October 10, 2016 12:10 am

It is very important to stay warm on the mountain, and staying warm always means staying dry as well. Between a proper layering system and comfortable helmet with goggles, gloves are next on the list of most important gear to bring with you to the mountain. More often than not our hands and feet are first to get cold out on the mountain. It is a well agreed upon fact that mittens are warmer than gloves, primarily because they keep your fingers together, trapping more body heat. All the extra heat you save is well worth the minimal functionality you... View Article

October 9, 2016 1:22 am

Be it skiing at the resort or a backcountry touring, few things are worse than not being able to see in front of you because your goggles fogged up. Surprisingly, it is very hard to find a pair of goggles that actually meets this most basic of requirements, anti-fog. Smith Optics I/OX goggles excel beyond the basics and provide superior protection from the elements. Perfect choice for anybody from intermediate to advanced and comes in a variety of colors to also be a stylish choice. From the technical perspective, Smith Optics I/OX goggles offer the full spectrum of functionality, starting... View Article

August 8, 2016 1:09 am

Picking the right gym bag is a very personal experience. Functionality absolutely has to be there but so is the aesthetics. When it comes to Crossfit, it is actually a sport which does not require you to carry a lot with you, all you need to bring to the box is your water bottle and a jump rope. This is all well and good but the reality is that you probably want to carry a change of clothes, training shoes as well as lifting shoes as well. You must have a bag. Functionally speaking the gym bag must satisfy the... View Article

July 27, 2016 4:54 am

Everybody at one point or another gets sore muscles. The severity of discomfort varies from short-term muscle soreness to longer term discomfort. The most effective way to prevent all muscle soreness is to stretch and roll out your muscles after the workout. What is muscle soreness and why do you feel sore after an intense workout? The simple answer is “muscle fatigue”. During an intense workout, your muscles get fatigued and a little torn, but in a good way. Pushing your muscles outside of the comfort zone is the only way to get stronger and build muscle. Rolling out all... View Article