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What to Do When You Just Can't Do Push-Ups

Committing to a push-up challenge like the one we did last month is a great way to get good at push-ups, but it may not always be the best way to …

10 Mental Tricks to Run Better

Tired and cranky? Use these simple ways to beat brain fatigue and run strong.<p>1 of 10<p>Restate Your Goals<p>Deciding between the remote control and your running shoes? It isn’t easy to get out the door without a clear reason to run. "If you can’t answer, Why am I doing this?, you won‘t last long," says …

How the ‘Shalane Flanagan Effect’ Works

When Shalane Flanagan won the New York City Marathon last week, her victory was about more than just an athletic achievement. Of course, it’s a remarkable one: She’s the first American woman to win in 40 years, and she did so in a blistering 2 hours 26 minutes.<p>But perhaps Flanagan’s bigger …

Marathons

Nine-year-old completes 'triple crown' of thru-hiking, says his 'feet are happy to be done'

Christian Thomas certainly deserves a rest day — preferrably one that includes a stop at his favorite Chinese restaurant.<p>On Sept. 18, upon completing a 1,200 mile hike of the Continental Divide Trail, the nine-year-old hiker became the youngest person ever to earn the “triple crown” of thru-hiking. …

The Emotional Side of Trail Running

“I am crying in my car at the trailhead.”<p>“I am depressed after my race and I don’t know why.”<p>“I hate myself today and can’t run.”<p>Those are snippets …

How to Keep Your Feet Happy on the Trail

When all you have is a couple days out in the wild before you have to head back to work on Monday, every minute you have on the trail is a precious …

All About the Outside Gear Facebook Page (And Group!)

<b>Update (11/2/2017)</b>: <i>In the month since we published this post, the</i> Outside <i>Gear Facebook page has grown 18 percent to over 43,000 followers. We're psyched and appreciate the support! We also received some interesting feedback: readers want a forum to discuss products with our editors and a chance to</i> …

How to Wash Your Outdoor Clothes

Down Gear Aid Revivex Down Cleaner Down loses its loft when dirty or oily, which compromises warmth. This wash was the best at returning down to its …

Backpacking

10 Awesome Books to Read on Your Travels

It's no secret that window seats on airplanes are usually a hot commodity. But even if you're lucky enough to score a seat with a view, how many …

A Case for Trail Running

In the thousands of years before humans created the first sharpened tools, how did we catch the food we needed to survive? According to many if you …

Trail Running

Best Trail Running Shoes for Women: Prices, Reviews, Comparissons

Trail running shoes are a great way to enhance running on trails, especially for your feet. If your feet hurt after trail running, or if your feet …

Shoes

107 things I learned while hiking 1,833.3 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail

This is me and my friend Indigo. On June 6, 2017, we began our journey on the Pacific Crest Trail, a long distance scenic trail that runs from Mexico …

The Best Strength Exercises for Runners

Runners aren’t typically known for their massive shoulders or overly-developed glutes—they tend to be lean, and even wiry—a physique that allows them …

Hiking Gear For Kids: The Complete Checklist

Do you want to take your family on a multi-day hiking adventure but have some questions about hiking gear for kids? Are you trying to foster a sense …

Backpacking

Hiking Boots vs. Trail Runners: The Great Debate

<b>How to decide when you really need a pair of big, bad boots</b><b></b> Newbie hikers or those looking to replace an older pair of hiking boots often ask the …

Backpacking

How to Take Care of Your Feet

Use these tried-and-true tips from a professional adventure athlete to keep your feet healthy.<p>Our mistake was textbook. A few miles before our first camp, Gerry mentioned to me that he might have some blisters coming on. We should have known to address them immediately, especially since we'd …

Backpacking 101: Planning your trip — Washington Trails Association

You've decided you want to go backpacking. Now what?<p>Well hopefully, you will have taken a day hike before. If not, try some day hikes before leaping …

Going Solo: Tips for Safely Hiking Alone

Tips for Staying Safe on a Solo Hike<p>Hiking alone can be peaceful and the perfect way to spend some quality time with yourself. Hiking alone can also …

The Best Spots for Beach Camping in NSW

Pitch your tent, then into the surf with you.<p>Pitch your tent, then into the surf with you.<p>On a warm night, there's no more consoling sound than …

National Parks

Best winter walks and hikes in coastal national parks | Wild About Whales | NSW National Parks

Posted by:Wild About WhalesDate:18/07/2016Posted in:National parksComments:<p>Whale watch while you walk<p>We all know how important exercise is for our …

How to Get Started With Fly Fishing | The Art of Manliness

Fishing with a rod and line, and an artificial lightweight lure made to imitate fish prey — that is, fly fishing — was first recorded around the year …

25 Runners Share the Biggest Mistakes They Made as Beginners

Running seems easy enough: Just grab a pair of sneakers and put one foot in front of the other, right? Well, anyone who’s struggled to get through a …

Marathons

The 3 Body Types, Explained

Learn your somatotypes to better understand your weight loss potential.<p>Most of us can slot our overall build into one of three general categories (recognizing that there are a wide variety of shapes and sizes even within these categories).<p>Body composition is liberating because it gives you …

Should Marriage Be More Like an Employment Contract?

A reader named <b>J.D. Peralta</b> is asking for your help:<p>For about the last six years I have developing a theory about how marriage should be legal social …

Why Are the Japanese No Longer Interested in Sex?

(Photo: Joshua Rappeneker)<p>Japan’s under-40s appear to be losing interest in conventional relationships. Millions aren’t even dating, and increasing …

An Animated Guide to the Economics of Sex

You may have detected a theme in our three most recent podcasts: “Reasons to Not Be Ugly,” “What You Don’t Know About Online Dating,” and “Why Marry? …

Here's What Happened When A Group Of Scientists Went To Confront Their Congressional Tormentors

It turns out their "wasteful" research serves a purpose.<p>The worlds of science and politics came together twice on Wednesday afternoon, and the collisions couldn’t have been more diametrically at odds.<p>Inside the White House, President Barack Obama gathered with young students to celebrate the …

Fight Club

This unusual test reveals how smart you are

Last summer, a couple of researchers ran a funny experiment about honesty. They went to an Israeli shopping mall and recruited people, one-by-one, …

Yes, Bacon Has Been Linked to Cancer AGAIN - Here's What You Need to Know

Read this before you freak out.<p>A new report from two major research groups just linked processed meat - including everyone’s favourite, bacon - to …