Healthy Living

Top Ski Resorts in Europe

Top Ski Resorts in Europe

Europe is often thought as the summer destination to enjoy the café life and city streets. But for powder and ski fans, winter is the prime time for traveling. These top ski resorts are luxury in nature and offer primo slopes and hot tubs. Get your ski-legs ready this winter, [...]

The World’s Most Luxurious Private Beaches

The World’s Most Luxurious Private Beaches

If your idea of a dream vacation consists of soft sand, turquoise water, and palm trees gently swaying in the breeze, then this list was written especially for you. Anse Victorin, Seychelles The phrase “short and sweet” perfectly describes this white sand beach on Seychelles’ Frégate Island. Visitors will enjoy [...]

7 Exercises to Get in Shape for Snowboard Season

7 Exercises to Get in Shape for Snowboard Season

Landscapes across North America are starting to get a little whiter, and snowboarders everywhere are beginning to feel the stoke. The snow blanketing the previously brown and green mountain peaks is the wake-up call keen shredders need to start preparing their bodies for the upcoming winter season. The bad news [...]

How To Waterproof Boots with Bee Stuff, Horse Parts and Fat

How To Waterproof Boots with Bee Stuff, Horse Parts and Fat

Getting cold feet is not a bad thing in the metaphorical sense. Recognizing this common warning sign prevents you from potentially fatal actions like leaping across a too-wide crevice, strolling on thin ice, irritating a sleeping bear or getting hitched to a crazy person. Cold feet caused by water-filled boots [...]

An Ode to Fall

An Ode to Fall

Each season has a flavor. The Summer is hot with a side of extra daylight and perspiration, while the Winter is best served cold with plenty of snow. All the seasons have their own excitement and intrigue, but as I’m sitting down in the noon day’s sun on a beautiful [...]

How to Stay Active Year Round

How to Stay Active Year Round

I don’t know about you, but when fall and winter roll around I go into ultra hibernation mode: The decorative gourds come out, I squeal over my fashionable boots that I now get to traipse around town in, and being active in the outdoors just isn’t quite as high on [...]

Ice Climbing: Your Ticket to Adventure this Winter

Ice Climbing: Your Ticket to Adventure this Winter

So you’re used to getting on some mad hot rock during the spring and summer months, but by the time fall rolls around depression sets in because you know that rock is gonna turn oh-so cold and freeze you to the bone. You’re contemplating spending the next 3 or 4 [...]

Warren Miller’s Ticket to Ride: Why These Films Will Make You Wanna Ski Everything

Warren Miller’s Ticket to Ride: Why These Films Will Make You Wanna Ski Everything

This year will be my first ski season…ever. I live in Boulder, Colorado so when I tell people this their jaws hit the ground. They simply cannot believe that this Midwest flatlander has never skied or boarded a day in her life. But, alas, that’s where I stand when it [...]

6 Reasons to Consider Switching to the Dark Side (Snowboarding)

6 Reasons to Consider Switching to the Dark Side (Snowboarding)

My daughter switched over to the dark side years ago and I still love her, so maybe we can all just get along. She’s tried to talk me into switching for years, I think just because she loves to annoy me. It hasn’t worked: the switching I mean, she still [...]

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4 Do-it-Yourself Wooden Surfcrafts

Recession. Depression. Furlough. Fiscal cliff. Government shutdown. Apocalypse. Call it whatever you want, the current economic climate has left many of us short on income and long on time. Why not diversify your quiver on the cheap? If you’re feeling handy you can make the following four wooden surfcrafts in [...]