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Revamp Your Basecamp

The Best New Car-Camping Gear<p>At the summer Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City, gear makers unveil next summer’s wares. Here’s a sneak peak of what we're excited to check out in person:<p>Revamp Your Base Camp: Jetboil Joule<p>4 major upgrades for your campsite<p>The first portable cooking system to be …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Lemon Blueberry Cake (Ricotta Pound Cake)

It’s the beginning of blueberry season over here; let the parade of baked goods begin!<p>I had a basket of blueberries giving me the eye the other …

Pound Cake

Workout Of The Week: In/Out Miles

<b>The Coach</b>: Joe Rubio of the Asics Aggies Training Group, San Luis Obispo, Calif.<p><b>The Athlete</b>: Sergio Reyes, 2010 U.S. marathon champion<p><b>When They Did …

Increase Your Running Cadence To Prevent Knee Injuries

<i>Pain-free running may be just a (quicker) stride away.</i><p>Knee injuries are among the most common ailments in runners and triathletes young and old. …

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

Yoga

Food: Recipes, Cooking Tips, Celebrity Chef Ideas & Food News

Prep your Cinco de Mayo guac ahead of time and save those leftovers!<p>We take a look at how it compares to regular vodka and other alcoholic …

Cinco de Mayo

One-Hour Workout: Run And Strength Boot Camp

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 minutes (or less!).</i><p>This week’s run and strength workout comes from …

The Body Shop: Happy Endings

Use these simple standing stretches after a run to help jump-start recovery.

Rest Right

Match the length of your recovery period to the goal of your workout.<p>Whether you regularly rip through mile repeats or you're new to speedwork, you probably pay more attention to the time, pace, and effort of the hard work than you do to the rest in between. But recovery intervals are just as …

How to Time Workouts for Best Performance

Precisely schedule quality training sessions to achieve your best results.<p>Seasoned runners know that long runs, tempo runs, and speedwork are all critical to improving performance. What's more challenging, perhaps, is scheduling these sessions so you get the most out of each effort. "It's important …

Pill Poppers: The Truth About Vitamins - Women's Running

“A lot of people take better care of their cars than their bodies,” says Nancy Clark, Boston-based sports nutritionist and author of <i>Food Guide for</i> …

Why You Should Sign Up for a 5K

Register for a 5K to sharpen your focus and fitness.<p>Summer is the perfect time to enter a race. Nearly every weekend you're bound to find a local 5K event. Put one—or two or three!—on your schedule this season, and you'll gain far more than an impressive collection of finisher's medals. That's …

Does Running Form Matter?

More runners than ever before—from elites to midpackers—are talking about running technique and debating its importance. Which begs the question: Should you change your form? That depends...<p>One of the problems with sports, not least running, is that when something incredible happens, it is often …

Should I Eat Breakfast on Race Morning?

I usually run on an empty stomach in the early morning.<p><i>Hello,</i><p><i>I am 42 years old and just started running about three months ago. I try to train at least two or three times a week with a half-hour run. I ran my first 5K in December and finished in 26:29. I only have time to train when I get up at</i> …

Perfect Things: 2013 Editors' Choice Awards

This Is Good<p>From outdoor showers and real cowboy steaks to New Zealand's wimpy wildlife and cops on SUPs (seriously), the picks in our third annual Editors' Choice list all have one thing in common: perfection.<p>1. Detroit Manufacturing<p>In particular, startup bike brands Detroit Bicycle Company, …

Northern California

Outside's 2013 Gear of the Year

It's that time of year again. Our 2013 <i>Summer's Buyer's Guide</i>, which highlights the best hiking, biking, running, adventure travel, water-sports, and women's gear, is about to hit newsstands (official date is April 30). The iPad edition—with digital extras that allow you to zoom in on products, tap …

Hiking