Try One of Our Favorite Bike Races of the Year

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Try One of Our Favorite Bike Races of the Year
As summer gets into full swing, cyclists are embracing the return of bike events. “People are clearly so excited to be outside together and doing things again,” says Ben Delaney, the cycling group editorial director for Outside Inc.. “The energy to participate in bike events this year seems like a c...

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6 Essential Moves for Aging Athletes

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6 Essential Moves for Aging Athletes
No matter how invincible you feel today, your athletic skills and strength will diminish with age. Fortunately, the right training can help you slow that decline and maintain good fitness for a lifetime. The key is to choose exercises that challenge balance, strengthen the core, and mimic complex mo...

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Ask a Thru-Hiker: What’s the Biggest Mistake Beginners Make?

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Ask a Thru-Hiker: What’s the Biggest Mistake Beginners Make?
Do you dream about hitting the trail for a long—really long—hike? In Ask a Thru-Hiker, record-setting long-distance hiker Liz “Snorkel” Thomas answers your burning questions about how to do it. Normally, you’d need to be an Outside+ member to read it, but we’re sharing this column with everyone to g...

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Young, Dumb, and Broke: Why Outdoorsy Types Suck at Money

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Young, Dumb, and Broke: Why Outdoorsy Types Suck at Money
When I was in my twenties, I did something very bad. I made about $290,000 disappear. What that number represents is the majority of the six-figure salary and bonuses, after taxes, that I earned over the five years I worked in financial services. When I say that I made it disappear, I don’t mean tha...

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The Testosterone Debate Won’t End With Caster Semenya

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The Testosterone Debate Won’t End With Caster Semenya
It’s now official that Caster Semenya, the two-time defending Olympic champion in the women’s 800-meters, will not be taking part in the Tokyo Games this summer. Semenya, 30, was already prohibited from competing in her best event due to recent World Athletics regulations that prevent athletes with ...

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