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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

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

A body in motion will inevitably need a little maintenance

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

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

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

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

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

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

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