After years of infinite scrolling, it was time for a drastic intervention
And what does Damar Hamlin’s cardiac arrest tell us about the risks sports pose to an athlete’s heart?
A head-to-head lab showdown finds that power and efficiency depend on your preferred running surface
Cautionary tales from the official journal of the Wilderness Medical Society
The group of scientists and adventurers gained valuable knowledge about climate change’s impact on ice in the Weddell Sea, and did additional research on weather, navigation, and marine engineering
The downside of veggies, the upside of emptying your colon, and more
New research finds that, all else being equal, runners don’t have more gastrointestinal problems than cyclists
New research explores the differences between active and inactive twins, and why such pairs are so rare
Replacing lost salt is a pillar of sports nutrition, but new research suggests more isn’t always better
Researchers in Japan try to figure out which miles matter most for long-distance runners
A pair of experiments find that mice choose to run less after taking antibiotics, even though their endurance is unchanged
The acclaimed nonfiction writer talked to nearly 100 scientists to tell the story of how the virus that caused COVID-19 spilled over into humans and spread across the globe
Join us for a live Zoom Q and A with the acclaimed science writer and longtime Outside contributing editor, who will discuss his new book about the SARS-CoV-2 virus on Thursday, October 13
Runners make bigger improvements following a flexible workout schedule rather than sticking with a predetermined one
Women are said to be 10 to 12 percent slower than men across distances, but a new analysis finds narrower gaps for sprinters
There’s encouraging new evidence on artery stiffening and the risks of too much exercise
A deep dive into the sports science literature shows why you should be wary of results that seem too good to be true
A small Minnesota company believes it has developed the future of fitness tech. Now it has to teach the rest of us how to use it.
‘Fire of Love’ uses the archival footage from Katia and Maurice Krafft to tell the story of how they fell in love and pushed the boundaries of science and adventure
A new study compares active and passive interval recoveries, but physiology isn’t the only factor to consider
The algorithms used to estimate your training load have some fundamental flaws, scientists say
Surf companies have been ignoring compelling research that could make wetsuits warmer and easier to paddle in. Two scientists are making sure someone listens.
Like the two-hour marathon chase, next month’s assault on the seven- and eight-hour Ironman barriers will require some rule-bending
In forests across the planet, secretive hunters are searching for that rare and insanely expensive wild delicacy: the truffle.
Scientists studying mice found that their competitive efforts depended on their social ranking rather than their strength or speed
To become one of those people who joyfully hikes, bikes, and skis in the nude, she’d have to train for it
The City of Angels is bringing together tech, academia, government, nonprofits, and ordinary residents to make its greenery more equitable and mitigate the effects of both climate change and systemic racism
You can’t run fast without using your arms—or can you?
Take your gardening indoors with houseplants. Use these tips to place them in proper sunlight, water them correctly, and feed them so they survive and thrive.
The best way to catch aurora borealis in all its lit-up beauty: go to the darkest places on earth, at just the right time, and hope for the best
Despite years of research, the athletic potential of Montmorency cherries isn’t as sweet as it sounds
It’s not easy being a progressive who works for a middle-of-the-road president. Mark Sundeen sizes up the interior secretary’s first year in office—which has been a disappointment to climate-change activists—and decides she’s most likely to make a mark through a historic reckoning over the U.S. government’s shameful running of Native American boarding schools.
An analysis of pro cycling data finds that altitude-born South American riders race better at high altitudes than their lowland-born rivals
What motivates someone to run more than 3,000 miles around a block in Queens, New York? Transcendence.
The team behind the shipwreck’s discovery sought more than just a shipwreck
New findings suggest that results from large training studies can’t be generalized to individuals