How to Prevent Ankle Pain Before Snowshoeing

Just because the weather is cold and snow is flying everywhere, it doesn’t mean that you have to stay cooped up inside the house until the temperatures rise. As an active person, there are plenty of outdoor activities that you … 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

Ticked Off: Protect Yourself from Lyme Disease

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

Snowshoeing with a Knee Injury

After a horse accident left me with a severe knee injury, I had to rethink a few of my extra-curricular activities such as: hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing just to name a few.

The impact from the horse threw me … Continue reading

Why Getting Outdoors May Help Avoid Silent and Deadly Heart Condition

Summer welcomes warmer temperatures and the opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy some heart-healthy activities. It's a great time to take advantage of the season with hiking, walking, or outdoor sports— not only are these activities fun, but they can help reduce the risk for circulation disorders. Now is the time to commit to exercise and a heart-healthy lifestyle, before you become another casua...