After climbing the Seven Summits, she's conquering the eighth -- New York's comedy scene
Shailee Basnet has climbed the highest peak on all seven continents. Now she's pursuing stand-up comedy in a second language -- and finding the lessons she learned scaling Everest are helping her in her newest venture.
Video: The Ultimate Core Workout
At the Mountain Tactical Institute in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, trainers develop sport-specific programs for mountain athletes, ranging from pro skiers to climbers and ultrarunners. They focus on the fitness routines that will translate from the gym to the mountain, building core strength and endurance. Watch to learn the Chassis Integrity Circuit, their four-part core workout that uses the real-life movements we make in mountain sports.
The Giant Peppermint Patty That Powered the First Everest Ascent
by: Ailsa Ross
When Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay summited Everest in May 1953, they weren't fueled by carbohydrate cocktails and fancy gels or advised by a highly trained sports nutritionist. Instead, they were powered by intuition and an English candy experiment gone wrong, today known as the Kendal Mint Cake.
by: The Editors
Think of fitness like your portfolio: don’t let short-term thinking limit long-term gains. No matter your age, we've developed a balanced investment strategy to help you achieve the shape of your life—and maintain it for years to come.
How to Survive a Shark Attack, Plus Skills for 9 Other Emergencies
by: Luke Whelan
Have you ever found yourself on a boat besieged by pirates? Aboard a derailing train? Former Navy SEAL Clint Emerson explains how to survive these crises and many more in his new book, 100 Deadly Skills: Survival Edition.