During a climbing trip in Greece, the adaptive athlete saw the possibility for shared experiences that can truly change our way of thinking
Since Linden began her career, there’s been a dramatic shift in how professional runners promote and present themselves to the world. We caught up with her about her new podcast, the expansion of running media, and how she decides whether to fire off a spicy tweet.
Athletes of all levels have considered whether their choice of birth control might influence how they train, recover, and perform. But the answer is complicated. Here’s what you need to know.
Katie Burrell has developed a brand around teaching winter-sports experts and strivers to chill out and share a laugh. Her upcoming film, ‘Weak Layers,’ revives the old party-hard ski comedy—with women at the center of the action.
Experts weigh in on whether your period ought to have a say in your workouts
After a devastating accident, the mountain biker realized that getting back on the trail meant accepting discomfort and unpredictability
By enforcing stringent rules on the video footage creators can use from their events, USA Track and Field might be undermining its own mission
Has Maurten finally figured out how to harness the power of baking soda without paying the gastrointestinal price?
Last month the company discontinued its Guide Built program, letting go of over 20 athletes in the process. Who’s left? Influencers.
Double threshold days and lactate meters have propelled Jakob Ingebrigtsen and others to the top. Should the rest of us follow suit?
She was one of the world’s best big-mountain freeskiers—and then, suddenly, she decided she was done
When the polar explorer was at his lowest moment, he learned his most valuable lesson: kindness matters
Researchers test the assumption that top athletes are more sensitive to internal cues, with surprising results
The former soccer phenom was burnt out and angry. Then he started running every day, no matter what.
The elite ski mountaineer was struggling mightily on an expedition. To get through it, he would have to get out of his own way.
For an episode of our new podcast, ‘The Daily Rally,’ the professional skier talks about learning to get out of his own way while on an expedition in Alaska
To get through the pain of losing her partner, the professional snowboarder embraces what frightens her most
The Fast Forest Project is honoring the fastest American milers as part of a broader sustainability initiative
Three-time world champion holder Jaan Roose is an expert at balance on the slackline and in the kitchen
When one of the world’s best crack climbers was grounded by chronic fatigue syndrome—a mysterious illness with disabling symptoms that can include a mix of confusion, headaches, and sensory overload—his life became an uphill struggle just to feel human again.
All that hiking, biking, and climbing can take a toll on more than your quads
Beyond setting a world record in the Alphafly, Eliud Kipchoge is credited with helping to create the supershoe
After suffering a brutal accident while on a kite-skiing expedition expedition in Patagonia, Jim Harris’s painstaking recovery took a sudden leap forward when he had an experience with magic mushrooms
A new study tests the idea that, with the right building blocks, connective tissue can repair itself after all
A big-data analysis of Strava training logs estimates the slowdown for marathoners who miss a week or more
How did one of the best young bike racers in the country wind up dead in an Austin apartment? Our writer unravels the tangled story of a crime that shocked the world.
The track star turned filmmaker turned ultrarunner reflects on her ever-evolving relationship with the sport
After more than a decade in the spotlight, the Hollywood star has a new HBO Max project, ‘The Climb,’ that lets him do what he loves most: scale gnarly cliffs alongside climbing icon Chris Sharma
Figuring out how to get better sleep and more excise and is hard—which is why we tried out some new programs for you
The recovery revolution will continue to boom, as will our collective enthusiasm for women’s sports
How Jenelle Manzi fuels to combat health condition and get through her busiest season
What the rest of us can learn from the wildly durable Atlanta Track Club runner
The shredders, climbers, policy-makers, barrier breakers, and scientists who forever changed the way we view the world
The Norwegian mountaineer explains why women deserve equal support on the world’s highest mountains
Ultrarunning’s G.O.A.T discusses his busy 2022, which saw win ultrarunning’s biggest events and dive into the shoe market with NNormal
Perry’s time for a self-supported trek on the trail nearly broke the best mark for a supported effort
In a candid interview, Gu discusses her Olympic triumph, the criticism she faced for competing for China, and how she’s trying to maintain the normal life of a first-year college student
Van Vleuten dominated the 2022 pro cycling season, which culminated with her victory at the inaugural Tour de France Femmes
Bleeding Fingers, Hailstorms, and 2,000 Vertical Feet: How Three Women Set a Big-Wall Climbing Record
Sasha DiGiulian, Brette Harrington, and Matilda Söderlund traveled to Spain to send one of the hardest such routes. Rayu marks 16 pitches of biting limestone and a 5.14b crux. For DiGiulian, it also signaled a return to the height of her athletic career.
