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Last month the fitness giant tightened its paywall and announced it was recommitting to core users. Here's what has to happen for that to work. Go to article - Strava Wants You Back
An attempt that was fraught with complications, high jinks, and bad decisions Go to article - When Alpinists Go Rogue
After months of trespassing and hiding from rangers, two hikers completed the Appalachian Trail in June. Their sagas raise questions about what it means to be outdoors in the United States right now. Go to article - The Thru-Hikers Who Finished the AT During the Pandemic
Santa Cruz Bicycles celebrates the launch of its latest full-suspension ride, the 5010, by bringing back something truly retro Go to article - Do You Remember Finger Biking?
The company's brand-new SB115 evolved from its super-capable SB100 cross-country model. The latest rendition is even more versatile and well suited to being an everyday trail bike for many. Go to article - First Ride: The New Yeti SB115 Mountain Bike
From iconic brands like Patagonia to that indispensable camping store in your hometown, the adventure economy has taken an unprecedented hit. The good news: the people who created these businesses are doers, and they're putting everything they've got into staying afloat and preparing for an uncertain future. Go to article - How the Outdoor Industry Responded to Coronavirus
Sweaty workouts do enhance your endurance, according to a new theory, but it may take longer and function differently than previously thought Go to article - The Benefits of Heat Training, Reconsidered
To mark the start of his sixties, Will Turner swam, biked, and ran 14,765 miles, many of which took place through iconic national parks and public lands. Here are the most stunning photos from his "races." Go to article - This Guy Finished 105 DIY Ironmans in Two Years
Learn how to kick-start the habit of daily movement with our free ten-day email course Go to article - The Key to Lifelong Health? Moving Every Day.
In praise of sand in your eyeballs, no cell service, and pooping in a box Go to article - The Eye-Opening Month I Spent Rafting the Grand Canyon
'Una Razon para Pescar' follows Miami tarpon fisherman Dan Diez as he explores how the sport is woven into his blood Go to article - A Cuban-American Shares His Fishing Roots
Like a cicada, the North Face Denali fleece hibernates for stretches, only to emerge one season with such force that you can't remember a time it wasn't around Go to article - A Brief History of the North Face Denali Fleece
A new aerodynamic analysis runs the numbers on exactly where to run when you’re behind someone else Go to article - Quantifying the Benefits of Drafting for Runners
Well, sort of. There's no racing on the roads yet, but pro teams are flocking to a digital version that will be broadcast to fans. Go to article - The Tour de France Goes Virtual
Put that bouncy desk chair to work with this full-body strength routine Go to article - The Do-It-All Stability Ball Workout
Little luxuries for nights spent under the stars Go to article - 7 Camping Upgrades for $50 or Less
I've tested hundreds of them. These are the best daily drivers. Go to article - My Current Favorite Insulated Water Bottles
The time-tested favorite is perfect for socially distanced backyard dinners and camping Go to article - How to Cook Over a Fire with a Dutch Oven
When CEO Greg Glassman retired after making inflammatory comments about George Floyd, many in the fitness community weren't surprised. But where the popular fitness business goes from here is anyone's guess. Go to article - There's a Schism Happening Inside CrossFit