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Outside Magazine, November 1994 Regimens: Positive Apres-Effects By Dana Sullivan You wouldn’t think of interrupting a mountain-bike ride or a trail run for a cocktail, but alpine skiing is different. It’s worthy exercise, sure–but it’s a party, too. If you’re interested in actually skiing,…

Bodywork, March 1999 It Pays to Be Flexible A few new moves to get you out of that stretching rut The best way to choose a type of stretching that suits your style is, of course, to try them all. But whether you…

Outside magazine, June 1994 You Could Use Some Helping Hands You’re only as good as your grasp, so before you pick up the pace this summer, pick up the silly putty By John Brant During my freshman year in college, a…

Outside magazine, July 1996 Medicine: Pills for Pain–Not Performance By Gretchen Reynolds “Vitamin I, vitamin K, vitamin N: that’s ibuprofen, ketoprofen, naproxen. They all have little pet names,” says Jenny Stone, a certified athletic trainer in charge of clinical programs for sports medicine at…

Outside magazine, October 1996 Intake: How to Dodge the Wall This Fall By Lisa Twyman Bessone With the big-city double-header of marathoning coming up–Chicago on October 20 and New York two weeks later–many runners are boosting their mileage. But in concentrating so intently…

Outside Magazine, February 1995 Strategies: No Time (and Temperature) Like the Present By Mark Jannot The beauty of winter’s aerobic triumvirate — cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, and snowshoeing — is that it offers a comprehensive fitness program. One sport will challenge your upper body,…

Outside magazine, July 1996 Sidestepping Summer’s Ills Active antidotes to keep an injured body in motion By Gretchen Reynolds It’s the ri-i-iping sound as the achilles tendon ruptures that’s so gruesome,” says Jim Allivato, athletic trainer of the sports medicine center at…

Outside magazine, July 1995 Endurance: Who Needs Pruny Toes? Maddy Tomoen’s splash-free dreams of becoming queen of the multiworld By Martin Dugard “I’ve gotten used to the lack of respect,” says Maddy Tormoen, her voice betraying irritation. “But sometimes it really bothers…

Fitness ’97, February 1997 The Master’s Plan WEEK MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY 1…

Outside magazine, June 1996 Training Cross-Pollinating Your Way To Fitness By Lia Mehos There’s actually more to cross-training than a cool pair of shoes. Most activities will help you stay in shape, but when it comes to honing your athletic ability in…

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

Outside magazine, May 1996 No Bells, No Whistles, No Bull Just a streamlined approach to the six elements of fitness By Mark Jannot In this age of fitness-advice overload, with “trim that tummy in just three hours a week” quick fixes on…

Outside magazine, March 2000 Page: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 REALITY CHECK MENTAL STAMINA TEST | HEALTHY…

The Downhill Report, December 1996 You Don’t Have to Sweat It Sometimes it’s hot–and sometimes it’s not. Introducing the world’s first truly all-weather ski outfit. By John Alderman Pity the ski outfit. One moment it’s expected to keep you cool and…

Outside magazine, April 1996 Prescriptions: Soothing the Burn By Kiki Yablon When your hair-trigger camp stove has just seared your backcountry buddy, forget what you think you know. “Your campsite isn’t the place to ‘stop, drop, and roll,'” says Dr. William Forgey, editor of…

Review, April 1997 All the Tent You Need For most people, most of the time, a super-light shelter for two is just enough By Doug Gantenbein Essentials: Tent Pampering Backcountry truism: Your tent is only as good as…

Bodywork, July 1998 The Massage Shortcut Concrete benefits of a touchy-feely technique By Nancy Coulter-Parker If you always seem to have just enough energy to play but not to tend to the fussier details of fitness — you…

Outside Magazine, November 1994 Strategies: Extracting Knowledge from Thin Air By Dorothy Foltz-Gray Even before you’re reunited with your luggage, the stress of altitude is undermining your ski vacation. The drop in atmospheric pressure between home and resort–the average flatlander lives at 500 feet,…

Outside magazine, June 1994 The Perfect Summer: Crank the AC, Man the VCR Summer viewing for the discriminating sloth By Alex Heard Cut the self-delusional “I’m active. I won’t rent movies this summer.” Yes, you will. And when the urge…

