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.