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 ...

How to beat injury this summer

Contrary to the popular saying, pain is not always the name of the game. In fact, it really should never be the name of any game, sport or activity. Still, year after year, the pain train finds a way to derail ...

How to Deadlift Properly

Once reserved for powerlifters and weight-room addicts, the deadlift has gone mainstream. It targets the glutes—the body’s biggest, strongest muscles—and the fitness it builds helps prevent injury, teaches ...

Yoga On Demand

A lot of people in Colorado have chanted with Steph Schwartz. A few have even jumped out of airplanes with her. Now, anyone, anywhere can spend 15 minutes anytime learning yoga and mindfulness from the beloved ...