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Outside magazine, June 1994 The Perfect Summer: Call Me Mr. Ribs The last word on barbecue By Brad Wetzler If God is in the details, it’s a holy man who finger-massages his spareribs before laying them over the coals. I know.

Outside magazine, August 1999 BUYING RIGHT Big Beats Writ Small CYBERTUNES Maybe you’re into filipino folk, or Chicago blues, or both. You can find it in cyberspace…

Fitness for the Outside Athlete, December 1996 Training: How to go Deep By John L. Stein If snorkeling is like viewing the moon through a telescope, free diving is like making a lunar landing. It’s an extension of snorkeling that can set you…

Bodywork, July 1998 Pulling It All Together To boost your upper-body strength, go with a classic By Lolly Merrell In setting the world record for crossing the English Channel in 1978, Penny Lee Dean faced a lot of…

Outside magazine, September 1994 Strategies: See Spot’s Limits By Martha Thomas D‹…­ñ >þ þ˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜y˜˜˜ þ þþ ’þ˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜Root Entry ÀF G|5fž§ CompObj’˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜nWordDocument˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜ ƒObjectPool0Ê5fžº0ˆ5fž§˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜þ/0123þ˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜þ ÀFMicrosoft Word 6.0 Document MSWordDocWord.Document.6ô9²qþ˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜h`îP dð0 À`Ð…!î´ d0 t À`Ð…!î dt v À`…

Women Outside, Fall 1998 Beauty I Slough, Therefore I Am Words of wisdom from Nietzsche, Lao-tzu, and other skin-care experts By Mary Roach GEAR | TRAVEL | FITNESS |…

Outside Magazine, February 1995 Recovery: Massage’s Unscientific Secret By Dana Sullivan Six-time world-champion mountain biker John Tomac works massage therapy into a training regimen that also includes riding 20 hours a week in Durango’s hill country. “Massage seems to decrease my recovery time,” he…

Outside magazine, June 1996 Shouldering the Summer Load Before you climb, paddle, spike, or throw, make sure your shoulders are ready for the special strain of this season’s sports By Cory Johnson Christian griffith spent hours in the gym working every conceivable…

Outside magazine, July 1999 Stealing Home I found your recent article on dream towns (“Are You Where You Ought to Be?” May) quite interesting and wanted to raise two important issues everyone should consider before moving.

Outside magazine, May 1996 Strength To get solid down to your core, says Karch Kiraly, go many-and-light and large-and-small By Mark Jannot In the fall of 1994, Karch Kiraly was on his way to a fourth-straight Association of Volleyball Professionals MVP…

Are We There Yet? Games People Play (in cars) By Lisa Twyman Bessone Getting there is half the fun. Whoever coined that phrase obviously wasn’t traveling with a carload of kids. Here are a few items from our bag of…

Outside magazine, February 1996 Pumping 1,200: What It Takes By John Galvin Genes. Mark Henry hails from a long line of Brobdingnagians. His Great-Uncle Chudd stood six-foot-six and weighed 450 pounds. Mark mashed the scales at 220 by age ten. Maximum Bulk.

Outside magazine, May 1996 Next, It’s Time to Power Up Once you’ve laid a solid strength base, says Karch Kiraly, the next step is to work on power. The difference? “Strength is the ability to move really heavy objects,” he explains. “Power is the ability to…

Outside magazine, June 1995 Guide to Summer: Strike That Confident Pose Your knees are bent. Your arms are dangling. Your board is long. Now for the soul-arch bottom-turn… By Bucky McMahan This year, in large part because of the momentous, contemplative event…

Outside Magazine, October 1998 Predation A Talent for Killing The cruel links of the food chain, wonderfully revealed By Bernd Heinrich Every April since I was a kid, a pair of goshawks have built their nest in a…

Outside Magazine, November 1994 The Dry-Land Program of Champions By Dana Sullivan Basic training for the U.S. Ski Team isn’t all that basic. But closed kinetic-chain exercises and plyometrics, the team’s preseason staples, are easy to duplicate in any gym and provide the one-two…

