[Brooklyn, New York // April 11, 2023] — Ulysses Press, a leading data- and market-driven independent book publisher distributed by Simon & Schuster, has announced it has acquired VeloPress, a leading health and fitness book publisher, from Outside Interactive, Inc.

The acquisition of VeloPress will add juggernaut titles like Running Rewired, The Triathlete’s Training Bible, and the Feed Zone Cookbook to Ulysses’ robust health and fitness catalog.

“Ulysses Press is thrilled to have the opportunity to continue to grow the audience for some of the world’s best sports training books and fitness experts,” said Keith Riegert, publisher of Ulysses Press. “Outside has done a phenomenal job of developing these category leading titles and world-class authors; we feel privileged to have the chance to continue VeloPress’ legacy into the future.”

Ulysses Press will add the acquired titles as a new imprint, maintaining the VeloPress brand.


About Ulysses Press

Named one of Publishers Weekly’s ten “Fast-Growing Independent Publishers” in 2020, 2021 and 2022, Ulysses Press is reinventing the relationship between reader, author, and publisher. Beyond market-driven, Ulysses Press focuses on highly targeted niche groups that aren’t being offered the books they want by large publishing houses. As popular culture changes at the speed of the internet, books offer readers a trusted source for information and a vital escape from our highly connected, digital world.

About Outside Interactive, Inc.

Outside Interactive, Inc. is the premier destination for active lifestyle enthusiasts and home to leading brands in the endurance sports, outdoor, and healthy living spaces. Each month, Outside reaches 80 million of the most active consumers in the world across its 30+ media, digital, and technology platforms, creating an experience for both longtime adventurers and those just getting started. Outside’s mission is to get everyone outdoors, experiencing healthy, connected, and fulfilling lives. Outside’s membership offering, Outside+, bundles best-in-class storytelling, meal plans, gear reviews, mapping, online courses, discounted event access, magazines, access to NASTAR courses, and more. Learn more at

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