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Build strength and alignment to help eliminate overpronation and protect your feet and ankles

Can mindful running make you faster—or at least happier?

In this excerpt from his new book ‘The Practice of Groundedness,’ our Do It Better columnist Brad Stulberg explains how ritualizing exercise benefits your brain and body

A physical therapist explains why your wrists hurt, and how to rehabilitate and protect them

Electric muscle stimulation claims to be a more efficient form of exercise. Here’s how it holds up.

The secret to pushing past your mental limits could be a handful of coins

Elevate your strength routine with this effective, versatile tool

Working stabilizer muscles can lead to big gains in and out of the gym

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

Hard-won advice from someone who hated the sport, until it changed his life

Looking to level up? Get started with this inexpensive, four-move routine.

A body in motion will inevitably need a little maintenance

What you should know about safely returning to sports after pregnancy

Why you should perfect the humble plank before programming sport-specific core exercises

And no, we’re not just talking about a kettlebell

Staying in hiking shape during the off-season is a serious challenge, but it’s not impossible

Round out your training routine with exercises to help build explosive strength

Three full-body movement progressions on the parallettes that you can do at home

Why step-ups make you a more powerful runner, techniques and tips for how to do them, and two sample workouts

Demystifying one of the most important yet often misunderstood fitness qualities

A creative, challenging at-home circuit to get you fit, no matter your sport

A new generation of futuristic at-home workout solutions—including Mirror, Tonal, and Peloton—were gaining steam even before the pandemic

It's long enough to work the magic, but short enough that there's no excuse not to do it

Five gentle weighted moves to help you progress over time

Bust your gut like the gold-medal-winning cross-country skier

Workout tools to help you reach your potential

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

This three-move bodyweight routine is all you need to improve athletic ability

Keep your fingers, shoulders, and back happy with these nine strength and mobility moves

Use tempo and isometrics to improve your bodyweight routine

When CEO Greg Glassman retired after making inflammatory comments about George Floyd, many in the fitness community weren't surprised. But where the popular fitness business goes from here is anyone's guess.

You can do more with this simple training tool than you think

Train from the safety of your living room with this versatile, effective equipment

A step-by-step guide to help you build up to the ultimate lower-body move

Miss your go-to barre studio or lifting weights at the gym? Bring some structure into your living-room workouts with these videos that are Outside tested and approved.

Inversions might seem intimidating at first, but the handstand pose is an attainable goal for any active person with the right mindset

Build strength, train cardio, and break a sweat at home with minimal equipment

Tricks to making your home workout as easy—and productive—as possible

Develop explosive power and speed by training muscles to produce maximum force in the shortest possible time with these plyometric exercises

8 minimalist strength exercises from alpinist Anna Pfaff, for when you're waiting out the weather—or a pandemic

Build explosive power with this simple routine from professional athlete Braydon Bringhurst

Train like a pro with these safe and simple hang-board workouts

Sitting all day wreaks havoc on the body. Here's how to reset and recenter.

Our writer tests out a novel “natural performance enhancer”: breathing through your nose. It's harder than it sounds.

Build your balance with this essential workout—no beam necessary

If you're cooped up indoors and looking to move your body, try one of these routines

In a new column, Dr. Brian Cole answers readers' questions about over-the-counter meds and weak ankles

Follow this routine to keep your hips happy, reduce pain, improve athletic performance, and prevent further injury

There are more ways to mess up the common move than you think. This guide will help you progress into a flawless lunge.

This exercise routine from legend Robert Killian focuses on functional strength and mobility, you can do it almost anywhere, and little to no equipment is required

After a long day on the slopes, your body deserves a little après of its own

Journaling is for everyone, but especially athletes. Here are the two types of journals you should have and how to get started.

Helpful advice, like "break your fall with your elbows, tailbone, kneecaps, or face"

Expert advice to help you recover fast, stay injury-free, and have fun in the mountains

17 surprisingly easy steps to a happier, less strung-out life—starting with your vagus nerve

Hiking, running, and just living—here's one pair to rule them all

From camping with a $140 Walmart kit to building an adventure van on a budget, these were the Outside-produced videos that served you best

Improve your range of motion, increase efficiency, and boost flexibility and balance with these five mobility moves

A desk jockey’s guide to not being a slouch

The military is rethinking physical training and overhauling its classic fitness test. Think you have what it takes?

One of the best boulderers of the 1990s is climbing into her fifties

Cross-training is key for improving performance, recovery, and resilience, whether you're running on the road or on the trail

After a long day on the slopes, these 7 moves (which can be done at the bar) will help you recover and stay injury-free

These new training apps can craft customized routines based on your past performance. It’s almost like having an automated personal trainer. 

Outdoor athletes suck at squatting. Here's how to fix your form.

7 kettlebell exercises to up your strength and conditioning

And new research shows it may be one reason why women tear their ACLs more often than men

The world's most successful freeskier and Warren Miller film star says big-mountain fitness starts at home

Keep the cold at bay with these 9 moves that you can do anytime, anywhere

Yoga inversions are easier—and more useful—than you might think

A modest proposal that, at the very least, will make your community better

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