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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

The past year has been relentless in so many ways. But despite the challenges, there’s also a lot of good news out there to get you excited about the months ahead.

The evidence is everywhere that humanity is actually pretty decent, according to Dutch historian Rutger Bregman. Pay attention to it and you’ll feel much better.

Recent studies looking into a phenomenon known as post-traumatic growth show that it's possible to thrive after challenging life events. Here's how.

Your microbiome absolutely impacts your health, but taking postbiotic supplements won’t do anything to help

A bad sleeper tries to train her brain with the help of virtual jellyfish, space-flight simulations, and the URGOnight device

In her new memoir, 'The Secret to Superhuman Strength,' the 'Fun Home' cartoonist scrutinizes her quest for spiritual solace through 60 years of athletic obsessions

Setting high goals is great, but how you deal with falling short determines how long you’re willing to keep chasing them

What to do when you can’t be active in the same way

For years, one Outside editor thought cleansing his mug with a bar of soap was sufficient. Then he tried Harry’s face wash.

Watching strangers get their spines adjusted on Chirogram is my pandemic catharsis

The popular brand Oatly claims it’s a health food. The internet claims it’s more like a can of Coca-Cola.

When Joe Stone crashed his paraglider into a mountain, his days as an athlete were supposed to be finished. But Joe had other plans.

Some brands offer portable tent systems that promise an authentic wood-fired sweat experience—at a fraction of the cost of permanent installs

Outside correspondent Kate Siber learned to reinhabit her body by being outdoors. But she didn’t expect that healing would also bring a new perspective on nature itself. 

Changing hormone levels affect your tendons, ligaments, and muscles, and evidence is mounting that this can influence your chances of injury

Padding from the Purple Royal converted one editor’s less than ergonomic dining-room chair into a comfy seat

Seven reasons from Brendan Leonard’s new book ‘I Hate Running and You Can Too’

Is it possible to stay in shape at home without spending a fortune? Wes Siler details his gym setup.

Vaccines are rolling out with increasing speed, but we’ll also need effective treatments, because new coronavirus cases will be a worldwide reality for years to come. Enter Jacob Glanville, a maverick San Francisco immunologist who believes he’s found an unparalleled path to healing.

The analog items our editors and columnists swear by

Inundated by text messages, one millennial decided to exclusively converse through this more classic form of communication

Dubious about the hyped-up claims of many skin-care products, travel editor Erin Riley tried this popular mask, and now it’s part of her weekly routine. “My skin feels better than it ever has: softer, clearer, and firmer,” she wrote. Read her full review here.

My partner and I use the LuxFit daily

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