Tag: Health

Catching the Travel Bug. No, Not That One.

Catching the Travel Bug. No, Not That One.

| April 15, 2014 | 2 Comments

I clutched my stomach in agony and thought, I’m going to die. I was in Manali, India, in a cheap motel, lying on the floor of the bathroom. The projectile vomiting, cramps, headache, and diarrhea were horrible, but that wasn’t the worst of it. When I looked in the toilet, I couldn’t believe my eyes. […]

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Women Have More Control Over Cancer Than They Realize

Women Have More Control Over Cancer Than They Realize

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Feeling helpless about cancer isn’t uncommon—especially with the constant talk of cancer being on the rise and with all of us watching women we know and love be stricken by the disease. But instead of letting the overwhelming prevalence of cancer sink you into depression, you should know that there are plenty of things that […]

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Nurturing a Passion for Bikes

Nurturing a Passion for Bikes

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Participants in the August 30th charity ride will enjoy a 35- or 56-mile road ride, topping out at 11,018 feet on the iconic and incredibly scenic Red Mountain Pass.

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Lindsey Vonn and the Skinny-Fat Debate

Lindsey Vonn and the Skinny-Fat Debate

| February 18, 2014 | 11 Comments

From compulsive dieting and eating, to too much or too little exercise, to self-image and fat-shaming, this obsession is flooding our culture.

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On Being a “Culinary Cyclist”

On Being a “Culinary Cyclist”

| September 11, 2013 | 2 Comments

Author of “The Culinary Cyclist, Anna Brones, weighs in on why food and biking go together like peanut butter and jelly.

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Hormone Replacement Therapy the Right Way

Hormone Replacement Therapy the Right Way

| September 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

Bio-identical hormones do not impose risks to active women, as far as concerns about clotting and increasing the chance of heart attack and stroke.

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Q&A with Oregon Winemaker, Mountaineer, Paddler, and Gardener, Lynn Penner-Ash

Q&A with Oregon Winemaker, Mountaineer, Paddler, and Gardener, Lynn Penner-Ash

| September 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Oregon’s first female winemaker, Lynn Penner-Ash, now makes wine under her own label, Penner-Ash Wine Cellars. But she’s also pretty into the outdoors. Last year, Lynn and her family summited Mt. Kilimanjaro, but they’ve also checked Everest basecamp off the life list and are looking forward to their next big adventure: in Argentina—or maybe Machu Picchu.

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Five Reasons I’m Training For an Inclusive Adventure Race

Five Reasons I’m Training For an Inclusive Adventure Race

| August 29, 2013 | 1 Comment

This fall, I’m taking on a three-day, inclusive, multi-team race where I’ll bike, raft, hike, and climb through the high desert of Colorado. Crazy? Maybe. But here’s why I want to be part of the World T.E.A.M. Sports Adventure TEAM Challenge.

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Time Out In Nature

Time Out In Nature

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.” –Barbara de Angelis

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Fool-Proof Kale Chips

Fool-Proof Kale Chips

| July 5, 2013 | 2 Comments

Surprise your friends at this weekend’s cookout and bring a side dish that’s as satisfying as it is healthy, as colorful as it is delicious, and as easy as it is unexpected. I’m talking about kale chips.

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Summer Skin Protection for Outdoorsy Ladies

Summer Skin Protection for Outdoorsy Ladies

| June 18, 2013 | 3 Comments

At 25 years old, I have more wrinkles and sun damage than 95% of women my age—thanks to living at altitude in desert climates for most of my life. So sunblock all over is a MUST year-round. These are my favorite products lately.

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Participation in Outdoor Activities Reaches Six-Year High

Participation in Outdoor Activities Reaches Six-Year High

| June 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

More people are playing outside than ever, and they’re recreating outdoors more frequently, too! Here’s our way of making sense of The Outdoor Foundation’s findings.

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