Here's Why Cross-Training Is So MiserableFitness

Here's Why Cross-Training Is So Miserable

One morning, in the spring of 2011, I was pool running in Berkeley, California. As I bobbed through the water,…

The Food Diaries of a PCT Thru-HikerFitness

The Food Diaries of a PCT Thru-Hiker

Every day of the past five months, as I’ve made my way through 2,000 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail,…

Rich Roll on How to Sustain Peak PerformanceFitness

Rich Roll on How to Sustain Peak Performance

Though building up your body and mind to tackle athletic challenges may seem like a unique endeavor, that’s not the…

Testing the Apple Watch Series 3Fitness

Testing the Apple Watch Series 3

To really understand why the Apple Watch Series 3 matters, you have to recall a bit of recent tech history:…

Tracksmith's Unapologetic ElitismFitness

Tracksmith's Unapologetic Elitism

On its website, apparel company Tracksmith describes itself as a “champion for the Running Class.” Who belongs in this mysterious…

An Honest Guide to Sports GelsFitness

An Honest Guide to Sports Gels

During a long trail run or intense ride, replenishing energy stores is key. But to do so during your effort…

How to Do a Kettlebell SwingFitness

How to Do a Kettlebell Swing

“The kettlebell swing is the ultimate single exercise to improve strength, endurance, coordination, stability of the hips and core, and…

5 Endurance Foods Found at Any Gas StationFitness

5 Endurance Foods Found at Any Gas Station

In a world of green juice and chia seed pudding, this age-old dish is the original, and perhaps most powerful,…

The Best Savory Snacks to Boost Your PerformanceFitness

The Best Savory Snacks to Boost Your Performance

Believe it or not, sugar fatigue is a thing. We love our candy-like sports chews and gels that resemble icing,…

The Minimalist’s Strength Workout | Outside OnlineFitness

The Minimalist’s Strength Workout | Outside Online

Like most athletes who would rather be outdoors running, riding, swimming, or hiking, I don’t set aside much time for…