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Potatoes, popcorn, paella, and apple crisp—all of these, and more, can be made using a smokeless fire pit

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Your unexplained fatigue may be due to calorie deficiency, with serious implications for your health and performance

Water weighs a lot, audiobooks weigh nothing, and more semi-philosophical tips to guide rookie trekkers to a strong finish

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

‘Maintenance Phase’ hosts Aubrey Gordon and Michael Hobbes are tackling everything from Halo Top ice cream to the war on obesity

Overcomplicating sports nutrition wastes money and time. It also perpetuates privilege.

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.

Shot Bloks are good when you’re craving something (anything) other than another gel or bar. And they’re made from all-organic ingredients. Get the black cherry or chocolate-cherry flavors, which come with 50 milligrams of caffeine per every three pieces.

Keeping warm never tasted so good

The food-mood connection is interesting, but the research is still in its infancy. Here’s what we know.

An overexplained “recipe” for my favorite endurance fuel

It’s never too early to help your kids develop a healthy mindset around food. Here’s where to start.

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