How to Warm Up for a Run

The first mile of every run doesn’t have to suck. In fact, it shouldn’t. That’s why world-class runners and coaches recommend warming up both your body and brain before you hit the pavement or trail. The goal ...

Our Favorite Workouts

Don’t be fooled by all the overzealous adventuring that goes on out here at our Santa Fe office. As much as we’d like to be able to snap our fingers and run an ultra, crush an all-day ride, or send a 14-er, we ...

The Best Recovery Tools

Reaching peak fitness requires workouts and recovery. Here, five pros and one recovery specialist share the tools they use to prevent injury and prime their bodies for the next interval. Hyperice Vyper 2.0 ...

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. ...