How to prepare for your next adventure

As you may well have gathered by now, I love a challenge(!) I love finding something that pushes me beyond what I thought was possible and forces me to adjust so that I come out stronger.  I’ve done all sorts of challenges like cycling to Paris in 24 hours, running marathons, cycling 200 miles in…

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5 Reasons to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

I’m sure you’ve all seen a million and one inspirational quotes on social media encouraging you to do something different and step out of your comfort zone. But the truth is, breaking your routine is often a lot easier said than done. There’s a load of science behind why we find it so hard to…

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Why I Love a Challenge (and You Should Too!)

Why I Love a Challenge (and You Should Too!) Without a doubt, the question I get asked the most is ‘Georgie, why do you do it? Why do you choose to challenge yourself and put yourself through the pain?’ So, I thought I’d better set the record straight. Firstly, I want to provide you with…

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Adventurer Georgie of G Who Dares has hijacked the blog!

My name’s Georgie and over the next few weeks I’m really excited to be guest writing for IGO. I’m going to be sharing my experiences, practical advice and need to know tips to help you get the most out of your next adventure. So, who’s Georgie? By most people’s book’s I’m a fairly “normal” person.…

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Scotland Weekend Challenge May Report

IGO was in the Scottish Highlands last week for our first adventure weekend. In this Scotland report we hope to add a little more flesh to add to the bone for what was an incredible trip. “It’s very difficult to put into words how deeply last weekend impacted me. I feel like my soul was…

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Kit Corner: Which Bag?

With IGOs first ever weekend challenge starting in just 4 days, we thought this week we would focus on the first thing you should start with before even thinking about leaving the house for a weekend adventure. The bag. Whilst IGOs are tough physical challenges, they are also designed to be very enjoyable! As such,…

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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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