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The Only Interactive Personal Trainer System

December 16, 2007 EST | Fitness

"The Only Interactive Personal Trainer System" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other cable motion exercise machines below

This is the only cable motion exercise machine that connects to the internet and downloads exercise routines from virtual fitness professionals demonstrating the correct exercise form and pace on a conveniently placed 17" LCD monitor. Eliminating the need for gym memberships, this system allows you to enjoy the benefits of exercise with the guidance of professional personal training in the comfort of your home. Once an exercise is selected from a library of 120 movements, the monitor shows the previous weight amount lifted for each exercise, ensuring a gradual increase in workout resistance, while the onscreen personal trainer allows you to mimic the correct movements as you workout. The LCD has a touchscreen that allows easy menu navigation, while the integrated computer suggests exercises based on your fitness goals (strength, muscle tone, basic conditioning, sports training, physical rehabilitation) or by specific body part, tracks the number of repetitions and sets, and graphs workout progress, ensuring maximum efficiency and effectiveness in your exercise routine.

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ProForm 4.5 Trainer Treadmill

December 16, 2007 EST | Fitness

Lose weight, while rocking your workout, with the ProForm 4.5 Trainer. Packed with features, this amazing training treadmill comes with a Custom Weight Loss Center, which allows you to enter your weight, workout time, the number of calories you want to burn and the center will create a fully-customized, weight-loss workout, based on your individual needs. And, with an Interplay™ Universal iPod® Dock, you can listen to your favorite music through 2 premium speaker and stay better motivated throughout your workout. Other features available on the 4.5 Trainer include a powerful 2.75 HP drive motor, 8 built-in Personal Trainer workouts, the comfort of AirTech™ cushioning, a 300 lb. weight capacity and an incredible lifetime frame and motor warranty. Order today! [More...]

NordicTrack Elite 7500 Treadmill

December 16, 2007 EST | Fitness

The "NordicTrack Elite 7500 Treadmill" is no longer available. Please check out:
NordicTrack Treadmill Elite 9500 Pro or
NordicTrack 'Elite XT' Treadmill with iPod Dock or
NordicTrack 'Elite Zl' Treadmill

Perhaps our best Treadmill Ever!
DurX 3.5 CHP Commercial Drive Motor - The Elite 7500 boasts a powerful 3.5 CHP Commercial Pro Motor.
NordicTrack Treadmill Warranty - The Elite 7500 is backed by a lifetime motor warranty, 5 years on all parts and 1 year on in-home labor.
2.5" Precision Machined Rollers - Better than the standard roller, these precision- machined rollers reduce noise and help the treadmill operate smoothly and quietly.
7" Flat Screen TV - The multi - colored Flat Screen is ready for TV and is compatible with most Satellite or Cable TV services, gaming consoles, VCRs, DVD players and other similar products.

Epic 425 MX Treadmill

December 16, 2007 EST | Fitness

Set and reach your workout goals with the EPIC 425 MX, offering a powerful 3.0 CHP commercial-grade motor, One Touch™ controls and Goal Setting Programmability. Now, you can plug in specific workout goals into the treadmill's console (i.e. the calories you want to burn and the time in which you want to burn them) and the console will automatically alter other aspects of your workout (i.e. your speed) to help you reach them. The 425 MX also comes with full-length ComfortStride™ cushioning, a 350 lb. weight capacity and 12 years of warranty coverage on the motor. Order today!

Epic 450 MX Treadmill

December 16, 2007 EST | Fitness

EPIC 450 MX Treadmill

EPIC 450 MX Treadmill

Discover commercial power, comfort and customization with the EPIC 450 MX. Featuring a powerful 2.25 CHP commercial motor, the 450 MX is built for extended workouts. And, with 4 Create & Save™ workouts, this treadmill allows you to design and save up to 4 workouts, each custom tailored to fit your individual preferences. And, with ComfortStep™ cushioning, a 20" x 55" running surface and a built-in CoolAire™ workout fan, the 450 MX gives you everything you need to stay comfortable throughout your workout. Other features include 8 built-in workouts, One Touch™ speed and incline, a 300 lb. weight capacity and a 10-year motor warranty.


Epic 800 MX Treadmill

December 16, 2007 EST | Fitness

The "Epic 800 MX Treadmill" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other Epic treadmills below

Get customizable fitness with the power of commercial-grade components with the EPIC 800 MX treadmill. Protect your joints, while experiencing the perfect level of comfort, with ComfortStep Adjustable™ Cushioning. The MX 800 also helps you set and reach your home fitness treadmill goals with Goal Setting Programmability. On the commercial end, the 800 MX comes with a 2.75 commercial Odyssey™ drive motor, 2.5" commercial steel rollers, a 15-year motor warranty and a 325 lb. weight capacity. [More...]

Epic View 550 Treadmill

December 16, 2007 EST | Fitness

Epic View™ 550 TreadmillNever miss a moment of your favorite TV shows again with the EPIC View™ Treadmill, featuring a built-in, 7" TV with multi-color, on-screen display and Intermix Acoustics. A MusicPort also allows you to plug in any electronic music player and listen to your favorite tunes while you workout. Other features available include a 3.0 CHP Odyssey II™ commercial motor, full-length ComfortStride™ cushioning and a 350 Lb. weight capacity. Order Epic View 550 Treadmill today!

HealthRider 330 Elliptical

December 16, 2007 EST | Fitness

The "HealthRider 330 Elliptical" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other elliptical trainers below

Now, you can get the best of both worlds – cardio and strength training – with the HealthRider® 330 Elliptical. 12 levels of digital resistance, an EKG™ Heart Rate Monitor and more help you get the most out of your workout. An easy to read LCD display helps keep track of your speed, time, resistance, distance, calories burned and more. 6 preset programs and 2 learn programs will help you get the workout that is best suited to your needs.


