Articles written by: Elizabeth Kovar

Elizabeth is a fitness professional, workshop presenter and a travel, health and outdoor writer. Her career has led her to integrate the fitness, outdoor and travel industry to create holistic, stress-free and active programs. She is a Master Trainer for ACE & BOSU and studied yoga in 5 countries. Her favorite hobby is photography and is an animal activist at heart. Kovar is currently planning a 2014 wellness cruise to Alaska! Stay connected @Brainbodykovar | facebook.com/erkovar or www.elizabethkovar.com

Top 7 Most Scenic Marathons

Top 7 Most Scenic Marathons

Training for and running a marathon requires physical stamina, mental dedication and emotional strength.  Thousands of marathons occur annually, but only a select few have with jaw-dropping views.

2013 Outdoor Film Festivals

2013 Outdoor Film Festivals

Outdoor films are exciting, motivating and most of all, inspiring. These flicks connect outdoor enthusiasts of various generations through a shared experience – the love for adventure and the outdoors. 

Top 6 Places to Spot Bears

Top 6 Places to Spot Bears

Viewing bears in nature is a magnificent experience, especially for photographers.  These powerful, yet majestic, creatures seen in the natural environment is a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Adventure Cruises for Everyone

Adventure Cruises for Everyone

Cruising is known to be relaxing, restorative and luxurious.  However, tour companies now offer smaller and more adventurous cruises for those who seek more than spa treatments and extensive buffets.

2013 Outdoor Photo Contests

2013 Outdoor Photo Contests

Outdoor pursuits are more than an adventurous escape. When all said and done, what was once an exciting reality turns into a fond memory. And these memories are usually captured via photography. Do something with your photographic memory this new year and submit your best shot

Top 10 Luxury Ski Resorts and Hotels

Top 10 Luxury Ski Resorts and Hotels

It’s not always possible to camp out in the backcountry and as so, if you’re going to be booking a room, it may as well be the best of the best. These 10 luxury ski resorts hotels are for the VIP’s, special events, and whatever occasion brings you into town.

6 Heli-Skiing Destinations in North America

6 Heli-Skiing Destinations in North America

Heli-skiing is about as exhilarating as winter sports get. The helicopter ride in itself is a rush, but to have full access to miles of pristine, unconquered terrain is an experience worth adding to the bucket list.

Seven Strenuous Hikes Found ‘Round the World

Seven Strenuous Hikes Found ‘Round the World

Hiking is a blissful experience, especially when the challenge treats you to a rewarding, scenic view. For those who enjoy a heart-pumping experience and international scenery, these trails feature nothing but stimulation for the senses.