How Many Calories Does Tough Mudder Burn?

Tough Mudder is about challenging yourself. It’s not a race; instead, it’s an intense period of training your body to be ready to be tested, followed by the 2-day official event of physical exertion and team-building. Participating in the whole process will alter your overall fitness and burn calories. The number of calories you’ll burn …

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5 Essential Tips for Getting Your Kids into Skiing

Would your kids rather ski on the Wii than on the hills in real life? Let’s fix that. For many parents, it’s no small task to encourage your kids to get outside or try something new, but by keeping the following pointers in mind, you can get your kids as excited as you to hit …

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5 Important Tips You Need to Know about Eating for Skiing

Preparing for a smooth day of skiing is a task that most people tend to underestimate.  Most get caught up in what gear they’re going to use or which ski hill they’ll be going on.  What most people overlook is what they’re going to be eating before they hit the slopes. Proper nutrition won’t just …

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Travel with Equipment: How to Choose Car Rack for Skis and Snowboards

Moving your snowboarding or skiing gear around is something that has to be done with care considering how expensive they are. When you think about how far you’ve got to travel to get to your resort or hill it’s obvious why you need to pick the right car rack for your equipment. There are quite …

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Introductory Snowboarding and Skiing Tips from the Canada Snowboard/Ski Team

Once you’ve got the basics of skiing or snowboarding down, getting better is a matter of practice.  What most beginners overlook though is looking to someone with experience for a little advice. They don’t just offer practical knowledge, they can explain the nuances of things that would have never crossed your mind to make you …

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Travel with Equipment: How to Choose a Ski Bag

Ski season is here and it’s time to get geared up.  Sometimes sorting through all the different choices can be a bit overwhelming. And odds are, you’ve spent enough on equipment as it is. Finding the right ski bag is just as important as the rest of the equipment itself.  You can’t just lug your …

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The Ultimate Guide to Get Your Ski Gear Ready for the Season

It’s been a whole year. You’ve waited patiently, stayed in shape and planned out the entire season. Before you head to the top ski hills in Ontario, there’s only one thing left to do. Just putting your ski equipment away and slapping it on at the first opportunity a year later is a little reckless. At the …

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Get Ready for the Skiing Season with These 8 Simple Exercises

Skiing isn’t like other sports.  Dynamic movements and environment aside, the thing that makes it so very different is the frequency of it. There’s no real off-season equivalent and practicing for it usually happens during your first few sessions back on the slopes.  The problem with this is that it usually shocks your body and …

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5 Signs Your Ski Gear Needs Tuning

When winter rolls around and it’s time to hit the slopes, nothing is more important than making the most of it.  Beginners may not think of maintenance but anyone who’s experienced can tell you what a difference regular attention to your equipment can make. Sometimes it can be hard to tell when you’re due for …

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Choosing the Perfect Pair of Skis for Rock Star Status

With the winter months fast approaching, you may be getting excited at the prospect of heading out onto the slopes and making the most of the weather. If you’re new to the sport of skiing, you may be overwhelmed at the thought of buying a pair of skis, as such, you should consider the following four …

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