Archive for April, 2013

Skin Cancer Awareness Month 2013

Apr 30, 2013 2 Comments by

As we emerge from winter hibernation, we must once again be SunAWARE this summer. Remember that exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation and a history of sunburn is preventable risk factors for skin cancer. And since May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, it’s the perfect time to re-commit to a sun-safe lifestyle. In fact, we’ve collected a few ideas to help you do it.

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Find the motivation you might be missing

Apr 23, 2013 No Comments by

Staying active can be a challenge when our busy schedules interfere with our free time. We all know how this feels! And so the challenge is to find that motivation and hold on to it so we can enjoy our summer activities. For me, getting ready for summer is where it starts. I enjoy being […]

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Vera SUNTECT® Review

Apr 23, 2013 No Comments by

Cover your skin with the delicate coolness of our newest fabric innovation. Named after the soothing aloe vera plant, the luxurious drape and UPF 50+ protection of vera SUNTECT® will raise your sunwear expectations to a new level. Not convinced? Check out the review by Helen Vong, editor at The Skiny, a Canadian lifestyle site focused on aging beautifully by taking care of your skin.

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Key ingredients for fitness success

Apr 23, 2013 No Comments by

Motivation is one of a few key ingredients for success.  I stay motivated by having goals to train for and think about.  Additionally, I try to plan some short weekend trips as well as a couple larger road trips.  These are at the core of what motivates me to stay active because in order to […]

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Coolibar Environmental Responsibility

Apr 22, 2013 No Comments by

The next time you place an order with Coolibar, not only are you saving your skin, you’re also helping to reduce packaging waste. Coolibar has incorporated biodegradable garment bags and mailing envelopes into outgoing packages. Eco-One™ technology, an organic additive that enhances the biodegradability of plastics in biologically active landfills. Eco-One™ only starts to work in this environment, breaking down the plastic into inert humus, methane and carbon dioxide.

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“Cool”ibar on Earth Day

Apr 22, 2013 No Comments by

As a Coolibar sun protective clothing fan, you can not only feel good about protecting your skin, but protecting a bit of the earth as well.

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Where’s Spring?

Apr 19, 2013 No Comments by

In Minnesota it’s common place to complain about the weather. Today is April 19th and we are shoveling out from a foot of snow dumped on us yesterday – thank you Old Man Winter. It’s difficult to practice Healthy Sunny Living when there is no sun. So, today at Coolibar, we are all thinking very […]

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Rain On a Track Meet

Apr 17, 2013 1 Comment by

Coolibar Athlete Chad Hannon reflects on the events that took place at the Boston Marathon through his own experiences.

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Ready, set, make goals

Apr 17, 2013 No Comments by

What motivates me to get active?  First and foremost, a tangible goal.  Whether it’s your first 5K, a half ironman or a marathon there is nothing like setting a goal, training for it and achieving success.  It provides a sense of accomplishment and pride.  No need for anyone else to pat you on the back. Crossing […]

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The Fight for Life 1,300+ Miler

Apr 16, 2013 2 Comments by

Coolibar Athlete Ally Loisel-Murray is currently on her way from Minnesota to Galveston, TX, where she will begin her 1,300 mile run back to Minnesota on April 22nd. Ally’s mission is prevention — raising awareness for Carotid Artery Dissection, Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke Prevention! Ally had a life threatening car accident just before her […]

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