Is Running on the Beach a Perfect Workout?
Thinking about running on the beach this summer? Consider the risks first.
Thinking about running on the beach this summer? Consider the risks first.
Could a diet of nothing but water actually be healthy?
Can't tell a fad from the hard fitness truth? These books contain wisdom that won't wear out when your running shoes do.
Climbing Grand Teton with Exum Mountain Guides is akin to taking a lap around Monte Carlo in a Ferrari with Michael Schumacher. Here's how to do it.
Tired of running and lifting weights? Switch up your workout. Jump roping exercises can improve endurance, burn calories and even build muscle. Here are the five best available today.
Redd offers 10 grams of protein, 23 multivitamins and 50mg of caffeine, all compressed into a small chocolatey bite.
Spire is the first wearable of its kind to measure breathing, and that means it can provide insight into both your physical and mental health. But does it work? We tested it to find out.
Tracking your health is attracting big data and big business -- and in an era where personal data is the new currency, health information is solid gold.
A suit fit for James Bond, an eSnowboard for the city, the best gear from Outdoor Retailer and more.
Outdoor Retailer is a biannual product show for retailers, manufacturers and other outdoor industry enthusiasts and pros. We were on hand in Salt Lake City to see what the future holds.
Big money at Challenge Dubai, lions in Montana and some shaming at the Cyclocross National Championship.
The BOB Revolution Pro jogging stroller is a brilliant piece of equipment that will benefit you and the baby -- and give mom some extra alone time. Everyone wins.
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: a plausible alternative to meat, a free-climbing attempt on El Cap, a super-reflective windbreaker and more.
The Specialized Turbo S is sure to turn the heads of panting competitive bikers. How it competes with other e-bikes is a different story.
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: nude rock climbers, the hunt for the sub-two-hour mile, how to burn more fat while running and more.
At Fitbit, tracking steps, calories, weight loss and sleep efficiency is just the start. The mission isn't to push you to perpetually break a step record -- it’s to find habits that put you on the path to becoming healthier, happier and revitalized.
The year's most perilous ski line, UFC women choose black eyes over eyeshadow, the Billabong Pipe Masters, Scotch Whisky by Beckham & more.
Part of staying active (and in turn, healthy) is understanding what your body is doing each day. Fitbit's focus on data has led to a suite of tools that make it easy to visualize a day, month, or even year’s worth of activity. It’s tough to understand where you need to go if you can’t understand where you’ve been; that’s why Fitbit tracks your most important vitals around the clock.
The cheaters of competitive bass fishing, a brand-new app for swimmers, Carmelo Anthony's legacy-building project and more.
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: the best adventurers of 2014, a new film about Nolan's 14, GoPro messes up, performance-enhancing weed and more.
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: a legendary NHL enforcer, sexual abuse in swimming, the greatest outdoorsmen of the century and more.
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: the new Miss Reef calendar, inside a bike messenger stage race, the complete guide to building a campfire, what's killing triathletes and more.
Microsoft's newly minted CEO Satya Nadella has no shortage of challenges ahead, with revenue streams from Windows and Office thinning. But the Microsoft Health signals a more forward-thinking direction for the company: focusing on the cloud.
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: the heretic of bike fitting, an inflatable jacket, bacon-wrapped trout and more.
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: extreme fitness in America, a look back at Landon Donovan's career, the state of MREs and more.
A week with the Trek Lync 5 proves it’s the commuter bike you need, whether or not it’s the commuter bike you want.
Vanmoof claims they've built “the world’s first intelligent commuter bike”. We took their word to the road, pedal testing to see if something worthy of the Stedelijk can hang on American tarmac.
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: the seedy and contemptible world of bike theft, an argument for shaving your legs, the best ski towns and more.
Mountaineer and ultra runner Ben Clark shares his tips on becoming a faster runner, whether your aim is a local 5k or, like him, 14,000-foot peaks over 100 miles.
Matthew Ankeny set out for three weeks of fad-dieting to see if the wave of hype surrounding the latest favorite American diet could hold weight. How did he feel after 21 days of eating just fresh fish, vegetables, fruit and nuts (plus a demonic juice binge)?
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: a new marathon record, the best places to work, Danny Macaskill rides the Isle of Skye and more.
Zwift is the marriage of video games and cycling trainers. It’s like Wii Fit, with more puddles of sweat.
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: real-life medieval battles, a folding helmet from Brooks, gyms for bigger folks and more.
Just like they're different in style, wearables vary in which metrics they measure: heart rate, calories burned and blood pressure are just a few metrics vital to determining fitness. Prospective buyers need to ask themselves two questions: will you actually wear it? And will you understand it? More data means nothing if you don't know what it means or how it's measured. Take a look at our breakdown of the different metrics and which wearables utilize each.
Athos is a startup that’s just a few months away from bringing to market one of the most interesting wearables yet: compression clothing capable of monitoring how hard your muscles are working, on top of heart rate, heart rate variability and breathing patterns.
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: the fastest cyclist on Earth, game-changing avalanche technology, weather-proof Converse kicks and more.
The ostensible benefit of smart watches and health trackers, as far as health goes, is that they allow you to monitor your calories, heart rate, and step count with previously unmatched accuracy. Truth is, a number of upcoming smartphones paired with worthy fitness tracking apps make fitness-tracking wearables redundant.
Sequels tend to suck (Caddyshack II, I’m looking at you), and when they’ve got 26.2 miles of pavement in them, the suck-potential goes exponentially up. After my second marathon, I came up with some advice to my former self, who was still prepping for his first. You can listen in.
The musculoskeletal therapist says it’s all good. The running ancestors give the the nod. And calves like grapefruits can’t be wrong. Embrace footwear devolution with these barefoot running shoes.
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This Week in Sports and Outdoors: new replay technology in pro tennis, Rapha's new cyclocross shoes, the battle of man versus internet and more.
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: Cannondale sponsors Slipstream, Garmin introduces an updated power meter, an app brings pick-up sports to the teammate-less masses and more.
At altitude, you dehydrate more easily, your body has to work harder just to survive and, depending on how high you go, you can be at risk for various degrees of altitude sickness. But sometimes outdoor adventures and competitions call us into the mountains, by bike or by foot. So how do we handle it? Legendary cycling coach Chris Carmichael gives us some tips.
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: a debate about the value of breakfast, a portable hot tub, superior bread, Copenhagen's bike skyway and more.