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HealthRider T600i Treadmill

December 16, 2007 EST | Fitness

The "HealthRider T600i Treadmill" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other HealthRider Treadmill products below

The HealthRider® T600i Treadmill will help you get in great shape and keep off the weight. You can change settings instantly with One Touch™ and Power Incline™ controls. The 1.5 CHP Continuous Duty Motor gives you all the power you need, while SoftTrack™ cushioning protects your joints. 6 workout programs and iFIT® compatibility will keep you motivated, and SpaceSaver® design lets you fold away your treadmill when not in use. [More...]

HealthRider N35 Exercise Bike

December 16, 2007 EST | Fitness

The "HealthRider N35 Exercise Bike" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out different HealthRider exercise bike or other brand bike below

The feature packed HealthRider N35 Bike will help you get a great cardio workout and keep you focused on your goals with incredible features like 5 Personal Trainer Workouts created by a certified personal trainer and our new target pacer that tells when is time to speed up or slow down to get the most out of your workout. Add to that a CoolAire workout fan to keep you cool, SMR Silent Magnetic Resitance and our convenient Step Thru Design and you're on your way to the best shape of your life.

HealthRider H550i Treadmill

December 16, 2007 EST | Fitness

The "HealthRider H550i Treadmill" is no longer available. Please check out other HealthRider treadmills and related products below

Packed with all the features you need for a great workout, the HealthRider H550i is the perfect treadmill for staying in shape. Get all the power you need with a 2.50 CHP motor. Change your settings instantly with speed and incline controls. Stay motivated with 10 different workout programs. You can even fold away your treadmill with the convenient SpaceSaver® design when not in use.

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HealthRider Pro H500i Treadmill

December 16, 2007 EST | Fitness

Target your trouble spots, while building muscle and burning calories, with the HealthRider Pro H500i. Equipped with an Interactive CrossTrainer™, the H500i comes with 2 upper, 2 lower and 2 total-body cross-training workouts that prompt you to perform a variety of muscle-sculpting exercises throughout your cardio workout. The H500i also comes with a pair of 2 lb. hand weights to help you better build and define your arms, shoulders and back. Other features available on this treadmill include a Motivational RaceTrack™, a 1.75 continuous horsepower motor, SoftTrack™ cushioning, One Touch™ speed control, a 300 lb. weight capacity and a 10-year motor warranty. [More...]

HealthRider H150i Treadmill

December 16, 2007 EST | Fitness

The "HealthRider H150i Treadmill" is no longer available. Please check out other HealthRider treadmills and related products below

Get ready for serious fitness with the HealthRider®, H150i Treadmill. With features like iFIT®, Speed, Power Incline™, Comfort Cell™, cushioning and much more, the H150i will help you get fit fast and keep that great shape. A Hypauer™, Motor provides you constant, powerful operation, perfect for running or walking, while iFIT® speed helps you stay motivated with interactive controls and personal coaching. Comfort Cell™, Impact Reduction reduces the impact to your joints by up to 15% and ensures a comfortable workout every time.

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HealthRider Cardio Rider

December 16, 2007 EST | Fitness

The "HealthRider Cardio Rider" is no longer available. Please check out other HealthRider treadmills and related products below

The HealthRider® Cardio Rider is a great, low-impact way to get in shape and improve your health. The Cardio Rider has a patented linkage system that helps you burn calories and get fit utilizing your own body weight without putting a lot of pressure on your joints. The rotating handlebar and dual pedal positions offer impressive versatility and enable you to focus on different muscles, while the smart seat adjusts easily for the best possible fit and maximum comfort. An LCD display tracks your workout time, reps, stroke count and calories burned. Great for your legs and abs, you'll quickly be on your way to a healthier, sexier you.

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HealthRider Pro H450i Treadmill

December 16, 2007 EST | Fitness

The "HealthRider Pro H450i Treadmill" is no longer available. Please check out other HealthRider treadmills and related products below

Packed with all the features you need for a great workout, the HealthRider Pro H450i is the perfect treadmill for staying in shape. Get all the power you need with a 1.75 CHP Hypauer II™ motor. Protect your joints and enjoy a more comfortable workout with AirTek Plus™ Impact-Reducing Cushioning. Change your settings instantly with One Touch™ and Power Incline™ controls. Stay motivated with eight different workout programs and much more.

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HealthRider X2

December 16, 2007 EST | Fitness

The "HealthRider X2" is no longer available. Please check out other HealthRider treadmills and related products below

With a sleek new look and improved programming the HealthRider is better than ever. The HealthRider is the original Low Impact, Total Body workout system that will help you lose weight and feel great by exercising 20 minutes a day three times a week. The HealthRider comes complete with the new Fat to Thin workout DVD designed by certified personal trainers to help you get in the best shape of your life.

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Weslo Momentum 745 Elliptical Trainer

December 16, 2007 EST | Fitness

Weslo Momentum 635 EllipticalThe Momentum 745 elliptical trainer from Weslo is a great way to get a low-impact workout. Adjustable resistance lets you choose between 10 levels of resistance. Oversized pedals and an 18'' stride length offer comfortable and fulfilling exercise. Four personal trainer programs let you maximize your fitness routine. A large LCD display and an Easy Pulse™ heart rate monitor help you keep track of your feedback for a great calorie-burning workout. Order today! [More...]

Weslo Momentum 635 Elliptical

December 16, 2007 EST | Fitness

Weslo Momentum 635 EllipticalGet better muscle extension with the 18" stride length that allows you to take longer strides as you workout. With SMR™ Silent Magnetic Resistance and Digital resistance, you can smoothly and easily change your level of resistance throughout your workout. It also includes four Personal Trainer™ Workouts that are designed by a real Certified Personal Trainer to help you lose weight and tone your body. Order today! [More...]

Iron Horse Maverick 5.5 Mountain Bike

May 20, 2007 EST | Cycling

The "Iron Horse Maverick 5.5 Mountain Bike" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other alternative mountain bikes below

This radical bike blazes its own trail without putting wear and tear on your wallet. Lightweight and durable aluminum frame with 100mm of bump-eating suspension provides a solid, smooth ride. Shimano/SRAM components ensure reliable performance and the low maintenance disc brakes offer excellent control and all-weather braking power. The perfect ride for the adventurer ready to conquer off-road terrain.

