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What this Olympic moment can teach all of us about mental health

After discovering Skinnies Sungel, our writer no longer dreads lathering up for a day outside

What we learn from getting way, way outside our comfort zones

Pandemic-induced isolation has led to a wide range of physical effects. Here’s what to watch out for—and how to address it. 

Happiness is a state of mind. Here’s everything you need to know to achieve it.

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We may be closer to answering lingering questions around concussions. Plus, we provide a rundown of the most common head injuries—and what you need to know about them.

Between sun, water, sand, and wind, river trips are hard on the skin. Here are six packable essentials to protect you from the elements.

Essential questions to ask during your doctor's visit, at every age

Think you wouldn’t benefit from some mental maintenance? Think again.

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Whether training or racing, you’re going to hit some challenges. Here’s how to motor on.

One editor transformed his sunroom into a workout studio-cum-playroom with this customizable flooring

And what happens to your brain when you finally nail it

Recent studies looking into a phenomenon known as post-traumatic growth show that it's possible to thrive after challenging life events. Here's how.

A bad sleeper tries to train her brain with the help of virtual jellyfish, space-flight simulations, and the URGOnight device

Constant adaptation is the key to lifelong endurance

For years, one Outside editor thought cleansing his mug with a bar of soap was sufficient. Then he tried Harry’s face wash.

Watching strangers get their spines adjusted on Chirogram is my pandemic catharsis

Outside correspondent Kate Siber learned to reinhabit her body by being outdoors. But she didn’t expect that healing would also bring a new perspective on nature itself. 

Padding from the Purple Royal converted one editor’s less than ergonomic dining-room chair into a comfy seat

Vaccines are rolling out with increasing speed, but we’ll also need effective treatments, because new coronavirus cases will be a worldwide reality for years to come. Enter Jacob Glanville, a maverick San Francisco immunologist who believes he’s found an unparalleled path to healing.

Inundated by text messages, one millennial decided to exclusively converse through this more classic form of communication

How to embrace tough situations and use them in your favor

Why Apple’s CEO wants to make health and wellness the company’s greatest legacy

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Habits and tips to help you get through anything

Expert advice for getting through the winter with COVID-19 as bad as it has ever been

Forget the fancy wearables and complicated training plans. We're going back to the basics on fueling, movement, and recovery. 

A journalist's efforts at reinvention reveal a surprising truth: developing new abilities is one of the most life-enhancing things we can do

2020 is over, but your life probably hasn't changed much. Here's how to maintain a fresh start.

Most of us yearn for more freedom, but structure is key to performance

We asked a range of experts how they see things shaking out during a very challenging time

One of our editors is ready to declare this slightly effervescent libation as the perfect sports pick-me-up

In an extended interview for the Outside Podcast, the CEO talks about the ways technology can help us lead healthier lives and the benefits we get from ignoring our screens

Apple's CEO says technology can help us lead healthier, more balanced lives—but we also need to learn how to ignore our screens

Dubious about the hyped-up claims of many skin-care products, one editor tried the popular Aztec Secret face mask. Now it's part of her weekly routine.

Five items that made our lives easier, from a neck-saving pillow to an acupuncture set

Fatigue, writes our columnist, comes in two very different flavors, and fixing each requires a completely different approach

Work life got turned upside down this year, and many people are just thankful they have any job at all. But some companies have gone above and beyond to not just survive, but thrive.

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Elite athletes Kai Lightner and Beth Rodden endured similar challenges. Now they want to help change the culture of the sport.

Flowing through a simple set of movements can help calm your nervous system down

Bouldering psychotherapy is gaining traction because the sport is unique in its easy access and ability to draw out emotions

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