Bodywork: Fitness for the Outside Athlete, November 1996 Training: The Prepared Snowboarder Tiptoeing past soreness this season By Sarah Bowen Shea Don’t be fooled by snowboarding’s carefree image. It is a sport, and you should train for it. “When I first…

Outside magazine, April 1995 Regimens: The Cure for Spinelessness By Dana Sullivan “The spine alone is really just a flimsy stack of bones,” says physiatrist Jeffrey Saal of Standford University. “It fully relies on the muscles and ligaments that surround it for support.” Here’s…

Outside magazine, June 1994 The Perfect Summer: Let Them Build Shacks A blueprint for constructing the most regal sand castle on the beach By Brian Alexander It’s sunny. You’re at the shore. There’s sand. There’s water. A sand castle is clearly…

Outside magazine, September 1994 Sports You Can (and Should) Do with Your Eyes Closed By Mark Jannot According to Gary Kamen, the motor-control expert at Boston University, most athletes spend too much time looking where they’re going. After all, it’s not your eyes that help you…

Fitness for the Outside Athlete, December 1996 Lowering the Bar To avoid the weight-room snooze, think sport-specific By Andrew Tilin Paddling | Cycling | Rock Climbing | Running |…

Outside magazine, July 1999 Take the Stairs The Diving Dig | The Cartwheel | The Figure Four | Take the Stairs | The Crossover Dribble…

Fitness special, August 1998 Bring It Home: Coach V’s Four Week Plan By Andrew Tilin Can’t make it to IPI? Well, you’re not getting off the hook that painlessly. For those too busy to come to him, Mark…

Outside magazine, January 1996 Regimens: Tuning Your Body’s Suspension By Dana Sullivan “Stretching and strengthening all of the ligaments, tendons, and muscles around the hips will stabilize the region,” says Dr. Lyle Micheli, author of The Sports Medicine Bible. In principle, Micheli approaches…

Outside magazine, April 1995 Climbing: Moves Like You’ve Never Seen Before By Douglas Gantenbein “You can have someone right there in your face when you climb,” says Michael Jacob Sinclair, a San Francisco-area pediatrician who’s pushing what he hopes will be the next big…

Outside magazine, June 1996 Regimens The Weight Way to Shoulder Stability By Cory Johnson There are only two sure ways to prevent shoulder injuries this summer: work shoulder-strengthening exercises into your routine, or stay on the couch. “The unnatural strain of summer…

Outside magazine, August 1995 Conditioning: Preparing for 100 Miles in 11 Saturdays Flat By Douglas Gantenbein Training for a century ride, the 100-mile benchmark of road-cycling fitness, doesn’t mean sacrificing much more of your life than spending several Saturdays in the saddle. In fact,…

Outside magazine, May 1996 40/30/30 To Go “One of the most common complaints I get,” says Phil Maffetone, “is from people who work a full-time job and say that they don’t have time to eat right.” To counter that claim, Maffetone has put together a menu…

Outside magazine, October 1994 Regimens: Don’t Forget the Little Muscles By Dana Sullivan They don’t have the bulging glamour of the body’s big guns–quads, hams, delts, pecs–but the so-called accessory muscles, such as rotator cuffs, hip abductors and adductors, and tibialis and soleus muscles, provide stability…

Fitness ’97, February 1997 Mental Training Ommmmmm, Ommmmmm? Hardly. Some of his former rivals, perhaps practicing a bit of diplomacy, like to call his approach “colorful.” Others, perhaps betraying a bit of jealousy, prefer the term “bizarre.” On one thing, however, they all…

Outside magazine, June 1995 Evaluation: Acupuncture for Athletes By Meredith Gould By now, any variety of chronic pain or malaise might have led you to an acupuncturist with hopes that some 3,000-year-old needlework would take over where twentieth-century medicine left off. If you walked…

