It’s not just a momentary mood booster, but a reminder of what we’re capable of
Why reaching outdoor nirvana means journeying far from the beaten path
For over 10 years, Daniels had been plagued by stress fractures along with Achilles and high hamstring injuries. Here's how and why he finally slowed down to build a healthier running foundation.
As athletes, we tend to glorify discipline, but sometimes it’s necessary to move on to new activities and identities.
What science says about setting meaningful, internally motivating, and satisfying goals that are exciting but not overwhelming.
Bouldering psychotherapy is gaining traction because the sport is unique in its easy access and ability to draw out emotions
Mindfulness meditation can enhance focus, boost racing performance, lower pain perception, and treat anxiety. Here’s what it is, and how to start.
Learn to quiet your mind to improve your day, your night, and your game
Journaling is for everyone, but especially athletes. Here are the two types of journals you should have and how to get started.
Skylights, a show run by wilderness therapists, talks about nature-oriented approaches to topics like gaming addiction, parenting, and isolation
How one nonprofit is working to get more people outside through urban adventures
The famed ski mountaineer on what she thinks about when she looks down
We asked hikers for advice on how to readjust to life after the trail
Raynelle Rino, the founder of Rino Consulting Solutions, taps into the therapeutic effects of nature, specifically for people of color who work emotionally taxing jobs
There's more to it than just trying really hard
After adopting a meditation practice a decade into his career, Knox is near the top of his athletic game
A wave of psychotherapists are treating patients by running with them
Our writer and favorite curmudgeon completed UC Berkeley's ten-week Science of Happiness online course. Did it make him happier? Not really. But he still came away with some important, if obvious, rules to live by.
Garmin and Apple are among a recent wave of companies who’ve entered the stress tracking market. Do the products live up to their claims?
Breathing techniques can help you maintain better focus, control your effort, and channel anxiety into positive energy
From Lululemon, Ebb then Flow is a film that follows surfer and Elite Ambassador for Lululemon, Evan Valiere. Valiere diverts from the uniform recipe for success; training, visualization, flow state, and 10,000 hours to lead to perfection.
Elite competitors have long practiced meditation and mindfulness. But neuroscience shows that it’s the true believers who are finding that higher gear—through prayer.
A native of San Francisco, Louise Sanseau grew up skiing 5-15 days a year. But between high school and college, she took a wilderness trip that changed her course forever.
A new device called Halo Sport promises to improve performance by stimulating your mind. We zapped our brains in the name of science to see if it could really make us faster.