As far as fitness goes, it seems that a little can go a long way. No one is disputing the benefits of nailing nonstop runs on the Hobacks (kind of like running a marathon on snow). But recent data indicates that a little action in the day-to-day grind can lower your risk of heart disease and diabetes. Easy lifestyle changes can do a lot of heavy lifting: Take the stairs. Park in the outer stretches of the lot. Push away from your keyboard and take a walk outside your office for a quick break a few times a day. (And certainly continue your regular workout regimen.) Here’s a rundown from one of our favorite health blogs on the evils of being a couch potato (or more likely, desk potato). Not that you need it, of course, but here's a poke-in-the-ribs reminder, from the same source, for 2012: drink less diet Coke and eat more tofu.
For when you don’t want to haul or buy ski gear on your next trip.
Nipped at last week's World Championships, retiring Kearney battles gold-medalist Justine and the Dufour-Lapointe sisters.
Four-time Olympian AJ Kitt will be at Okemo as competitors battle to qualify for Nastar Nationals in Aspen, CO.
Okemo's new Sunburst enclosed sixpack has heated seats. Sign of the Apocalypse? Or just a sensible way to beat the Vermont winter cold?
The World War II vet, and subject of the movie “Unbroken,” brought hundreds of boys to Mammoth Mountain to ski, fish, and keep out of trouble.
These Colorado resorts turned millions of acres of diseased pines into something uniquely beautiful.
After transforming Jay Peak, the resort’s owners turn their sights on its sister-mountain. And again, foreign investors will pick up the tab.
Try this routine to prepare your body for a stellar ski season.
Utah resort hook-ups continue as Deer Valley will take over operations at Solitude this spring.
A new season pass provides unlimited access to Mammoth, Bear Mountain, Snow Summit, and June Mountain.