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Snowboarding for kids: How to keep warm

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The most important things your young beginner snowboarders need before they hit the slopes (even more important than instructions being yelled from Dad or lessons) is the right snowboarding gear. Newbies spend a lot of time face planting, kneeling and sitting in snow. If they are not wearing the correct clothing, it won’t belong before […]

A beginner’s guide to Rogaining

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If you’ve never heard of Rogaining, you can’t be blamed for confusing it with well known product to help with hair loss. However in sporting terms it’s actually a lot like orienteering, only over longer periods and more intense. The Rogaine Championship (Still, not the fastest person to grow their hair back), is a 24 […]

The beginner’s guide to Nordic Walking

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Nordic walking consists of carrying walking sticks that resemble ski poles. Taking longer steps and using the sticks to propel yourself forward, it uses more upper body strength than regular walking. The upshot of this is you burn more calories, without overtly increasing putting in more effort. Once you have the walking technique mastered, it […]

10 must-haves for the beginner triathlete

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If you’ve been thinking of extending your athletic prowess and taking on your first triathlon, before you start training, there is some important gear you need to take you from the water to the bike ride to the run. Cycling Bike You don’t have to rush out and by a whizz bang, state-of-the-art, carbon fibre […]

Beginners’ guide to beach volleyball

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When you’re an active person who likes to be on-the-go, the novelty of lying on a beach reading or people-watching gets boring – fast! This summer, turn your beach outing into a workout with a game of beach volleyball. Burn calories, pitch your skills against your friends and maybe even meet some new people. Before […]

Beginners’ guide to snorkelling

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Going snorkelling can be a little daunting if you’ve never tried it before, but with these handy tips you’ll know how to stay safe and open yourself up to an entire new amazing underwater world.  Before you know it, you’ll be exploring the Great Barrier Reef, shipwrecks and tropical island waters with confidence. Snorkelling Gear […]

Beginners’ guide to surfing

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You’re never too old to learn how to surf and all you need is a surfboard, leg rope, wetsuit or a rash vest, and a whole lot of determination with a little bit of balance and coordination. Before you hit the beach in the pursuit of becoming the next Mick Fanning, here’s what you should […]

Essential gear for new cyclist

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Congratulations on your decision to take up cycling. It’s an awesome way to experience the great outdoors, shape up and improve your fitness levels. Cycling can be a costly pursuit to take up initially, but once you have all the essential gear, then it costs you nothing – aside from the occasional repair or bicycle […]