Outside Podcast

Adventures in Audio

Oct 22, 2019

The Curious Rise of Adult Recess Leagues

Across the country, grown-ups are bounding outside after work for kickball, capture the flag, and other kid games. What's going on?

Oct 16, 2019

Why the Author of 'Born to Run' Trains with a Donkey

Christopher McDougall, the author of ‘Born to Run’, is back with a new book about his surprising relationship with a burro named Sherman

Oct 9, 2019

A Wild Odyssey with the World’s Greatest Chef

When Jeff Gordinier accepted an invite from chef René Redzepi to hunt for tacos in Mexico, he had no idea what he was getting into

Oct 2, 2019

The Wrong Way to Fight Off a Bear

The year's most dramatic story of a bear attack offers potentially lifesaving lessons for anyone venturing into the wild

Sep 26, 2019

Getting Past Our Fear of Sharks

Behind the headlines about the return of sharks to Cape Cod is a story about how we're learning to live alongside a terrifying predator

Sep 18, 2019

Defending Your Home from a Raging Wildfire

Why one California couple chose to stand and fight an inferno

Sep 10, 2019

Why Top Athletes Like to Dabble and Frequently Quit

Do great athletes really need to focus on just one sport?

Aug 27, 2019

Doug Peacock on the Fight to Protect Grizzly Bears

The conservation icon talks about the surprising history of bears in America and what comes next

Aug 13, 2019

The Fine Art of Drinking the Right Amount of Water

Drinking more water is supposed to make us healthier and more vibrant. But how much is too much?

Aug 8, 2019

Mirna Valerio Is the Runner You Never Expected

When Mirna Valerio first began running ultramarathons, she immediately got a lot of attention—but not for the reasons you might expect