Watch the waves, watch your children, and, above all, keep it fun

This technique might just revolutionize physical therapy

Silicon Valley’s latest foray into fitness tech offers a new way to measure up

A new book argues that specialization—in sport and life—is overrated

How you organize your gear is just as important as the gear you take

The famed ski mountaineer on what she thinks about when she looks down

At 1.1 million acres, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is one of the largest and most popular backcountry destinations in the U.S. and a longtime proving ground for adventurers. But now the region is facing the threat of sulfide-ore copper mining. Stephanie Pearson paddles into the wild.

It’s not a miracle, and it’s not a secret, but the link between fitness levels and the risk of lung and colorectal cancers is impressively strong

The photographer on how to make the perfect summer mocktail

There’s no painful mortgage, but a few key factors should guide your decision when shopping for a tent

Since 2000, Tim Friede, a truck mechanic from Wisconsin, has endured some 200 snakebites and 700 injections of lethal snake venom—all part of a masochistic quest to immunize his body and offer his blood to scientists seeking a universal antivenom. For nearly two decades, few took him seriously. Then a gifted young immunologist stumbled upon Friede on YouTube—and became convinced that he was the key to conquering snakebites forever.

*these tactics also work if you climb 5.11, or 5.10, or 5.8

You can set up your own, off-the-cuff version of summer camp in one of these stellar settings

No vehicle is more maligned, yet no vehicle is more useful

Scientifically proven to contain the most nostalgic value, bug spray, and peanut-butter-dipped Oreos

You're just as likely to build a robot as paddle a canoe at summer camp today, but the value of the experience is even more important for our screen-addled youth

Just because you don’t see it doesn’t mean it’s not happening

Here’s what to know when shopping for a SUP

In the age of the smartphone, a timepiece that displays the hour in multiple time zones imbues a measure of worldly sophistication and sense of adventure

With countless options and sky’s-the-limit pricing, a mountain bike can be an intimidating purchase. Don’t panic. Start here.

The real magic of much-hyped ketone supplements, according to Belgian scientists, is how they enhance recovery

Save up for the trip of your dreams in six months or less

A practical guide for purchasing your next pair of trainers

When it comes to wearables, go easy on the bells and whistles

Soft, breathable, and light—ideal for running and backpacking in cool temperatures

After one hiker was killed and another wounded after a weekend attack on the AT, many are asking why something wasn't done about James Jordan sooner

New evidence suggests that strengthening your respiratory muscles can translate to improved performance in thinner air

Roger Robinson’s 'When Running Made History' sets a new standard for books about the sport

Tips on how to get one of the most enviable jobs in the outdoor industry

A blind runner finished a half marathon for the first time using only guidance from a dog thanks in large part to the Ruffwear Unifly—the biggest development in guide-dog harnesses since they were invented nine decades ago

The end was coming for Roany, a strong and beautiful horse who’d been at the center of Pam Houston’s life for 25 years. What she wanted for him was simple: a peaceful exit, lifted by the touch of human hands.

A recent report found that 259 people died between 2011 and 2017 while stepping in front of the camera in often dangerous destinations. Our writer went deep on the psychology of selfies to figure out what's behind our obsession with capturing extreme risk-taking.

Think long and hard before you jump or try to climb the cables. And don't forget about the wolves!

Signs that your coffee habit is doing more harm than good

Josh Morgerman is an obsessive stormchaser. As hurricanes grow fiercer and more destructive, what does it mean to be someone who loves them?

A simple questionnaire assessing self-regulatory skills—planning, self-monitoring, evaluation, reflection—offers clues about who will push themselves to a sports injury

The winner gets a place of honor in my camp kitchen

Jeff Lenosky travels the U.S. knocking out mountain biking's toughest trails. Here's how he stays fit.

From Yosemite to the Green Mountains, these are our favorite lodge-to-lodge treks this side of the pond

What kind of sadist creates the hardest race in the world? We sent our writer to find out.

Who needs a killer routine when you can just have coffee?

Yes, the physiology and biomechanics of treadmill running are a little different. But how you feel about it is probably more important.

Sure, you can get your bike tuned or buy a spare tube. But at these shops, you can also order an espresso or IPA and find your community.

Everyone is recommending the stuff on Twitter, so we looked into the research to see if the hype is backed by science

Believe it or not, the brand and badges are irrelevant

Ancient European pilgrimages. Coastal treks along jungle isles. Surprising Rocky Mountain summits. Checking off any of these bucket-list hikes is sure to be the experience of a lifetime.

Epic ultras in the Alps. An urban loop in running's most beloved city. High desert treks through the American Southwest. These are without a doubt the best runs on the planet.

When my wife tried to kill me, when I went to jail for battery, and when I finally tried to take my own life, there was one thing that kept me from unraveling

Tour de France stages. Classic British Columbian downhills. Epic gravel grinds in the American heartland. These bucket-list rides are guaranteed to be the most fun you can have on two wheels.

There are valid arguments for both wearing and not wearing a helmet. But shaming people for their choices is useless.

Nearly everything people think is true about living their best life is wrong

Finding your way around a new place, especially abroad, is a form of art. Here's how to master it.

Gear, classes, and other resource recommendations for those who want to get far, far out there in the winter

You can't walk in them, but you can fly in them

The products and approaches that make #packlife possible

The Tension Flash Board is a crag essential

You can’t escape obsolescence. You can only transcend it.

It's so good that you'll start making it at home, too

Researchers dig into the nitty-gritty of interval training, with insights of what, why, and how you should train for different goals

The ski mountaineer was known for her relentless summits of the world’s toughest mountains. But the best thing she did for her career was take a break.

For active mamas-to-be, nine months of playing it too safe feels wrong. Good news: you don't have to give up on outdoor adventure.

A new book shows you how to get into the mindset that leads to mastery and peak performance

At the 2019 Los Angeles Marathon, Adam Gorlitsky will set out to become the first American paraplegic to walk 26.2 miles—and bust his British rival's 36-hour time in the process. But his real dream is to bring assisted mobility to people with disabilities.

Mushroom broth is full of vitamins and minerals, easy to make, and offers a healthy option for vegetarians feeling left out of the bone-broth trend

The best route to a cheap flight can be treacherous. Here’s a tried-and-true method for finding a great deal.

Sometimes the best offense is none at all

Our favorite snow-sports eyewear of all time, from affordable to high-tech

Spice up your on-trail diet with these creative vegan recipes

You heard me. On cramped flights, the person who reclines their seat in front of me really chafes.

An active outdoor lifestyle doesn’t end with pregnancy. It's time for gear manufacturers to tap into the growing market of high-performance maternity apparel.

Forget functional fitness. If you want to run whitewater on a SUP, you need focused fitness.

Apparently, misery does love company (in a way). So gather your friends and go have some miserable fun!

Work and play both stress the neck and shoulders. Here's how to recover.

Indian relay racing is sometimes called America’s first extreme sport. For years, the Brew Crew—a team from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota—were a dominant force. Then tragedy struck. This is the story of the Lakota’s spiritual relationship with the horse, and a quest to regain glory on the track.

What does it take to make the list? Being a winter Olympian, Tour de France rider, or world-class climber helps.

Trying to eat perfectly all the time is a losing battle

Our favorite puffies and shells for men and women, whether you’re riding lifts or out for a tour