Can people warm or cool their bodies using only their thoughts? Wency Leung investigates the physiological effects of meditation and breathing techniques in extreme environments Vitina Blumenthal rolled
One of the highest sweat rates ever recorded was that of marathon runner Alberto Salazar at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. In the months leading up to the games, which were expected to be oppressively
Back when I was in high school, there was a sign hanging in the lockeroom: “Practice doesn’t make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.” Unfortunately, none of my coaches ever defined what, exactly,
Buying your first backpacking setup can be cost prohibitive and overwhelming—but it doesn’t have to be. This will likely be the first time you are completely in charge of carrying your means to clean food,
The recent uproar over an MMA fighter's beatdown of a tai chi practitioner is a virtual case study for Bruce Lee's emphasis on real world application of the fighting arts. "Organized despair." That's phrase
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Adventure Sure, the journey is the destination for some, but these hikes will take you to places where you can see the planet in all its wild glory. Volcanic craters, high exposure, weird formations—if