The Beguiled

“Nothing in life is trivial.”
~ Brandon Lee
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Lifestyles are determined by habit.
One of the most insidious aspects of habit is its ability to dull awareness.

The focus of wellness is its integrative approach to the whole person. We must remain mindful of the consequences of our lifestyle choices. Personal growth has no end point.

Risk is inherent to making long-term cognitive and behavioral changes to achieve optimum wellness – it represents the catalyst for growth. It is human nature to fear change.

Optimum wellness is about accountability.

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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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