Heading to Union Reservoir in Longmont, Colorado to paddleboard became a misadventure in oh, my God, scariness. Even when taking precautions, life happens!
Hiking Hoosier Pass for Wordless Wednesday!
While hiking the Hoosier Pass trail, I discovered something crazy! For July, anyway... Danny and I drove south from Breckenridge on Highway 9 and found the trailhead at the top of Hoosier Pass. Don't be fooled by thinking you're already on the tippy top. There's some elevation to gain on this moderate hike and monster... Continue Reading →
How to Get Fit Before Summer or Anytime!
Get fit starting today The days are getting longer and summer is just around the corner. Are you scrambling to get fit before beach season or do you feel super unmotivated? Why try if there's not enough time, right? Because our bodies are amazing. It doesn't take as long as you think to build muscle... Continue Reading →
How to Paddleboard and What I Learned
The first time I saw paddleboarders, they reminded me of the Venice gondoliers without the striped shirts and skinny, long canoes. Then I learned it builds core, leg, and upper body strength. I'm all about exercising while outdoors. Being landlocked in Colorado, adopting a new water sport intrigued me so I reserved a paddleboard. I... Continue Reading →
A Gym Where Nobody Knows My Name
Chances are, you've been a member of a gym or fitness club sometime in your life. You probably made some friends and they helped motivate you to work out. What do you do when you burn out even though everyone knows your name? My gym experience started in an auspicious way. I snuck into Vic Tanny... Continue Reading →
Ski Therapy in Beaver Creek
My family went skiing at Beaver Creek Ski Resort, Colorado last weekend. I wondered if my knee would be stable and strong enough in the heavy wet snow. I knew it would be therapeutic to exercise in the fresh air. I had a partial knee replacement over a year ago. Although my doctor thought I... Continue Reading →
Take the Challenge
Have you been chained to your desk this summer or have you channelled The Hulk and broken out to enjoy the nice weather? It's not too late to join us. Here's how: Share photos of your outdoor fitness adventures through Twitter and Instagram with #WRFChallenge. I'll link you up! Deanne Schultz posted a selfie while... Continue Reading →
Don’t Tell Mom
When I’m scolded by a young woman in her twenties for being reckless, I know it’s been a real adventure. I had been road biking to a small town about ten miles from my house and back to build strength in my leg after knee surgery. After several bike rides, I itched for something different.... Continue Reading →
Feel Like Summer is Slipping Away?
Once the 4th of July has been celebrated, the lazy days of summer accelerate at warp speed. Soon, our shadows will stretch, the leaves will begin to change and the kids will head back to school. I've learned how to slow down this special time of year while the days are long and warm. Want... Continue Reading →
Amazing Outdoor Photos from WRFChallengers
Have you wanted to commit to exercise, but can't seem to get into a routine? Here's what's working for me. Take the 90 day Wild Rider Fitness Challenge. It ends on September 8th with a Wild Party. It's super easy. Really! Exercise two or more times a week and get outside at least once. That's... Continue Reading →