it is a smart nutrition option for outdoor athletes. Fact is, you likely can't get enough protein without it.
Use a slow cooker to make the perfect post-workout meal
*With some important caveats
Plus, a case for changing the way you think about calories
You don't need to scour the shelves for "healthy" foods. Sometimes the processed stuff is best.
Fancy workout studios and alternative fitness methods are having a moment. We determined which ones will truly bring you closer to your goals as an outdoor athlete.
Simplify your mobility routine
Your simple guide to using the supplement the right way
Beau Kittredge is fittest athlete you’ve never heard of. Here’s what a day in his life looks like.
Plain old spuds are the original superfood. We should all be eating more of them.
These exercises are perfect for the outdoor athlete looking to get stronger and faster while staying injury-free
Among other things: potatoes are the shit, junk food is OK, and everything you know about serving sizes is wrong
And it wore me out
Hack your indoor training to help you set new PRs in the wild
And more effective
This three-minute routine will make you faster and stronger and help keep you injury-free
Just a few quick moves will set up your body to perform at its best in any sport and keep you injury-free while you work
More than a century ago, strongman Adrian Peter Schmidt published a book claiming he could get you fit with just 15 minutes of work per day. We put that claim to the test.
Blood analysis! Fat burning! Centenarians and pockets full of bacon! All that, plus six more of the biggest fitness trends from this year.