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Little Bella with Camelbak hydration pack at Sea Otter

The Camelbak Hydration Guide

Mountain biking with my daughter is one of my great joys. We’ve been tooling around together on the trails since she was eight. They were simple ones at first. As she grew older (she’s 12 now), so too did her confidence, her bike skills, and her ability to push through the harder hills, not to
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young girl sleep

Sleep Will Make Your Child A Superhero

Sleep is amazing! It’s kind of a mystery as to what exactly happens in our brains during sleep, but we need it. When we get a good night’s sleep, we feel like we have super powers! Scientists do not fully understand why we need to sleep, what causes us to sleep, and what causes us
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Sabra Davison takes a selfie with girls from the Lehigh Chapter

It’s Like Riding A Bike

“It’s like riding a bike.”  The saying commonly infers once something is learned, it stays in your muscle memory and you never lose the skill.   It’s the truth!  Once you teach someone to ride a bike, it’s a skill never to be taken away.   Now more than ever, I’ve seen a rise of girls in
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family from Philly

It’s Just Like Riding a Bike

There is a sense of freedom that lures each of us to riding a bike.  According to the American Bicyclist Study, the number of children riding bicycles declined by more than 20% between 2000 and 2010 (even as the number of children in this country increased by 3%).  We truly believe in getting #moregirlsonbikes. Sometimes
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Lea Davison snacking with a group of Little Bellas

The Insider’s Guide to What a Pro Athlete Eats

At Little Bellas, we recognize food as a source of fuel.  In fact, we teach kids to try to eat the rainbow.  No we aren’t talking gummy snacks and popsicles.  We mean fruit and vegetables.  Red fruits and veggies help keep your heart strong.  Orange fruits and veggies help keep your eyes healthy.  Yellow fruits and veggies help
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young girls preps healthy food

The Skinny on Childhood Obesity | Download Ten Tips for Parents

In the United States today, more then 1/3 of all children and teens are overweight or obese. Childhood obesity is a serious problem. It puts our kids at risk for poor health and complications down the road. There are many myths out there about obesity. Unfortunately children (and adults) who are overweight or obese get
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Sabra Davison checks out the Specialized Pitch 650b Little Bellas edition with a group of Little Bellas

Specialized Women’s Pitch – Little Bellas Edition

 The Story Behind the “Heart of Gold” Concept Specialized Bicycles has created and launched a Little Bellas Edition Women’s Pitch mountain bike. The Little Bellas edition mountain bike is intended to honor, encourage, and empower girls to ride bikes.  The gloss Chambray blue base colorway with gold foil accents immediately draws attention.  Girls can individually
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Grand Prix North Star Bicycle Festival

Celebrating Women in Sport (Little Bellas Style)

The Minnesota Little Bellas had the opportunity to give out awards for the North Star Grand Prix Pro and Amateur bicycle races in MN June 14-18, 2017. This opportunity was won through a raffle at the Pedal4parity event, an event celebrating women in sport through the lens of cycling, whose aim is to bring together
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women on sidelines at Beti Bike Bash cheering

Beti Bike Bash Retrospective

Colorado served up another spectacular weekend for the Little Bella’s Beti Bike Bash camp!  The Dream Team of mentors (Els, Kelsey, Amy, Gage, and myself were greeted with blue skies, perfect riding temperatures, and stoked little rippers as we descended on Lakewood, Colorado for two days of camp.  It is so great to be partnered
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Kate Courtney on a trainer in the Specialized Racing tent poses with her mom

Mom and Bikes and All Things Great!

In our Marin Chapter, we have something special.  All chapters have something special, but it this one we have 2 sets of mom-daughter mentors.  So on a day when we give homage to moms, we thought we’d feature these duos because moms and bikes teach us: There will be so many times you feel like
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