424# Magical stuff that actually works

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(Fun photoshoot from 2015 with my friend Edgar Blanco for my sponsor Ormsalva.)

 

These are some magical products I’ll tell you that. Do you use Ormsalva? I’m using them alomst every time when I’m running but mostly during colder runs wintertime and cold mornings/evenings in other seasons of the year.

Do you use Ormsalva before/after or during your workouts?

These are my favourites:
The orange and red liniment are warming. Orange is hot and red is extreme.

The blue one is making your swollen and sore muscles relax, which makes the recovery faster. This one is cold.

I ALWAYS use the orange/red one before my run and the blue after.
These are magic. For sure! Always carry them with me on my adventures and using them before my runs (like no matter what weather condition) cause they are sooo nice. Perfect for my sore knees that needs a lot of time to get warm which also means = preventing injuries.

 

(This post is not for commercial purpose. I just wanna tell you that these products are awesome simply because they are. So this is a tip from me to you.)

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Foto: Alewalds

”Möt Tina Forsberg. Tina kommer från nätverket Kvinnliga äventyrare och var och föreläste för 150 personer i butiken på Kungsgatan 32 igår om hur man gör sig redo för sommarens vandringar. På plats fanns också Silva och pratade navigation.

Kolla in deras steg-för-steg-guide om hur du använder kompassen här; http://silva.se/guides/navigation-guide

Kolla också in filmen på http://silva.se/guides/navigation-guide/how-to-navigate/

Silvas kompasser hittar du här;
https://www.alewalds.se/webshop/utrustning/ovrigt.html#cat=275&manufacturer=1278

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Gör dig redo för sommarens vandringar

Nu är det dags!

Det är hög tid att göra sig redo för sommarens vandringar – med både kunskap och prylar. Onsdagen den 13 juni kommer jag Tina Forsberg att prata äventyr och friluftsliv tillsammans med det svenska outdoor-varumärket SILVA för att lära dig grundläggande navigationskunskaper och hur du väljer rätt kompass. Det blir en kväll om fjällkunskap/fjälletikett, utrustning och navigation. Alla är givetvis välkomna – både kvinnor och män.

Anmälan görs via https://www.alewalds.se/…/forelasning-med-kvinnliga-aventyr…

Du har chansen att lyssna på två föreläsningar – en om hur du navigerar rätt i fjällmiljö och en om hur du ser till att vara redo för sommarens vandringar. Därefter ges du möjligheten att prata med likasinnade och köpa friluftsutrustning från välkända varumärken under överseende från våra kunniga säljare på Alewalds. Under kvällen får du också möjligheten att köpa kompasser från SILVA till specialpris.

Välkommen!

423# MOTIVATION

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”What gets you going and where do you get your motivation from? Do you know where you’re heading or do you simply ”go with the flow”? Got everything planned or do you freestyle? What’s next?”

These are some of the most common questions I get and I hear them alot. It’s nothing wrong with that at all, I just can’t really seem answer them all actually. The answers are often based on so much feelings from deep within and are very hard to describe for someone else. Like: what gets me going and why can’t I seem so stop? Well. That’s hard to answer in one short sentence. But if I must I gotta say: Cause I love it.

One thing I know though is that sky’s the limit. Go get it!

422# JUNE – OMG

 

Hey! Some pics to show you what I’ve been posting recently on Instagram.

7th of June already and it’s my grandpa’s birthday today actually! (Best man I’ve ever known and will ever know.) LOVE him. He’s the best.

Anyways – lot’s of other things going on and I know I’ve been really bad at writing here for you all to tell what’s up. Truth is I’m working a lot, coaching runners (once a week), working in other cities etc sometimes, spending time with family, work out, travel and run around between places to be in the schedule. So these simple moments by the computer/phone writing for you guys have been.. well. Let’s say it’s time to do better!

PLUS! Oh I just gotta tell you some of today. We’ve had such a good meeting regarding lilsis and her not feeling well at work etc. So it’s been a tough year for her with lots of things going on plus that she had the epilepsy attacks last autumn. It’s tough but we’ve got a lot of sisu and so does she so it’s going to be good. We’re fighters. But todays meeting about the situation and so on went so well! Phew. Feels so much better. We’re happy and keeping our fingers crossed!

What more.. Well, next week it’s the last running class until we start again after the summer. SO SICK! Where did the time go? What!? 13 weeks with 15 classes are already almost over. Time does fly. This is proof for sure.

We’ve also had such great meetings regarding activities to come, the future and alot more at the Autism and aspergers association here in Dalarna. HERE is a clip from an intervju at the local radio that we participated in recently about the bad situations in school. (It’s in Swedish though!)

So lot’s of things going on here!

Ofcourse I’ve also participated in some races (ultras, halft marathons etc) to see how my body is responding. I’ve been having some weeks of sickness but now I’m good to run again. No big adventures this year though – but next year I’m running through Finland again. Gotta try once more sine I only came 30k last year cause of the flue (stayed sick for 1,5 months). 2019 here I come!

So, well well. I’ve said it before but I gotta remind you – please follow my instagram for daily updates and I PROMISE that I will blog more often from now on. In fact, this’s pretty calming. I like to write. 🙂

421# MI CASA

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Simplicity. It’s nice. Silence. I like that too. 

I like to spend time by myself. I’m often alone when I workout, when I head on adventures or just you know, hang out at home. It’s not that I don’t have friends or like people, haha. I mean, come on! You know me that well by now. I just like to spend time by myself most of the time. Who doesn’t?

When I was younger I couldn’t stand being alone. I felt lonely. Today – never. 

But through time, things happening in life and mostly by my passion for the outdoors I’ve started to love these moments alone – it gives me a calm feeling. During the past years I’ve had a lot of moments to get to know myself  you know (mostly by being outdoors, going through hard times on adventures, solving problems and taking care of myself etc) so today I can’t even imagine that I’ve felt so lonely when I was younger. Crazy! 

So by all of this I just wanna say that it’s really damn important to love yourself! You know. To feel secure in yourself as a person. To stand on both feet and know who you are. To be who you are. Life’s so much better that way. That view is important. 

Alone isn’t lonely my friends! 

420# NEW NEW NEW!

For those of you who wants to know something new!

I have become the new leader of the Swedish project ”Kvinnliga Äventyrare” by Mora Kniv. Feels amazing?! I have for a long time checked this community out and know I am actually the person behind it all.. yikes!

It’s a lot of new things to learn but hopefully you will like it still even if these two fantastic power women Angelica and Emelie isn’t doing it anymore. They are heading out for some new adventures!

Please listen to the pod above (it’s in Swedish) if you haven’t already. ❤

So, new things guys. Nice right? I just gotta get myself into it all and then we’ll just rock and roll! So please bare with me. 🙂

It’s going to be so epic and awesome to meet all of you female adventurers and outdoor lovers out there! See ya. Promise!

www.kvinnligaaventyrare.se
@kvinnligaaventyrare