Beginner sport climbing in Dorset

Getting a serious adrenaline rush climbing the beautiful cliffs and quarries of the Dorset coast. My hands are ruined and I can now tie a nifty figure of eight knot – I must be a proper climber. Beginner sport climbing…

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Review: Maximise Active Hen Project weekend

Hitting the big smoke for the Active Hen weekend, in which I got covered in rice attempting to make sushi, won gold at the Shoreditch Olympics and practised yoga with an epic view.

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Places to stay: Surfing at Mint Surf Morocco

A sunshiney week on the coast at Taghazout, Morocco, staying at Mint Surf, exploring the souks of Agadir and pretending to be in Point Break (but only on the little waves). Read on for my Mint Surf Morocco review.

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Sponsored Video: Longer days with The North Face

If the clocks going forward has filled you with as much unmitigated joy as it has me, you’ll love this great new campaign from The North Face. Watch this super-inspiring video and then share your experiences and win shiny prizes…

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Western riding in the New Forest

A delightful Saturday afternoon riding western-style around the New Forest, spotting wild ponies and pretending to be in Brokeback Mountain. Tally ho!

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Bristol by Cyclist

Last weekend I met the lovely Thom Heald, the photographer behind Bristol By Cyclist. He likes bikes and he likes Bristol, and that and a penchant for taking beautiful photos has led to a wonderful gallery portraying different faces of…

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A lovely lot of new kit for spring

Bright and bold wetsuits, fresh new running gear and other lovely rugged bits and pieces that are perfect for all your spring adventures. Because it’ll stop being cold soon, right?

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Photoblog: Ski tripping in Serre Chevalier

Some snaps from the French Alps, featuring jazz bands at 2500m, a bunch of fuzzy animals on skis and making a snowy new friend called Clive.

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Video: Cooler Magazine chats to Aimee Fuller

Fun, talented and a tiny bit outrageous – Cooler Magazine chats to Brit snowboarder Aimee Fuller, whose coverage of Jenny Jones’ performance on the BBC earned her a lot of love, a handful of complaints and a twitter fan account…

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Learning to run in Vivo Barefoot shoes, part 1

For the last few weeks I’ve been attempting to retrain my body and learn to run in Vivo Barefoot running shoes. So far? I’m a little bit obsessed with them.

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How to: get cycling fit with yoga

Feeling a little bit saddle sore? Total Women’s Cycling have just finished a new video series of yoga moves specifically for biking that will show you how to keep flexible and strong – perfect for training during the chilly winter.…

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Video: A kiteracer from the North

Ethereal Canadian lakes? Check. Stunning Mexican scenery? Check. An awesome outdoors girl showing off her talent? Massive check. Videomaker François Guinaudeau presents ‘A kiteracer from the North’, following Québécoise Catherine Dufour‘s training process around the world.

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Review: The Monster Race 2013

The mucky pups over at Muddy Race asked me to write a little review of my latest foray into cross-country obstacle running – last weekend’s 12k Monster Race. There were cow pats, 10ft walls, ice baths and some delightfully gloopy…

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Climbing in the Mendips

Last weekend Pete the Younger, Pete the Elder and I went climbing in the gorgeous Mendips, around the corner from Cheddar Gorge. We also made friends with some mountain goats, had a go at vertigo-busting blindfolded climbing and wore some…

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Interview: the awesome girls of Boatylicious

I had a nice chat with Laura of Team Boatylicious. In June 2014, she and three other super-adventurous ladies are aiming to set a new world record, rowing 2,400 miles across the Pacific Ocean from California to Hawaii. The best…

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How to: turn yourself into a runner

Josie Cox isn’t just one of my all-time favourite girls, she’s also the author of amazing running blog 26 and a bit miles. Here she explains how to get hooked on running in five steps.

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