Fitness Magazine - Best Abs from Around the World! We hit the hottest beaches around to bring you the flat-belly secrets behind the sleekest physiques. To summer-ize your waistline in record time, take this around-the-globe tour of the top tummy toners. Do two sets of each move, completing all 10 in any order to target your abs from every angle. (Or pick a few to add middle-whittling power to your regular routine.) All you'll need is a single two-pound dumbbell and a resistance band -- and a credit card for that dream bikini you'll be wearing all summer!
Huffington Post ~ Hiking in Western Ghat, India - Jan 2012 One of my trip highlights of my trip to India was doing an overnight trek with Trek Finder Outfitters in the tea plantations of the Western Ghat. Our guide Mohan, a former karate champion who studied botany in University, was a fit and informative leader along our breathtaking journey.
Wine 101 Instructional Video - Wines Around the World Swirl, sniff and sip your way through this fun, light-handed wine class learning the wicked ways of the grape. Stefani Jackenthal, author of WANDERLUST WINING and president of NTS Wine Tasting LLC will teach you the tools to understand the flavors and textures in wines you like, so you’re not relying on strangers – waiter and wine store folks – to blindly tell you what to drink.
TV8Vail Interview ~ Wanderlust Wining & Vail Symposium In March 2012, I was in Vail, Co., giving a presentation at the Vail Symposium's Unlimited Adventure series about my book Wanderlust Wining, various adventures and recent trip to India. That morning, I was interviewed on TV8's "Good Morning Vail."
Go Green! Go Green is an eco-friendly adventure travel show hosted by adventure journalist Stefani Jackenthal that explores fun, active weekend getaways packed with outdoor activities and fantastic wine & food.
Film: Speaking with Music Stefani was the location manager for a film featuring the inner world of teenage classical pianists in a high profile competition at a Manhattan School of Music.
Stefani Jackenthal's - Broadcast Reel A combination of self-shot and color commentary and in-action shooting and interviewing from adventure races, ultra-runs, triathlons, etc. Thanks for checking it out!
NPR - 'Climbing Blind' in the Himalayas It's climbing season in the Himalayas, where every year climbers take great risks to scale the world's highest peaks. But for six Tibetan teenagers who attempted to reach the summit of Lapka Rhi last year, conditions were especially challenging. They're blind.
Strength Radio Stefani was the featured guest on Jason White's Strength Radio in December. The topic of the day was adventure and endurance training. Click to check it out!
Wanderlust wining is a fun, delicious guide to outdoor activities, wineries, restaurants and lodging in wine region across the USA. I love to play outdoor - running, cycling, hiking, paddling and more - and then drink wine made from grapes grown on Mother Nature's playground. Wanderlust Wining is a one-stop-read to crafting fun active wine trips in familiar (and unfamiliar) winemaking areas.
Discover how to kick off an action-packed morning and spend the remainder of the day sniffing, swirling and sipping through local wineries. Learn how to taste wine like a pro and be in the "local know" about the best hiking and mountain biking trails or places to paddle, surf, SUP and sail. Visit creameries, galleries or savor a sustainable wine dinner served in the middle of a vineyard.
Over Labor Day weekend, I explored Idaho wine country, tried SUP Yoga and did a 100-mile ride through Sun Valley's wild west. My article about the sipping, SUP yoga & spinning exploration was published on HuffPost. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/stefani-jackenthal/idaho-wine-tasting_b_4283398.html
Its a gorgeous part of the world and the route was fantastic. We ran along beaches, lush green hilly landscape (past lots of fluffy sheep), cliffs and crashing waves below. After a few years hiatus from ultrarunning racing it was nice to be back in the mix and squeak out a 3rd place finish to boot.
I'm packing up for my 50K Causeway Crossing running race in northern Ireland on May 4th. The route zigzags along the Antrim Coast and Giant's Causeway. I hear the basalt columns, crumbling stone castles and ancient bridges are facinating! www.lostworldsracing.com/causeway-crossing-2013-2nd-edition/ More on my adventure when I return to NYC. Cheers!
In January, I visited Big Sky, MT to cross country and backcountry ski with my friend Joe at Lone Mountain Ranch. With 85km of pristinely groomed cross country ski trails, its a hidden gem that I reveal in my article recently published on Huffington Post:
Earlier this year, I explored South India with my friend Nancy. We hiked through tea plantations in Munnar, explored the backwaters in Cochin, took a cooking class and even rode an elephant! My story is in the currant (fall 2012) issue of Women's Adventure Magazine