Health & Fitness
Want to Run Faster? Eat Mushroom Extract, Drink Goat Protein, Wear a Caffeine Patch
Cricket protein, mushroom extracts and a day's worth of salt in one dose. Hungry yet?
3 Quick Total Body Workouts Recommended by the Pros
We know you like buffet-style meals. Put down the meatballs and sidle up to a smörgåsbord of workouts.
Is Spire the Path to Peace? Don’t Hold Your Breath
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.
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: January 29, 2015
A suit fit for James Bond, an eSnowboard for the city, the best gear from Outdoor Retailer and more.
Editor’s Choice: Best of Outdoor Retailer, Winter Market 2015
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.
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: January 15, 2015
Big money at Challenge Dubai, lions in Montana and some shaming at the Cyclocross National Championship.
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: December 18, 2014
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.
Stop Letting Excuses Ruin Your Workouts
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.
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: December 11, 2014
The year's most perilous ski line, UFC women choose black eyes over eyeshadow, the Billabong Pipe Masters, Scotch Whisky by Beckham & more.
Stay Healthy Through Winter with the Power of Metrics
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.
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: December 4, 2014
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: November 20, 2014
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: November 13, 2014
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: November 6, 2014
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.
Decrypted: With Health, Microsoft Admits Defeat — and Adapts
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: October 30, 2014
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: October 16, 2014
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: extreme fitness in America, a look back at Landon Donovan's career, the state of MREs and more.
Want or Not, the Trek Lync is The Commuter Bike You Need
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.
The Vanmoof Electric 3, An E-Bike That’s Not Quite Electrifying
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: October 9, 2014
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.
How To: Run Faster in the Mountains
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.
Thinking of Going Paleo? Start Here
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: October 2, 2014
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: a new marathon record, the best places to work, Danny Macaskill rides the Isle of Skye and more.
With Zwift, Cycling Meets Video Game
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: September 25, 2014
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: real-life medieval battles, a folding helmet from Brooks, gyms for bigger folks and more.
Know Your Stats: Deciphering Wearable Metrics
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.