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By Matthew Solan
Sometimes, instead of surging forward on another explosive, equipment-intensive adventure, what you really need to do is fall back and get some perspective. Here are three adventures to help you challenge your own status quo.
By Kelly James-Enger
Had enough of mysterious fitness plateaus, mindless exertion, confusing estimates and lackluster results? Make sense of it all with the tell-all help of a heart-rate monitor.
Smart Stretching
By Fernando Pages Ruiz
Don't keep those beautiful muscles and joints all cooped up. Give them room to move!
By Christopher Cross
A curious cross between advanced hiking and low-tech climbing, the art of scrambling is a Pacific Northwest passion – and one heck of a serious workout.
By Christopher Cross
If your family is yearning for an outdoor adventure, sea kayaking on Lake Superior may be just the ticket.
By Vic Sussman
How much cash would you slap down for a magic pill that would grant you a lifetime of physical strength, vibrant good health, mental sharpness, and – that most prized possession – a good-looking body? Don't bother answering, because you can win all these benefits and more without resorting to magic or medication. All you have to do is add a range of muscle-building exercises to your regular fitness regimen.
By Berit Thorkelson
Are you trailing a string of fitness failures mysterious enough to be classified as an x-file? Here's how to get to the bottom of your UFOs once and for all.
By Sara Aase
Athletic injuries are one aspect of fitness we can all do without. Here's how to avoid the pain, heal the damage and come back better than before.
By Fernando Pages Ruiz
You work out, watch what you eat, and lead a healthy lifestyle — so you've probably got plenty to be proud of already. Yet you don't have to be a hardcore bodybuilder to want (and get) a little more visual pump in your physique. In order to find out exactly what it takes, we talked to the patron saint of hard-gainers, three-time Mr. Olympia, Frank Zane.
By Marty Gallagher
Weightlifting isn't just for muscle heads, it's for anyone who wants to see and feel their body at its best.
By Christopher Cross
Whether you've never set foot on a snowboard, or would just as soon never get off, put down in the deep stuff at Whistler-Blackcomb and you'll be in for the ride of your life.
By Fernando Pages Ruiz
Oh yes, you do too have time to exercise! And these abbreviated, highly concentrated workouts will prove it.
By Joel Hoekstra
From mountain switchbacks to the wide-open spaces of the western slope, Colorado is an off-road bicyclist's paradise. Whatever your skill level, you'll find challenge, thrill and inspiration in this garden of single-track gods.
By the Experience Life Team
Although we tend to think we are happiest in our leisure hours - most satisfied when we are relaxed with absolutely nothing to ponder - the truth is quite the opposite.
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