- Training with Apps
Using Smart Phones to Get Fit, Stay Focused and Keep Motivated... Training for your Inspired Adventure can be made easier using smart phone technology to track your progress. It also helps to stay motivated, focused and enables you to share your fitne...
- New Destinations in 2013
2013 is set to be an exciting year. Not only is it bumper-packed with our favourite adventures like trekking the Great Wall of China, climbing Kilimanjaro and cycling Southeast Asia, but now we have 3 more destinations to adventure to. Bravely explo...
- Preparing for your adventure: How to Pack (part 1)
Inspired Adventures' new video series - Preparing for your Adventure Let's face it - packing for your adventure is arguably one of the most important steps in a successful adventure. You may disagree as you've spent months fundraising for your chari...
- Preparing for your adventure: Choosing the perfect sleeping bag
Having a good night's sleep and keeping warm in cooler temperatures are two of the most important factors you can control when on your Inspired Adventure. Having a good sleeping bag is a sure way to ensure you're comfortable overnight and can really in...
- Heading to high altitude? Read this!
It is important to prepare well for any Inspired Adventure, as good preparation generally equates to having a more successful and enjoyable experience. When travelling to high altitude there are additional factors to consider, and this month our friend...
- Preparing for your adventure: Inspired travel tips
What are the items that you never leave home without? How can you prepare yourself for any situation that arises during your travels? Our experienced team have travelled to some of the world's most remote locations in all sorts of conditions. This m...
- Preparing for your Adventure: Be inspired!
Inspiration is the key ingredient to taking on any Inspired Adventure. Also crucial is the courage, determination and will to get out of your comfort zone and make a difference for a charity or cause you are passionate about. An Inspired Adventu...
- Preparing for your adventure: Top Cycling Tips from Inspired Cyclists
Inspired Adventures offers many opportunities to get on your bike and head overseas for your chosen charity. Training for a cycling trip is very different to training for a mountain treks, jungle adventures and marathons. This month we ask our past cyc...
- Preparing for your Inspired Adventure: Daypacks
One of the most important pieces of equipment for your Inspired Adventure is likely to be your perfect adventure companion – your daypack. Whatever your adventure, it's likely a daypack has already been designed to help you enjoy it with greater e...
- Inspired Cycling Tips
CONNECT TO YOUR CYCLING COMMUNITY Signing up for a cycling adventure can be both exciting and daunting. The best way to get into the saddle and start training is to tap into your local cycling community. There are many BUGS (bicycle user groups) ar...
- Preparing for your adventure: Stick to your fitness plan this winter!
Written by Libby Babet, Bottoms Up! Social Fitness You know the feeling. It’s 5.30am on a chilly winter’s morning and you’re cold, tired and absolutely certain that a workout is the very last thing you need to be doing right now. Well at least...
- Preparing for your adventure: Hydration
HYDRATION FOR YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE By Lucas Trihey Author Profile: Lucas Trihey, good friend of Paddy Pallin, is an adventurer and writer who spent 17 days walking solo across the Simpson Desert pulling a 150kg cart and drinking just four litres ...
- Preparing for your Inspired Adventure: The benefits of yoga
An Inspired Adventure is so much more than simply a finish line, a summit, a fundraising target. It is a journey of transformation as you push yourself out of your comfort zone and confront the unexpected. Not only are you offering yourself to those in...
- A guide to finding the perfect boot
No other piece of equipment can affect your enjoyment of a trip as much as your footwear. With a comfortable pair of boots you’ll eat up the kilometres, but in ill-fitting or inappropriate footwear, you can be painfully aware of every step you take. ...
- Fitness advice: Get fit for trekking
As part of your Inspired Adventures preparation, you also recognise the importance of getting in shape for your trek. The demands of trekking are specific and very different from other activities so it is important that your training programme is also ...
- Inspired Adventures teams with outdoor specialist Paddy Pallin!
Inspired Adventures is proud to announce our exciting new partnership with Paddy Pallin. Since its inception, the name of Paddy Pallin became synonymous with the Australian bush, and the company has grown to become Australia’s leading supplier of specialist outdoor and travel gear. The company, still owned by the Pallin family, was the first to provide functional, high quality equipment for the outdoors in the 1930s and his company continues to be the market leader today.
- Inspired Adventures and Unleash Compression partner to bring you quality compression gear!
Inspired Adventures would like to announce a new, exciting partnership with Unleash Compression. Unleash Compression strives to provide quality compression garments that are built tough. The unique technology allows athletes to push the limits and achi...
- Fitness advice: A beginner’s guide to marathons
You've probably seen a marathon on TV and you may also know a few people who have successfully run one – but could you complete the great 42 kilometre marathon distance? If you've ever considered preparing for and completing a marathon, but need more of an insight into what it’s all about, check out this essential guide to running a marathon, which will answer the following questions.
- Fitness inspiration: Mike starts to run
Mike Edyejones describes himself as someone who has “a passion for making a difference - not for running...Hopefully that will change in the next 10 months!” Follow his adventures in fitness training, raisiing money for World Vision's SEE Solutions, and getting mentally prepared for the big New York Marathon.
- Fitness Inspiration: New York Marathon in the Myer city store
Kate Offer describes herself as an “out of shape mother-of-three and lifelong non-exerciser determined to raise $10,000 for World Vision's SEE Solutions Program.” She joins 49 other superstars to run the New York Marathon with 5 amazing charities. Her blog details her own personal journey raising money, getting fit, and anxiously awaiting the big day.
- Fitness Inspiration: Marathons for non athletes
Kate Offer describes herself as an “out of shape mother-of-three and lifelong non-exerciser determined to raise $10,000 for World Vision's SEE Solutions Program.” She joins 49 other superstars to run the New York Marathon with 5 amazing charities. Call us on 1300 905 188 to learn more information.
- Tips from an Inspired Adventures Social Leader
Inspired Adventures Social Leader Kyle Taylor offers tips on how to lead an Inspired Adventure.
- How to Lead an Inspired Adventure
Inspired Adventures is always looking for enthusiastic and experienced people to act as Social Leader on our trips. Call us on 1300 905 188 to learn more information.
- Travel Blogging
Inspired Adventures gives you tips on how to keep your friends and families updated on your exhilarating trip ahead.
- Be Mentally Prepared for your Adventure Ahead
Inspired Adventures gives you tips on how to mentally prepare for your trek or cycle.
- How to Take Travel Photos
Inspired Adventures teaches you how to take that inspired shot that you’ll frame over your fireplace.
- Packing for your Adventure Trek or Cycle
Packing. The bane of every traveller’s existence. What if I bring too much? What if I don’t bring enough? What if I bring all the wrong stuff? Calm down, we’re here to help.
- Flying Long Distances to Get to your Inspired Adventure
It’s a big world and Inspired Adventures takes people all around it. With these easy tips, you can make sure the flight is easy and fun!
- How to Take Travel Video
Inspired Adventures teaches you to shoot the perfect travel video that you’ll be showing to your friends for years to come.
- Dealing with Difficult People on your Adventure
Inspired Adventures gives you tips for dealing with difficult people on your trips.
- Tips on blogs, photos, and videos to track your Inspired Adventure
Inspired Adventures links you to fabulous blog, photo, and video websites.