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Most people do not know what Extreme Carving is. Yet for its adept, carving procures grand and unique sensations of defying gravity that can be difficultly explained.

To understand what carving is, one needs to understand its history. Extreme Carving takes its roots from snowboard, which itself is a mix…

At its earliest development, skiing was not a sport, but a necessary form of transportation.
The earliest archaeological evidence of skiing dates back roughly 8,000 years ago to fragments of skis found in Russia, although wall paintings from roughly 10,000 years ago hint that skis were used in regular…

Southern California is a well-known mecca for surfing and surf culture, but the history of surfing goes much further back than you might expect.

The human race has a long and intimate history with the ocean. The earliest human migrations out of Africa are thought to have occurred through coastal…

Nearly anybody who has competed in or trained for a marathon has probably encountered a peculiar and terrifying feeling. Twenty miles into the race, you are feeling great, and it feels as if you are destined to hit your goal time. Then all of a sudden something goes terribly wrong…

Hill training offers a wide variety of benefits

Anybody who has competed in cross country know the challenges of running uphill. After cruising along at a fast clip on flat ground, suddenly you begin to climb, and you instantly slow down, your muscles begin to burn, and with each subsequent…

Any seasoned athlete knows that proper nutrition is an integral part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Food provides us with the energy we need to be physically active, and it provides us with the building blocks we need to repair our bodies.

What are the best foods to eat the day of a big workout?

As with many things in life, it largely…

The wind is blowing with force, the water is tormented, the smell of the ocean is in the air. Those are the times when you can see strange amphibians riding the waves and flying in the air: the kitesurfers. From ashore, you can sometime see these strange creatures appearing and…

Running is one of the most popular fitness activity. It can be divided into two main categories: distance running and sprinting. Distance running works a wide variety of muscles, is an extremely effective cardiovascular workout, and provides many mental health benefits. Sprinting on the other hand, is often thought of…

Anyone who has gone on a trip to the mountains is well aware of the effects high altitude has on the body. Ordinary exercise quickly becomes arduous, and once out of breath, recovery feels nearly impossible. …

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