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6 Exercises To Get Ready For Hockey

Ryan Cross, B.A. Hons (Kin), MScPT, FCAMPT Registered Physiotherapist in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada   The sights, sounds, and smells of a season bring inspiration and motivation. Being from Canada, this is most definitely true for an upcoming hockey season.  When you see the leaves on the trees start to change color, you know that hockey

Carpe Diem, The Series: WHO STOLE SUMMER?

Paul Stevens Looking at the calendar, Labor Day is but a memory and that means that summer if all but done.  I know, you are going to say that summer doesn’t actually end until September 21st but when the kids are back to school and the vacation period is history, summer is effectively done.  But

Staying Safe On Colorado’s Fourteeners

Hank Shell It was a dry and frost-hewn August morning when I rose in the dark to snatch my roommate’s blender from the kitchen counter, absconding with it to the basement where I could floor that little motor with impunity – I had a pretty serious breakfast smoothie habit at the time. Still do. The

Carpe Diem, The Series: Return To The Colonies

Paul Stevens “RETURN TO THE COLONIES” We recently returned from a trip to England, our first across the pond.  We have traveled throughout the western hemisphere but had never ventured eastward.  I don’t want this article to come off as a travelogue but let me share a few highlights with you. The trip had

10 Trails to Visit This Summer

By: Hank Shell Here are a few of our favorite trails to visit this summer: 1) Titcomb Basin Location: Pinedale, WY Distance: 27.9 miles Difficulty: Strenuous   Approaching Wyoming’s Wind River Range from the south is my favorite route of arrival. The range rises without warning from the state’s flat expanse of high southern

Carpe Diem, The Series: Becoming One With The Wind

Paul Stevens Carpe Diem (but in a relaxed sort of way) “GET OUT THE SCUBA GEAR!” By this time of year, we should be able to enjoy the outdoors with seasonably mild temperatures and sunny skies, right?  But noooooo – it has been largely wet and soggy and if it hasn’t been that, it

Stand Up Paddle Boarding Physical And Mental Benefits

Sara Thompson - M.Sc. in Exercise Science With summer on its way, it’s time to put away the skis, snowshoes and toboggans and get ready for some summer activities. One summer sport that is rapidly increasing in popularity is stand up paddle boarding. Stand up paddle boarding (SUP) involves standing on a surface similar

Best New Fly Fishing Gear of 2017

Hank Shell It’s springtime here in the Rockies. Temperatures are rising and rivers are swelling with runoff. Soon, the waters will recede, insects will begin to hatch, and anglers from across the country will wade into Colorado’s many streams to fool a few fish. We often think of spring as a time of rejuvenation, and

The Best Hiking Boots of 2017

Hank Shell The days are getting longer, the sun is shining brighter, and it’s time to get out and hit some trails. Spring is one of my favorite times to get out and put down some mileage on area trails. Of course, winter can leave your footwear looking a little less than dapper. If you’re

A Weekend in Colorado’s San Juan Backcountry

Hank Shell As it turns out, it’s not very easy to ski while carrying two large paper bags full of food for your hut trip. I was well on my way to figuring this out as I stepped into my skis at the base of Lift 4 at Telluride Ski Resort. “You want a trash