Athlete Microchips Won't Solve DopingFitness

Athlete Microchips Won't Solve Doping

How far are we willing to go in the fight against doping? The question arose last week, when Mike Miller,…

The Good Life | Outside OnlineFitness

The Good Life | Outside Online

As married couples go, good luck finding one as passionate about improving their personal health and growth as big-wave surfer and…

How Rituals Could Help You WinFitness

How Rituals Could Help You Win

Downhill mountain bike world champion Rachel Atherton thrives on ritual, from what she eats for breakfast to which shoe she…

The Old Man and the Sea, and the Sea, and the SeaFitness

The Old Man and the Sea, and the Sea, and the Sea

You might ask what the world’s most intrepid paddler does for 110 days while kayaking across the Atlantic Ocean solo. He…

9 Seasonal Foods Athletes Should Load Up on This FallFitness

9 Seasonal Foods Athletes Should Load Up on This Fall

Fall is prime harvest season. Dishes take on a comfort-food feel, your local farmers’ market carries the year’s best bounty,…

François D’Haene Breaks John Muir Trail Speed RecordFitness

François D’Haene Breaks John Muir Trail Speed Record

Around 5 a.m. on Tuesday, October 17, French ultrarunner François D’Haene arrived at the northernmost point of the John Muir…

The Sweat Science Manifesto | Outside OnlineFitness

The Sweat Science Manifesto | Outside Online

If you’re as old as I am, you might remember a mid-1990s commercial in which a smug jock challenges Jason…

Distance Running's Dirty WordsFitness

Distance Running's Dirty Words

There’s a George Carlin bit called “Fussy Eater” in which the late comedian riffs on the idea that some foods…

6 Ways to Prevent Overuse InjuriesFitness

6 Ways to Prevent Overuse Injuries

Endurance sports have a problem with overuse injuries. The stats are sobering: as many as 75 percent of runners will…

The Ultimate Gravel-Grinding Buddy TripFitness

The Ultimate Gravel-Grinding Buddy Trip

“A little public-service announcement,” declares off-road riding legend Rebecca Rusch, also sometimes known as “the Queen of Pain.” My childhood…