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2007 Tirreno Razza 900 Road Bike w/ Carbon Seat Stays

May 20, 2007 EST | Cycling

The "2007 Tirreno Razza 900 Road Bike w/ Carbon Seat Stays" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other road bikes below

Just getting used to pounding the pavement? Then we have the bike that’ll keep you cycling with the pack. 7005 aluminum frame with carbon seatstays and carbon placement in the fork and seatpost provide you with a smooth, lightweight ride. 50/34 compact crank with 11/23 rear cassette provides the right gearing for high speed pursuits while keeping you in the group on every climb. 105 double drivetrain offers the reliable function you need and the dual pivot brakes keep you stopping on a dime. Top it off with the Velomax Vista wheelset for enhanced stability and performance. [More...]

Iron Horse Maverick 4.5 Mountain Bike

May 20, 2007 EST | Cycling

The "Iron Horse Maverick 4.5 Mountain Bike" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other alternative mountain bikes below

All mountain, all the time. The dual suspension, Maverick 4.5 has 4” of rear wheel travel to provide you with superior traction and bump absorption, because we all know the roughest trails can be the most fun. Tough aluminum body, Shimano/FSA drivetrain and mechanical disc brakes give you the rugged durability you need to ride over rocky terrain.

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2007 Tirreno Razza 900 Road Bike w/ Carbon Seat Stays

May 20, 2007 EST | Cycling

The "2007 Tirreno Razza 900 Road Bike w/ Carbon Seat Stays" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other road bikes below

Just getting used to pounding the pavement? Then we have the bike that’ll keep you cycling with the pack. 7005 aluminum frame with carbon seatstays and carbon placement in the fork and seatpost provide you with a smooth, lightweight ride. 50/34 compact crank with 11/23 rear cassette provides the right gearing for high speed pursuits while keeping you in the group on every climb. 105 double drivetrain offers the reliable function you need and the dual pivot brakes keep you stopping on a dime. Top it off with the Velomax Vista wheelset for enhanced stability and performance. [More...]

2006 Schwinn Voyager GS 700c Cross Bike

March 11, 2007 EST | Cycling

The "2006 Schwinn Voyager GS 700c Cross Bike" is no loner available. You might be interested in checking out other cross bikes below

Comfort and simplicity for a ride around the block with the kids or a relaxed commute. This lightweight aluminum cruiser has the equipment to keep you in comfort and style as to roll down the road.

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Iron Horse Azure Sport Mountain Bike

March 11, 2007 EST | Cycling

Iron Horse Azure Sport Mountain Bike is no longer available. You might be interested in following products:

Iron Horse Maverick 1.0 Men's Mountain Bike (26-Inch Wheels)
2008 Iron Horse Azure Mountain Bike Frame (Cross Country)

Starting from scratch, and drawing from rider feedback, the Azure was engineered from the ground up to represent the pinnacle of XC racing technology. Its 90mm DW-link rear suspension delivers never before seen pedaling efficiency, and its triple butted tubeset makes this frame one of the lightest full suspension XC frames ever made. Add the stellar spec list and you have a bike that's ready to hit the trails.

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Iron Horse Outlaw Pro Mountain Bike

March 11, 2007 EST | Cycling

"Iron Horse Outlaw Pro Mountain Bike" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other mountain bikes below

Desperado never looked this good. A delinquent by nature, this aggressive bike is built to take a beating. Alloy frame with Rock Shox fork and Tektro mechanical disc brakes blaze the way for some scandalous riding.

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2007 Mongoose Sabrosa Bike

March 11, 2007 EST | Cycling

2007 Mongoose Sabrosa w/ Free Ascent lightFor those to ride to work everyday, this bike is the next best thing to a warm cup of coffee early in the A.M. The singlespeed drivetrain with disc brakes means you don't have to think that hard or that much about maintenance – which is always a good thing before the caffeine hits. Solid aluminum frame puts you in a comfortable riding position while the durable wheelset and tires will get you through traffic, dirt or a short slumber with ease.

Schwinn Mesa GS Adult Mountain Bike

December 07, 2006 EST | Cycling

2006 Schwinn Mesa GS Mountain BikeOutfitted with a Schwinn N-Litened Gold Label TIG welded aluminum frame with off-road, ride-tuned geometry, the Schwinn Mesa GS adult mountain bike is versatile enough for both dirt and street riding. The bike is set up with such features as an Answer/Manitou six-coil sprung travel fork with mini boots, a TruVative X-Flow 42/32/22 chain rings crankset, eight-speed Shimano EZ-Fire shifters, an SR/Suntour XCC-202 front derailleur and a Shimano Deore rear derailleur, Shimano EF-29 brake levers with Tektro linear pull brakes, and a Schwinn WTB Speed V sport saddle. The components combine to deliver a smooth, responsive riding experience and sure stopping power in a pinch. Schwinn also added a pair of water bottle mounts to keep you hydrated. Order Today! [More...]

2006 Schwinn Tiger Kid's Bike

December 07, 2006 EST | Cycling

2006 Schwinn Tiger Kid's BikeSo your little angel suddenly became a wildcat overnight? No need to fear, this bike has everything he needs to go roaring through the neighborhood like the red-blooded animal he is.Tough steel construction with full length steel chainguard, stem pad, bar pad and fenders provide all the protection he needs to come home with minimal scrapes and scratches.He'll soon figure out that the training wheels are removable which means you'll probably find them somewhere in your driveway.Colorful handlebar streamers and tiger graphics will have him ridin' on the wild side. Order today! [More...]

