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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

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

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

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.

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