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This routine can help you stretch out and stay active even when you're sitting down

New research on Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction programs highlights the importance of consistency

Embrace the heat and take your practice deeper

After a day of tackling moguls and black diamonds (or even the bunny hill), hit the mat with these poses that stretch your muscles and aid in recovery

Gear Guy columnist Joe Jackson picked the Metal Vent Tech tee as one of his favorite workout tops. “In addition to wearing it for runs, this was my favorite top to don for garage kettlebell swings,” he wrote.

Our reviews editor likes to lounge around in the jogger-length version of these bottoms because of the polyester-spandex blend, which he described as “silky on the skin.” These shorts have four-way stretch that never restricted our movement during workouts.

“This torturous-looking device is my go-to tool for relieving pain and relaxing stubbornly tight muscles,” wrote tester Aleta Burchyski. “With one or two consecutive daily uses, I feel more mobile and free of discomfort for a few days.”…

Chickfly’s innovative zipperless fly makes for pee freedom

For serious training sessions that end in the ocean, any old bikini won’t do. Here are our favorite specialized sets.

Our 2021 Summer Buyer’s Guide testers loved the Agility shorts for yoga: “Baggy shorts sag during inversions, but a too-svelte fit can make lunges awkward,” they wrote. “Manduka’s four-way-stretch Agility nails the balance.”…

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

What you should know about safely returning to sports after pregnancy

She started her career in fashion, and didn't start running until she was 20. Now she crafts women's athletic apparel.

Cultivate calm with these home-studio essentials

Author and yoga teacher Sage Rountree shares how yogic techniques of form, breath, and focus can help you maintain good form and presence of mind through your hardest hauls.

Exercising when it's cold can feel tougher than usual. This gear makes it more doable.

From cabins to cliff dwellings, here's where to post up close to two of southern Utah's best national parks

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.

Make sure your exercise lover has what they need to sweat this holiday season

Workout tools to help you reach your potential

Flowing through a simple set of movements can help calm your nervous system down

As summer gives way to fall, these are the items that our staff has been reaching for time and again

How the practice continues to comfort the former big-wall climber after a life-changing spinal injury

There's a reason everyone's been wearing them the past few months

With at-home schooling the norm in many areas, we put together a P.E. plan for a full semester of fun and creative movement

'A Grand Journey' follows Kira Brazinski, a pro adaptive athlete on a quest to conquer her childhood dream of climbing the Grand Teton

Satya Yoga, the nation's first yoga teacher training program for people of color, is trying to change who's leading yoga classes—which will also affect who participates

Save your knees with realignment exercises from "Hit Reset: Revolutionary Yoga for Athletes."

Goods to take you from morning sun salutation to bedtime savasana

Miss your go-to barre studio or lifting weights at the gym? Bring some structure into your living-room workouts with these videos that are Outside tested and approved.

The internet is full of gizmos to help your body bounce back from training. These stand out.

Inversions might seem intimidating at first, but the handstand pose is an attainable goal for any active person with the right mindset

Anna Levesque uses yoga to slow down and fight self-doubt

If you're taking this time to reassess your career or set some new adventure goals, here are four affordable courses to add to your list

During the pandemic, everything happens on video chat—including exercising with strangers from the comfort of your home

Curated products for the activities your mom loves

Sean MacCormac says the keys to his success are ballet and breathing through the panic

Nick Giacomini went from being a Bay Area burnout to a yoga celebrity. His career is also a window into long-standing debates about yoga and cultural appropriation in the U.S.

How to stay healthy—and maintain sanity—while you're social-distancing

Jeremiah Bishop is still riding strong and staying healthy without a spring race schedule

Turning to technology may be the best way to get a workout in as we continue to practice social distancing

We recommended this fun, colorful block in our roundup of the best women’s yoga gear. “Fun stripes that stand out in a crowd ensure you’ll always know which blocks are yours,” wrote tester Lauri Nemetz. Plus, the high-density foam is sturdy and durable to give you years of reliable…

If you're cooped up indoors and looking to move your body, try one of these routines

Building a home gym? We recommend this mat. This 30-inch wide option is on the heavier side for traveling, but it gives you plenty of room for stretches or core workouts. The Eco is also made with recyclable, biodegradable, and non-toxic materials.