Tirreno Razza 1000 Double Road Bike

June 03, 2006 EST | Cycling

Tirreno Razza 1000 Double Road Bikeis no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other brand of road bikes below

This road bike is just the bike you need whether you're looking to start racing or ready to put in extra mileage, can be one of the great gift ideas for this Christmas.

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2006 Scattante R650 Double road bike

May 22, 2006 EST | Cycling

The "2006 Scattante R650 Double road bike" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other road bikes below

Gain the competitive edge to conquer your next century ride. The 2006 Scattante R650 Double road bike has lightweight aluminum frame with carbon fiber fork, seatpost and seatstays ensure a smooth, weightless ride. Reliable, race-ready Ultregra 10 speed components and Korso wheelset will gear you up for high acceleration.

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2006 Iron Horse Warrior DS Trail mountain bike

May 22, 2006 EST | Cycling

Iron Horse Warrior DS Trail mountain bike is no longer available. You might be interested in a different bike like Iron Horse Maverick 1.0 Men's Mountain Bike (26-Inch Wheels)

Iron Horse Maverick 1.0 Men's Mountain BikeA great choice for any the beginner rider, looking to get the most bike for the money. The Warrior DS Trail gives you a fast stable bike with plenty of suspension and low maintenance disc brakes for excellent control and all-weather braking power.

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Selecting soccer cleats

April 21, 2006 EST | Soccer

Selecting the proper soccer cleats could be very challenging but it does not have to become a nightmare. With the adequate knowledge you can easily choose the right soccer shoes for yourself or your child, if that’s the case.

What kind of soccer cleats should you buy?
There are so many choices. And all this marketing nonsense out there. Exactly. There is no simple answer to this question. Selecting the proper soccer cleats could be very challenging but it does not have to become a nightmare. With the adequate knowledge you can easily choose the right soccer shoes for yourself or your child, if that’s the case. [More...]

Weslo Pursuit 2.0 DS bike

March 29, 2006 EST | Fitness

The "Weslo Pursuit 2.0 DS bike" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other Weslo Pursuit bikes below

Real Weslo quality at a real bargain. The Pursuit 2.0 DS is an amazingly affordable exercise bike, complete with an upper-body workout. The cross-training arms help you achieve a balanced, calorie-burning program. . .and the arm resistance is independent to the bike's strap resistance. Step-by-Step™ 1-window console helps you stay motivated by tracking your speed, time, distance and calories burned. Large padded seat features spring coils for comfortable support and easily adjusts.

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Weslo Pursuit 510cs bike

March 29, 2006 EST | Fitness

Weslo Pursuit 510cs bike is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other Weslo bikes

Sit back and burn calories. The Pursuit 510cs is a highly-affordable way to add a calorie-burning bike workout into your schedule. Features an oversize LCD window that toggles between workout time, speed, distance, calories burned and fat calories burned. The easy-to-adjust resistance is located conveniently in front of you. Also features dual-position hand grips and water bottle holder.

Bass fishing lures

March 19, 2006 EST | Fishing

Bass fishing lures are probably the most highly purchased of all fishing lures today. Bass fishing today has become one the hottest sports among anglers. Like golf, Bass fishing tournaments are common and becoming popular as tournament stakes are high. There are many manufacturers of bass fishing lures, companies such as Heddon, Rapala, and Bass Pro Shops offer anglers sponsorship into tournaments for the serious angler that can prove his or her level of professionalism.

These aggressive fish can be found in nearly any body of water throughout the United States. Both large and small-mouth bass are habitually warm water fish, and are likely to hide in cover in hopes of attacking their prey. Bass fishing lures come in many shapes, sizes and colors to help the angler mimic this prey.


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Tennis Psychology – The foundation of winning tennis

March 19, 2006 EST | Tennis

The field of tennis psychology is not just common advice and tactical or mental tips. It is based on general and sports psychology and then applied to tennis specifically. There are many common elements in the psychology of tennis which can be found in other sports too. An athlete that wants to perform at his peak needs to learn:

1. How to refocus
Many players start the match with good concentration but they drop their level of concentration because of disturbing outside events, pressure situations, emotional reactions to various events and so on. A player needs to learn how to quickly and effectively refocus to be able to play his best tennis. [More...]

2005 Mongoose Tyax Comp mountain bike

March 12, 2006 EST | Cycling


This light-trail-use bike is perfect for trips to the store and rides with the kids. The 24-speed drivetrain features Shimano parts for durable reliable shifting. Easy-on-the-body geometry and a comfortable saddle make for a pleasant ride everytime. Blue (BLU). Size(s): S-16, M-18, L-20.

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K2 T-Nine Spire mountain bike

March 12, 2006 EST | Cycling

The "K2 T-Nine Spire mountain bike" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other K2 mountain bikes below

Front and Rear wheel travel provide excellent control over any terrain
SRAM/Shimano drivetrain for durability and reliability
T:Nine bikes with specs and geometry made just for women
Avid BB5 Mechanical Disc brakes provide low maintenance, all-weather stopping power.

How to buy snorkeling gear

March 08, 2006 EST | Scuba Diving

Not all masks are created equal! There are marked differences when it comes to the quality of mask construction and materials. There are two types of materials used to construct most mask skirts on the market today. The first is plastic and the second is silicone. Plastic mask skirts are generally very inexpensive, and are fine for kids' use in swimming pools, etc. Plastic mask skirts (or vinyl, or PVC) will not last as long as a silicone mask will, due to the nature of the plastic material. Plastic will crack after repeated use in the sun or in chlorinated water (swimming pools). [More...]

Tirreno Razza 3.0 road bike triple '06

February 16, 2006 EST | Cycling

The "Tirreno Razza 3.0 road bike triple '06" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other road bikes below

Take your weekend ride to the next level with this lightweight, aerodynamic road bike. Reliable race-ready components provide a worry-free ride.

Tirreno Razza 3.0 road bike highlights
Lightweight aluminum frame w/ carbon fiber fork, seatpost and seatstays offer a stiff, efficient ride with less vibration
Durable Shimano 105 Triple drivetrain to flatten hills
Aerodynamic, lightweight Xero Lite XR4 wheels
Maxxis Detonator tires - all-season training tire with a race pedigree [More...]

