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Five different ways to store a week's worth of food

No matter how many miles you're putting in, these recipes will satisfy your cravings

A fast-mimicking program called ProLon claims it can

We'll never speak ill of hot cocoa, but sometimes it needs an adult upgrade, especially after heading back to work post-holiday

The editors weigh in on all the things we ought to give up... but won't

We asked some of most prominent experts what to expect in the coming year

Give the ultimate holiday present: new ideas for healthy and delicious meals

Delicious recipes for easy, all-in-one meals packed with nutrients

Jackets can be the wrong size. Bikes are hella expensive. But who doesn't love chocolate that won’t melt midhike?

Kimchi, kombucha, and pickled veggies all have one thing in common: good-for-you bacteria

Yvon Chouinard and Patagonia Provisions plan to save the environment by changing how you eat

Dietary fiber contains prebiotics, compounds that boost the growth of beneficial bacteria

To fuel for athletic success, consider specificity, periodization, and personalization

Wild rice stuffing, date pumpkin pie, savory sprouts, and more

Here's how to gently tell your friends that you're good with ramen all week, thanks

Colin O’Brady thinks it’s possible—but just barely—to haul enough calories to traverse the continent. Here’s how.

Most nutrition trends aren’t worth your time. But there are a few exceptions.

What you eat changes how you feel. These foods are the best for your brain

Craft hot sauce is the new craft beer. And there's no better way to spice up your backcountry meals.

For years, female athletes have relied on training protocols, injury guidelines, and nutrition plans based on research conducted with men. That's starting to change.

Planet-friendly food doesn't have to break the bank

Stave off the fall cold with these three delicious recipes

A new crop of CBD food is aimed directly at helping athletes—and it tastes good, too

Long-distance running can be tough on the stomach. These foods can help.

With a few changes to your pantry, you can make quick, cleanup-free meals on the road

This video from Nine Mind Asylum features runner Allie Kiefer’s focus on nutrition in an effort to qualify for the 2020 Olympics. 

As head of Cornell University's Food and Brand Lab, Brian Wansink built a career portfolio out of questionable research practices. His resignation has prompted a call for massive reforms in the profession.

We're kicking off a new fitness column by surfing legend Laird Hamilton. First up: his top tips for performing at your best.

We love chocolate and marshmallow s'mores, but these cheese-filled options are delicious and gooey, too.

Six ways to get your caffeine fix, plus one for the decaf crowd

Okay, we'll admit it. Our office is, like, five minutes from a TJ's.

A former champion and constant runner-up face off on the final day of Fat Bear Week 2018, but every one is a winner in our hearts

Athletes break down their nutrition rituals.

Thanks to a growing list of new mocktails and alcohol-free beverage makers, nondrinkers have better options than ever

For one week every fall, Alaska's Katmai National Park celebrates the survival skills and ample rolls of the happiest bears in the world. But there's more to their reigning champion than meets the eye.

There are a lot of obscure ingredients in Gu gels. Here's what they actually do for you.

Eating habits of the world's best cyclocrossers

No time for slow cooking? These simple, quick meals take the time and stress out of good nutrition.

The benefits are still murky, but experts say there's no harm in adding more to your diet

The Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc, one of the biggest 100-mile races in the world, kicks off Friday at noon ET. Pro runners showed us some of the gear they’ll be using.

The breakfasts and trail snacks that get Outside staffers through long days

Your body could use a boost, but a cleanse isn't the answer

Athletes are especially susceptible to this common, curable iron-deficiency disease

Shalane Flanagan and Elyse Kopecky are back with a new cookbook filled with the recipes that fueled Flanagan's historic win at the New York City Marathon

A host of companies are offering easy, snackable paleo options that you can order online

Eating for endurance can be tricky, but it doesn't have to be

You don’t train the same way every day. Here’s why you should periodize everything else, too.

Antinutrients are the buzzy new word in nutrition, but they're not quite what their name would imply

Stave off midday munchies with these editor-approved options

It doesn’t always tell the full story. Independent testers have arrived to fill in the gaps.

Don't ride on empty. Eat something that’s good enough to feed the pros.

When it comes to our appetites, we’re no different than our caveman ancestors

Getting older doesn't have to keep you from setting new PRs

Gluten-free? Vegan? Paleo? There's a snack for that.

Summertime means our favorite foods are in season. Eat up.

The little green legumes are having a moment in the plant-based fitness world

It's the one-stop shop for healthy fuel. Here's a grocery list, plus meal ideas for how to best use the store's cheap, high-quality ingredients.

Six pro endurance athletes weigh in on the foods that keep them energized for the long haul

They're in your gels, chews, and drinks, but do you really need them?

For optimal muscle gains, when you eat matters just as much as what you eat

These between-meal bites are major performance boosters. And they can be whipped up fast in your kitchen.

If you're not a fan of the dehydrated food from stores, here's how you can make your own.

The easiest way to recover from the grind is to follow this basic formula, then get creative with the add-ons

The world of capsules, pills, and powders is fraught with junk science and sketchy brands. Here's how the professionals wade through the confusion.

It's basically the best performance food on the planet

Pounding fluid during a race doesn't have to be a miserable experience

These grocery store finds make it easier to feed your nonstop adventuring

Researchers at Stanford and UCLA are teaching college distance runners that when it comes to staying injury-free, what they eat matters

The entrepreneur believes that biohacking can rocket your body and mind to peak performance. His Bulletproof diet zoomed into the mainstream, his Bullet-proof coffee has everyone quaffing butter, and his Bulletproof books fly off the shelves. Now Bulletproof Labs is out to hack, well, everything.

You've heard about paleo, keto, Whole30, IIFYM, and intermittent fasting. But can they support an active lifestyle?

It's the most reliable performance booster in the world—unless you have the wrong genes

We investigated whether it's possible to get a healthy and delicious meal in a bottle

It’s hard to make a living from just one thing. The champion middle-distance runner, cofounder of Picky Bars, coach, and mother of two lets us in on how she juggles it all.

Steer clear of takeout, snack foods, and grab-and-go sandwiches

If you've ever wondered why one sour costs $4 and another costs $12, read on. (Spoiler: One may be an impostor.)