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While tourism plays a significant role in stimulating the global economy, it also affects the environment negatively. Reports indicate that aviation accounts for 2% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Moreover, you can expect an influx of local and domestic flights in the coming months as government bodies lift COVID guidelines.    Does this mean you should stop traveling? Of course, not! Despite the negative environmental impact of global tourism, you can still visit various destinations...

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People travel all over the globe to ski, and now with countries relaxing their COVID-19 rules and regulations, ski destinations are once again an option for avid skiers. However, during these unprecedented times, it seems like people are looking to try something new. Being forced to stay at home day in day has motivated plenty of people to explore things they haven’t done in the past.    People who go skiing on their annual vacation...

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Are you thinking about going skiing in the USA? Find out about three of the best states for this winter sport here. You can really have any type of holiday that you could dream of in the USA. No matter the state you go to, there will be some brilliant activities for you to jump on. If you fancy hitting the slopes and trying out some skiing, here are the best states to go to...

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  Endurance athletes can be found in various sports disciplines like, cycling, running, canoeing, triathlon, swimming, walking or skiing. Hence, the nutritional requirements will differ due to the different requirements of each discipline, individuality, type of training and training periods. This article is focused on highlighting the foundational nutrition rules for endurance athletes regardless of their discipline. Calculating Metabolism To accurately do this, a unit known as the total energy expenditure (TEE) which is used...

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Betting is a great way to make a sport even more exciting. It adds a bit of thrill and makes the races more interesting to watch. It has become highly popular in the last few years, and there are, therefore, several websites you can use for betting. It can be a form of gambling that is a little risky, but with the right strategies, the victory can be easier to predict. Unlike some casino games,...

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Athletes need to be in peak physical condition to compete at their best and get the most out of it. They also need to be as healthy as possible when traveling or competing internationally. Your sport probably means a great deal to you, and you know that your performance will be critical to the success of your team. You’ve trained long and hard for this big game. But what can you do to make sure...

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From an early age human beings show a predisposition for games and playing. Children learn best through playing, and guess what? Adults learn new things easier through playing, and what’s more, most adults could benefit from playing just for fun. The value of playing games, regardless of your age, has been proven over and over again. And, as the online gaming industry has seen nothing but growth since its beginnings in 1980, the story doesn’t...

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Las Vegas is known for its bright lights, untold secrets and exciting evening entertainment. But fewer people realize that Vegas is also a fantastic destination with opportunities to go skiing. If you like skiing and like an evening out with friends, it doesn’t get much more perfect than Las Vegas. Read on to uncover the best skiing trails near Sin City. Can you really go skiing near Vegas? Most people don’t realize there are skiing...

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Have you ever experienced a tense, painful coil in your stomach or abdominal area? This can also be accompanied by severe cramping, diarrhea, or vomiting. If two or more of these symptoms are present, you may be experiencing a stomachache (read more) with underlying causes. These causes can range from gastroenteritis, stomach ulcer to related conditions, like a ruptured appendix or diverticulitis. However, some upset stomachs aren’t so serious and can be easily remedied by...

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  With its mountainous and forested terrain and sweeping snowy landscapes, Norway offers some of the best skiing experiences in the world. If you get the chance to ski in the Scandinavian white wilderness, here are four top Norwegian ski resorts that you should check out.    Hemsedal Ski Center With fifty-three slopes, twenty-one lifts, and a very long season, Hemsedal Ski Center has ranked highly as one of Norway’s top skiing destinations for years....

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It’s been a tricky time for us fans of competitive cross-county skiing races, with so many of the races and competitions being cancelled. The International Ski Federation (FIS) announced back in February that the remaining World Cup races in Norway would not take place, as was reported here at FasterSkier. That’s left a gaping hole in the calendar for those wanting to catch all the action of their favorite cross-country skiers, but fear not. The...

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Extreme sports aren’t for everyone. The idea of speeding down a mountain, snowmobiling, ice climbing, and snow biking, for most people, is nothing more than terrifying. For the thrill-seekers amongst us, however, these things are exciting. They’re what we live for. But, as fun as extreme sports can be, safety must always be at the forefront of our minds. Part of staying safe while practicing extreme sports is being able to perform to the best...

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Time to get in shape for the skiing season! Even though it’s summer, many resorts cater skiing enthusiasts during this season. However, hitting the slopes right away without exercising enough leaves you with sore muscles screaming in pain the following day. Therefore, you must take your muscles through a thorough training program before you slip into your skiing boots. You would be wise not to wait until the last moment and avoid achy muscles performing...

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Medical conditions pose one of the biggest stumbling blocks travellers face when it comes to buying travel insurance.   According to the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), more than 14 million people with underlying health conditions try to purchase travel insurance every year – a significant percentage of the overall market.   Of these, an estimated one in 10 end up travelling with insurance that is not appropriate for them, leaving them exposed to sky-high...

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George Hovland was convinced that skiing saved his life. What is known for certain is that Hovland dedicated his life to skiing. Credited as a pioneer who championed the cause of both downhill and cross-country skiing in the Northland region of Minnesota, Hovland, a former United States Olympic cross-country ski racer, died on May 9th from complications that arose following hip surgery that was the result of a fall Hovland took two weeks earlier. He...

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It could be the time of year, it might be a lockdown has been initiated; whatever the reason, the truth is few of us can ski or practice winter sports as much as we would like. This is a frustrating situation and makes it harder to maintain fitness and keep our skiing skills sharp. With this in mind, what do we do in the months when hitting the slopes is impossible. Here’s some ideas. Read...

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Do you find you are often stressed and feeling anxious in the workplace? Do you often feel overwhelmed and wonder how you’re even going to get through your day, all while trying to stay calm and focused? Workplace stress isn’t new, and anyone can suffer from it, no matter the job or the industry. What isn’t okay, however, is telling yourself, “It’s just part of the job” and not taking steps to remedy it. Here...

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Finding the balance between risk and reward in all we do is vital: too much risk for too little reward is dangerous and often leads to failure, not enough risk often means there won’t be much of a reward! Finding the sweet spot is necessary in all walks of like, not least when looking at stock market investment, gambling, and extreme sports. Skiing Competitive skiiers take calculated risks in order to be the best. One...

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Skiing is one of the greatest thrilling sports in the world that is played on the ice. Cross-country skiing is a type of game where the players do not take help from any machine to play the game. In this type, the players use their momentum. Unlike the computer games like online roulette, cross-country skiing helps get better physically. Health Benefits of Cross-Country Skiing The cross-country skiing is a healthy sport, but it is also a...

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How to get hardy? How to Build Endurance with Exercise? Are there any exercises you can use to develop endurance so that it becomes a part of life, like checking a casino promotions in Canada with your favorite bookmaker?  You will find answers to these questions in this article. What is Endurance? Endurance is the ability to perform physical work without compromising its effectiveness. A hardy person can perform a certain movement for a long...