Tirreno Razza 2.0 road bike double '06

February 16, 2006 EST | Cycling

The "Tirreno Razza 2.0 road bike double '06" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other road bikes below

Take your weekend ride to the next level with this lightweight, aerodynamic road bike. Reliable race-ready components provide a worry-free ride.

Tirreno Razza 2.0 road bike highlights
Lightweight aluminum frame w/ carbon fiber fork, seatpost and seatstays offer a stiff, efficient ride with less vibration
Durable Shimano 105 drivetrain for reliable speed
Aerodynamic, lightweight Xero Lite XR4 wheels
Maxxis Detonator tires - all-season training tire with a race pedigree [More...]

Core flexibility training for golf

February 07, 2006 EST | Golf

Picture your core being the middle of your body. That’s as simple as you can get it. It is mainly your abdominals, but can also include glutes and lower back. This area of your body is the most susceptible to injury.

That’s why the majority of amateur golfers have a low back injury at some point in their golfing career. They have never focused on core flexibility training, as well as core strength training for more power.

To produce more power and distance in your swing does not mean swinging harder with your arms. Haven’t you tried that before? If so, did you hit it farther? I’ll bet not. [More...]

The missing martial arts

February 07, 2006 EST | Martial Arts

As a form of sport or exercise, it serves as training for warfare. Being ruled astrologically by the planet Mars, it’s a term applied to ‘venomous animals, or plants with violently active properties’!An authority recently described 170 different forms of the martial arts, ranging from Aikido to Zendo, maintaining new ones were invented virtually every week by some self-styled master who had either rediscovered some long lost art in an obscure backwater, or had devised some ingenious use for a hitherto unused body part. The arts covered every letter of the alphabet, apart from E, Q, V, and X. Accordingly, I have striven to render complete this lexicon of the martial arts. After many years of undertaking diligent research in the snowy mountain fastnesses of Japan, the rain forests of Borneo, and the nether regions of Nana Plaza, Bangkok, I have rediscovered the missing arts, which I have pleasure in presenting to novelty-seeking martial arts’ aficionados for your delectation. They are as follows: [More...]

GT i-DRIVE XC 2.0 - '04 mountain bike

February 04, 2006 EST | Cycling

The "GT i-DRIVE XC 2.0 - '04 mountain bike" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other GT or similar mountain bikes below

This full suspension design loves long descents and with more front-end travel than the 3.0, you’ll be able to ride those descents faster and with more control. The i-DRIVE system is a mortified “Unified Rear Triangle” design, which gives you solid out of the saddle performance. A common concern with URT designs is the change in distance between saddle and bottom bracket causing efficiency issues. The i-DRIVE system maintains a constant distance by allowing the bottom bracket to float with the suspension, providing you with unbeatable power and efficiency with the comfort and control of 4.3” of rear wheel travel. [More...]

2005 IronHorse Maverick SE

January 27, 2006 EST | Cycling

"2005 IronHorse Maverick SE" mountain bike is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other mountain bike related merchandise below

Ready for the trail? The Maverick is ready, willing and able to take you to the trail and bring you back in style. Lightweight and durable aluminum frame with gusseted head tube for added strength, a plush 100mm of travel to soak up the rough stuff and Hayes mechanical discs to give you the stopping power you need in any terrain.

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Schwinn Voyageur GSX comfort bike

January 27, 2006 EST | Cycling

The "Schwinn Voyageur GSX comfort bike" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other Schwinn comfort bikes below

Comfort and simplicity for a ride around the block with the kids or a comfortable commute, this lightweight aluminum cruiser has the equipment to keep you in comfort and style as to roll down the road. Color(s): Storm Cloud Grey. Men's: Sm (15") Med (17") L (19") XL (21").

Schwinn Voyageur GSX comfort bike Specs:
Frame: Schwinn Custom Drawn 'N'Litened' Gold Label aluminum with Schwinn comfort geometry, removable derailleur hanger, rack and WB bosses
Fork: SR Suntour NEX 4000 50mm travel
Crankset: TruVativ Forged arm, 33T w/ chainguard
Bottom Bracket: TruVativ sealed cartridge 68 x 108mm
Pedals: Nylon dual-compound comfort pedal
Front Derailleur: N/A
Rear Derailleur: SRAM DualDrive 7spd
Shifters: SRAM 3x7 DualDrive
Freewheel: SRAM 12-32T 7-speed cassette
Chain: UG-50
Rims: Alex X-101 anodized
Tires: 700C x 40
Front Hub: Formula sealed alloy w/ alloy QR
Rear Hub: SRAM 3-speed internal hub w/ freehub cassette
Spokes: Stainless steel 14 gauge
Nipples: CP Brass
Front Brake: Tektro alloy linear pull
Rear Brake: Tektro alloy linear pull
Brake Levers: Tektro alloy composite
Handlebar: Aluminum alloy, 50mm rise
Stem: Alloy adjustable, 55 degree movement
Grips: Schwinn Auto Pilot ergonomic
Headset: 1 1/8" sealed
Saddle: Schwinn Super Soft w/ dual density base and elastomer suspension
Seat Post: Alloy suspension w/ micro adjust head, pre-load adjust w/ 35mm travel 26.8 x 330mm
Seat Clamp: Alloy clamp and QR

ProForm Gaming Recumbent Stationary Bike with 4 Games

January 25, 2006 EST | Fitness

The "ProForm Gaming Recumbent Stationary Bike with 4 Games" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other road bikes below

Pedal and play your way to a healthier you with this innovative ProForm Recumbent Stationary Bike with Interactive Games. Choose your preprogrammed workout based on your individual fitness goals. Choose your game based on your quickness and skill. Then pump and play on this comfortable recumbent bike and watch how quickly time flies when you're having fun. It's a great way to fit fun and exercise into your busy day. [More...]

