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January 17, 2014
Susan Lacke— Have you tried the Cookie Diet? I suppose that’s what some people would have called my offseason.
February 5, 2013
Adding heat to certain things introduces an element of fun: popcorn kernels, a relationship, even the yoga room!
December 20, 2013
With January right around the corner, it’s the time of year where we all start making promises to ourselves about how we’ll be better in the New Year.
November 28, 2012
Whenever my country's absurd politics wear me out, I remind myself that we were the first nation to have a true national park: Yellowstone.
January 10, 2014
Matt Fitzgerald— There’s nothing wrong with doing steady, moderate-intensity base runs on a treadmill, and in fact if you run indoors frequently over the winter, m
September 19, 2013
As we've said before, a good bike shop is more than just a place to buy new wheels.
November 25, 2012
Thirsty before hitting the gym? The question of what to drink before a workout has long been up for debate.
April 19, 2013
• Must-Have Bike Commuter Gear: 28 Essentials • Your First Trail-Ready Mountain Bike Kit • Your First...
November 9, 2012
In the low mountain areas of Nepal, villagers live side-by-side with leopards, the smallest member of the "big cat" family that includes lions, tigers and jaguars. 
July 24, 2013
Most people think of surfing as a sport for the sun-drenched shores of Southern California, Hawaii or Australia—places where tanned surfer boys and girls can ride waves in paradise.[slideshow
May 1, 2014
Brooks Range, Alaska At these high latitudes, where a long tradition of Native storytelling attempts to explain the world—and alleviate the long nights of much of the year—people remember...
June 28, 2012
On Saturday, July 7th, Snow King Mountain in Jackson, WY, will become the backdrop for the inaugural Outerlocal Summer Games.
January 10, 2013
Over the years, National Geographic Photojournalist Michael Yamashita has been the-man-behind-the-lens for many
September 28, 2012
You've seen videos go viral, but have you seen one do this?   It's order, it's chaos, it's nature in full...
December 23, 2013
Maybe you just signed the dotted line on the contract to your very first gym membership, or maybe you've been
February 15, 2014
Another storm has come and gone, leaving its icy mark on much of the United States and many of us wondering if spring will ever arrive.
April 12, 2013
There is relative calm in both Everest Base Camps at the moment as the climbers rest and acclimatize in order to get ready for the work ahead.
December 24, 2013
When it comes to talking about fitness in the New Year, it seems like lots of the chatter is all about joining the gym.
February 1, 2013
If you’re like most of the runners I’ve encountered in my 12 years of coaching, you run at the same moderate intensity almost every time you run.
December 3, 2012
Ed Note: Laura Ackerman, a Spokane farmer and environmental activist, co-authored this story.
August 22, 2013
So, you’ve toted the backpack around the department store, filled with would-be gear.
November 30, 2012
Natural history books may now need some revision.
November 29, 2012
“Well, well, well,” I thought, face-down on an examination table in a sports medicine clinic. “I hope you’re happy, The Active Times.”
January 29, 2015
The polar vortex is back, and with it come blizzard conditions, ice on the roads and generally foul weather for driving.
December 17, 2012
Caitlin Chock—An iron deficiency is one of those nasty conditions that can disguise itself as being overtrained or under-rested.