Often described as a premier playground destination for the outdoor enthusiast, the picturesque backdrop of the city of Vancouver, British Columbia lies less than a half-hour drive from the North Shore Mountains and the tony neighborhoods of West Vancouver. Known … Continue reading
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One of the best parts of snowshoeing is that it’s a fun activity for the whole family, including pets! Of course, your family can get a good cardio workout and enjoy the winter terrain. But by including your furry friends, … Continue reading
Nordic walking or warm weather walking uses special poles to engage the upper body. It is an enjoyable activity for fitness enthusiasts and can include the whole family. If you enjoy (or want to start) Nordic walking in the warmer … Continue reading
Participating in any outdoor activity, snowshoeing included, we often wonder where to go in terms of the best terrain, distance and travel time.
When the snow arrives, these questions are much easier to answer than one would think. The need … Continue reading
Snowshoe athletes who follow a regular training schedule or simply are training at a high level can be at risk of becoming anemic. In a recent interview, Sarah Kasman, registered dietitian (RD) at Copeman Healthcare in Western Canada, suggests seeing … Continue reading
Standing at the starting line ready to race is always exciting, despite butterflies in my stomach and pre-race anxiety. However, once I am settled in my pace, the butterflies are gone. But how do we beat those pre-race jitters?
Pre-race … Continue reading
Focus and energy are required elements to stay on top of your game when training for an endurance event. While most competitors have a pretty good handle on that part of the equation, those that add optimum nutrition and proper … Continue reading