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Cannabis may not make you faster, but the science says the herb can provide benefits during light aerobic exercise and recovery.
Camping solo may not always be easy, but it'll always be worth it
Drifting off under the stars has never been this easy
Take your body and mind in for a tune-up
A bad sleeper tries to train her brain with the help of virtual jellyfish, space-flight simulations, and the URGOnight device
We dive into the research and share the best and worst late-night snacking habits for when hunger pangs hit close to bedtime.
In Episode 12 of the Endurance Podcast, host Ian Sharman sits down with author and athlete Christie Aschwanden to discuss recovery techniques ranging from sleep to ice baths, massage to Tom Brady's pajamas.
A sports scientist explains why our bodies seem to be working against us at times.
From cabins to cliff dwellings, here's where to post up close to two of southern Utah's best national parks
Habits and tips to help you get through anything
It's more affordable than the Series 6 and comes with the most important features
The company's library of studio exercise classes, integrated with on-screen fitness data from your Apple Watch, launches today. Our Sweat Science columnist takes it for a spin.
We explore the pros and cons of two relatively affordable options
Getting off the ground makes you feel like you're lying in an actual bed
Make sure your après involves self-care
Without adequate recovery—easy days, sleep, downtime—training adaptations go down the tubes.
Always a fitful sleeper, one editor discovered Howard Leight earplugs a decade ago. It's still the only brand she uses to avoid restless nights.
In our sleeping pad review, we named the Comfort Light the best all-around option. While it’s reasonably warm with an R-value of four, we recommend it for three-season use. Sea to Summit uses a varying internal air-pocket structure which feels comfy, but we found this feature slightly penalizes weight.
Tim Fish talks about gaining design inspiration from unexpected places
From prehab to rehab, make down days productive
Comfortable, technical, light—sleep systems for every season
We've been married 13 years and backpacked more than 12,000 miles together. This is what we've learned.
In our comprehensive review of the best sleeping pads, the Z Light SOL was our favorite closed-cell foam option. “It’s light and durable, and no Z Lite user has ever had their night ruined by a leaking pad,” tester Ryan Stuart wrote. Bonus: the pad doubles as a seat…
Journaling is for everyone, but especially athletes. Here are the two types of journals you should have and how to get started.
Work hard, play hard—that's how many of us live today. But it turns out that our supercharged lives aren’t so great for us, and fitness experts and doctors are now emphasizing restorative practices and rest to improve performance and overall health.
Here's what worked—and what didn't
What's better than being wrapped in a nest of flannel?
I got a lot done. (OK, a little done.)
Blood glucose monitoring for performance is becoming more common. Here's what you need to know.
Gear editor Jeremy Rellosa talks us through his two-week test of blue-light-filtering glasses
Which seat reigns supreme? We polled you (and our editors) to find out.
An ideal quilt for summer and fall in the Mountain West
After several months and thousands of miles, Outside's Taylor Gee knows what works and what doesn't
Stay comfortable on the trail, whether you're out for two days or ten