How Freediving In the Ocean Taught Me to Slow Down and Manage Stress
Turns out, holding your breath underwater sans oxygen can teach you a lot about yourself.
Epic Water Sports You'll Want to Try (and 4 Women Who Crush Them)
They describe the sensations that keep them hooked.
Meet Caroline Marks, the Youngest Surfer to Ever Qualify for the World Championship Tour
You need to see her on the waves
All the Beginner Rock Climbing Gear You Actually Need
The essential items you'll need to get out there (or in the climbing gym).
These Health Benefits of Camping Will Turn You Into an Outdoor Person
The bug bites are worth it
7 Pro Adventurers Share Why You Should Leave the Gym and Head Outside
Challenge yourself to something new and get some fresh air.
Margo Hayes Is the Young Badass Rock Climber You Need to Know
Margo Hayes may look small, but she's one of the most powerful rock climbers in the world.
The 20-Mile Hike That Finally Made Me Appreciate My Body
"I hiked, I cried, I listened to Beyoncé."
7 Adventurous Women Who Will Inspire You to Go Outside
From kitesurfing to scaling mountains, these ladies know to spend time outdoors.
Pro Adaptive Climber Maureen Beck Wins Competitions with One Hand
"We're all as limited and unlimited as we make ourselves."
Julianne Hough Wants You to Spend More Time Outdoors (And Out of Your Comfort Zone)
The stunning pictures will inspire your next adventure.
This Woman Made a Name for Herself In the Male-Dominated World of Lumberjack Sports
She's absolutely killing it in a male-dominated sport.
These Badass Athletes Will Make You Want to Take Up Rock Climbing
You just might decide to take up the sport yourself—even if it's only for the views.
Family-Approved Adventure Sports That Totally Count As Workouts
Burn calories the fun way.
How to Get Better at Yoga By Taking Your Practice Outdoors
Getting some fresh air while you practice yoga can up your benefits.
Learn How to Plan the Most Epic Adventure Vacation of Your Life
The seven essential steps to planning the most epic vacation of your life (until next year, that is).
Meet the Adventure Seeker Who Works 50 Hours and Still Has Time to Ski Volcanoes
Christy Mahon doesn't get paid to hike insane mountains and run 100-mile races. She does it to learn more about her strength and who she really is.
8 Essential Safety Tips Every Trail Runner Should Know
Make no mistake—trail running is NOT like running around the neighborhood.
Try a New Adventure Sport Even If It Scares the Crap Out of You
Spoiler: Battle wounds are in your future.
What It's Like Being the Fat Girl On the Hiking Trail
I love hiking and I love my body—so why did the PCT make me feel so bad about both?
The Playground Boot-Camp Workout That'll Make You Feel Like a Kid Again
Hack the monkey bars, swings, and slide to fit in a total-body workout.
6 Reasons You Should Take Your Yoga Practice Outside
Time to take your Vinyasa from studio to sunshine.
What This Scary Scuba Diving Accident Taught Me About Proper Planning
Shape's editor-in-chief shares some important lessons she learned on the ocean floor.
Record-Breaking Mountaineer Bonita Norris Will Make You Want to Be a Badass Climber Too
Expert advice for wannabe climbers
The Adventure Travel Apps You Need to Download Now
Download these apps for all your hiking, kayaking, or camping needs