Sight Seeing Runs in Washington DC

Even though Washington DC is the Capital City it has a wealth of running trails and green spaces. The National Mall is an easy 4 mile loop route from Capital hill to the Lincoln Memorial. It is said to be one of the most run routes in the world. It passes various museums, memorials and monuments. It is a flat route made up of gravel or side walk. The route can easily be extended to include The White House and other points of interest. You can also pick up the…

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Digital Nomad in Whistler

Whistler, first founded in 1966 is the largest ski resort in North America. Whistler draws people from all over the world to British Columbia’s stunning Fitzsimmons range of mountains and it’s no wonder. With 200 plus on-piste Ski runs it’s easily 50% bigger than its nearest competitor on this continent. Add to this a stunning village area that includes hotels, bars, restaurants and a variety of retail outlets, there is something to offer for everyone. If winter-sport isn’t your thing, then for a Summer destination Whistler also scores top marks…

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The first aid travel kit

Essential items that should be in your First Aid kit A well stocked first aid kit for travel should be an essential item in your bag, but what items should it contain? Well with the aid of The NHS “Travel health essentials” page and “How to Assemble the Perfect Travel First Aid Kit” from IAMAT I have put together my definitive list. The Basic Kit This should be the foundation of any travel first aid kit, if you intend to travel without checked luggage you may need to exclude certain items such…

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Muay Thai Boxing in Thailand

Training in a Muay Thai boxing camp is a great way to study Thai boxing- it totally emerges you in the lifestyle of a Thai boxer. It is good for people just looking for an extreme fitness regime right though to boxers interested in training for a fight. We trained at various gyms in Phuket (Tiger Muay Thai and Lion Muay Thai) but in recent trips we have been going to Jun Muay Thai in Koh Samui. Jun runs a very organized gym and he is also very personable. He…

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Cauliflower Rice

This is a good alternative to rice. Especially if you are mixing it in with a curry sauce or a chilli con carne. 2 tsp cumin seeds 4 tsp coriander powder (or 1 teaspoon seeds crushed) 2 tsp tumeric powder (or fresh about 1 inch grated) 2 onions diced 2 cloves of garlic chopped small or grated An inch of ginger chopped small or grated 1 Cauliflower blended in a food processor Start by frying the spices for a few seconds in coconut or olive oil. stir so that they…

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Home Made Nut Butter

People do not realize how easy it is to make home made nut butter and it has none of the added sugars or preservatives. It can be 100% Organic just by starting with good organic nuts. Simply roast the nuts on 150c for 8 mins then pop them in your food processor and let them process for 8-12 mins. And viola! You have home made nut butter! Don’t get impatient just wait for the butter to form. It will start off as a powder but slowly the oils from the nuts will release…

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Early Morning Snow Shoe in the Alps – High Calorie Burn

There is nothing better to kick start your day in the winter than an early morning walk up a mountain! Get up with the Sun, in the fresh air. Peace and quite and tranquillity. Not to mention the kick ass calorie burn of a snow shoe – especially uphill! You are looking at anything up to 800 cal per hour! It can really be a HIIT workout as your heart accelerates on the steeps and calms along the flatter sections. There is a wide variety of snow shoes available- better…

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suspension training

Living in the Alps indoor space is at a premium in the winter so we take to the great outdoors for our workout needs. And what’s better than fresh air, beautiful scenery and the great out doors! All be it a little Fresh! This mornings workout X fit Style 500. 10 exercises 50 reps of each done in 4 rounds, 20 reps of each then 15, then 10, then 5. Workout TRX Bicep Curls Burpees Star Jumps Push Ups Bicycles TRX Tricep Skaters Mountain Climbers Back Raises Rainbow Plank *…

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