Outside magazine, April 1995 The Indestructible Cowboy By Larry Burke We are, it is safe to say, a nation of cowboy fanatics. Whether it’s Eastwood or Autry, the Virginian or the Marlboro Man, no hero has a firmer purchase on the American imagination than…

Outside magazine, June 1994 The Perfect Summer: Shed Those Pesky Pounds Advice on lightening your backcountry load By Michael McRae In outdoor product design, the grail of going light is forever being resurrected. In the sixties Gerry Mountaineering introduced a 13-pound…

Outside magazine, August 1999 Easy Strider Finding the perfect-fitting running shoe is a simple matter of one, two, or three By Andrew Tilin CUSHIONING | STABILITY…

Fitness for the Outside Athlete, December 1996 Intake: The Shakedown on Weight-Gain Powders By Cory Johnson You can laugh at the gym-bound troglodytes whose primary life mission is to become bulgy. But being a 98-pound weakling–aerobically fit or not–won’t boost your performance. “Whether…

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

 Outside magazine, July 1999 Love and Death and the Leviathan’s Lair At first glance, the fight seems both easy and familiar. Baby whales, good. Rapacious multinational conglomerate, bad. But on a scouting trip among the gigantic grays…

Outside magazine, July 1995 Fitness: Coming Soon to a Little Plastic Cup Near You A peek inside the medicine chest of the chemically enhanced athlete By Mark Adams In these quick-fix, gain-without-pain nineties, it’s no surprise that some athletes’ journeys to the…

Archives Leap-Year Liftoff Exercise and Illness Yoga for Skiers Knee Injuries Online, Float Tank Therapy Winter Workouts Snow Report 2000: The Tough Stuff Winter Rev-Up…

Outside magazine, June 1996 Prescriptions Navigating a Dislocation By Cory Johnson The only thing more painful than having a dislocated shoulder is hiking or paddling with a dislocated shoulder. Generally, you shouldn’t fiddle with such an injury; just immobilize it and make…

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 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, May 1996 Rest & Recovery To get the most out of your training, says Seana Hogan, you’ve got to rest with a vengeance. By Mark Jannot Seana Hogan is a world-class authority on rest and recovery, if only because she…

Family Vacations, Summer 1997 Stroke, Stroke, Stroke Canoe-camping sets your kids in motion and lets them earn their keep Hired Hands The Chewonki Foundation (207-882-7323) leads a six-day Down East canoe trip on the St. Croix River…

Outside magazine, December 1997 Genetics: We’re Looking for a Few Good Unmentionables Hoping to bring back the woolly mammoth, Japanese researchers seek out some unusual treasures By Paul Kvinta At this very moment, like a squadron of petri-dish-wielding minutemen,…

Outside magazine, April 1996 The Slow Train to Fitness Jogging at a snail’s pace, say many elite athletes, will improve your health and stamina–and even your speed By Mark Jannot I recently went for a run with Forrest Gump–or our nearest equivalent…

Outside magazine, June 1995 Heat-Savvy Training: Heed the Internal Thermometer By Sara Corbett “You have to plan to suffer out there,” says 1995 national Championship Marathon winner Keith Brantly of training in the stifling humidity of his hometown, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. “The heat just…

Outside magazine, September 1996 Visualization Without the Fluff Beyond sports psychology’s oblique tenets lie very real training techniques. By Mark Jannot Nate Zinsser works out of two sterile, white rooms at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. The only adornment…

Outside Magazine, November 1994 Preparations: The Kick Divers Need By John L. Stein One item that you won’t find on the “before-you-dive” checklist is strong legs, but physiologists say that’s where scuba divers are often least prepared. Once you’re strapped in to a pair…

Bodywork, May 1997 In-line Skating By Jim Harmon If you’re in search of powerful, walnut-cracking thighs, strap on those in-line skates. “Some people describe well-developed skaters as T-rexes on wheels: huge legs, small arms,” says Mark Greenwald, a former U.S. Olympic speed…

Outside magazine, April 1995 This is Spinal Fact By Dana Sullivan I’m barely 30 years old. Exercise every day. Have decent posture and never lean over to pick up anything heavier than a PowerBar without bending my knees and flexing my hips. Still, every…

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…

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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…