Dimity McDowell

Escape From Inertia

Most of us struggle at some point to overcome a stubborn resistance to exercising. Here are some tips for getting — and keeping — your body in motion, even when you don’t feel like it.

Hot on the Trail

If the thought of pounding the pavement makes you want to head for the hills, trail running may offer profound appeal. Find out why millions of runners are taking to the trails.

Variety Pack

There’s more than downhill skiing at mountain resorts. Now you can enjoy the snow four or five ways, even if you have only a weekend to spare.

Reality Check: How Much Exercise Do You Really Get

Can active-but-average folks possibly hope to stay in shape by mixing a little formal fitness time with a healthy dose of everyday life activity? To find out, we spent a week monitoring four people with different fitness obstacles AND objectives. The results were encouraging.