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Sat, 11 June



Strong Foundations-Strong Feet, Strong Bodies Presentation and Lunch

What hiking boots should I wear? Are boots better than trail runners? How do I prevent blisters? What are the best exercises to keep me strong for my adventures? Join us for a presentation from two women's health experts to learn how to keep our feet/ankles strong and healthy for years to come!

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Strong Foundations-Strong Feet, Strong Bodies Presentation and Lunch
Strong Foundations-Strong Feet, Strong Bodies Presentation and Lunch

Time & Location

11 June 2022, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm AEST

Broadmeadow, 294 Turton Rd, Broadmeadow NSW 2292, Australia

About The Adventure

Nothing wrecks a great adventure faster than sore, blistered feet! Oh and a sprained ankle?! Most of us have experienced these at some point or another; the new whiz-bang boots or joggers are supposed to be the best you can buy but by the end of the day, your feet are killing you. The good news is with proper care, some education and shoe selection you don't have to suffer. Your feet and body should not hurt all the time!

Women Embrace Adventure has partnered with some crazy smart professionals  (Podiatrist Blake Withers and Physiotherapist Kelly Kortick) whose passion for women's health and well being matches ours. They've invited us into their gym at MacDonald Jones Stadium for a presentation and question/answer session. They have awesome information to share with us all!

While we're there we'll enjoy a boxed lunch, some famous homemade goodies with coffee & tea.

About our experts:

Blake is a lecturer, researcher and educator at the University of Newcastle. He works at Achieve Podiatry with several Sports Doctors and Physicians. His passion is helping active people who want to continue to be healthy and happier on their feet. He will be discussing footwear and blister prevention in the first half and how to manage all things foot and ankle. He’ll then discuss some common issues that he sees regularly in the clinic and how we can avoid them so we can keep doing all the things we love!

Kelly is a Physiotherapist at Newcastle Performance Physio in Hamilton Newcastle who works with athletes and active people. She specializes in Women's Health and regularly presents on how to manage our bodies well as we age. Kelly will discuss all things related to women's health, bodies and much more. 

Adventure Presentation Details:

Who is this adventure for?  All Women

Date:  Saturday, June 11th 2022

Time: 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Place: MacDonald Jones Stadium, Broadmeadow, NSW (exact meeting spot will be sent with confirmation of booking)

What's Included?

Expert presentations with practical, achievable solutions with question and answer session followed by a picnic-style lunch, home-baked goodie, tea/coffee

Cost: $45

The term ‘Age-related Change’ is used to describe pain, injury and emotional states regularly in our bodies. This creates the harmful idea that we are all doomed to endure pain and discomfort as we age. The good news is, that doesn't have to be the case. 

Bodies change, that's the reality, but there is lots of research showing how we can be resilient and even more capable at any age. It’s all about understanding the body, knowing the changes that occur and turning those into strengths. 

The body is able to build endurance, strength and capacity for all activities from running to walking to hiking at any age. With the right tools, education and determination, injury and pain can be avoided. 

We hope you can join us for this informative, interactive presentation. 

xSharon and Kat

Nitty Gritty *T&C's:

Stay Safe Procedures: Women Embrace Adventure is taking important measures to limit the transmission of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Before attending an adventure please: *Stay home if you or your family are unwell, or you have been advised to isolate

By making a booking you agree to and accept our terms and conditions, including these Terms and Conditions, our Covid-19 Policy and the Waiver of Liability.

Your booking is final once your payment is processed and a confirmation email is sent to you. No refunds will be given but your spot can be transferred to another lady over the age of 18. Please email us at least 24 hours before the adventure and provide her contact details. This is an all-weather event. If cancelled by Women Embrace Adventure a credit or full refund will be provided.

This is a women's only adventure. Valid for sale until sold out. Advertised prices are per person. Prices are correct as of 10 May  2022 and are subject to availability, withdrawal and change at any time without notice due to fluctuations in charges and currency.

All current government safety and health guidelines at the time of booking and departure must be adhered to including all Covid-19 requirements. Any additional costs related to but not limited to government travel restrictions are the responsibility of the individual traveller and not Women Embrace Adventure. If this trip is undersubscribed or in circumstances where external events affect the viability or safety of this trip to go ahead, Women Embrace Adventure reserves the right to cancel or reschedule and to exclude/remove any participants from this trip.

 Looking forward to seeing you there!


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