Running

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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Brooks Ghost 6: Love at First Sight

Brooks Ghost 6: Love at First Sight

I wanted a shoe I was comfortable in. One that made me feel light and more like myself. I found my solemate in the Brooks Ghost 6.

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Cycling

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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Vacation By Bike

Vacation By Bike

Trips that take you off the beaten path, specializing in adventures that are guided “ethically” with consideration of the local people and terrain.

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Funds Needed to Send Afghan Women’s Cycling Team to Asia Cycling Championships

Funds Needed to Send Afghan Women’s Cycling Team to Asia Cycling Championships

Help get gear to Afghanistan’s first women’s cycling team, start up two new teams, train a mechanic, and send them to the Asia Cycling championships in May.

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Travel

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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Beautiful, Historic Lighthouses On the Oregon Coast

Beautiful, Historic Lighthouses On the Oregon Coast

While visiting lighthouses during Oregon beach vacations, you will see scenic views and learn about Oregon history.

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Health

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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Roasted Beet & Quinoa Salad

Roasted Beet & Quinoa Salad

Beets, especially if they are roasted to bring out their natural sweetness, always add an earthy touch to a dish.

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Gear

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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Innovative New Bike Trailer For Kids

Innovative New Bike Trailer For Kids

The Weehoo iGo PRO is top-notch and is a must-have for the avid biking family!

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Columns

Fads Should Be Fabulous

Fads Should Be Fabulous

We read to get a taste, to feel out whether a new sport is a fad we’ll pass on trying or something we might like taking up regularly. Right?

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Darci Africa Wins Hardrock 100 For Third Consecutive Year

Darci Africa Wins Hardrock 100 For Third Consecutive Year

Darci Africa, featured in the above video, was the top female finisher in the grueling Hardrock 100 endurance race for the third year in a row. Africa’s time this year was 29:49:58—that’s more than a full day of running through the San Juan Mountains. The race begins and ends in Silverton, Colorado. The route takes […]

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How To Fix a Dropped Chain

How To Fix a Dropped Chain

This is the second in a series covering common bike repairs in a mountain bike trail setting, including repairing your flat tire http://www.womensadventuremagazine.com/blog/fix-flat-tire/. Many of these repairs can be applied or adapted to road bikes as well.   What’s the most important part of a bike? Arguably, the chain. Wheels are a critical component, but […]

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Other Recent Posts

The Adventure Moms’ Summer Getaway Pick

The Adventure Moms’ Summer Getaway Pick

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Adventure Mom Kristen Lummis takes a look back at a magical family trip to Steamboat, Colorado, when her kids were small, comparing it to a jam-packed weekend this summer with teens.

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These Crowdfunding Campaigns May Benefit You And Women Like You

These Crowdfunding Campaigns May Benefit You And Women Like You

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

We’re listing a few campaigns that not only need help but will be beneficial to you and women like you!

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7 Awesome Camping Hacks

7 Awesome Camping Hacks

| July 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

These hacks are not really suited for true backpacking adventures, but they will make you look like the cool girl at the campground.

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Thanks For Limitless Freedom

Thanks For Limitless Freedom

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Take advantage of your rights, and thank those who defend them.

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Young Aviatrix Flying Around the World in Single-Engine Plane

Young Aviatrix Flying Around the World in Single-Engine Plane

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

She recreated and now is symbolically finishing the 1937 flight of her namesake—the famous flight around the world.

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