Learn how to degerm your plastic, rubber, or microfiber mat

You survived the chaos of family visits and too many helpings of dessert. Now it's time to recover.

Yoga inversions are easier—and more useful—than you might think

A modest proposal that, at the very least, will make your community better

We included this towel in our roundup of our favorite yoga gear. Jade’s Yoga Mat Towel uses polyester microfiber making it extra absorbent and quick drying. It’s ideal for sweaty yoga sessions when you want to stay dry and have plenty of grip.

When your love for the outdoors meets chronic pain, you grieve—and then you adapt

Pack these essentials to keep up your workout routine—no matter where you go

That could be you, thanks to a contest the brand is running through September 16

New centers popping up in New York City can help you reach peak wellness—for just a few hundred dollars per month

Up your game with these moves that translate to the vertical realm

Double up on comfort by spreading this moisture-wicking, quick-drying towel over your mat. Not only is its polyester fabric cushy, but it also provides more grip so bare feet won’t slip out from under you.

Don't waste a minute of your next vacation—let a local show you around instead

Loosen up, already. These nine moves offer a full-body stretch designed specifically to offset running.

Five days after an ad hoc army of volunteer searchers rescued hiker Amanda Eller, the yoga teacher missing for 17 days on Maui, the same crew located missing person Noah "Kekai" Mina just 20 miles away. This time, the ending was not so happy.

With a goal of forming connections through audio-based workouts on your phone, Aaptiv might be the end of personal trainers

Exercise turbulence-free with these comfortable support systems

Once you've built adequate hip mobility, it's time to focus on strength

Yoga blocks can provide crucial support in tough poses. This one is sustainably harvested from the bark of Portuguese cork trees, and it’s naturally antimicrobial and water-resistant (read: it can handle bouts of sweaty hot yoga).

Pendleton brought its signature aesthetics, and Yeti Yoga contributed its gear know-how for the Fire Legend mat. It has an eye-catching pattern and is made from textured PVC, with a rubber bottom for no-slip, plush comfort.

If you want to really open up your back, lay faceup with this wheel beneath your spine, and settle in. (Don’t fret—it can withstand up to 550 pounds.) You can also use it to help build balance and core strength by incorporating it into poses like crow and plank.

The Uinta has what you’d expect of a solid bag—tough polyester to keep your mat safe and a small pocket and key clip for carrying personal effects. But it’s got nice extras, too, like the mesh bottom that allows sweat to evaporate and escape.

The Harmony is one of our Staff Picks. The natural rubber is among the grippiest we’ve tested, which makes it ideal for hot yoga or sweaty workout sessions.

This organic cleanser, which is biodegradable and alcohol-free, won’t break down your mat as it refreshes. Aim a few spritzes at your mat, wipe it down, then let it air-dry as you enjoy the pleasant smell of ginger grass—not sweat or BO.

The Harmony mat from Jade Yoga provides the perfect nonslip grip for sweaty vinyasa sessions

Yogis are flocking to plein air classes everywhere from the African bush to downtown Austin rooftops

Feeling hemmed in and obsessed with purging the toxins in her life, the author heads to the hot springs of the Chihuahuan Desert

Don’t worry about quarantining your stinky yoga clothes after your lunch session. Stuff all of them and a bottle of water in the large main compartment of the All Day, and slide your mat through the exterior sleeve. There are also two zipper pockets to keep your phone and accessories…

What does it take to make the list? Being a winter Olympian, Tour de France rider, or world-class climber helps.

From deserted beaches to raucous singletrack to ancient Maya ruins, these new adventures and resorts in Central America will warm you up

The Swedish apparel company ReDew makes the comfiest, best-fitting performance denim we've found for women on the move. Bonus: the jeans are made in part from recycled plastic bottles.

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