Outside magazine, September 1995 Strategies: Breathing on a Gut Level By Suzanne Schlosberg If you’re a middle-of-the-pack runner or cyclist who wants to pull ahead, don’t hold your breath. That’s the advice that excercise physiologist Tim Moore has to offer, and it isn’t as…

The Downhill Report, December 1996 Best $5 Lunch BaseBox Restaurant, Mad River Glen, Vermont “We get a lot of telemarkers, and they tend to be, well, you know, tree-huggers,” says Basebox head chef Peter Thompson, explaining his large selection of vegetarian…

Outside magazine, February 1998 Workouts: The Birthplace of Skiing Our man in the Adirondacks skins his way to the East Coast’s first, but forgotten, backcountry terrain By Bill McKibben Back when American skiing was very, very young, the southern…

Outside magazine, September 1995 Blazes of Glory By Larry Burke Smokejumpers are a rare breed of professionals, experiencing daily trials and tribulations–not to mention a proximity to nature’s primeval forces–that would make most of us blanch. Every summer, armed with little more than parachutes…

Outside magazine, April 1995 How Low Do You Go? The Answers By Paul Kvinta Give yourself five points for each correct answer. If you score 40-45, John Muir would be proud of you; 35-39, don’t throw away your hiking boots, there’s hope;…

Outside magazine, June 1994 The Perfect Summer: A Tomato You Can Be Proud Of Secrets for sowing a prize winner By Todd Balf Some things can’t help but grow well. The tomato, in my experience, isn’t one of them. Tomatoes are…

Outside magazine, September 1994 Regimens: Stretching for the Long Run or Ride By Dana Sullivan Tis the season for marathons, centuries, and strained leg muscles. “I see a lot more pulled muscles in the fall,” says Tom Nance, an athletic trainer at the Cincinnati Sportsmedicine and…

Outside magazine, April 1997 It’s Hard to Eat Just One A brief and crunchy defense of entomophagy By Ian Frazier Showing off for the bridesmaids at my sister’s wedding reception years ago, I caught and ate a large black cricket.

Outside magazine, July 1999 Size MattersùOr Does It? The evolution of the modern surfboard has been largely aùhow to put it diplomatically?ùfickle affair. From the long, ultrastable, not terribly maneuverable sticks of the 1950s, to the shorter,…

Outside magazine, April 1995 Bicycling: Straighten Up and Ride Right The National Mountain Bike Patrol aims to help fat-tire riders buff a tarnished image By Florence Williams Ross Blasman hates to admit it, but he looks like a cop, and when…

Outside magazine, January 1996 When the Hips Are Down …even a simple stroll is a trial. How to keep the big ball-and-sockets rolling through the snow. By Dana Sullivan The hips are the postal workers of the human body: They’ll diligently do…

Outside magazine, January 1996 The Foolproof, Titanium-Enriched Cure for Insomnia By Todd Balf and Paul Kvinta (with Brooke DeNisco, Martin Forstenzer, and Eileen Hansen) Is it the future of mountain-bike racing, or just a trendy aberration? “My goal is to take mountain-bike racing out…

Outside magazine, June 1996 Intake If it’s good for you, it must taste like… By Dana Sullivan Maybe it’s their neon colors. Maybe it’s their placement in the convenience store, next to the beer and across from the charcoal starter. Whatever–for…

Outside magazine, August 1995 Prescriptions: The D.I.Y. Approach to Sport-Specific Massage By Nancy Prichard The full-body rubdown is to sports massage as the cross-training shoe is to training: It feels passably good, but if you concentrate on one activity, you’d be better served by…

 Outside magazine, October 1995 The Ubergirl Cometh The age of Gabrielle Reece is upon us. She’s big, she’s strong, and with thousands more like her out there, she’s replicating fast. Can you deal with that?…

Outside magazine, June 1999 The Here-Comes-Summer Fever AND THE Four-Wheel Cure White-line liberation awaits, linking the oceans to the mountains, the streams to the trails, and you to the adventure you seek. So…