Between fan engagement and professional-athlete interaction, the beleaguered social network still offers plenty of upsides for a niche sport
The ultrarunner and coach shares his best tips for ramping into alpine running season
Racing around a mountain resort sounds like the ultimate adventure job. But with housing and other costs soaring, getting paid in fun is no longer cutting it.
The downside of veggies, the upside of emptying your colon, and more
Last year, Angel Collinson surprised everyone when she retired after a decade as a professional athlete. She’s still finding her way.
New research explores the differences between active and inactive twins, and why such pairs are so rare
Kurt Steiner has dedicated his life to skipping stones, developing a technique to produce throws that defy the laws of physics
The complexity of doping rules in endurance sports can be alienating for fans. But what’s the alternative?
World champion mountain biker Kate Courtney pens a goodbye note to her retiring mentor
The 27-year-old former Navy SEAL may be one of the most gifted runners on the planet. Good thing he doesn’t want to race—yet.
Elite running coaches weigh in on what it means to be talented and how they predict who will run fastest
This year the U.S. will host the most World Cup events in history. Stream them all live on Outside.
Major League’s postseason is about to start. If you’re into the sport like I am, you know that, whichever team you pull for, following this game is a workout.
John John Florence has remarkable physical talents, but his greatest asset as an athlete might be his enduring positive attitude
New data outlines how much they run, how long it takes to resume training after giving birth, and how well they return to competition
Freddy Ovett, a professional cyclist with a running heritage, is taking a unique approach to the Berlin Marathon that may help you improve your running
Runners make bigger improvements following a flexible workout schedule rather than sticking with a predetermined one
Meet an amazing man who has dedicated his entire adult life to stone skipping, sacrificing everything to produce world-record throws that defy the laws of physics. To hear him tell it, he has no choice.
Spoiler alert: It’s not because you’re a wuss.
Women are said to be 10 to 12 percent slower than men across distances, but a new analysis finds narrower gaps for sprinters
While many sports are tightening restrictions on transgender athletes, these leagues went in the opposite direction
Training alone can make you stronger, but there’s no substitute for the bond between you and your fellow runners
There’s a reason a strenuous outing makes you desire a greasy mound of meat: it has a lot of what your body needs
Once you brought basics. Now, it’s the kitchen sink.
There’s encouraging new evidence on artery stiffening and the risks of too much exercise
The post–Usain Bolt era has delivered a bevy of thrilling performances
I’m a Denver Broncos fan. I’m also an environmentalist, outdoorsman, and bike rider who lives in a world that seems increasingly choked with oversized adventure vehicles. Can I really be both?
Can a relationship survive a grand adventure? That was the big question hanging over two novice sailors as they set out on a voyage off the coast of New England.
The greatest of all time may not hold the lead until the final stage. But she’s loving every minute in the yellow jersey.
There’s no sport whose feats of athletic brilliance are more accessible to the masses
During Thursday’s 18th stage, Jonas Vingegaard waited when his rival, Tadej Pogacar, crashed on a descent
Presenting three delightful tales of adventures gone very, very wrong
The Wigudun Galu Association celebrates the ancestral gender diversity of their Indigenous territory
A fitness tracker provides some insight into how the virus affected Danish cyclist Magnus Cort
A new documentary includes shocking new information about how track’s greatest distance runner came to the UK
Adrien Niyonshuti hit the slopes of cycling’s most iconic climb on a hefty bicycle designed for carrying cargo in Africa
It's no secret that athletes need to develop their mental game to compete at their best, but a growing number of athletes in many sports are now seeking out expert-led training for their minds