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What You’ll See Throughout The Seasons Hiking In British Columbia

At Mountain Trek, we spend the bulk of each day outside, immersing ourselves in the unbelievably pristine mountains and lakes, and reveling in Mother Nature’s seasonal splendor. Our British Columbia program runs late April through late October and depending on which season you choose to join us, you’ll see slightly different sides of our beloved […]

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Skewered Greek Chicken on Portobello Mushrooms with Artichokes

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This chicken dish would normally work well with potatoes but here we’ve reduced the starch by including tasty artichokes instead. There’s no doubt it’s an earthy meal so we suggest pairing it with a Greek salad to lighten things up and give color. Serves 4 Chicken Breasts – 16-20 ounces free-run chicken Marinade 2 tablespoons […]

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Engaging Your Core For Fitness


As the name suggests, our core is integral to every movement we make. It's a complex series of muscles that extend well beyond your abs and include everything except for your arms and legs. In this article, and in the video below, Mountain Trek's fitness director Cathy Grierson talks about how to engage your core […]

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Dr. Josh on How To Eat Smarter & Lose Weight


Mountain Trek recently started offering Lifestyle Performance Coaching via clinical physcologist Dr. Joshua Klapow, who's also an alumni of the program. It seems the good doctor is also adept at explaining matters of nutrition as well given an article that has appeared on In it, Dr. Josh is asked to explain how to eat […]

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CN Traveler Awards Mountain Trek


More than 300,000 travelers took part in Condé Nast Traveler's 29th annual Readers' Choice Awards survey submitting millions of ratings and over 75,000 comments to create a list of winning favourites – and Mountain Trek Fitness Retreat and Health Spa was one of them. In fact, Mountain Trek made it onto the list of the 15 […]

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Staff Picks – Best Workout Music


It's no secret that music has a massive effect on our mood. If you're feeling low, an upbeat song can lift you right up. Or if you're feeling stressed, a relaxing tune can help soothe the soul. By coordinating the music you’re listening to with the mood you’d like to be in, you can train your […]

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Men’s Health Features Mountain Trek


Men's Health, one of the most popular men's magazines and fitness websites in North America, recently featured Mountain Trek in an article entitled "The 7 Best Vacations For Your Body." The story describes the "science-based program" and then quotes Brandon Mentore, an ACE-certified personal trainer, saying Mountain Trek offers everything you could want in a health […]

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