Fitness

Olive Oil Is Here! + a Giveaway
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I’ve always been an avocado fan—and, by extension, an avocado oil proponent. I enjoy the buttery flavor and cooking versatility. I love avocado oil—but…it’s not exclusive. Anyone who knows me well has seen how much I enjoy Mediterranean food, and for that extra virgin olive oil can’t be beat. It’s been on my list for […]

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Dear Mark: Why “Game Changers” Isn’t Worth My Time and Sugar Addictions
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For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering a couple questions. The first one is a big one, one that multiple people have asked me across several different mediums: why don’t I do a full review of “Game Changers,” the vegan documentary on Netflix, or at least watch the film? I explain why I won’t […]

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Have you ever read the fine print on a ski area waiver? Here’s what you agree to when you sign.
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By Taylor Sienkiewicz, Summit Daily BRECKENRIDGE SKI RESORT — When you buy a lift pass at any ski area, you have to sign a waiver. Most people don’t actually read it, but it severely limits liability for a ski resort, even in cases when claims are based on resort negligence. Monika May, a 55-year-old from Colorado Springs, […]

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Is Keto Insomnia a Common Problem?
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When I did my first earnest attempt at a keto diet a few years ago, one of the benefits I quickly noticed was improved wakefulness and energy during the day. I chalked this up to sleeping better on keto. It turns out that I might have been one of the lucky ones. While plenty of […]

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Ancestral Resting Positions: Video Guide
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Earlier this year, I collaborated on a pair of papers (1, 2) with Matthew Wallden, Global Head of Institute of Education for the Chek Institute and an absolute obsessive when it comes to applying ancestral lessons to modern life. The papers were all about how humans today are failing to honor their tissues at rest: […]

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Monarch ski area pushing up opening by three weeks, marks its earliest opening since 1969
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Another example that Colorado ski resorts are loving all this October snowfall: Monarch will record its earliest season opening since 1969 on Friday. Monarch, which originally planned to open Nov. 22, has received 28 inches of snow in October, including 10 in the past 24 hours, and it has a 19-inch settled base, according to […]

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Ski areas across the country are struggling to find seasonal workers, starting to up the ante
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WARREN, Vt. — It used to be that a free ski pass was enough to lure workers to seasonal jobs at mountain resorts. No longer. In the current tight labor market, ski areas across the country are having a tough time filling jobs, so they’re upping the ante by boosting wages, providing more housing and […]

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