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For Indie singer-songwriter Jesca Hoop and British rapper Testament, the natural world is an endless source of creative inspiration

Even after a life-changing diagnosis, I can still experience the thrill of adventure

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

For philosopher John Kaag, a trek in the Alps during his youth was the beginning of a long and winding journey

When you confront your mortality on a regular basis, the shift in perspective can be profound

Oregon voters have opened the door to treating mental illness with substances like ketamine and psilocybin. In a peek at the future, our seeker attends a backwoods retreat where patients get help from a powerful combination of drugs and the outdoors.

“At ten inches long, this model packs a mighty massage into a compact design,” wrote tester Christine Yu of the Hypervolt. “It delivers good percussion at three speeds and is no louder than a set of hair clippers.” It was also one of our favorite recovery tools of…

After a particularly rough spring, an Outside editor invested in a Coway Mighty air purifier to help with her asthma. She’s breathing better already—and the rest of her family is, too.

In this excerpt from his new book ‘The Practice of Groundedness,’ our Do It Better columnist Brad Stulberg explains how ritualizing exercise benefits your brain and body

After taking a cue from ‘My Morning Routine,’ an Outside contributor discovered an extra hour in her day

When Drew Hulsey started climbing, he weighed 300 pounds and wondered if the ropes would hold. He found out that they would, and found a community that embraced him. Now he sets an example that inspires others to join him.

Doesn’t your dog deserve the best?

After a terrible diagnosis forced me to slow down, I learned how to relate differently to the wild—and myself. 

It’s not exactly fun in the moment, but after, you’ll say it was the best time you ever had

After an American Army captain came home traumatized from the war, he lost his ability to love. It took the wilderness to reopen his heart.

The singer-songwriter’s latest album shows that getting away from it all isn’t easy—especially when you’re a pop superstar

Here are some foolproof ways to ward off ticks, no-see-ums, mosquitos, and fleas—and to find relief if they get you anyway

Bobsledder Steve Mesler incorporates these practices into training to boost his mental health and physical performance

“You always think you’ll save the ones you love when the moment comes. But he didn’t save her.”

What this Olympic moment can teach all of us about mental health

With summer here, we’re getting back into ambitious recreation, and that means a return to grit, sweat, and serious post-fun scrubbing. Cleanliness connoisseur Danielle Sepulveres explains how these wetdowns can create memories all their own.

After discovering Skinnies Sungel, our writer no longer dreads lathering up for a day outside

After her prestigious corporate job nearly destroyed her, Melinda Spooner found her path forward by getting way, way out there

They’re deceptively straightforward, but if you can follow them, you’ll see the benefits

It’s the simplest and cheapest performance booster available, so why don’t elite athletes take advantage of it?

What we learn from getting way, way outside our comfort zones

Pandemic-induced isolation has led to a wide range of physical effects. Here’s what to watch out for—and how to address it. 

Personal-finance guru Mr. Money Mustache breaks down how Outside readers can stop wasting hard-earned cash on expensive gear and trips and start putting it toward real freedom: the financial kind

Work your balance and core strength with these functional exercises

It’s not just the gear purchases—it’s how we think about the future. Here’s the Outside guide to getting your financial $hit together, no selling out required.

Quick fixes and one-size-fits-all solutions abound in the world of wellness influencers. Here’s why you should avoid them.

Happiness is a state of mind. Here’s everything you need to know to achieve it.

We travel along with Ed Knight to understand what it means to put food on your table and put back what you don’t need

Hard-won advice from someone who hated the sport, until it changed his life

Think you wouldn’t benefit from some mental maintenance? Think again.

Tuliamuk had secured her spot in the Tokyo Olympics—then 2020 happened. Fortunately, she’s always run for more than just the medals.

Mason Earle was scaling iconic rock faces when he was diagnosed with a chronic illness. Now he faces his greatest test of endurance.

A special 30-day series celebrating nonprofits working for LGBTQ+ inclusivity

One editor transformed his sunroom into a workout studio-cum-playroom with this customizable flooring

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