Outside magazine, October 1994 We Know You’re Tired. Now Get Over It. Falling short of your pillow-time needs? Gain some ground by duping your internal clock By Mark Jannot It happens when you most expect it–which is when you least want it. While driving…

Fitness ’97, February 1997 Speed Finishing a race may be victory unto itself–but it’s still more fun to finish with a kick Are We There Yet? Two decades of fitness grail-seeking, including a misstep or two from…

Outside magazine, June 1995 As the World Tilts By Larry Burke With an imperceptible heave of the axis, the season of sunscreen and bug juice is upon us once again, and suddenly the world is thrumming. This time of year, the only thing people…

Outside magazine, September 1995 Regimens: Setting Your Warm-up in Motion By Dave Kuehls The traditional preworkout stretching ritual is as old as the planks in that park bench where you regularly perform it. The problem is, it’s about as static too. “You’re essentially standing…

The Downhill Report, December 1996 Excuse Me, but Do You Jazzercise? The lift rides may be getting quicker, but you don’t have to be strangers up there By Marshall Sella Etiquette has been pretty well mapped out during the twentieth century.

Outside magazine, January 1996 Skills: Perfecting the Safer Ski Spill By Scott Sutherland If you subscribe to the same code of inflated alpine honor as I do, to fall is to fail–something to be avoided at all costs, even if it means flailing wildly…

Outside magazine, April 1999 Review: He Spins! He Rolls! He Stays Dry! By Andrew Rice KAYAKS | BUYING RIGHT | THE OTHER STUFF |…

Outside magazine, July 1999 SCIENCE Two Minutes to a Savage Tan Check your elevation—”well done” may be closer than you think BAKED, NOT FRIED Location Minutes to Crisp* Summit of Mount Whitney, CA. Elevation,…

Outside magazine, April 1995 How Low Do You Go? A self-proctored exam to gauge your backcountry impact By Paul Kvinta Low-impact camping doesn’t have to mean tiptoeing naked through the forest and not bathing for weeks. But it does involve treading lightly,…

Outside magazine, June 1994 The Perfect Summer: The Honest-to-God Curveball Loosen up the elbow. Snap that wrist. We’re not talking about softball. By Randy Wayne White Few can hit a curveball, but almost anyone can make a ball curve, unless their…

Outside magazine, September 1994 Intake: A Meatless Path to Protein By Elaine Appleton If you’ve been eating less meat, there may be a voice in your head telling you to up your protein intake. You should listen: Athletes need as much as seven grams of protein…

Fitness for the Outside Athlete, January 1997 Training: Upper-Body Basics The elegant efficacy of push-ups and pull-ups By Suzanne Schlosberg Everything you ever needed to know about upper-body strength training, you learned in fourth-grade PE. Plain old push-ups and pull-ups, and…

 For daily coverage of the 1999 Tour de France, please click here. Outside magazine, July 1999 Playing Dirty The out-of-control spectacle that was last year’s Tour de France confirmed once and for all what really…

Outside Magazine, February 1995 Fitness Machines Worth Coming Home To Investing in club quality–without the club By Bob Howells Purchasing a bargain-basement home-fitness machine is usually a lesson in false economy: Cheap gym equipment seldom serves its ostensible purpose for more than…

Outside magazine, October 1994 Skills: Ride Out the Revolutions By Dana Sullivan Titanium pedals are fine if you have the money, but there’s a more basic way to improve your cycling stroke. According to Jeff Broker, a biomechanics expert with the U.S. Olympic Committee, most recreational…

Bodywork, May 1997 Cycling By Jim Harmon Please excuse hard-core cyclists for that cocky post-ride walk of theirs — they’re just a bit stiff from an exercise that arguably strengthens and tones the sum of your leg muscles more thoroughly than any…

