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We're Reading

The Fitness Trends to Watch for in 2020

The Fitness Trends to Watch for in 2020


What’s new in workouts and wellness?

Welcome to the Neighborhood

Welcome to the Neighborhood


Our NYC pop-up with Neighborhood Goods

Quoted

"A year from now you may wish you had started today."

Karen Lamb

The Essentials

Indoor Plants

  1. 1
    Succulents
  2. 2
    Snake Plant
  3. 3
    Dracaena
  4. 4
    Rubber Tree
  5. 5
    Aloe Vera

The dos and don’ts of working out while away

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Prioritize Your Fitness While Traveling
Some feats of strength and endurance just couldn’t stand the test of time
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The Wildest Forgotten Olympic Sports
The best are surprisingly accessible and affordable
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Everyday Super Foods for Athletes
What to do (and not do) to keep your skin healthy in the sun
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A Summer Skincare Plan

An effective way to get fit that’s both easy and challenging

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Swimming 101

Here’s what ice can and can’t do for your recovery

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The Truth About Cold Therapy
Treadmill vs. pavement vs. natural terrain
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Surface Level
Moves to help you relax, breathe better and speed up post-workout recovery.
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Necessary Stretches for Right Now
And a modern take on the utilitarian classic
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The Rugged History of Cargo Pants

This underutilized ingredient is key to boosting your immunity and workout recovery

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Your Nutritional Secret Weapon

Do you need a high-powered gadget in your recovery arsenal?

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The Truth about Massage Tools

The key to staying warm, dry and stink-free

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Why You Want Merino Wool Activewear

Here’s how you beat the odds and accomplish your newfound goals

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Hacking Your New Year's Resolutions

A look back to celebrate the wins - big and small. 

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2020 Year In Review
What you need to know to get the most out of winter workouts
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5 Cold Weather Training Tips

Well-vetted gift ideas for the fitness junkies on your list

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What We’re Giving (and Hope to Get) This Year

Roll with the button down collar

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Anatomy of an Icon: The Oxford Shirt
Long live the OG performance kit
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You Can’t Beat Classic Sweats
The underrated ingredients and foods that boost your gains and expand your palate
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10 Uncommon Sources of Protein

The right gear to assemble your arsenal, according to experts

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Packing the Perfect Gym Bag
Bringing some structure and discipline into a world of chaos.
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Health Hacks Backed By Science For Active and Busy Men
Prepare properly for the terrain - not all footwear is created equal.
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These Are The Hiking Shoes You Didn't Know You Needed
The versatile drinks every guy ought learn how to mix.
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The Cocktails Every Guy Should Know How To Make
Because what's more important than the health of your ticker?
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The Overlooked Benefits Of Cardio Training
If you haven't taken stretching seriously until now, it's time to reconsider.
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How To Stretch For Maximum Recovery and Results
A few unique ideas to set your next renovation project apart.
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How To Build the Ultimate Man Cave
Learning how to use your body to ground your mind.
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Restorative Yoga: The Ultimate Guide
Mental health hacks for the 21st century
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Mindfulness vs. Meditation: What You Need To Know
Hard time slowing down? It might be time to take a closer look.
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The Silent Meditation Retreat Guide
Today, CrossFit is mobile - here's what you'll need for the best home workout.
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Try These CrossFit Workouts At Home and Forget the Gym
Supplement your fitness routine to ease the stress on your mind and body.
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CBD And Muscle Recovery: What You Need To Know

It’s like having a coach in your pocket

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The Trainers You Should Be Following
Everything you need to know to make your next fishing adventure the best one yet. 
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Fly Fishing: A Beginner's Guide
The gear and tools you need to stay relaxed once on the water. 
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The Ultimate Guys Fishing Trip Checklist
The top 10 cities and trails to ride 
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Road Biking: The Best West Coast Cities For Riding
Necessary break, or unhelpful indulgence?
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Here's the Deal About Cheat Days and Staying On Track

The coolest gear to refresh your routine

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Upgrade Your Home Workout Equipment
Casual and comfortable weren’t always the fashion statements society cherished.
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Activewear: How Sports Changed The Way Americans Dress
A guide to the latest form of stress relief therapy.
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Float Tank Therapy: What Is It and What Is It For?
Your ultimate gate through California, Oregon, and Washington.
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A West Coast Guide to Kayaking

Why Is Stretching Before Running Critical?

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A Pre-Running Guide to Stretching

Harness your breath and thoughts to start your day off right and boost your energy and motivation. 

