Category Archives: Activities
I’m terrible at refueling and hydrating on the road. Actually, not just on the road. I’m terrible at eating before exercising, period. I’m a morning person, so getting up for a 6am yoga class is preferable to lugging myself to … Continue reading
It’s never too early to get out in the wilderness with kids, and Dan and Alice Clark are proof of that. In 2012, they set out in a canoe with their two young children (aged 3 and 5 years old), … Continue reading
I spent last Sunday as a cycling cheerleader, hitting four different spots along Vancouver’s marathon route to shout inspiring things to my boyfriend as he pounded out 42km in the blazing sun.
One of the most enduring childhood memories can be getting your first bike. Not just because it was a new toy to play with, but because that bike gave you your first taste of independence, the freedom to explore your … Continue reading
To help Jess prepare for the 60-km Ride Don’t Hide group bike ride, our cycling experts at MEC have created an 8-week training program geared to get her across the finish line. Over the course of 8 weeks, this plan … Continue reading
Two years ago I broke my ankle. Once the cast was off, I blissfully launched myself back into cardio swing of things only to (painfully) realize that the ol’ ankle wasn’t what she used to be.
Sébastien Lazure, one of MEC’s climbing Envoys, climbed a V13 on his latest outing at Hueco Tanks. I spoke with him about this impressive accomplishment.
A simple yoga strap goes a long way when you’re stretching. We talked to staff at Halfmoon Yoga Products about just how versatile a strap can be for opening up your shoulders, hips, and hamstrings. Today’s post includes four stretches … Continue reading
Leanne Allison is an accomplished adventurer and filmmaker. She’s also a former MEC employee (I was lucky enough to go on a group sea kayak trip with her back in those days). She, her partner Karsten, and their son Zev … Continue reading
Sometimes the floor can seem really far away when you’re lunging, bending, and stretching – especially if you have tight hamstrings or hip flexors. We asked Erin and Sandy, Halfmoon Yoga Products staff and Vancouver yoga instructors, to shed some … Continue reading