Adventure Cruises for Everyone

IN PHOTOS Adventure Cruises for Everyone Posted by: Elizabeth Kovar on Jan 17, 2013 | No Comments   Cruising is known to be relaxing, restorative and luxurious.  However, tour companies now offer smaller and more adventurous cruises for those who seek more than spa treatments and extensive buffets. Get ready for an integration of luxury and adventure at some of […]

2013 Outdoor Photo Contests

IN NEWS, PHOTOS 2013 Outdoor Photo Contests Posted by: Elizabeth Kovar on Jan 16, 2013 | No Comments   Outdoor pursuits are more than an adventurous escape. When all said and done, what was once an exciting reality turns into a fond memory. And these memories are usually captured via photography. Do something with your photographic memory this new year […]

Top 10 Luxury Ski Resorts & Hotels

IN OUR FAVORITE LOCALES Top 10 Luxury Ski Resorts and Hotels Posted by: Elizabeth Kovar on Jan 14, 2013 | No Comments It’s not always possible to camp out in the backcountry and as so, if you’re going to be booking a room, it may as well be the best of the best. These 10 luxury ski resorts hotels […]

New Year. Another New Resolution

  NEW YEAR, ANOTHER NEW RESOLUTION Written by Elizabeth Kovar on Tuesday, 08 January 2013 13:50. It’s that time of year where we overcome the fatigue from holiday eating and traveling. Now it is time to get back into that healthy lifestyle of eating healthy foods and working out. However, one question to ask is: […]

Love Dogs? Love snow? Meet Dogsledding!

Love Dogs? Love Snow? Meet Dog Sledding Posted on December 19, 2012 by Elizabeth Kovar ‘Tis the prime season of winter sports where outdoor pursuits of skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing are in abundance. A less commonly thought about winter activity, dogsledding, is a unique and adventurous sport that glides you through beautiful scenery and landscapes.  […]

Six Heli-Skiing Destinations in North America

IN ENVIRONMENT, NATURE, SKI/SNOW 6 Heli-Skiing Destinations in North America Posted by: Elizabeth Kovar on Dec 24, 2012 | No Comments Heli-skiing is about as exhilarating as winter sports get. The helicopter ride in itself is a rush, but to have full access to miles of pristine, unconquered terrain is an experience worth adding to the bucket list. Yet, heli-skiing isn’t for […]

Learn how to Calculate your Winter Calorie Burn through the MET System

  CALCULATING WINTER CALORIE BURN Written by Elizabeth Kovar on Monday, 03 December 2012 13:16. One way to calculate how many calories you burn during an activity session is through the METs System. It is common to remember “seeing” METs on the treadmill, recumbent bike or elliptical.  MET (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) incorporates the […]

Bigger, Stronger, Faster and Injured for the Holidays

Bigger, Stronger, Faster & Injured For The Holidays WRITTEN BY ELIZABETH KOVAR | 19 NOVEMBER 2012 It is common that individuals who want to burn maximum calories push their bodies to the limit with time and energy.  This misconception leads to injury quicker than anticipated due to overtraining or not having enough stability and mobility in […]

Fall into a Stress-free Season

To stress or not to stress? ADMIN JULY 3, 2012 0 Written by Elizabeth Kovar, M.A. Contributor for Tools For A Great Life It is common to encounter stress on a daily basis. From sitting in traffic to presenting at a conference, we must learn to recognize stress and how it affects our daily life.  Some days are […]


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