Resolution This!

“Men should pledge themselves to nothing; for reflection makes a liar of their resolution.”
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Sophocles
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imageResolutions proclaimed with a belly full of whiskey only lead to headaches and empty promises.

It may be clear by now that resolutions are similar to diets because they do not work.

This is most often true when the resolution bombast is the diet! Resolutions are notoriously short-term.

Diets are based on weight loss versus lifestyle changes – which promotes a series of cyclical events instead of the process necessary for lasting change.

The same principle is applicable to the countless proclamations by people to commence a fitness program each January.

If you inadvertently stuck your foot in your mouth – or your head up your ass – know that humans have the capacity to change their behavior. Whether or not one does it simply highlights one’s belief system.
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Vega Sport Performance System

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“The Vega Sport Performance System is the first, complete, all-natural, plant-based sport performance system on the planet.

The Vega Sport Performance System was specifically developed in three comprehensive phases to help you perform at your highest level without compromise – before, during and after training, snowshoeing, trail running, triathlon or any other endurance sport.
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Gear Review | Icebreaker Apparel

“Winter is nature’s way of saying Up Yours.”
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Robert Byrne
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InceptionSport Snowshoeing

Merino wool was integrated into garments for humans instead of attempting to outsmart nature by concocting a synthetic version.

Icebreaker is a lightweight system of all-season garments combining the inspiration of nature with the technology of engineered layers to perform freely in any outdoor pursuit – especially in extreme conditions.

Icebreaker merino wool is grown in the Southern Alps, a rugged mountain range that stretches like a spine down New Zealand’s South Island.

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Dietary Misadventure

“Don’t dig your grave with your own knife and fork.”
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English ProverbSM-11.16.9
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It is time to see the forest instead of the trees.

The food you put in your mouth will impact more than your snowshoeing. Health care costs are escalating in synch with disease incidence rates – which is synonymous with disaster. http://www.snowshoemag.com/2011/09/18/part-one-the-price-of-convenience/

Our society is overfed yet undernourished and this includes endurance athletes. Billions of dollars per year are wasted treating symptoms and designing new therapies, medications and procedures to continue to treat symptoms.

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