Yukon Charlie’s Racing Snowshoes Debut at 2016 USSSA National Snowshoe Championships

What better way to introduce snowshoe racing models than elevating them to center stage. Yukon Charlie’s Snowshoes enters the 2016 United States Snowshoe National Championships as a contributing sponsor for their first foray into the country’s signature snowshoe event. This … Continue reading


6 Weapons for the Wimpy: Soreness Recovery Post Competition

So you’re no polar bear? Say goodbye to aches and pains including the dread from stepping into, then sitting upon an ice-covered stream or ice-bath. Instead yell hello to the warmth, relief and comfort provided by these weapons for the … Continue reading


Getting Back on Track: Lyme Disease Recovery

It was a typical fall morning in 2011 when, on the last steep hill of my daily hike, I felt like I couldn’t possibly take another step without passing out. The sudden and intense onset of extreme exhaustion made me … Continue reading


Beaver Creek Snowshoe Race on March 1 Brings Locals to the Podium

McCoy Park, Beaver Creek

Racers on the McCoy Park course in Beaver Creek on March 1. Photo by Kim Fuller.

Second race in the 2015 series brings temperate weather, a soft course, smiling snowshoers and sweaty competitors. 

Sunday’s snowshoe race at Beaver Creek, Colorado’s … Continue reading


Atlas Snow-Shoe Company Leads The Way On “Trail 2015”

Trail 2015 in Beaver Creek. Photo by Kim Fuller.

Trail 2015 in Beaver Creek. Photo by Kim Fuller.

The 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships are drawing in crowds from all over the world to watch the races on Beaver Creek Mountain in Colorado, and Atlas Snow-Shoe Company is … Continue reading


Metabolic Inefficiency

“Every man’s disease is his personal property.”
~Alonzo Clark
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The number one nutrition limiter to peak performance is depleted glycogen stores.

Our penchant for immediate energy via sugar-based fuel sources is misaligned. Simple sugars such as dextrose, fructose, glucose, … Continue reading


Performance Medicine™ ~ Inside Out Snowshoeing

“Think from the inside out.”
~ Coach Steve Ilg
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Optimal health – like improved sport performance – is our responsibility.

Performance Medicine™ is an innovative medical specialty that analyzes physiological and biochemical metrics and modifies environmental factors to transcend … Continue reading


Book Review: The Vegiterranean Diet | Julieanna Hever MS, RD, CPT

Magnifico!

The preeminent dietitian on the planet strikes again!

The Vegiterranean Diet represents the new and improved eating plan to enhance vitality, radiance, and manifest optimal health from the inside out. The Mediterranean region touts long-term health and disease prevention … Continue reading


Hot Ice: Thawing the Icicles of Incivility

When Anger Meets Aggression

Society is a breeding ground for incivility. Or is it simply your choice to manifest it?

Lifestyles are determined by habit. One of the most insidious aspects of habit is its ability to dull awareness.

In … Continue reading


Dion Snowshoes – Fly To The Finish Line

I’m tempted to rename Dion Snowshoes Air-Campbells because it was mountain runner Adam Campbell who turned me on to the brand. He was right when he suggested I gear up in a pair of Dion Snowshoes before running my first … Continue reading


Bad Things That Good Athletes Do

As an athlete, as the one up logging miles at the crack of dawn and doggedly trekking through anything that Mother Nature fancies, it is easy to start bending, and breaking, the commandments that keep us healthy. Eat breakfast, drink … Continue reading