More than 10 million Europeans of all ages and fitness levels are participating in Nordic walking, an upcoming fitness craze that uses special poles to engage the upper body muscles providing a fantastic, low impact workout, even for those who … Continue reading
Our toddler grandson, Jack, loves to spend time in the woods behind our house here on the east coast of Canada. He also loves to get out in the snow. Our oft time, six month winter meant we were going … Continue reading
Julie Dahl walks six to seven days a week for three miles. She felt it was time to transition from the physical taxation she’d experienced running to a less strenuous workout. Running provided a cardiovascular challenge, so Dahl upped her … Continue reading
In the midst of a snowstorm on a snow-covered forested mountain in Japan, my wife and I made and shared a bowl of thick green matcha. On the first day of the New Year, my wife, my dog, and I … Continue reading
“Every man’s disease is his personal property.”
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
Like the pairing of red wine and dark chocolate, snowshoeing and yoga blend together in the perfect creative match that also benefits the body as well as the soul. Collectively known as Snowga, this unique pairing of yoga and snowshoeing … Continue reading
“Think from the inside out.”
~ Coach Steve Ilg
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
How to enjoy a healthy, long life? This Great Grandma’s solution depended on years of eating peanut butter while combining that classic spread on just about everything. Here’s her list of favorites:
Peanut Butter on Pickle Stalks: Use either sweet … Continue reading
Lyme disease is now the fastest growing vector-borne disease in North America. The CDC has upped their estimate of new cases from 30,000 to 300,000 a year in the U.S. In Canada, where denial is still rampant, the government says … Continue reading