Food Review: Clif Energy Food Provides New Fuel Options for Snowshoers

Fueling yourself in the winter can often be frustrating. If its cold enough, traditional summer treats like apples and oranges become frozen by the time you need them. While I’ve had my fair share of frigid peanut butter and jelly … Continue reading

Gear Review: Chunks of Energy

Tasty. Natural. Energy foods. Turns out, these three things aren’t mutually exclusive.

The energy bars known as Chunks of Energy made me a believer.

Created more than two decades ago by a maple syrup harvester in western Massachusetts, these chewy … Continue reading

Energize like a PROBAR

A lot of people and companies boast about packing meals into a bar. PROBAR might be the one that best delivers on that promise.

The company offers a variety of bars, likely enough to suit anyone’s palate.

“Looking for a … Continue reading

Nuts About NuttZo

Can’t decide between peanut butter and almond butter? Not sure how to incorporate Brazil nuts or flax seeds into your diet? NuttZo, a certified organic nutbutter company launched in 2009, might be the solution to your problems.

The original … Continue reading

GU: The Science of Energy


The days of forcing rock-hard, chalky nutrition bars reluctantly down your throat are mercifully a thing of the past. In their place modern nutrition provides myriad nutritional choices to suit the palate and nutritional needs of nearly anyone who leads … Continue reading

Fuel for Outdoor Fun: CLIF SHOT BLOKS

There are so many different forms of energy boosters on the market that it can be a little overwhelming choosing one for your adventures.  But, if you haven’t made the switch from energy gels to energy chews, you’re missing out.  … Continue reading

Snowshoe with a Smile

We’ve all been hammered with the importance of hydration on the human body. Whether you’re an athlete, recreational outdoor enthusiast or a plain old human being existing on planet earth, we all share the survival instinct. Water keeps our bodies … Continue reading

Bars That Fuel

The world of packaged snacks is littered with everything from chewy morsels to blocks that have the consistency of chalk.  Protein bars promise to fill up adventure seekers for hours and often times leave you wishing for another, more filling … Continue reading

Tasty Brilliance: Small, Smart Snacks for Adventure Seekers

GU Chomps

Let’s be honest, snacks are just about the last thing that I think about when I am planning my adventures.  I pack my gear, I make sure I have all of the necessary gizmos and gadgets, I check and re-check … Continue reading

No Confusion! Live to 100 with Wilderness Athlete’s Green Infusion?

Wilderness Athlete, the leader in advanced sports/outdoor nutrition, pushes the envelope with the secret powders of Green Infusion  packed with phytonutrients. The advantage? A healthier, longer life is more likely.

Your better health in a slim container of Green Infusion

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Gear Review: Slap Frozen Energy Drinks

Here’s a new concept. Instead of just mixing up an energy drink and sucking it down lukewarm in the middle of a workout, why not just freeze the whole thing and, well, turn it into some sort of slushy, pouch … Continue reading

Eat Heat! The New “Thermal Energy Bar”

This all-natural energy bar packed with warming spices will stoke your fire when all other forms of warmth have left for the coast. It was 42 degrees on the trails one May morning; the breeze belied the fact summer officially … Continue reading