Learn This: Proper Hydration

The next time you see a climber hauling a gallon jug to the crag, consider this: Depending on how long he’s out, drinking that much water could cause more harm than good. While most of us worry about ...

Being Vegan

Athletic perspectives on a plant-based diet By Julie Kanagy Hyland Fisher on the Downieville Classic course (Contributed). While the Paleo diet is all the rage for athletes, we rarely hear the perspectives of ...

Dr. Ken Answers Medical Questions

Normally, getting medical advice from a comedian wouldn't be a good idea — except when the comedian you're asking is also a doctor. Ken Jeong, with his assistant Louis and a little help from a smartphone, ...

A Tribute to Bill Paxton

Underrated doesn't even begin to describe Bill Paxton. From Weird Science, Aliens, and True Lies to chasing storms in Twister, Bill managed to find great roles and still fly under the Hollywood A-list radar. ...

Broad Cove Lookout

Overlooking the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Island, the Broad Cove Lookout provides a coastal getaway with expansive views. The narrow, single-story structure runs parallel with the ...

Rough Night

It's not really a party until someone accidentally kills the stripper. Then, it's a party — and you also find out who your friends really are when the team effort begins to try and cover it up. This is what ...

Fire & Ice

When journalist Scott Carney set out for the Polish countryside in 2014, on assignment for Playboy magazine, he thought he was going to write an expose. He arrived to cover the extreme environmental ...

Rogue One VFX

Having directed Monsters and Godzilla, Gareth Edwards is no stranger to intense visual effects. So when the director was picked to head the first standalone Star Wars film, expectations were high. Well he ...

Wes Anderson's Admitted References

There's no guesswork involved here. Candice Drouet compiled this cut of Anderson's work with references that he himself has claimed. Drouet's work reminds us that no matter how original we think we are, we're ...

Real-Life Rocketeer

Jetpacks: They aren't just for secret agents and movies anymore. JetPack Aviation has brought fiction to reality with their self-contained personal flight systems. Devin Supertramp went to California to ...

Elysium Basis Daily Supplement

Dedicated to using science to improve the quality of our lives, Elysium has some lofty goals. Their first product, Basis, is the first step towards them. Basis is a daily supplement clinically proven to raise ...

The Science of Sweet

For more than half a century, we’ve been led to believe that fat is the root of all dietary evil. Recently, though, increasing numbers of public-health officials and researchers are contending that sugar has ...

Mercedes-Benz Pre-Safe Pink Noise

It's been available on production vehicles since mid-2015, yet Mercedes-Benz Pre-Safe Pink Noise is no less interesting today. Tapping into your body's natural reflexes, it plays a short blast of "pink noise" ...

Happiness and the Lottery

A funny thing happens when a lot of money falls into your lap — you don't stay happy for very long. Termed the Hedonic Treadmill, it describes the tendency for people to return to a baseline of happiness after ...

A Skiing Fairy Tale

John Shocklee has built a life around carving his own path in powder. The 51-year-old ski guide lives his life free of material possessions and money — no rent, no phone, no debt. With a love for the outdoors ...

The Dark Knight: Visual Echoes

Directors often have their production crew watch films that portray a similar experience to one they're looking to capture in their own work. For Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight, that film was Michael ...

Probiotics and Supplements

Steph, I dig the blog and the vegan-way. I do wonder if you take a multi-vitamin (brand/formulation) and how often you take it. And do you consistently (daily) take a probiotic? Does your body depend on ...

Hydration for Mountain Athletes

We all know how important it is to stay hydrated when we’re working hard—but it’s especially vital in winter’s cold, dry air. Check out these simple tips for keeping your body happy and healthy during all of ...

How To Burn 1000 Calories

We’ve hosted our relatives, given our thanks and opened our presents. The holidays—when even nutrition-conscious eaters tend to let loose—are coming The post How To Burn 1000 Calories appeared first on Vermont ...

Ski Season Skin Care

It’s the time of year for fluffy powder, fresh turns, brisk mountain air—and goggle tans, dry skin, and chapped lips. As you’re hitting the slopes this season, keep these tips in mind.Sun Protection Is ...

Health: Watch Your Wrists

First, you might feel some tingling in the thumb. You might think it’s normal and chalk it up to a The post Health: Watch Your Wrists appeared first on Vermont Sports Magazine.

Know Thyself

The bloodletting began at my kitchen table. At 8 a.m., a nurse named Kristy waved an infrared thermometer over my forehead and checked my pulse and blood pressure. Then she slipped on a pair of gloves, rubbed ...

How to Be Your Own Doctor

Just as personalized medicine and health-related testing seem poised to transform how we diagnose and treat certain diseases, many doctors think all that data gathering has gotten out of control. "Many tests ...