Mountain Pairings at Keystone Resort – Balancing festival indulgence with stretching and singletrack

Every mountain town has its own special charm, so how do you choose where to go for those long summer and autumn weekends? I encountered a perfect combination for my overnight at Keystone Resort in mid-July: mountain biking + outdoor yoga + wine tastings + live jazz = midsummer magic. We came on a Friday, just in time for a little mountain biking and a taste of … Continue reading Mountain Pairings at Keystone Resort – Balancing festival indulgence with stretching and singletrack

4 Ways to Boost Metabolism

A slowing metabolism is a natural part of aging. Most of us are not thrilled about this part of getting older; the idea of carrying around extra pounds is generally unwelcome.  Though your first response to a slowing metabolism might be to reduce your calorie intake or extend your workouts I highly recommend that you take a moment to consider that this may not be … Continue reading 4 Ways to Boost Metabolism

CalNaturale Svelte – Energy and More

There are so many energy products on the market — goo, drinks, cubes, bars and more — it gets pretty confusing. In June, I received samples of two products from CalNaturale,  an organic and all-natural food company based in California. Here is a review of their super-tasty energy drink, Svelte. So here’s my take on CalNaturale’s Svelte: To Continue Reading Click Here ~BraveSkiMom Continue reading CalNaturale Svelte – Energy and More

Best Cooling Foods for Summer

It does not get hot here very often but when it does we feel it! With the temperature rising in the mountains, you might be starting to reach for some cooling and refreshing treats.  Summer often inspires thoughts of ice cream, popsicles, coca cola and other childhood memories.  While these foods might offer temporary cooling and a blast of nostalgia, they can actually inhibit your … Continue reading Best Cooling Foods for Summer