A Free & Effective Tool for Albertans to Get Their Daily Dose of Vitamin D

Alberta is blessed to have frequent sunny blue skies, even on the coldest of days. Even though we Albertans receive an average of 320 days of sunlight per year, we greatly contribute to the statistic of Vitamin D deficiency of Canadians. (Between 70-97% of Canadians have Vitamin D insufficiency!) Why Vitamin D Matters Vitamin D … Read moreA Free & Effective Tool for Albertans to Get Their Daily Dose of Vitamin D

Indoor Activities for the Outdoor Adventurer

 Ideas to keep in touch with your adventurous side when getting out isn’t an option.  Make Energy or Protein Bars Make some energy or protein bars. Use a base recipe for the bars and then add your own fixings! (Did someone say chocolate?) Below are links to base recipes we like to use from the … Read moreIndoor Activities for the Outdoor Adventurer

Must-do Outdoor Adventures in & Around San Francisco

Outdoor Adventures – San Francisco & Bay Area – I initially started this post with the words “I don’t know what it is about San Francisco, but I friggen love it there.” I then realized that this wasn’t true… I absolutely know why I love San Fran so much: it’s full of adventure, it’s incredibly … Read moreMust-do Outdoor Adventures in & Around San Francisco

Upper Kananaskis Lake: A Winter Gem

Upper Kananaskis Lake: A Winter Gem The epic hikes off of Highway 40 just West of Calgary are familiar to many outdoor enthusiasts. In the summer, this area of Kananaskis booms with eager hikers – but winter brings a special kind of magic to this place.  At the very end of the skinny, winding “Kananaskis … Read moreUpper Kananaskis Lake: A Winter Gem

Homemade Protein Balls

Chocolate-Coco Protein Balls You can’t go wrong with a protein bar, but what about protein balls?! Perfect for a quick snack on the go, for a pre or post workout or even activities such as heading to the mountains. I find protein bars fairly costly, so instead make some protein balls, package them up nicely, … Read moreHomemade Protein Balls