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Why You Want to Start Meditating
A natural performance fiber in a class of its own.
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What Is Merino Wool and What Makes It So Special?
A performance fibre face-off.
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Wool vs. Cotton: Pros and Cons
7000 years of fabric evolution explained
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Cotton 101: A Guide to the Science Behind Your Fabrics
The surprising and little understod approach to health & fitness
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Why You Should Give Barefoot Running a Chance
Perfecting your fitness regimen.
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Aerobic vs. Anaerobic Exercises: Finding Your Balance
The surprising stamina booster.
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Weight Lifting for Runners: It’s Time To Up Your Game
What to know when choosing between wool, cotton, and polyester. 
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Synthetic vs. Natural Fabrics: The Pros and Cons
Not all HIIT is created equal.
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Low-Impact HIIT Workouts Your Joints Will Thank You For
A great core has wide-spanning implications in all aspects of your life.
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The Best Ab Workouts To Keep Your Core Cut and Lean
One of the the worlds great fitness tools is small enough to fit in your pocket. 
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Resistance Band Workouts To Kickstart Your Routine
Start with the why, and go from there.
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Fool-Proof Tips for Hacking Workout Motivation
Nutritional tips to keep you healthy for years to come.
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The Superfoods That Help Boost Testosterone Naturally
Bodyweight training is an alternative to weights, but is it as effective? Learn more about calisthenics and why it may be the right fit for you.
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Calisthenics: The Pros and Cons of Bodyweight Training
The unique benefits not found on the trail.
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The Under-Appreciated Benefits of Running on the Beach
Not all cotton is created equal.
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Pima vs. Traditional Cotton: What’s the Difference?
Lifting heavy weights is, in fact, healthy.
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The Myth of Stunted Growth from Weightlifting

Here’s how the pros are staying fit at home

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The Gear Trainers Swear By

The signature piece in the Olivers lineup is constantly moving

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These Shorts Don't Quit
It's past time to add this to your fitness routine
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Yoga for Men: The Athlete’s Guide to Better Conditioning
The diet tips you didn't know you needed.
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Testosterone Killing Foods That You Should Avoid
What you need to know about this fantastic workout style.
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Hypertrophy Training: What It Is & Why It’s Good For You
Why it works and what you need to be doing.
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HIIT Workouts For Men: The Best Routines For Real Results
Prepare yourself, regardless of the weather or season.
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What To Wear For Running In Any Environment
Recovery days don’t have to be spent laying around with sore muscles.
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Active Recovery Workout: The Ultimate Guide to Better Fitness
Playbook alarm

Your alarm choice can affect how you feel in the morning

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Rethink Your Wake-Up

Why this military-grade material is the first name in fabric durability

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Get to Know CORDURA

Why the original technical material remains one of the best you can buy

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Nature’s Finest Performance Fabric

In a word: Yes

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Common Fitness Problems: “Do I Really Need to Warm-Up?”

5 intermittent fasting tips for athletes

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A Better Break

Spend money on them, or skip entirely? 

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Are Trendy Supplements Worth It?

Muscles can’t function properly if they’re not properly cared for.

Common Fitness Problems:
Common Fitness Problems: "How Important Is Stretching, Really?”

Exploring the evolution that made this easygoing shirt a sporting icon

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A Brief History of the Polo

That relaxed WFH setup is wreaking havoc on your back

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Poor Form: Fixing Your Posture with Exercise

Why we chose a tactical fabric for our new technical pants

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Ripstop’s Hard-Wearing History

Everything you need to know about Fat

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7 Reasons to Eat More Fat

Common Fitness Problems

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“Should I Workout When I’m Sick?”

Menswear’s most versatile piece has a unique military origin story

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The History of the Chino

Common Fitness Problems

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What’s the Best Measurement For Overall Fitness?

From boxes to boutiques, how to find what works for your workouts

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Choosing the Right Gym

Common Fitness Problems

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How Important Is Hydration, Really?

It looks, tastes and bleeds like beef … is there a catch?

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Impossible: What You Need to Know About Lab Grown Meat

Common Fitness Problems

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How Can I Decrease My Resting Heart Rate?

What you need to know to fall asleep like a champ

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Hacking Your Sleep

Common Fitness Problems

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What’s the Best Way to Wash Workout Clothes?

A primer on proper form before and after your workout

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Locker Room Etiquette for the 21st Century

We ask Mike Donavanik to weigh in

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How Often Should I Be Changing My Sneakers?

The best way to explore a new destination? An early morning run.

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The Best Cities to Visit for Runners

Tips & Tricks to Master the Art of Digital Nomadism

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Out of Office

For celebrity trainers and Homage founders, a dedication to fitness runs in the family

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The Bond of Brothers

The game that almost broke this San Diego Legion coach also gave him purpose

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The Commitment

For ultramarathon trail runner Riccardo Tortini, facing extreme conditions and unforeseen challenges is what keeps it interesting

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The Thrill of the Unknown

The minds behind Sanctuary Fitness aim to strengthen your spirit as much as your body

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The Safe Haven

Ex-Navy SEAL Josh Jespersen broke the Colorado 14er Ski Record by setting his sights on something bigger than himself

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Mission: Peak Performance

How Stunt Driver Danny Bopp Learned to Like Speed--and Share It

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Love in the Fast Lane

Cabin Life in Topanga with Ben and Kelton

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Two for the Abode

6 California AirBnB’s Worth Reserving

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Escape Artist
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THE PLAYBOOK IS YOUR GUIDE TO HEALTHY LIVING, FITNESS HACKS, AND STORIES TO EMPOWER AND GROW.



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