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    When Nitu Gupta first joined Wild Women in 2016, she felt a little lost in life. In just three years, she's found her tribe and has achieved her ultimate goal of hiking in Iceland. With her years of hiking experience, Nitu has certainly learned what to do. But she's also discovered what not to do...

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    Forget the soggy, sad boiled cauliflower your Mum used to make - this recipe takes cauli to a whole new place. This delicious, summery salad is perfect for Sunday lunch or a mid-week dinner. Enjoy! 

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    Coastrek veteran, master hiker, and legendary Wild Woman Ann Jenkins isn't one to shy away from a test. But there's one adventure that challenged every bone and muscle in her body. She shares how she came out on top.

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    If your Instagram feed is making you feel bad about yourself, change it. Here are seven positive, adventurous, kickass women to follow in 2019.

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    Our beloved Trek Training coach Maryanne Spiers ticks all the boxes for being a kick-arse Wild Woman. She has a burning passion for challenge and the great outdoors. She's a mother of two boys, who have now crossed the border into adulthood. She gives back to the community regularly, volunteering as a surf lifesaver at her local Bilgola Beach. Maryanne shares what adventures are sitting at the top of her bucket list and reveals her top hiking tip, which is one we ALL need to remember.

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    Mostly, I feel like I’m totally the boss of my body. It does everything I ask it to, gives me energy, clarity, pleasure and calm, doesn’t hurt or feel sluggish, stagnant or stale. Sometimes, though, it’s the opposite. Here's how I get back on track. 

  • NYE Adventures

    Planning a New Year’s micro-adventure in nature isn’t as hard as you might think. With a few simple steps you can ignite your adventurous spirit to celebrate the old year and kick off the new year feeling fresh and fab -- and ready for even more adventures. Here's some of my favourite ways to see the new year in. 

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    You are going to love this recipe. It's one of those recipes you'll be cooking on repeat, particularly for those dinners where you want to be gourmet, but you don't have a whole lotta time. It's also an excellent mid-week staple, because it's so quick and easy to make. Enjoy! 

  • As I wondered what I was going to do with all this stuff, some of which I would never use, it hit me that the experiences and adventures I was given bring me far more joy than stuff.

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    I used to think I was tough but I’m not. I realised this not when I was climbing a particularly painful mountain, navigating a challenging divorce or even in childbirth. 

    I realised it when my knee started to hurt and I couldn’t damn fix it. 

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    There are many reasons why hiking is not like other exercise. It's fun, for starters. It's outdoors. It's social. It's free. It's accessible. But it's also a great way to multitask. There's heaps of things you can do while you're hiking - some of them fun, some of them productive, some just part of the adventure.

    Here are our favourites...

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    Every year we love to celebrate the amazing women who have inspired us most with our Most Inspiring Award. The nominees for this award have been selected by their coaches and teammates for their remarkable achievements throughout the year, demonstrating compassion, strength, kindness, preparation, achievement, resilience, improvement, mental toughness and more.

  • Not Fitness HERO

    Recently, as I stood at the finish line of Adelaide Coastrek, our first event in partnership with mental health charity Beyond Blue, I realised our business had found its true heart. We weren't only walking for fitness, were walking away from fear, anxiety, hopelessness, depression, desperation and overwhelm, and towards hope, resilience and recovery. 

  • Ama Dablam 50!

    By Di Westaway

    We often hear that women feel invisible after fifty, but I refuse to accept that my worth has a “use-by” date. I know I’ve got many more fabulous years ahead to serve, to laugh, to love, to climb, to bike, to hike, to travel and to explore this magnificent earth. Plus, I often wear entire outfits of purple and ride my bike through the shopping centre, so I really don't blend in. Here's how you can put more life into your later years. 

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    By the Wild Women On Top Team | Experts in hiking adventures for women

    Scroggin is an old bushwalking treat that lasts for ages, fills you up, nourishes you, doesn’t require cooking, and rejuvenates you mid-hike. Traditionally, it includes Sultanas, Currants, Raisins, and Other Good Goodies including Nuts!

    We like to mix it up a bit, because we're Wild Women and that's the kinda thing we do.

  • Luvmyhike HERO

    By Di Westaway | Chief Adventure Chick and Founder of Wild Women On Top

    Badass hikers aren’t born, you have to train to become one. In addition to learning advanced hiking and backpacking skills, you need to train your bum, legs and core as well as keeping your body supple. Here are five functional exercises you can do to become a badass hiker. 

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    By Di Westaway | Chief Adventure Chick and Founder of Wild Women On Top

    I’m a morning exerciser. Every day, my alarm goes off when it’s dark and I leap out of bed, full of enthusiasm and energy, ready to take on the day. 

    Except I don’t. Ever. In reality, my brain sounds a little something like this when my alarm goes off...

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    By Bella Westaway 

    I’ve given myself a challenge. It’s cliched, but empowering. I’m getting out of my comfort zone. I’m tacking my hatred of cold water head on in five weeks when I hike across Iceland. And not just hike. Hike through glacial streams. I’m also going diving (diving!) in ice-melt water. Ouch.

    Why? Well, it all started with a broken shower. 

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    By the Wild Women On Top Team | Experts in hiking adventures for women

    If you’re a foodie, it can be a big ask to head off into the wilderness and be expected to survive on “camp” food. Especially if your idea of camp food is freeze-dried ready meals. 

    But camp food can be excellent. So, what are some ways to take camp food to the next level? 

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    By the Wild Women On Top Team | Experts in hiking adventures for women

    If you followed all the health advice you read on the internet, you’d never leave the house. But when we’re bombarded with health tips that feel unachievable, expensive and totally over the top, we can get overwhelmed. No matter how great they might be, if we can’t follow them, they’re useless. 

    But there are some great, easy, free and fun ways to improve your health today – if you know where to look. 

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