Outside magazine, January 1996 Strategies: The Orthotics Option By Dana Sullivan Close might be good enough in horseshoes, but a difference of as little as a quarter of an inch in leg length can set you up for a bad case of iliotibial band…

Bodywork, April 1997 Regiments: The Painful Truth is Intervals Are Good By Ken McAlpine “The name of the game is who can hold off the lactic-acid onslaught,” says Matt Giusto, 30, who last year coached himself to the season’s fastest American road…

Outside magazine, May 1995 Endurance: From Our Search for All Things Woolly… By Todd Balf John Stamstad is the acknowledged master of wilderness endurance races, so it surprised nobody that last February in Alaska he overcame the woolliest Iditasport Human Powered Ultra Marathon in…

Outside magazine, July 1999 The Wheelie The Diving Dig | The Cartwheel | The Figure Four | Take the Stairs | The Crossover Dribble |…

Outside magazine, July 1994 Refueling: The Fruits of Your Labor By Ken McAlpine Fruit is nature’s PowerBar: Much of it is low in fat, high in carbohydrates, and filled iwth fiber, minerals, and vitamins. The only thing that’s missing is the sticky foil wrapper. Athletes should…

Outside Magazine, November 1994 It’s Fun Until Somebody Loosens a Joint When it comes to alpine skiing, your hinges are only as good as the muscles around them By Dana Sullivan Maybe it’s a good thing that most of us don’t ski…

Fitness ’97, February 1997 Nutrition Bellying up to a heaping bowl of balance and a side of common sense P a s t a   À   L a   A l l e n Mark Allen’s dietary beliefs may differ from those…

Outside magazine, June 1995 Strategies: Learning to Exceed Your Reach By Ken McAlpine The games of summer demand reach, the supple, powerful upper-body extension that enables you to charge a rapid, clean a 5.10 pitch, or spike a volleyball. And acquiring a good reach…

Outside magazine, September 1995 Skills: Piecing Together the Seamless Stroke By Chris Dray “The sculler is a skilled athlete,” says Jim Joy of the craftsbury sculling school in Vermont, “and his or her sculling is an art form–beautiful, graceful, powerful, rhythmic.” Unfortunately, the stroke…

The Downhill Report, December 1996 Best Knee Surgeon Dr. Richard Steadman J. Richard Steadman has seen it all–and none of it has been pretty. The U.S. Ski Team’s top orthopedic surgeon since 1973, Steadman, 59, has repaired everything from frayed tendons to shattered…

Outside magazine, December 1995 Strategies: Saving Your Eyes from Dubious Ski Specs By Dana Sullivan It’s a bright, beautiful day on the hill as you step into your bindings. Sunscreen and lip balm have been applied. You pat your jacket pocket to locate your…

Tony Little (I'm the World's Number One Personal Trainer!) travels to Tonga (it's a monarchy, right? you just stop the fatty food from coming in!) and whips the island nation into shape (holy shit, these people are huge!)

When former NFL hit man Darryl Haley lumbered into the Ironman, he knew that he would become the biggest thing triathlon has ever seen.

Outside magazine, December 1998 Strength in a Bottle? What you should know about the latest nutritional supplements By Paul Keegan Pepping up your game with performance-enhancing concoctions just isn’t necessary, contends nutritionist Kristine Clark…

Outside magazine, June 1994 The Perfect Summer: Fear Not the Wave It’s big, it’s mean–and you must ride it. The key to clobber-proof bodysurfing. By Rob Story Hw much longer you gonna let those greasy waves jam your frequency? How many…

Outside magazine, September 1994 Getting in Touch with Your Motions Ahtletes worth their joint receptors learn to move with a sense of kinesthetic grace By Mark Jannot Quick: Where is your right index finger–exactly? At what angle is your left elbow bent? Now touch…

Fitness for the Outside Athlete, January 1997 Myth Behavior Don’t believe everything you overhear in the locker room. This year’s top ten fitness fallacies. By Ken McAlpine In the early sixties, New Zealander Peter Snell shocked the track world by winning…