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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...

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A mix of endurance and resistance training, skiing is a fantastic full-body workout offering plenty of cardio-metabolic benefits, including improved insulin resistance, leaner body composition, and lower blood pressure. Skiing also works your body in unique ways, thanks to the variety of highly-coordinated movements involved, such as quick turns, skidding, jumping and carving. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced skier, improving your posture is one of the best things you can do to improve your...

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If we could, we would ski all year round. Of course, Mother Nature has other ideas. When spring comes into season, it’s time to start thinking about other things to do because the snow won’t be around for long and your powder won’t remain dry. Although landing softly in Les Houches, France is the aim, it will have to wait for another six months before that an option, unfortunately. However, that doesn’t mean you have...

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It can be difficult to choose the right new snowmobile track for your sled. Frequently, the sales information is unclear on how to choose the right snowmobile track size. Using a snowmobile can be an enjoyable hobby or a practical means of getting around in the winter. However, much as in any other ride, you must choose the appropriate gear for the level of efficiency you need to get the most out of your ride....

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Starting With Skiing: Tips and Tricks for Beginners in Cross-Country Skiing Back in the day, the places in the world located in the northern hemisphere have always considered snow as a huge hindrance when it comes to travel and transportation. The accumulation of snow on the ground and along the mountain paths thickens as the winter season goes by and it becomes almost impossible to traverse the terrain on foot or on horseback. Luckily, the...

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How you prepare and what you pack to bring with you on a cross-country ski trip can have a big impact on how much you enjoy it. Not having the right clothing and equipment can leave you cold, tired, sore, hungry, and grumpy by the end. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. Chances are you already know what clothing and basic equipment works best for you, but there are other little things that...

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Cross-country skiing is an ideal sport for those who love to travel. Nestled in the world’s most beautiful and rugged mountain ranges are some of the greatest trails to cruise, but few offer the diversity of North America’s Rocky Mountain Range. In Europe, the best trails can be found in snowy areas like Norway and Sweden, as well as areas of Switzerland and Lichtenstein. Though it’s hard to get burnt out on trails in the...

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If you’re a big ski fan, there’s probably nowhere you’d rather be than on one of the incredible ski-slopes around the world. Unfortunately, unless you’re a die-hard fan or a professional skier, it’s highly likely that most of your life will be spent away from these slopes. This excitement will be condensed into those much-anticipated ski holidays you take throughout the year. So, what can you do when you’re away from the slopes and running...

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Snow is only one of the unpredictable factors you have to consider before hitting the ski resort this year. It’s better not to invest in a vacation or ski pass this season because there’s no point gambling whether resorts will stay open or skiing will be safe at one. Here’s how you spend your quality time without going crazy about safety norms at skiing resorts or last-minute booking. Streaming your favorite web series It is...

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Picture the scene: you have just spent a long day skiing on the slopes. Adrenaline is pumping through your veins, and you are happy but exhausted. The slopes are closing, and it is time to return to the lodge and wind down. But what do you do to pass the time after the slopes are closed? A skiing trip is not just about the actual skiing – after all, the slopes aren’t open 24/7! Having...

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It’s hard to believe that we are already looking ahead towards the next set of winter sports world cups. Opening stages of the FIS Cross-Country World Cup begin late this November in Ruka, Finland, and finally, in March, we’ll see the Finals over in Beijing, China. Martin Johnsrud Sundby At this point, the early favorite as the overall winner is Sundby at 24/13 or +185 at GTBets, read their review. The Norwegian is at the...

When winter approaches and you live in the UK, the one outdoor sport that you should try out is skiing. The UK offers ample opportunities for prospective skiers and they have more than enough cross-country ski schools to choose from. However, as a student, budgets are tight, which makes it a bit more of a challenge to find a school. So how do you go about choosing a ski school when you are a student...

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most people skipped their summer vacations. We don’t know what will happen by the time ski season is open, but we hope for the best. Hopefully, we’ll be back to the old normal instead of adjusting to the “new normal.” Cross-country skiing will be possible even in the new normal circumstances. Maybe we’ll skip the after-ski parties and get-togethers. Skiing is an individual sport, which allows you to maintain physical...