Six keys to minimizing impact and maximizing speed on the downhills.
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With a sealed, water-resistant shoe compartment, a separate pocket for a phone and notebook, and another for keys and a wallet, the Jnr Kong appeals to the most organization-obsessed among us. It has 32 liters of storage space in the main compartment and is made from tough 1,000-denier nylon and…
The Beast is designed for gym rats who obsess about their carb intake as much as their squat max. It has an insulated compartment designed to keep six meals organized and cold, with the help of the included gel ice packs. And even with all that grub and Tupperware, there’s…
If you prefer to hit the gym after work, this is your backpack. It has all of the necessary touches, like a separate shoe compartment, water-bottle pockets, and a big interior space, plus a padded laptop sleeve. And its simple black aesthetic means it won’t look out of place at…
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…
A cross between a duffel and a grocery bag, the Black Hole Gear tote is made from a light nylon ripstop with a DWR finish, all but promising it can handle years of abuse. You get 28 liters of storage space and an interior zipper pocket for your wallet, phone,…
It’s amazing how many things you need to carry for a quick session at your local climbing gym: shoes, chalk, harness, and snacks. You can haul them all in this simple messenger-style bag from Metolius. The main compartment has 28 liters of space, and a front zipper pocket keeps your…
Adding the stress of a depleted morning run after an afternoon interval workout can boost aerobic capacity.
Researchers dig into the nitty-gritty of interval training, with insights of what, why, and how you should train for different goals
Minnesota coach Dennis Barker gets creative on a crescendoing hill with a curve, marked 100m segments, and snow-melting southern exposure.
The five best TRX exercises for anyone
Resistance-band exercises add some stretch to your strength-training routine and can be done anywhere
Fitness studios are incorporating rowing into every kind of workout imaginable. But can it actually be fun?
Trust your body, your mind and your training over the data from specific workouts.
An alternative to traditional tempo runs, over/under intervals provide a fun, effective workout on the roads or treadmill.
This bodyweight workout will help prevent muscle imbalances, protect you from injury, and increase your speed and stamina
Use the following three workouts as inspiration to burn a little rubber this winter and improve your speed, stamina and strength.
Looking to boost your athletic performance? Start with your music.
I’ve turned into a gym rat, and I’m proud of it
Get workout tips, find new routes, or make the most of your rest days with these run apps
A mixed workout program produces the best heart health outcomes, a new study finds
Ready to achieve your next marathon goal? Not until you’ve done this workout.
Keep your fitness regimen in-house
Addicted to efficiency? Start by finding your lowest point in the day.
A miniature Spotify music player without the distractions of a screen or notifications keeps me happily training
A frank survey of the hottest new workout classes
The basic foundation to help build your yoga mastery.
No gym? No problem. Here are 7 workouts you can do on the fly.
You can do a lot more with a foam roller than you might think
Meet the minds shaping and building the big business of the outdoors
This week, we walk you through six daily exercises to boost mobility and balance.
Add these bread-and-butter interval workouts to your running repertoire to boost speed and endurance.
The government just released new fitness guidelines, which we boiled down to a single, simple mantra
Simplify your mobility routine with these three flexibility stretches.
A new study suggests that hitting the gym more than twice a week is counterproductive. That seems unlikely.
The best way to improve your workout is to buddy up
This stretching routine will help make you faster, stronger, and injury-free.
Michelle Parker loves long walks in the mountains. Here's how she trains for them.
Get the most out of gym days and training runs
Get the most out of gym days and training runs
An everyday athlete's guide
Get your protein in while pleasing your sweet tooth
Get the results you’re looking for with one of these crowd-favorite powders
This machine isn't just the latest entry into the pantheon of strange exercise equipment. It's also the best thing to happen to mountain bike–specific training, perhaps ever.
The pros and cons of doing speed work on the track and on the road, and why you should mix in some of each
Four types of track interval workouts, their benefits, and how to optimally incorporate them into your training
Yes, you can work up a sweat while getting more done
See and be seen on evening runs, rides, and hikes
Some experts advocate quality over quantity. Others say the opposite. Who’s right?
These tights and skirts each have one ingenious pocket big enough to stash all your essentials
Rule #3 when it comes to training for exertion in high places? Adjust your expectations.
Build a better butt to carry you through any activity
Comfy, sweatproof designs for the gym and the trail
We asked a writer to spend one month going as hard as he wanted to—or didn't want to. Here's what he found.
The best way to prep your body to perform at its best
Get sweaty in our new favorite workout gear
How people who make a living playing outside protect themselves from sun, rain, and sweat
A new study explores why we're stronger and faster when someone is watching
We’re a competitive bunch. Here’s how we stay fit enough to keep up.
The vests, bags, belts, and more that top athletes use to stay primed while they push
Hopdash aims to help you meet up with local running teams while on the road
To get the most from your performance, you have to accept the unpleasant—and keep pushing
Your foam roller can do much more than just release tight muscles. Use it to strengthen and tone your whole body.
The feature-loaded, do-it-all smartwatches that give elites a competitive edge
We've been using the new smartwatch for a week. Here's what we think.
The tools that help her train for one of running's biggest marathons
A trail running champion explains how to train the strengths and skills you need to conquer mountain uphills and downhills
The tools and tricks the pros use to stay injury-free
For long-term health in endurance athletes, when you eat is nearly as important as how much you eat
Good fitness is about more than just powerful legs and core
New research finds that performance varies drastically based on the time of day
Build up your back muscles to gain power and prevent annoying aches
We shook up the ranking a little bit this year
How do we know them already? Because we asked some of the brightest minds in the business.
The tech giant’s latest foray into the fitness market: make exercise machines smarter
Eight packable products that make workouts on the road as easy as room service