Cirque Series Inspiration – Prepping to Power Up

Yesterday I had some Monday morning MOTIVATION! I have been looking for something to propel my fitness to the next level and I have needed a goal. Something I can measure and work towards. I am a relatively fit 53-year-old woman who has been on the go tending to the business of Mountain Town Magazine, my family and all the additional madness life throws at … Continue reading Cirque Series Inspiration – Prepping to Power Up

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What is the Right Yoga Festival For You? 

We all have different intentions when seeking out a Yoga Festival. The uplifting feeling of experiencing meditation and movement with others of the yoga community is something many people find enriching to their practice. Attending gives you first-class access to the newest trends and products that can help elevate your practice that may have been inaccessible in your hometown. Yoga festivals can also serve as a … Continue reading What is the Right Yoga Festival For You? 

Eating Well – Fuel Up With These Tips

Living well means eating well: Fuel up with these tips Every day, we’re bombarded with advertisements promoting the diets of the moment,  Low-carb, low-fat, high-protein, no gluten. How can you figure out the right diet for you? Reality check, there is no one-size-fits-all diet. Over time, a low-cholesterol, heart-healthy diet is one particular diet that can serve you well.  Variety and moderation are key.   … Continue reading Eating Well – Fuel Up With These Tips

Trail Running – Preparing to leave the pavement behind

It wasn’t until I started trail running that I fell back in love with the sport of running. There is nothing quite like getting back to nature in that primal way than trail running blissfully through the woods, just you, your legs and the sound of your feet hitting the dirt. If you are thinking about getting out there, here are a few basics that … Continue reading Trail Running – Preparing to leave the pavement behind

4 Ways to Boost Metabolism

A slowing metabolism is a natural part of aging. Most of us are not thrilled about this part of getting older; the idea of carrying around extra pounds is generally unwelcome.  Though your first response to a slowing metabolism might be to reduce your calorie intake or extend your workouts I highly recommend that you take a moment to consider that this may not be … Continue reading 4 Ways to Boost Metabolism

Be a member of the Mountain Women Tribe – Look and feel your best!

Being a member of the tribe includes loving the outdoors. Our tribe is on the go all the time living and loving the active lifestyle. That means we are exposed to the elements on a regular basis. Weather for work or play, we do believe beauty on the inside is just a important as on the outside. Here are some tips to keep your outside … Continue reading Be a member of the Mountain Women Tribe – Look and feel your best!

The Perfect Outdoor Wine?

Picture this: a beautiful sunny day in the mountains, you’re hiking, or camping, and you’ve got a delicious lunch in your backpack. You think to yourself, a glass of wine would really complete this meal. But truly, who wants to lug along a bottle? Or take the bottle and forget the corkscrew? Enter CalNaturale: wines packaged in squashable, recyclable and taste-neutral Tetra-Paks. Some friends and I tried … Continue reading The Perfect Outdoor Wine?

Bakasana – June Pose of the Month

Bakasana –  June Pose of the Month Though many think this to be a tough arm balancing posture, it is really in fact, an intense hip opener. Follow these step by step instructions and offer yourself variations throughout the month incorporating side crow both supported and unsupported. If this posture is difficult, stand on a brick or two, to aid in getting your hips elevated. … Continue reading Bakasana – June Pose of the Month

Exercise and Nutrition: What Do We Really Need?

BraveSkiMom.com – Skiers are active people in the winter, so of course, we’re active in the summer. What do you do in the spring, summer and fall, when the snow has melted and the skis are hanging up? Bike? Run? Hike? Skiers are active people in the winter, so of course, we’re active in the summer. In addition to all of the above, I’ve been doing … Continue reading Exercise and Nutrition: What Do We Really Need?

Natarajasana – May Pose of the Month

MetaYoga411.com – Here is a pose that develops concentration and balance.  It will stimulate a full range of motion in the shoulders. The chest expands fully and it tones and lengthens the leg and hip muscles. In Tadasana, take a few moments to establish your center. Find a point to gaze at either at eye level or on the floor. Shift your weight onto one leg. … Continue reading Natarajasana – May Pose of the Month