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FITNESS | Bull Mountain Cross Country Skiing in the Cariboo

FITNESS | Bull Mountain Cross Country Skiing in the Cariboo

By LeRae Haynes — People looking for outdoor, winter family fun in the Cariboo can find the perfect answer close to home at the Bull Mountain Ski area just 16 km north of Williams Lake. Cross country skiing, one of the fastest-growing sports in Canada, is not only a top-notch cardio workout, it’s accessible to […]

ARTS & CULTURE | FITNESS | Skijoring and Ice Sailing: Outdoor winter fun in the Cariboo

ARTS & CULTURE | FITNESS | Skijoring and Ice Sailing: Outdoor winter fun in the Cariboo

  By LeRae Haynes — One gloriously unique winter activity in the Cariboo is skijoring. Dog lovers, nature enthusiasts, and outdoor adventurers can find fun and satisfaction in a fast-paced activity that combines cross-country skiing with taking your dog for a run. Animal Care Hospital veterinarian Bianca Scheidt loves the sport. She has volunteered as […]

FITNESS | CHILDREN | HEALTH ISSUES | Creating Change for the Future: Why Movement Matters

FITNESS | CHILDREN | HEALTH ISSUES | Creating Change for the Future: Why Movement Matters

By Melissa LaPointe — Movement is vital to life. Yes, there are the more obvious health benefits of exercise – combating obesity, heart disease and diabetes; building strength, balance, and flexibility; improved breathing, and increased circulation that aids digestion and keeps the organs healthy. But there’s so much more. When we move using large muscle […]