In her guest post, "What's Your Summit?", hiker and climber Karen Whelan shared her seven-year journey toward achieving her dream of climbing Mount Everest amid the twists and turns of living a full life. Wanting to know her thoughts about where, how, and why we, too, could experience our own hiking adventures, I asked Karen via email several questions to give us an idea of how … [Read more...] about Hiking for Beginners: Perspectives from a 50-Something-Year-Old Who Set, Achieved Her Mount Everest Dream
Video: "Race Walking vs. Power Walking: An In-Depth Comparison" You've probably heard how walking is one of the best ways to lose weight and improve your overall fitness and health. But did you know that race walking and power walking can increase those benefits and stoke your competitive spirit as well! In this "Race Walking vs. Power Walking: An In-Depth Comparison" … [Read more...] about Watch: “Race Walking vs. Power Walking: An In-Depth Comparison”
Listen Now: "You're Never Too Old or Too Out of Shape to Lead an Active Lifestyle" Wondering if you're too old or out of shape to live a healthier, more active lifestyle? I discuss that topic with Kim Peek, host of the new "Power Up Your Performance" podcast including how I got started on my fitness and sports journey and my views about aging and being active. Thank you … [Read more...] about Listen Now: “You’re Never Too Old or Too Out of Shape to Lead an Active Lifestyle”
When I stepped onto the scale this morning, just a couple days after the end of the holiday season, I dreaded what would appear on the display. Imagine my delight when the number was much lower than I expected! You see, last year on Jan. 2, 2017, I weighed four pounds more and that was after consistently participating in a month-long holiday fitness challenge in December 2016. … [Read more...] about Weight Loss: The Number on the Scale Could be Misleading
Discover how much fun it is to bike with other women on roads and mountain trails winding past vineyards and beachs, through forests and deserts, and offering panoramic vistas. After the ride, relax and relive the ride with new gal pals while enjoying local cuisine, sightseeing, and more. Make it a getaway of vacation to remember! The women's-only bicycle rides and events … [Read more...] about 2018 Women’s Only Bike Rides, Tours & Events in the U.S.