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7 Steps to Your First Adventure Race

You’re thinking of doing an adventure race, that’s awesome!  If you’re wondering what an adventure race is, it’s a team event where you navigate through the bush to find checkpoints usually on foot, mountain bike and kayak. Your very first adventure race can be...

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Spring Out of Bed and Kick Winter’s Arse

It’s a rare person who isn’t tempted by the snuggly warmth of the doona and a luxurious extra hour of pillow time, especially in winter when it's dark outside!  But, if you want to get the best out of your body and your training, consistency is everything.  Not only...

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Am I Fit Enough to do an Adventure Race?

You don't need to be able to do a human flag!  In fact, a better question is, ‘Who isn’t fit enough to do an adventure race?’.  Almost everyone, male or female, young or old, can do an adventure race. You just need some training, enthusiasm, and to be ready to make...

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How to Plan Your Next Incredible Adventure

Adventure races are fantastic fun, but what happens if there’s no race coming up, or you’ve only got limited time to spare (or even better, have extra time to spare!).  What better way to get out there than to create your own adventure! Your own adventure can be...

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What Gear do I REALLY Need for an Adventure Race?

How many times have I heard it:  “Adventure racing sounds fun, but don’t you need heaps of gear!?  It’s so expensive!”  Outdoor gear prices can be daylight robbery but you don’t need to fork out for a lot of gear up front.  I’ve been trekking in India at over 5000m in...

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Training Habits 1 – Make it Hard to MISS a Session

Progress in fitness (and everything) is all about consistency.  I’m stating the obvious, right!?  But it’s not in the knowing, it’s in the doing.  Thankfully, being consistent is easy if you harness the power of habits. We all (unfortunately) know some habits are easy...

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Training Habits 2 – Top Tricks to Make Habits Stick

In part 1, you found out how forming habits can make doing your training as easy as eating banana bread with your coffee! Here in part 2 are some tricks to make bedding down those new habits a whole lot easier. 1) Train with a friend You don’t want to be that flaky...

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