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Everybody has to start somewhere… We can get you ready to climb the most famous mountain in the world. Yes YOU! TRAIN train, train and yes – more training!  Hitting the stairs, sand, hills and rocky terrain will give you confidence on the types of terrain you will encounter. You also need to increase your...
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With the summer months in full swing, it is so important to know how to hydrate effectively while on the trail.  Given that our bodies are around 60% water, even the lightest exercise can deplete our stores pretty quickly….. Add in some lengthy walks, exposure to sun and some warmer temperatures and this can happen...
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What’s your goal? What do you want to achieve?   Before you dive straight into hiking, take a moment to consider these questions. Are you aiming to complete a bucket list walk?  Are you wanting to improve your headspace or fitness level? Do you enjoy being in nature or want to get the kids outdoors?...
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Many people feel summer coming and think right- time to get my health goals back on track after a winter of hibernation! As we all know, it’s much easier to eat well and exercise more when the weather warms up and days are longer- plus the hit of vitamin D that has been so badly...
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    In this increasingly digital world, it is not uncommon these days to see kids sitting on their Ipads at a café, watching an Iphone, and in front of the TV and computer playing video games….. As parents, technology is a great babysitter guaranteeing hours of quiet time, however the long terms effect of...
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  We all know the benefits of getting outdoors and walking in nature, but sometimes the thought of getting out into the wilderness by yourself can be a bit daunting. Here are some reasons why joining a bushwalking group is better than trying to go it alone!   Socialising For many of us, trying to...
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Life can be hectic….  Work, kids, running a household, studying, trying to keep a social life etc.  It’s enough to make you want to go and lay on beach somewhere. But is that REALLY what we need?   The majority of our stress is mental, not physical.   The exhaustion is real from sitting at...
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When you are out for a whole day It’s amazing how much energy you use, and it can be difficult sometimes to keep your energy levels up! It is so important to eat the right foods. As outdoor adventurers, we need snacks that will keep us fueled for the long haul. We are not looking...
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    WINTER WOES It’s safe to say that Winter has well and truly set in! It’s no secret that the colder weather can be de-motivating….. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) can affect many people and one of the best ways to combat this is fresh air, exercise and being social. You NEED to force yourself...
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Everyone loves their old faithful boots…..they have moulded to the shape of your feet perfectly and are probably the most comfortable thing that you own. But does this mean they are good for you? Unfortunately not always….. When should I replace them? Well it goes without saying that if they have holes, the sole has...
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