There’s a reason a strenuous outing makes you desire a greasy mound of meat: it has a lot of what your body needs
Chef Biju Thomas keeps this traditional sweet rice dish simple, delicious and vegan-friendly
Sure, these drink mixes are going to keep you hydrated. But which ones actually taste good?
Ice cream? Before a run? Yes, please.
Sharon Gayter’s closely monitored world record reveals insights on marathon fueling, pacing, and strategy
Being metabolically flexible helps performance, but do you need an app to track it?
A squeeze of honey, a squirt of ketchup, and other non-solids you can toss down your gullet if you so choose
It’s turkey hunting season. Whether you bagged a bird in the field or at your local farmers’ market, here’s how to turn it into a spectacular meal.
Get ready to cover more ground, more quickly
Eating right looks different for athletes, and following vague nutrition maxims can have a surprisingly negative impact
Critiques about body size and type can not only cause physical and mental harm but also reinforce implicit gatekeeping in sports
The energy bars and hydration mixes our editors swear by, on sale at Backcountry
Our gear director has tried many workout drinks while exercising in the high desert of northern New Mexico. He thinks Nuun is the best. “I’ve tried countless other during-exercise solutions and found that Nuun products are the lightest and most gentle on my stomach,” he wrote.
It’s never too early to help your kids develop a healthy mindset around food. Here’s where to start.
Eating disorders affect people of all backgrounds, at all weights. To tackle them, we first need to reframe the way we think and talk about them.
Endurance-science experts explain the world record holder’s incredible marathon dominance
A sports dietician lays out exactly which nutrients and fluids your body needs, and how much, at every point during a marathon training run.
The nutrition trend is all over TikTok, and it’s actually not a bad idea
After years of making dinner for my wife and in-laws, I embarked on a DIY crusade to become a better gardener and plant-based cook. With help from expert chefs, technology, and a massive online collection of classic recipes, I just might get the hang of this.
It’s a fun, easy DIY project that will help elevate any meal or snack
Body fat is not a reliable indicator of health. So why are we obsessed with it?
Take your body and mind in for a tune-up
Real food for serious adventures
Studies continue to scramble the science on eating eggs. Should eggs be a staple of your running diet?
For two years, I logged nearly 70 snack varieties in a spreadsheet on my search for the perfect adventure snack
We dive into the research and share the best and worst late-night snacking habits for when hunger pangs hit close to bedtime.
Outside correspondent Kate Siber learned to reinhabit her body by being outdoors. But she didn’t expect that healing would also bring a new perspective on nature itself.
5 reasons why you may want to try incorporating a pre-bedtime protein snack to aid your running performance and recovery.
A dietitian weighs in on our favorite packable midday meals
TikTok star Alexis Nikole Nelson says you don't have to live near the woods to gather your own meal. Here's how to get started.
Alternatives to animal products aren't necessarily better for you
How trail runner Keely Henninger found her way back to running after injury gave her a reality check.
Two new studies find performance benefits from high levels of the sunshine vitamin, but they're not the final word