Kit Corner: Dressing for swimming on IGO – wetsuits and accessories

We get a lot of questions around kit on IGO challenges, particularly on wetsuits and swimming accessories. Whilst we supply a bespoke packing list for each event we want to share some top tips on dressing for the swim. Currently, the IGO Montana challenge is the only one to incorporate a swim. That being said, […]

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W114° 2017 Expedition Report

Montana; the big sky state. Famous for it’s untamed wilderness, amazing scenery and incredible night skies, it was an unforgettable location for IGO’s inaugural event in the US. We experienced warm temperatures, forest fires and even a bear sighting – yet despite this, it was a remarkable journey of camaraderie, adventure and lifelong memories. Based […]

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Urban Living Panel – The Importance of Health and Well-Being

Last week, Bobby was invited to speak on a breakfast panel held at Riverside, part of the recent redevelopment of Battersea Power Station. The theme was ‘Urban Living – The Importance of Health and Well-Being’, and the other speakers were food gurus Jasmine & Melissa Hemsley, former Olympian Tim Weeks and What-a-melon founder Ollie Bolton. […]

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Top tips for staying hydrated

There’s so much information out there about hydration; conflicting advice, complicated strategies and general noise. With water making up roughly 60% of our bodies, hydration is super important, especially whilst exercising. Too much or too little can be equally as bad, so it’s important to understand your own body and how it works to figure […]

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Stop exercising & start training

When you tell someone that you are an adventurer/explorer, you are often faced with a wry smile and a ‘unassuming’ question of “oh, that’s great… What do you actually do?” Our lives are becoming increasingly taken over by technology – we spend almost every waking hour in front of a keyboard or a screen. Is […]

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Round the Island

With the sun bathing the entirety of the United Kingdom over the weekend, it would have been rude not to put the TV remote down, get out of the sofa and venture outside. IGO’s George Bullard and 7 friends did exactly that and set out to cycle the circumference of the Isle of Wight. Sleeping […]

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