ProForm CrossOver elliptical strength trainer

January 25, 2006 EST | Fitness

The "ProForm CrossOver elliptical strength trainer" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other ProForm elliptical trainers below

Now, you can get the best of both worlds - cardio and strength training - in one revolutionary and compact machine: the CrossOver™ Elliptical Trainer. For one low price, you can get it all: great cardio exercise and unmatched strength training - all in your home.

The CrossOver™ Elliptical Trainer is incredibly compact, especially when you consider its tiny 3'x7' size versus the much larger 12'x8' of both a cardio and strength trainer. And it delivers everything you need to get fit and fully sculpted - from its nine built-in, ERC-driven workouts to its over 65 total body exercises. The CrossOver™ Elliptical Trainer gives you four advantages no other machine can match.

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ProForm 650 T SpaceSaver

January 25, 2006 EST | Fitness

ProForm 650 T SpaceSaverKeep fitness convenient with this incredible SpaceSaver™ elliptical. The unique design allows the base and pedals to fold up in one easy step and the transport wheels make it possible to wheel it away. Like working out on three different ellipticals, the SpaceSaver 500 also lets you adjust your stride length-- altering the way your muscles work with each of the three settings for great results. Additionally, it features 10 Personal Trainer™ workouts created by a Certified Personal Trainer to help you lose weight and get in shape. With a heart rate monitor, digital resistance and a brightly lit ClearView™ display, it has all the tools necessary to support a great workout. Order today! [More...]

ProForm 1280 S Interactive trainer elliptical

January 25, 2006 EST | Fitness

The "ProForm 1280 S Interactive trainer elliptical" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other ProForm trainer elliptical below

Pamper yourself with the 1280 S Interactive Trainer. Choose from its five pedal positions for the most comfortable fit. Enjoy the smooth motion of Reflex Step™ technology, designed to build energy into each stride you take for a longer, more effective workout. Increase resistance or add incline with the simple touch of a button. Work your upper body with the moving arms, or rest your hands on the console handlebar. Power up your favorite CD in the built-in player and stay cool with the console fan. Who would have thought working out could be this good?

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HealthRider Comfort Cruiser Bike

January 25, 2006 EST | Fitness

The "HealthRider Comfort Cruiser Bike" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other exercise bikes below

Get ready to ride in style with the Comfort Cruiser Bike, complete with lightweight aluminum and Shimano componentry throughout. Features 21 gears and easy mount/dismount frame. The cushioned seat features quick adjust and a seat shock. The large diameter tires give you a smoother ride and the oversized V-brakes ensure a quick stop, too. Water bottle holder, travel rack and instrument display included.

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HealthRider Scootie Recumbent Bike

January 25, 2006 EST | Fitness

The "HealthRider Scootie Recumbent Bike" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other recumbent bikes below

The HealthRider Scootie Recumbent Bike features a comfortable, recumbent biking position that takes the back stress out of biking. The adjustable, cushioned seat with lightweight mesh back keeps you fully supported as you ride. Seven gears give you plenty of options for uphill and downhill biking. Rear shock helps ensure a smooth ride. Includes canvas carrying case (optional top case), headlight, front/rear V-brakes, adjustable hand bars, chain guard and kick stand. [More...]

Scattante R-550 road bike 2005

January 04, 2006 EST | Cycling

"Scattante R-550 road bike 2005" is no longer available. You might be interested in other road bikes below

A high performance Shimano 105 equipped bike at a price that’s tough to beat. You get an aero shaped Easton Ultralite frame that’s agile and responsive. The integrated carbon fork combined with S-bend seat and chain-stays, smooth out the roughest roads. Semi-compact frame geometry makes for a better fit, increases stiffness, and quicker acceleration. The Shimano 105 derailleurs and triple TruVativ Elita cranks provide smooth accurate shifts over a wide range of gears. All this wrapped in a new graphics package for ’05, make the R-550 a great ride at an even better price. Blue (BLU). Sizes: 48cm, 51cm, 54cm, 57cm, 60cm. [More...]

K2 Astral 4.0 Flat Bar road bike

January 04, 2006 EST | Cycling

K2 Astral 4.0 Flat Bar road bike is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other road bikes

This is no hybrid, it’s a hot rod made for comfort and speed. The flat bar style offers a more upright position for more comfort and the component selection provides you with quick handling and speed. Order K2 Astral 4.0 Flat Bar road bike today! [More...]

iFIT Solutions Image 19.0 R treadmill

January 03, 2006 EST | Fitness

The "iFIT Solutions Image 19.0 R treadmill" is no longer available. Please check out other brands of treadmills below

Meet your fitness goals with the Image 19.0 R treadmill. A powerful 2.80 THP Velocity motor is strong enough for the most intense workouts. Precision Response™ cushioning reduces impact on your joints. The MyStep™ step counter keeps track of each step you take. The eight built-in workouts each offer a 30-minute workout routine to get you in shape. The RaceTrack™ progress monitor shows you visually where you're at in your workout. And the CoolAire™ fan keeps you comfortable every step of the way.

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iFIT Solutions Image 15.0 R treadmill

January 03, 2006 EST | Fitness

The "iFIT Solutions Image 15.0 R treadmill" is no longer available. Please check out other brands of treadmills below

Get in great shape and stay healthy with the Image 15.0 R Treadmill. Keep track of the steps you take with the MyTracks™ step counter to maximize your goals. Raise the incline of the deck and get a more challenging workout. Reduce the impact on your joints with the Precision Response™ impact absorption system. Change your settings instantly with QuickSpeed™ controls. And once you've finished your workout, fold the deck up and out of the way thanks to Space Saver® design. The Image 15.0 R covers all the bases for your home fitness needs.


