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Exercises to Prepare for Winter Sports

Dr. Eisenhauer, DO, Tahoe Fracture and Orthopedics, provides head-to-toe exercises for winter sports

Take a Hike!

It’s hard not to take advantage of the gorgeous trails and mountains our area provides. While enjoying the beauty of the outdoors, hiking doesn’t even feel like a workout. It’s also considered one of the top exercises for the body, burning about 240 calories per hour, increasing bone density, reducing heart disease, and improving cardiovascular health. Here, we’ll discuss everything you need to know, from what to wear, what to bring, and where to go. The Gear: Gearing up for the hike is one of the most important parts. You’ll be on your feet for hours so you need to feel comfortable. A good quality pair of shoes that fit comfortably is imperative. The soles should be thick, and the …

Northern Nevada Hikes – The High Desert

Here’s a great resource to get started on finding some great Northern Nevada hiking trails.

Northern Nevada Hikes – Kit Carson Trail

Continue to explore Northern Nevada by walking the Kit Carson Trail.

Hike Spooner Lake in Northern Nevada

If you’re looking for a great way to get outdoors and keep your family healthy and active, try a leisurely hike.