Just because you are travelling don’t let it be an excuse not to exercise. Sometimes we are sightseeing all day so I like to incorporate exercise into our day’s activities. When we are having a down day I exercise first thing in the morning. Personally, I find it a great way to start the day!
There are plenty of things you can do to keep up your exercise routine while you are away. Here are something of the things I do to stay fit and healthy on the road. Read More »
The Rottnest Channel Swim was full of action this year with a Great White Shark sighting, a sinking boat and flares going off!
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It is becoming a bit of a tradition that I injure myself a week before I compete in an event. Last weekend I was kayaking in the ocean and the swell was huge, well it looked enormous to a girl from the bush! I thought I had my timing perfect, there was a break in the waves and I took the opportunity to paddle into the shore as fast as I could. I had made it, my kayak was on the sand! Then before I knew it a wave smashed me, I hit the sand with a thud and the kayak was floating over the top of me.Read More »
A majority of people who make new years resolutions include something to do with health and fitness. Your resolution could be to drop a dress size, fit back into your favourite pair of jeans or to simply get fit.Read More »
To say that I over indulged on Christmas day is an understatement. I like to think of the over eating as carb loading as a few days later I put on my hiking boots and headed for Bluff Knoll.Read More »
It is that time of year again when we set out to compete in the Rottnest Channel Swim. Months are spent juggling children, training and preparing for the event. It is worth all the effort to challenge yourself and to taste that ice cold beer at the Rottnest pub once it is all over!
About The Rottnest Channel Swim
Swim to Rotto is one of Western Australia’s iconic events, the Rottnest Channel Swim is a 19.7km open water swim from Cottesloe Beach to Rottnest Island. The race can be done as a solo, duo or in a team of four and you need to have a support crew of a boat and a paddler.Read More »
As soon as I am outdoor and in nature I can feel my body relax, especially the tension I am carrying in my shoulders. I didn’t even realise how tense I am until I get outdoors. When you have small children, getting outdoors, going into nature and walking can do you the world of good. The fresh air, listening to the birds and a dose of D is good for the soul.
Attempting a bush walk with a pram can often by difficult if you don’t know where to go. So many times I have had to do a bit of 4wd with the pram as I have gone down a path that was not suitable.Read More »