Looking for inspiration? I love Raissa's words of wisdom and encouragement. Another amazing everyday adventurer who hasn't quite highlighted all her amazing ultra running achievements.
In Raissa's words "from complete couch potato to hiking, running 10k races in parks, marathons and now I go on for days sometimes!"
Raissa (@helloimraissa) is defiantly one to follow to keep you motivated.
Your trail is calling...
What is your ACTIVE?
How did you find your ACTIVE?
I set myself up a challenge to run the London Marathon and discovered two things: I really don't like running on the road, but I enjoyed running for hours.
What do you love about your ACTIVE?
Discovering new places and being outdoors! It's always an adventure.
What surprises have you experienced through your ACTIVE journey?
Making new friends at races and discovering something new about myself every time.
What were the challenges getting started?
I'm asthmatic so going up hills was always such a chore. Come to think of it, it still is!
How do you keep yourself motivated?
I set myself small goals that add up overtime.
If you could share one piece of inspiration to those finding their ACTIVE and staying motivated, what would it be?
The hardest thing is getting out of the door. Once you manage to do that, just remember to be kind to yourself, remember why you want to be active, and take it one step at a time.
How has your ACTIVE changed over the years?
I started from being a complete couch potato (roll out of bed onto the computer type... I still do this some days!) to hiking, running 10k races in parks, marathons and now I go on for days sometimes!
Words of wisdom to share:
As with everything, be kind :)
Here's to us all being Everyday Adventures - #findyouractive
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"I love anything that keeps me moving", I love this!
Angella has made an amazing transformation. Her story highlights the importance of moving your body and ensuring you find time for yourself every day. Not only for herself but to be to ensure she is a great role model for her kids.
August 2016 she decided it was time to make a change and now she loves inspiring others to get moving as well. If you are looking for a bit of inspiration to start your active journey please read Angella's story and motivation.
Finding motivation wasn't easy for Alyssa, but she kept persisting until she found what was right for her. Everyone's active is different and it is all about finding your bliss and what is the right fit for you.
I love Alyssa's story and motivation and how she has grown to love moving her body. Being an everyday adventurer starts with leaving your comfort zone and #FindingYourActive.
"Don’t give in, be kind to yourself, and give yourself a chance." - @alyssahotrum
I am super excited to introduce you to Janine and her Everyday Adventure of kite surfing and hiking. Kite surfing has always been something I have wanted to try and I love scrolling through Janine insta account @schninoe for the inspiration to step outside my comfort zone to give it a go.
Janine shares her challenge of getting out on her kiteboard by herself at a young age and how it was well worth it in the end.
Your wave is waiting...