The 7 Best Training Apps

Whether you’re gym-averse, looking to track your latest vert, or trying to perfect your swim form, the right app can help you reach your training goals, says Los Angeles–based personal trainer Mike Donavanik. ...

Bike to Ski

The gym may be the best place for ski-specific training, but every second in a gym is a second less outside on the bike. Seeking an alternative, we consulted Ann Trombley—former Olympian, Nederland-based Level ...

7 Hip Exercises

With a roster of muscles ranging from the powerful glutes to the small and agile abductors, the hips control practically all your movements. Almost every endurance athlete overworks some hip muscles while ...

Train Like A Girl

I smear my toes against the greasy limestone at Hoback Shield, a sport crag near Jackson, Wyoming, and reach past the first roof on La Bamba (5.10a). Just as my feet slip, my fingers find a crimp. I crank on ...

Five Minute Fingers

Years ago as a gumby in my very first year of climbing, I was looking through guidebooks in Rock and Snow in New Paltz, New York, when a random old-schooler started spouting off about how he had attained his ...

The Good Life

As married couples go, good luck finding one as passionate about improving their personal health and growth as big-wave surfer and renowned waterman Laird Hamilton and former pro volleyball player Gabby Reece. ...

How to Use Box Jumps

Box jumps are a foolproof way to gain power and strength. Find an elevated surface. Jump. Repeat. Master it, and you’ll build reactivity, agility, coordination, and balance, says Go Green, personal trainer and ...

60 And Badass

Heads tend to turn when Cathy Nicoletti toes the start line. Her snow-white hair is streaked with silver, and at 66, she looks like she could be your grandmother. And boy is she fast. The Louisville, Colorado, ...

How to prevent foot injuries

About a week ago, I set off on a big, mountainous trail run as part of training for a couple of upcoming races. As I tipped over the edge of the last pass and started making my way downhill, I took an ...

I Am Big Brother

I started wearing one of those fitness trackers recently—the kind of watch that monitors the number of steps you take in a day, keeps track of your various workouts and monitors your sleep patterns. I’m ...

Your Guide To Endurance Fuel

There’s nothing new about needing a portable bit of fuel if you’re out on the trail or doing an endurance The post Your Guide To Endurance Fuel appeared first on Vermont Sports Magazine.

How to Do a Proper Lunge

“Lunges are one of the hardest single-leg strengthening exercises out there,” says Erica Suter, a Baltimore-based strength and conditioning coach. But difficulty aside, she says, they’re paramount for ...

Down Dog Downtown

At the end of a long day, there are plenty of reasonable excuses for skipping a workout: fatigue, evening plans, a growling stomach or simple laziness. But for eight weeks this summer, the cost of a fitness ...

How to Do a Burpee

The burpee is king in the world of high-intensity exercise. It’s highly efficient as a calorie burner but also incredibly effective as a way to get stronger, says Adam Rosante, strength and nutrition coach and ...