The Steelcase Leap is The Home Office Chair Your Back Needs

Like upgrading from your laptop’s tiny screen to a roomier external monitor, it doesn’t take long to realize a rigid desk chair isn’t cutting it in your home office. And that’s a detail worth nailing: The right office chair increases comfort while you’re putting in hours behind the desk. But, like a good mattress, thatContinue reading “The Steelcase Leap is The Home Office Chair Your Back Needs”

MTB Rider’s Mission to Build (And Shred) a Network of Trails in Rural B.C.

This article originally appeared on Bike.com and was republished with permission. Not everyone has an extensive network of trails in their hometown. In fact, some people don’t have any trails at all. And while traveling to find trails is what most riders resort to, others decide to grab a shovel and get to work. AContinue reading “MTB Rider’s Mission to Build (And Shred) a Network of Trails in Rural B.C.”

Why Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Are on the Ballot This Year

How we protect and intend to use the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is on the ballot this election, as is the Tongass National Forest in Alaska, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Idaho’s South Fork Salmon River, Bristol Bay, Bears Ears National Monument, and countless other public lands. Ely, Minnesota was once a thriving ironContinue reading “Why Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Are on the Ballot This Year”

This Animal Flow Workout Will Get You Stronger Without Any Weights

Don’t let the odd name deter you: Animal flow offers unique benefits you won’t get from traditional strength training. “It fundamentally brings you back to the basics,” says Nike Master Trainer Patrick Frost. “These are ground-based movements, where you create resistance by pushing and pulling your body around a fixed platform.” The trick to masteringContinue reading “This Animal Flow Workout Will Get You Stronger Without Any Weights”

Jaw-Dropping Surf Clips From This Week’s Massive Nazaré Swell

This article originally appeared on Surfer.com and was republished with permission. The first time you watch the clip, it seems like your eyes deceive you. A white trail is streaking across a massive wall of water, but there’s no surfer to be seen. Watch it again, and again, and again––same result. The streak is LucasContinue reading “Jaw-Dropping Surf Clips From This Week’s Massive Nazaré Swell”

What Every Man Can Learn From the Navy SEALS About Grit

For generations, the U.S. Navy SEALS (Sea, Air, and Land) have set the standard for military special operations. Relied on for the toughest missions, these men are as notorious as their training, which begins at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado off the coast of California. Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training, or BUD/S for short, is the crucibleContinue reading “What Every Man Can Learn From the Navy SEALS About Grit”

How to Safely Camp and Recreate During Wildfire Season

Wildland fires are nothing new, but their current impact is dramatic. So far, in 2020, about 8.5 million acres have burned across the U.S. The financial toll is mind-boggling. In 2018, estimates of wildfire damage were about $18 billion. So far this year, nearly 33,000 people have been involved in fighting wildfires and 12 areContinue reading “How to Safely Camp and Recreate During Wildfire Season”

Trump Opens 9.3 Million Acres of Tongass National Forest to Logging

Alaska’s Tongass National Forest is known as the “lungs of North America.” With 16.7 million acres of temperate rain forest, it offers an ecological oasis where wild salmon, brown bears, bald eagles, and a diverse range of other species flourish. Its old-growth stands of red and yellow cedar, Sitka spruce, and Western hemlock have stood tallContinue reading “Trump Opens 9.3 Million Acres of Tongass National Forest to Logging”

Jon Hamm Reflects on ‘Mad Men,’ Mental Health, and Filming ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

Jon Hamm spent much of 2020 perfecting the art of “waiting it out.” Instead of touring the world to talk up Top Gun—currently slated for July 2021 after two pandemic-related premiere pushes—he took to chatting with some rabbits in his front yard. In lieu of spending long days on set, Hamm whiled away the nightsContinue reading “Jon Hamm Reflects on ‘Mad Men,’ Mental Health, and Filming ‘Top Gun: Maverick’”