Running

Darcy Africa Wins Hardrock 100 For Third Consecutive Year

Darcy Africa Wins Hardrock 100 For Third Consecutive Year

Africa’s time this year was 29:49:58—that’s more than a full day of running through the San Juan Mountains.

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Zen and the Art of Mountain Trail Running

Zen and the Art of Mountain Trail Running

Trail running isn’t meditative in the beginning. The first half hour is pure pain. All I can think about are the eight million other things I am supposed to be doing, or that my legs hurt, or that I can’t breathe, or about how slow I’m going.

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Run in the Beautiful Patagonian International Marathon

Run in the Beautiful Patagonian International Marathon

One of the world’s most scenic marathons is open for 2014 registration!

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Cycling

Don’t Miss the First Ever Women’s La Course in Paris

Don’t Miss the First Ever Women’s La Course in Paris

Other than watching the race and taking in all the action, here are five ways you can participate in La Course by Le Tour de France.

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How To Fix a Dropped Chain

How To Fix a Dropped Chain

What’s the most important part of a bike? Arguably, the chain. Read on to learn how to fix a dropped chain.

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Cyclocross: Muddy, Messy, Brutal Fun

Cyclocross: Muddy, Messy, Brutal Fun

My legs burned, I was wheezing, and dirt covered every inch of me. I pedaled through the muddy corner toward a sudden, steep hill. I knew my legs wouldn’t make the climb. I jumped off my bike, threw it over my shoulder, and ran.

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Travel

Flying Conditions Make North Carolina’s Outer Banks A Top Hang Gliding Destination

Flying Conditions Make North Carolina’s Outer Banks A Top Hang Gliding Destination

If hang gliding is on your bucket list, you would be remiss to choose any other location than North Carolina’s Outer Banks.

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Maldives and Adventure Travel: The Perfect Combination

Maldives and Adventure Travel: The Perfect Combination

The Maldives have been a popular tourist destination for centuries. The hospitable climate and natural habitat are the hallmarks of this paradise.

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How to Prepare for Your Two Week Tour of Spain

How to Prepare for Your Two Week Tour of Spain

Traveling to Spain in 2014 is just that much easier thanks to current technology.

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Health

Fried Zucchini Blossoms

Fried Zucchini Blossoms

Author and chef Tom Formaro explores how to channel heartbreak through cooking in his new book, The Broken Heart Diet.

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Sunflower Brittle

Sunflower Brittle

It’s great as a hiking snack or tossed over salad and makes an attractive finish to sweet or savory dishes.

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Advice From Woman Who Completed The Adventure Grand Slam

Advice From Woman Who Completed The Adventure Grand Slam

“You don’t have to have total clarity in order to just put one foot in front of the other.”

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Gear

Found: A Serious Hiking Shoe That’s Friendly Off Trail

Found: A Serious Hiking Shoe That’s Friendly Off Trail

Built for walking on varied surfaces, the Fastalpina allows the foot to roll naturally from trail to rocky overlook to parking lot with ease.

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A New Gadget to Help You Do Kegel Exercises

A New Gadget to Help You Do Kegel Exercises

It vibrates when you kegel the right way. But that’s not all. It also has an app to give you real time biofeedback.

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Super Packable Summer Trail, Training, and Festival Foods

Super Packable Summer Trail, Training, and Festival Foods

Keep these items on-hand all summer so you can adventure at only a moment’s notice and without the risks of bonking and dehydration—not to mention sobriety.

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Columns

Read Women’s Adventure Summer Issue For Free

Read Women’s Adventure Summer Issue For Free

The best things in life are free. And that includes the summer 2014 issue of Women’s Adventure, which you can read now here. Click and enjoy!  

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Before You Climb Everest, Read this Book

Before You Climb Everest, Read this Book

The sacred is still present, flourishing within the hearts and minds of individuals who strive to touch the mountain.

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Summer Rope Swing Reimagined

Summer Rope Swing Reimagined

When I was a kid, the old rope swing into the river was a contraption built by kids. It was made of a rope of unknown origins or age and instead of an old tire, you had to grip the knots tied into it with your hands and your feet. It was attached to a […]

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Other Recent Posts

How to Fix a Broken Bike Chain Using a Powerlink

How to Fix a Broken Bike Chain Using a Powerlink

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ed. note: This is the third in a series covering common bike repairs in a mountain bike trail setting, including repairing your flat tire and fixing your dropped chain. Many of these repairs can be applied or adapted to road bikes as well. On a recent ride, my chain dropped and got wedged between my […]

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What If Everybody Ran? Running for Philanthropy

What If Everybody Ran? Running for Philanthropy

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

It can feel a little selfish when you sneak out for a run. Maybe you’re dodging work, or things you’re supposed to be doing at home. But if you download this Mizuno app this month, you can take those runs guilt-free, because for every mile you log, the company is donating $1 to Back on […]

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Warm Weather Skiing This Summer in Telluride

Warm Weather Skiing This Summer in Telluride

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Have you ever committed to skiing 52 weeks out of the year? How’d it work out?

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A Grand Tour of the Modern Bicycle

A Grand Tour of the Modern Bicycle

| July 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

After reading The Bike Deconstructed, I view my own bike differently and appreciate the intricate engineering much more.

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Finding The Perfect Pair of Sunglasses

Finding The Perfect Pair of Sunglasses

| July 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

You only get one set of eyes—so you’d better take care of them. Put those cheap sunglasses you found in the $5 bin at the supermarket down. I know the frames are cute, but they’re not really protecting your eyes. If you’ve ever forgotten your sunglasses on a long run, a bike ride, or a […]

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