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Resident mixologist Ryan Krogh explains how to make a Manhattan.

Stayton Bonner heads to Santa Fe Brewing Company to pick up supplies for the ultimate homebrew.

Resident mixologist Ryan Krogh explains how to make a New Orleans Sazerac.

Stayton Bonner preps his red chile chocolate porter.

Resident mixologist Ryan Krogh explains how to make a Classic Margarita.

Stayton Bonner transfers his brew so it has time to mellow.

The Incanto chef’s recipe for Cornish Game Hen.

After his signature brew has some time to mellow, Stayton Bonner bottles it.

Resident mixologist Ryan Krogh explains how to make the Long Island Iced Tea. (Hint: No iced tea involved.)…

The first taste of Blood Light, Stayton Bonner's red chile chocolate homebrew.

Top Chef’s Jamie Lauren shows you how to make asparagus salad.

Columnist Eric Hansen and his buddy “the Nose” on drinking fine Tequila…

Resident mixologist Ryan Krogh explains how to make a Tom Collins.

The Incanto chef prepares an apres dish that's packed with protein.

Resident mixologist Ryan Krogh explains how to make a Pisco Sour.

The Incanto chef's recipe for Cornish Game Hen.

The Incanto chef prepares an apres dish that’s packed with protein.

The chef demonstrates how to make a pitcher of Moscow Mules.

The gluten-free movement isn’t just a fad. It could be the performance boost you’ve been missing.

Meat gourmand Steven Rinella shows you the secret to parrilla, Argentina's famous method of charcoal grilling.

Clif Bar Founder Gary Erickson and co-CEO Kit Crawford

Courtesy of Rodale His middle name, Makalani, is Hawaiian for “skilled at writing,” so it's no surprise that Cincinnati Bengals' defensive captain Dhani Jones has a book out this month. In The Sportsman, he chronicles the…

Courtesy of Rodale His middle name, Makalani, is Hawaiian for “skilled at writing,” so it's no surprise that Cincinnati Bengals' defensive captain Dhani Jones has a book out this month. In The Sportsman, he chronicles the…

Is it better to sweeten drinks with honey or sugar? The Editors Santa Fe, NM

What are the healthiest beers? The Editors Santa Fe, NM

Ultrarunning phenom Geoff Roes's supercharged training fuel.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=wiw-7-zY9iQ%C2%A0 Sitting down may be shortening your life and adding inches to your waistline, according to an article in the New York Times. The study, performed by Mayo Clinic researcher James Levine,…

A Texas-based company is marketing a brand of bottled H20, called Evolv, that supposedly can ward off disease and boost your aerobic capacity. It’s fascinating case study of a notable trend—nutritional products that are being sold with a mix of miracle health claims and complex financial structures that promise easy riches. Our advice? Investor beware.

What foods can I eat to boost my metabolism? The Editors Santa Fe, NM

Just in case you were outside during the entire month of March, here's what you missed on the Outside blog. 10. The World's Strongest 9 Year Old https://youtube.com/watch?v=Cj6ho1-G6tw%C2%A0 2. Sion Milosky's Last Days and Final Wave…

Just in case you were outside during the entire month of March, here's what you missed on the Outside blog. 10. The World's Strongest 9 Year Old https://youtube.com/watch?v=Ml-rxMwcaf0%C2%A0%C2%A0 9. Spring Break Survival Gear…

Should I carbo-load the night before a big race? The Editors Santa Fe, NM

Courtesy of Flickr Sleepy people don't make healthy food choices and tend to overeat, according to a study at Columbia University and the New York Obesity Research Center. “Our data show that…

Courtesy of Flickr Sleepy people don't make healthy food choices and tend to overeat, according to a study at Columbia University and the New York Obesity Research Center. “Our data show that…

Photo courtesy of Flickr The Professional Cycling Council announced Thursday that it will recommend to the UCI, cycling's governing body, that penalties for first-time doping offenses should be double what they are now, according to VeloNews. The…

If you're getting ready for a spring break adventure now, you don't have a lot of time left for shopping. Here's a quick packing list that will allow you to maximize fun and minimize hot-weather maladies.—Stephanie Pearson writes the Gear Girl column for…

What's the best ski and snowboard recovery meal? The Editors Santa Fe, NM

What's the ideal breakfast to prevent cramps on the slopes? The Editors Santa Fe, NM

Courtesy of Flickr Cherries have been linked to muscle recovery, according to the American College of Sports Medicine's  Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise journal. Cherry juice contains powerful…

This year I decided to add some texture to my early season racing by creating a fully functional beerpak. My racing teammate and I have used these two years in a row at the 12 Hours of Temecula. We scored podium spots both times, once…

Photo courtesy of Flickr. Jack LaLanne, considered the founding father of the fitness movement, died Sunday at his home in Morro Bay, California, USA Today reports. LaLanne was known for promoting strength training and healthful eating…

High-fructose corn syrup as a fuel for training

The best grains to fuel your athletic pursuits.

  Photo from WIkimedia Steven Rinella can cook anything, which pairs nicely with his ability to hunt anything anywhere. He's Outside's go to guy for anything food and wilderness related, whether it's a quest to…

Photo courtesy of XWRN on Flickr. People in 1910 would’ve died of embarrassment if they saw some of 2010’s fitness trends. (Try handing a Shake Weight to a centenarian.) Other trends would've made a caveman proud. Presenting the top…

Can our man kick caffeine?

