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Day 4. Mandarfen to Solden

Im not one for real roller coasters… I mean I actually hate them… but the roller coaster I get to ride during Ultra races… now those I love. Day 4, Mandarin, Austria to Solden, Austria. 26kms, 2214m ascent, 1887m descent, 7 hour time cutoff. When we thought about Day 4, we had this idea that it would be a type …

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But My Pants Don’t Fit

Far to many times in a day do we not like something about our selves or wish that something about us was different. We are all guilty of it, we pick at our physical selves, my butts too big, I wish I had arms like her, or a stomach like that etc. the list goes on. Not only do we …

Beating Hypothyroidism Naturally

I, Dayna, have been battling a few health issues for the last few years, hypothyroidism(Hashimotos), alopecia, and low iron. Although I have continued to run, race and workout it has been a struggle. I found out I had hypothyroidism almost 2 years ago. I started to fall asleep on my breaks at work, I was going to bed as early …

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12 Adventurers share their Costa Rica experience!

12 amazing adventurers share their experiences with you and their time with us a the Chakra Adventure and Wellness Retreat in Costa Rica. Costa Rica is an amazing place. La Chakra is a very special secret. Beautiful, serene, the air is so pure. There is so much beauty all around you. The hiking, tree climbing, and repelling were challenging and …

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7 Days of Raw Food

I, Courtney, am a vegan and ultra marathon runner. My diet consists of mass amounts of fruits, veggies, greens, brown rice, yams, beans and VegaOne or Vega Protien powder. This past week I was asked by a friend of mine, Carson, who is also a vegan runner, to participate in a raw food challenge. Eating only raw foods for 7 …

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Adam’s Quinoa Energy Bars

Our friend Adam is super awesome. He is an amazing photographer, awesome trail running, cycler, mountain biker, and aspiring mountaineer. He is a great cook, awesome in the back country and very artistic. (And ladies… he’s single!) Anyways, enough of the Adam pump up… he made these super sick awesome delcious quinoa energy bars and shared them with me on …