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iFIT Solutions Image 4.0 bench (squat rack)

January 03, 2006 EST | Fitness

This iFIT Solutions Image 4.0 bench is no longer available. You might be interested in the following alternative exercise benches:

Phoenix 99226 Power Pro Olympic Bench
Bowflex SelectTech Adjustable Bench Series 5.1

Improve your performance, strength, and physique with the Image 4.0 squat rack. This 48' wide Olympic-width rack gives you a versatile system for building your hams, quads, and glutes. Plus, the adjustable bar holder can be positioned for bench press exercises to work your arms and chest.

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iFIT Solutions Image 16.0 Q treadmill

January 03, 2006 EST | Fitness

The "iFIT Solutions Image 16.0 Q treadmill" is no longer available. Please check out other brands of treadmills below

The Image 16.0 Q Treadmill is the perfect way to get healthy. The Precision Response™ Console lets you track your progress with five LED windows and a 7 x 10 matrix display. Convenient speed and incline controls let you customize your workout with ease. Precision Response™ Grip Pulse Sensors track your pulse with immediate feedback. The 2.5 HP motor gives you all the power you need for long-term use. And the Space Saver™ Design allows you to fold up the deck once your workout is done.

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Exercises for golfers pay huge dividends

January 03, 2006 EST | Golf | Comments (0)

To play your best golf you need to implement exercises for golfers as soon as possible. The sooner you start, the sooner you will see results on the course.

So what’s the difference between going to the gym and plopping down on machines and doing exercises for golfers?

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Weslo Cadence 255DR treadmill

December 28, 2005 EST | Fitness

The "Weslo Cadence 255DR treadmill" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other Weslo and other brands of treadmills below

You'll have no trouble reaching your fitness goals with the help of the Cadence 255 DR treadmill. Enjoy the convenience and safety of 0-10 mph digital speed control. Control the incline of up to 10% with the touch of a button and track your progress on 2 large LCD displays.

The Cadence 255-DR provides a comfortable workout with the Comfort Cell impact absorption system. This unique feature cuts stress on your joints and increases comfort throughout your workout. Whether you prefer an easy walk or the intensity of a sprint, the digital speed control puts the highest variety of speed options at your fingertips. You can increase the intensity of your workout and get maximum results with the 1.5-10% power incline. Tracking your progress is easy with 2 large LCD screens that display your speed time, distance, calories burned and fat calories burned. When you are finished working out, you can fold your treadmill vertically for storage, thanks to the patented SpaceSaver design.

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Weslo Cadence C78 treadmill

December 28, 2005 EST | Fitness

The "Weslo Cadence C78 treadmill" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other Weslo and other brands of treadmills below

Maximize your workout results with the invigoration of a 2 speed CoolAire Workout Fan and a powerful 2.5 THP Impulse Drive System. You will also cut stress on your joints and increase workout comfort with the unique Comfort Cell impact absorption system.

The Cadence C78 treadmill offers up to 10% power incline, allowing you to increase your workout intensity and get maximum results, while the patented 0-10 mph digital speed control allows you to control your speed, all with the touch of a button. You'll stay comfortable throughout your workout with the 2 speed CoolAire fan and the Comfort Cell impact absorption system. 5 pre-programmed workouts will help you reach your fitness goals, while the 5 large LCD screens display your progress and keep you motivated.

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Weslo Cadence C72 treadmill

December 28, 2005 EST | Fitness

Weslo Cadence C72 treadmillLose weight and get in shape with the Weslo® Cadence C72 treadmill, featuring a 2.5 THP/1.5 CHP Impulse™ drive system, 0-10% Power Incline™ , 0-10 MPH digital speed control, iFIT® compatibility and more.

The Cadence C72 treadmill from Weslo helps you burn off those extra calories fast. A powerful 2.5 THP/1.5 CHP Impulse™ drive system is perfect for both light and intense workouts. Adjust your workout pace easily with 0-10 MPH digital speed control and 0-10% Power Incline™ . Reduce stress on your joints with Comfort Cell™ impact absorption. Get instant workout feedback with the Step-by-Step™ console. Keep your workouts exciting with four preset programs and iFIT® compatibility. And fold your treadbelt up and out of the way with SpaceSaver® design. [More...]

Weslo Cadence 340 CS treadmill

December 28, 2005 EST | Fitness

The "Weslo Cadence 340 CS treadmill" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other Weslo and other brands of treadmills below

The sturdy, spacious Cadence 340 CS lets you reach speeds of up to 8 miles per hour at your choice of four inclines. Comfort Cell™ cushioning ensures that your joints avoid impact.

Perfect your workout. Protect your joints
The roomy Cadence 340 CS brings you 2.0 horsepower and Weslo's extraordinary Comfort Cell™ cushioning. Its 16-inch width gives you real room to move. Manual incline adjustment makes it easy to adjust resistance. And the built-in display lets you keep track of calories/fat calories burned, speed, time and distance. All in all, the Cadence 340 CS lets you maximize your workouts with complete support every step of the way - at speeds of up to 8 miles per hour.

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Weslo Cadence DS 11 treadmill

December 28, 2005 EST | Fitness

The "Weslo Cadence DS 11 treadmill" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other Weslo and other brands of treadmills below

Bring home the power of fitness with the Cadence DS 11 treadmill by Weslo, featuring a 2.0 HP Power Drive motor, 0-10 MPH speed control, four-position incline, Step-by-Step™ feedback console and Comfort Cell™ cushioning.

Take your workout step-by-step
The Cadence DS 11 treadmill by Weslo will help you shape up your body and lose weight fast. A powerful 2.0 HP Power Drive motor helps you maximize your workout routine. The four-position incline and 0-10 MPH speed control will help you burn calories quickly. Comfort Cell™ cushioning protects your joints from the harmful shock associated with walking or running. A Step-by-Step™ feedback console updates you with instant feedback on your workout. And SpaceSaver® technology lets you fold away the deck for easy storage.