Why is there so much hype around quinoa? The Editors Santa Fe, NM

Will caveman calisthenics be the next big thing for adventure athletes?

The caffeine-free, fully cleansed, take-a-nap, buff-as-hell guide to a new you.

A new study finds that people who imagine eating multiple pieces of candy (or multiple bites of any food) eat less of the real thing when given the chance, Science Magazine reports. Researchers, according to the article, “found that repeated…

Photo courtesy of whitneyinchicago on flickr. My dad is a wannabe pie-a-holic. He's also a Type 1 diabetic. So in an effort to prepare an holiday pie that he can indulge in, I've been baking a “sugar-free” apple pie for the past nine years. And you…

  Slater, on a real wave. Photo courtesy of Testemale/Quiksilver After five years of research and development, ten-time world surfing champion Kelly Slater recently launched Kelly Slater Wave Company (KSWC), with the goal of creating artificial, world-class waves around the world.  A team…

Courtesy of bradley j on Flickr. Taking supplemental calcium and vitamin D, which has been widely recommended by doctors, is not necessary in most cases according to a panel of medical researchers convened by the Institute of Medicine, the…

The insanity of “Black Friday” is mercifully past. “Cyber Monday” was this week. Still in need of something for an outdoors lover on your list? Here are a half-dozen holiday gift ideas, ready to wrap and Gear Junkie approved. Seasonal Energy Food, $1 and up Energize for the…

Photo courtesy of SashaW on Flickr If you and a shorter friend go for a walk, your friend will burn more calories. That is the gist of a new study published today in the Journal…

Why am I hungrier when it's cold? The Editors Santa Fe, NM

What made big news last month? Scroll down to find out. Here are the top 10 posts from October. At least you'll be armed with good dinner party conversation. Number 10: The Top 10 Adventures in Scotland Number 9: The Top 10 Things To…

Energy drinks like Rockstar and Red Bull are dominating the US drink market. And just like the people they energize, they're not slowing down; sales of the super-caffeinated pick-me-ups are supposed to exceed nine billion dollars in 2011. Studies have shown…

By Stephen Regenold This time of year it's expected that ice cream shops and fast-food restaurants might add a dash of holiday-inspired ingredients to dessert items to evoke some seasonal spirit and extra sales. But what about energy-food brands? Two of the biggest players,…

Photo courtesy of Juushika Redgrave on Flickr. Didn't give away all of your Halloween candy to the neighborhood kids last night? Never fear. Snacking on sweets doesn't have to be a waste of calories–if you time it right. CorePerformance.com's Danielle…

It was 20 years ago this fall — November 17, 1990, to be precise — when Gary Erickson (pictured at left) started to bonk on the long bike ride up Mount Hamilton in Santa Clara County, Calif. He had six energy bars with him for the day, a stash…

What should I eat or drink during a half marathon? The Editors Santa Fe, NM

A waffle recipe from endurance athlete Mike Kloser.

Answers to all your fitness questions.

I'm on a tight budget. What are some ways to save money on healthy foods? The Editors Santa Fe, NM

What's the best source of protein for a vegetarian? The Editors Santa Fe, NM

There's no better way to get in shape than to prepare for a triathlon. Here's your guide to the ultimate first-time experience.

There has been a surge in anatomically-named fitness products lately. Cyclist Dave Zabriskie released his anti-chaffing cream, DZ Nuts (pronounced dees nuts) in 2008. Anti-Monkey Butt Powder, developed in 2003, became the anti-chaffing product of…

The founder of Stanford University's Prevention Research Center says he's found five foods with cancer fighting powers, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Dr. John Farquhar, a faculty member at Stanford's Medical School, co-teaches a class called,…

The secret to performing in hot weather? Have a really cold one.

Is it OK to train on an empty stomach every morning? The Editors Santa Fe, NM

What's the best post workout drink? The Editors Santa Fe, NM

It's National Tequila Day this Saturday, July 24! Instead of spending a lot of dough bar-hopping, we suggest making your own drinks. Mixologist Mark Drew of Casa Herradura gives you his best tequila recipes for summer fun: Blood Orange and Ginger Collins: El Jimador…

  Photos by Chris Werner In early June, beer lovers gathered at Orella Ranch on California’s Gaviota Coast for a two-day workshop on building a home brewery and making beer. Orella Ranch, a family ranch in operation since 1866, is also home to…

Photo courtesy of Fir0002 We are what we eat, and that’s why we need to pay more attention to our diets. Some foods are healthier than others because they’re more densely packed with nutrients, natural and whole,…

Researchers have found that sports bars and gels are just as effective as sports drinks when it comes to delivering carbohydrates to your body during exercise. If you typically workout longer than two hours a session, then you'll need…

Vitamin D may turn out to be a wonder nutrient for your health and performance. If you're not getting enough—and you probably aren't—you need to start.

Think you live in a clean country? Think again. Yale, in conjunction with Columbia, recently released their annual EPI (Environmental Performance Index). The U.S. dropped 22 spots in just one year (now ranked at 61, compared to…

By natural foods energy company Honey Stinger that is. As the company's official press release states today, Armstrong has signed on as a part owner. Moving forward, he'll be involved with product and business development…