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  • Snowboard From First Chair To Last With The Right Fuel

    muscle, snowboard education, snowboard fuel

    After riding hard it’s crucial to re-fuel and regenerate your body so that it’s fresh for the next day. Especially those legs muscles to stop them burning and aching! A lack of essential nutrients and poor food choices can leave your legs feeling heavy and lethargic when snowboarding for multiple days. Gain strength and have […]

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  • Save Your Skin | The Dangers Of Hypothermia & Frostbite

    hypothermia, frostbite, hypothermia and frostbite, snowboarding safety

    It’s been a chilly start to the season in beautiful British Columbia. The dangers of over-exposure are real and life threatening when exploring the mountains with your snowboard. The effects can catch you unaware and set in extremely quickly, even if the sun is shining. By being able to recognise the signs of cold exposure, […]

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  • Soda Could Be Slowing You Down On The Slopes

    soda, sugar intake, effects of sugar, snowboard health

    When needing a little pick-me-up after a hard morning snowboarding, it’s easy to reach for a soda. However, these sugary drinks could be the culprit making you feel sluggish and slowing down your performance after lunch. Today’s the day to start a new hydration habit! Numerous studies now try to educate on the dangers and […]

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  • Weather And Snow Conditions That Affect How You Ride

    snow conditions, weather conditions, snowboarding, snowboardIQ

    There are many different weather and snow conditions that will affect and change how you have to ride. It is important to develop knowledge around why and when different conditions take place. You can learn how to continually adapt your riding style to suit the conditions and still get enjoyment no matter what the environment is. […]

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  • 7 Ideas On Snowboarding With Headphones

    snowboarding with headphones, snowboard IQ, snowboard education, snowboarding safety

    It’s all down to personal preference when it comes to snowboarding with headphones. Most love it, some hate it, others think it is downright dangerous.   Snowboarding With Headphones: 7 ideas on the headphone debate to make an informed decision for the slopes There’s nothing better than the feeling of charging down the hill to […]

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  • Alpha Brain For Snowboard Optimisation

    nootropics, alpha brain, onnit, snowboard IQ, snowboard education

    Make the most out of your time on snow by introducing nootropics to your riding. Alpha Brain aims to boost mental function like memory, concentration and cognition. This all-natural dye free supplement is packed full of vitamins, nutrients and herbs specifically designed to boost your brain function. Have this organic fuel with breakfast to optimise your snowboarding […]

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  • Transform Your Snowboarding With Yoga

    health benefits of yoga, yoga, snowboard yoga, snowboard IQ, snowboard health

    Yoga is for everyone, especially people who snowboard! Yoga has far-reaching implications for physical and mental health such as reduced stress and increased flexibility and strength. When applied to snowboarding the increase in balance and core strength is crucial to improvement. Implementing a daily practice, even if its short, is a great way to improve […]