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Weslo Cadence C32 treadmill

December 18, 2005 EST | Fitness

The "Weslo Cadence C32 treadmill" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other Weslo and other brands of treadmills below

Get fit with the Cadence C32 treadmill from Weslo. With a 2.0 HP Power Drive Motor, Comfort Cell™ cushioning, 0-8 MPH speed control, four-position incline and SpaceSaver® technology, the Cadence C32 will get you in shape fast.

The Cadence C32 treadmill from Weslo offers the features you need to get and stay fit. A 2.0 HP Power Drive motor means you'll get the most out of your workout. The four-position incline and 0-8 MPH speed control will help you customize your workout to fit your needs. Comfort Cell™ cushioning helps to eliminate much of the harmful shock associated with walking or running. A Step-by-Step™ feedback console keeps you abreast of your workout with instant feedback. And SpaceSaver® technology lets you fold away the running deck when not in use.

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Weslo Cadence DS 10 treadmill

December 18, 2005 EST | Fitness

The "Weslo Cadence DS 10 treadmill" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other Weslo treadmills and other brands below

The Weslo Cadence DS 10 treadmill will help you shed pounds fast. With a Step-by-Step™ console, digital speed control, four-position incline and three sets of hand weights, the Cadence DS 10 makes losing weight a snap.

Get a cross-training workout
Get more than just a regular cardio routine with the Cadence DS 10 treadmill. Three sets of hand weights offer a great cross-training workout for your entire body. The Step-by-Step® console gives you instant feedback for your workout. Digital speed lets you adjust the pace from 0 to 8 MPH. The four-position incline lets you increase your workout intensity for greater calorie burn. And SpaceSaver® design means you can fold up your treadmill when not in use.

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Weslo Cadence C44 treadmill

December 18, 2005 EST | Fitness

The "Weslo Cadence C44 treadmill" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other Weslo and other brands of treadmills below

More than a basic treadmill, the Cadence C44 from Weslo features a 2.25 THP Impulse drive system, Comfort Cell™ cushioning, digital speed, an EKG™ Heart Rate Monitor and adjustable incline. Treadmills have long been one of the most popular pieces of fitness equipment because of the great cardio and weight-loss benefits.

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Weslo Cadence G-25 treadmill

December 18, 2005 EST | Fitness

The "Weslo Cadence G-25 treadmill" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other Weslo and other brands of treadmills below

The Weslo Cadence G-25 treadmill is great for anyone beginning an exercise program. With a 1.0 THP Impulse™ Drive system, digital speed control and a large LCD display, this treadmill makes getting in shape easy.

Lose weight with an easy workout
The Cadence G-25 treadmill by Weslo is a great option for anyone beginning an exercise program. The 1.0 THP Impulse™ drive system gives plenty of power for beginners. Digital speed lets you adjust the pace from 0 to 6 MPH via the console. The 13" x 43" treadbelt offers a comfortable yet durable workout surface. The large LCD display shows your speed, time, distance, calories burned and pulse. Plus, the Cadence G-25 comes with a 90-day warranty.

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Weslo Cadence C22 treadmill

December 18, 2005 EST | Fitness

The "Weslo Cadence C22 treadmill" is no longer available. You might be interested in checking out other Weslo and other brands of treadmills below

The durable, affordable Cadence C22 treadmill lets you maintain a comfortable pace (0-5 mph) with manually adjustable three-position incline. Includes Step-by-Step™ Feedback Console.

Reasonable pace. Remarkable price.
A durable treadbelt at a dynamite price, the compact Cadence C22 is one outstanding value. It's the perfect treadmill for serious walkers. The easy speed dial lets you gradually adjust your pace. The Step-by-Step™ Feedback Console display lets you keep track of speed, time, distance, calories and fat calories burned. And you can choose from three incline positions (5, 7 and 9%) to mix up the resistance during your workouts.

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Weslo Cardio Stride Plus treadmill

December 18, 2005 EST | Fitness

Get a quick workout with the Cardio Stride Plus from Weslo, featuring a Step-by-Step™ Console with an extra-large LCD display, three-position incline, dual flywheel and SpaceSaver® design.

Control your workouts manually
Looking for a simple way to get in shape? Look no further than the Cardio Stride Plus from Weslo. Enjoy smooth, natural motion with a dual flywheel that helps the treadbelt roll evenly. Increase your workout intensity to maximize your calorie burn with three different incline positions. Stay on top of your workout with a Step-by-Step™ feedback console featuring an extra-large LCD display. And fold the running deck up and out of the way when not in use thanks to SpaceSaver® technology. [More...]

A day of cat skiing

December 09, 2005 EST | Winter Sports

Snowcat skiing offers strong-intermediate and expert skiers full-service guided tours into remote high-mountain regions. Powder snow and “fresh tracks” are the norm. Uphill transportation is provided by a tracked snowcat equipped with warm, comfortable cabs. They usually accommodate 12 guests, two guides and a driver.

Some snowcat operators are based in towns or near highways and offer guests continued access to “civilization”. In some cases, guests use local hotels and restaurants for accommodation and meals. Such operators may offer single-day trips.

Other snowcat operators use remote lodges high in the mountains, far from cars and telephones. These lodges provide a multi-day backcountry experience in the midst of pristine alpine wilderness. They also place guests very close to their skiing. [More...]

Costs to purchase and maintain scuba diving equipment

December 09, 2005 EST | Scuba Diving

The costs of scuba diving equipment can easily run over $1,000 dollars. Although renting is always an option, for a diver that is developing a long term interest in this sport, purchasing is worth your while, not just in money but also in the quality of your scuba equipment.

Without going into the pros and cons of renting vs buying the scuba diving equipment, let's talk about the various types of scuba equipment that you should consider buying and how much you should budget for spending on them.

Mask: a mask can range from $20 to $150.00 dollars. A mask has relatively little travel inconvenience compared to other scuba equipment so packing it in a suitcase and walking around in it will not be a big challenge. [More...]

Lindsey Kildow Alpine Skiing article

December 06, 2005 EST | Winter Sports

Lindsey Kildow Alpine Skiing article
US Olympic Shop [More...]