Training/Workouts

Training for your outdoor adventure of choice is the best way to avoid injury, improve performance, and look damn good once you get there. 

When exercising indoors during the winter, Bozemanites fall into two camps: those cross-training to shred the slopes with more finesse, and those keeping their fitness high to attack their favorite summer activity once the snow melts. Read more >>
Lunden, Jason
Aside from protective gear like helmets and wrist guards, proper strength and conditioning is your number-one tool for staying healthy and safe on the slopes this winter. Here are some exercises to get you ready to shred and keep you on the mountain all season long. Read more >>
Photo by Moe Witschard
Barber, Annie
The season of barbeques, boating, tanning, and floating is finally upon us. Summers in Montana are priceless—we’re surrounded by endless beauty and are lucky enough to call this home. Read more >>
Miller, Alan
For those coming out of the winter with a less-than-your-best level of conditioning, we have a few basic exercises that will help you get ready for spring in the great outdoors. Read more >>
Corcoran, Jackie Rainford
With ski season on the horizon, it’s time to get those ski/snowboard/nordic legs ready—try these exercises to improve your cardio strength, stamina, agility, and balance before the snow flies. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Read more >>
Bartley, Jamie
Yoga for athletes. Read more >>
Murie, John
Whether you’re an expert skier dropping into steep chutes or just making mellow turns on groomers, staying injury-free this winter ought to be high on your priority list. Read more >>
Palmer, Josh
It can get very confusing when researching how to get in shape—society and the media are full of ideas, tips, and tricks to help you become a better you. Read more >>
Herzog, Tim
Downhill mountain bikers have “a higher threshold for adrenaline and fear,” says sports psychologist Julie Emmermann. Other PhDs say mountain bikers should “have their heads checked,” “pray,” and “not fall off.” And some say that fear simply isn’t a factor, only fun. Read more >>
Reuss, Dave
Gone are the days of focusing on just one sport—there are just too many fun things to do in southwest Montana. Instead, good Bozemanites know building a strong athletic base is the best way to enjoy the outdoors, stay healthy, and perform at a respectable level. Read more >>
Henrichon, Jeremy
Between your job, family, and skiing as much powder as possible, there’s little time left for training. That’s where this workout comes in—you can do it anywhere and no weights are required. It will help you build leg and core strength using bodyweight exercises. Read more >>
Corcoran, Jackie Rainford
The best time to get your ski legs ready is right now—so get strong and fast before the snow starts falling. Here’s a broad overview of the types of exercises that you will want to incorporate into your ski-conditioning routine. Endurance Read more >>
Reuss, Dave
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Sundborg, Caitlin
Help Gaia and your body with the EcoMat Ultra. The mat is 100% biodegradable and recyclable, and closed-cell technology prevents germs, bacteria, and odor from penetrating its surface. Read more >>
Lunden, Dr. Jason
Running injuries are very common—up to 60% of runners get one while training or racing. Most of the time, the injuries are damage that occurs due to repetitive stress. Read more >>
Matthew Parks
You’ve thought about it. Some of your friends do it. However, you’re not quite sure how to do it. Don’t be intimidated—participating in your first triathlon is a wonderful endeavor that you can accomplish. Read more >>
Murgatroy, Mike
Over the years, I’ve had people come into the gym after a weekend outing on one of our great rivers and they can hardly move. Kayaking, rafting, or paddling a drift boat uses a great deal of upper body and core strength. Read more >>
Tomkinson, Katie
Aside from skiing, what do you do to stay in shape in the winter? That’s right, hit the gym. I’d prefer to use nature's gym—the outdoors—but running and biking on ice is not my idea of a good time. Besides, there's something to be said for treadmills, classes, entertainment, and warmth. Read more >>
Westmoreland, Wendy
In the latest installment of the Outside Bozeman gym round-up, we break from the routine-based facilities and investigate CrossFit gyms: a certification, a brand, a trend, a cult, a fad, a fitness phenomenon. Read more >>
Alfonsi, Tara
Nobody really wants to spend a beautiful July afternoon staring at their own sweaty reflection in a fingerprint-smudged weight-room mirror. Yeah, we get that. But if you’re willing to make the sacrifice, your time inside will pay off big when you get back outside. Read more >>
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