When I decided to go to TreeRunner Adventure Park in Raleigh, NC I wanted to make sure that I would be comfortable. Being prepared to climb and use the strength in your body requires comfort and reliability.

http://treerunnerraleigh.com/

I chose this outfit because I liked the colors and I liked the way that it fit on me. Plus, TJMaxx had some great deals that I couldn’t pass up on. Here are some of the brands that I bought: Balance Collection, Reebok, and Lorna Jane.

https://tjmaxx.tjx.com/store/index.jsp

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Lorna Jane top. Photo by Linda Mendible

My Reebok sports bra was a great fit and I am a sucker for anything black with this go to item.

When I saw these capri leggings, I knew they had my name all over them. Super cute print and they allowed me to move around freely. Not only could I use them for my outdoor adventures, but they are great for the gym too.

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My whole outfit geared for adventure.

The contrast in the print with the leggings got my attention right away. I figured why not make it fun right? I could imagine all the other cute tops that would match them.

My sneakers are by Nike Free and let me climb about with the right amount of support. I love how versatile they are. Found these gems at Dicks Sporting Goods.

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Nike Free from Dicks Sporting Goods.

What I like about them is that even my archery instructor Christine Harrelson was interested in them. Different terrain with archery calls for different sneakers. At least I know I have the right gear for all my fitness needs.

https://www.dickssportinggoods.com/

http://www.christineharrelson.com/

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Outfit held up during this course.

You know an outfit is made well when you are strapped in a harness pretty snugly.

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Leggings by Balance Collection. Love the detail at the bottom of them.
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Flying through the air! This is the epitome of fun and one of my favorite shots.

This was a lot of fun and so nice not to worry about my leggings holding up to the challenge. Not once did I worry about how durable they would be. Huge thanks to Linda who took all of my photos.

http://lindamendible.com

It wouldn’t be right if I didn’t tell you where I bought my shades from other than Kohl’s and they are by Vera Wang. I finally found some that fit the frame of my face the way that I like.

https://www.kohls.com/

I’m the type that will hang on to a pair until I either lose them or scratch them. However this summer I have decided that I am going to venture out more to try new looks with clothing and accessories.

When I work out I want to feel good in what I am wearing. I want to feel empowered and if that means finding the right clothing to compliment my goals I will do that.

What makes you feel empowered?

I had the best time at this adventure park and I can’t wait to go back again. Whether it is an adventure park or fitness indoors I will be sure to feel good in what I’m wearing.

What is your favorite thing to wear when working out or enjoying an outdoor sport?

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