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Shelley’s off to the Adventure Racing World Champs!

Shelley’s off to the Adventure Racing World Champs!

I’ve been inspired by what my friend and Live Adventure trip leader, Shelley, is doing. I’m sharing because I think it will inspire you too. The specific event she's doing is absolutely epic and most of us won’t take on that particular type of challenge, but I love...

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7 Steps to Camping “Overnight Success”

7 Steps to Camping “Overnight Success”

1. Choose a camping spot, and book if you need. There are hundreds of campsites within a couple of hours of Sydney. Some have views to die for while others are a small, flat spot (if you’re lucky) surrounded by scrub. With a bit of research you’ll find one just...

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6 Pieces of Essential Gear for Cosy Winter Adventures

6 Pieces of Essential Gear for Cosy Winter Adventures

Is the snuggly doona and a movie on the couch more enticing than getting outdoors this time of year? I made plenty of gear mistakes and consequently spent hours freezing my butt off - as seen from my beaming smile in the picture below. But I've finally nailed (most of...

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How to Prevent Injuries

How to Prevent Injuries

Is there anything more frustrating to athletes than the dreaded strike of injury - dowsing cold water on your hard training and well-earned progress?  …Well, there might be, but I don’t want to hear about it! For endurance sports including adventure racing, the...

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7 Steps to Your First Adventure Race

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

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?

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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