Lisa Marshall is the Director of Wild Women On Top and Event Director of the popular Sydney and Melbourne Coastreks. Lisa coaches teams of women to take on challenging treks in the wild, and inspires them to eat real food, train hard, and contribute to a community of supportive, inspiring, fun loving friends.
Heather Swan is a world record holding wingsuit pilot and one of Australia's best know adventurers. She holds a number of World and Australian records in extreme sport, including one for a wingsuit flight from a 6672 metre mountain in the Himalayas. We caught up with her to talk adventures, inspiration, and her first ever BASEjump.
It’s become more than a daily battle. During the week, round one starts the minute he walks in the door from after-school tennis. On the weekends its even more intense. Almost every waking hour, every time I think about what he’s up to. With so many devices able to be hidden in his room, I don’t know how to cope.
Got an injury? Don't know whether to keep it moving, stay still, stretch it, ice it, or just go back to bed forever? You're in the right place. We chatted to Kate Roberts from Physiocise and got the lowdown on pesky pain.
Welcome to our Q and A column of the Wild Women Weekly! Each issue, we’re chatting to the experts in health, fitness, nutrition and wellbeing to educate and inspire you to live a healthier, happier life!
We’re kicking off with foodie guru and nutrition queen Dr Joanna McMillan. Her mission is to make healthy eating effortless and joyful – not to mention delicious. She talks prioritising health, how to find a balance, the biggest food mistakes we can make and gives us a cheeky look at her day on a plate.
For the first time in ten years, nothing hurts. For the past decade, I have always had something to complain about; something a little broken. An ache or pain somewhere, a little niggle which forced me to modify my activities. This is how I fixed it.
Our team came to Tibet to trek to Everest Base Camp on the North side, with the hope of seeing the beautiful Kangshung face of the worlds highest mountain. Instead, we experienced the earthquake which shattered a nation.
We've all watched on in horror over the past week as the true magnitude of the Nepal Earthquake has unfolded before our eyes. After checking on friends and loved ones in the area, including our own Everest Base Camp and Bhutan teams, we've turned our attention to what now? The powerful images and our desire to help when we see them is quickly consumed in the next daily challenge at home… how easily we forget.
As someone who has spent a lot of time in the bush over the past 15 years, I can vouch for the fact that not everything always goes to plan. It might be an injury to someone in the group or a bit of navigational embarrassment, but one thing I’ve learnt is that these things can happen to even the most experienced person.