Food with Altitude

Underestimating Electrolytes

“Aaaaaaagggghhhh!!! Cramp! Calf cramp! End it now…I’’ve had a good run!” Those are the words I was screaming after an hour of cross-country skiing at the spectacular Nordic Centre in Canmore. See, as much as I would like to brag about being a tough guy, the truth is, needles make me jumpy, I’’ll never finish watching The Exorcist, and a muscle…

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Super Recovery Smoothie

We love to push our bodies hard, but are we taking the right steps in recovering after exercise? Nutritionist Samantha Peris takes us through the steps to making sure we’re adequately recovering (and offers a great recipe, too!).  She introduces some funky ingredients, but explains each of their benefits. It might be worth a trip to the health food store…

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