The top 10 fitness trends predicted for 2012 by The American College of Sports Medicine.
Balance, or more technically called proprioception, refers to a sense of joint position. Proprioception training is highly common in rehabilitation of injured athletes, but it can just as easily be used to prevent injury.
Lindsey Vonn is one of five women to have won World Cup races in all five disciplines of alpine skiing – Downhill, Super G, Giant slalom, Slalom, and Super combined, which is why we name her our Athlete of the Month.
Many athletes and exercisers, on finding their sport or activity, are content to “stick to the routine.” In fact, this devotion to a single endeavor is usually very helpful. For those who want proficiency at a sport, the only proven way to get it is to practice, practice, practice. That is, repeat what they are doing. And for those who want to stay fit, the single routine ensures a kind of discipline and stick-to-it habit. The easier and more acclimated you are, the better the odds you’ll keep doing it
If you take time to enjoy winter sports, you want to pay careful attention to your sports diet. Otherwise, lack of food and fluids can take the fun out of your outdoor activities. These tips can to help you fuel wisely for cold weather workouts
Who doesn’t like a yummy gift of homemade food! Whether you give a certificate for breakfast in bed or fill a tin with trail mix, food gifts are welcome treats for hungry athletes. These
Skiing is one of the most—if not the most—popular winter activity.
Whether you are a beginner, want to be, or an experienced skiier, these insightful tips from L.L. Bean are a must to follow.
Choosing clothing that is specifically designed for use in cooler weather can help both your comfort and performance
When you give your body 5 to 10 minutes of a good warm up, through walking or jogging in place for example, you gradually increase blood circulation throughout your muscles, tendons and ligaments.
Dehydration can be a big problem in the cold. In cold temperatures, the water in our breath doesn’t evaporate as fast, and therefore the vapor you see is water, lost through our breath