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10 Reasons To Get On Your Bike

If you are like us, your bikes probably don’t see daylight during the winter months. They live, neglected, unloved and gathering cobwebs in the back of the garage for at least 6 months of the year! Every month in the UK, it is estimated that 3.1 million people cycle and cycling is the third most popular recreational activity for the …Continue reading →

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What is Fitness?

Most kids know that fitness is important for health. The grown-ups are always banging on about it after all aren’t they? Just as you’ve settled down to a great computer game dad says ‘Get off that Playstation’ after only 3 minutes. When you’re lying in bed on a Saturday reading a comic, mum chases you up and asks if you would like …Continue reading →

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Active Kids – Where Do They Get All That Energy?

You know that feeling when the kids are charging up and down the stairs playing hide and seek and you can only find the energy to get up for another caffeine fix from the coffee machine. Or when you take them to the park and you have to see-saw and swing and slide for hours when you would much rather lounge on …Continue reading →

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On Your Bike!

Do you own a bike? Are you big enough to cycle to school? Does a grown-up take you on bike rides or do you play out on bikes with your friends? If yes then there’s good news – cycling is fabulous for your fitness! It helps your muscles in your legs and bottom get strong It helps with your cardiovascular fitness …Continue reading →

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Family Fitness

Our local park is brilliant. There are gardens, swings. trees, tennis courts, duck ponds, a cafe and 2 bowling greens. We thought that over the years we had explored every corner of it, so imagine our delight when on a recent visit we saw the park-keeper hiring out bowling sets for £1.50 an hour. Even though none of us had ever played …Continue reading →

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Awesome Athletics For Kids

  You may have been hearing a thing or two about the olympics lately. London 2012 is what everyone is talking about, and it’s very likely that your teachers have been trying to improve your athletic skills in preparation for sports day. So now that the weather is better, how about getting outside and practising some skills so you can …Continue reading →

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Get Up And Dance!

So you’re a bit bored and its raining outside. How about having a little boogie? Now we’re not suggesting that any of us are good enough to throw those shapes in the picture above, and perhaps you shouldn’t try it unless you want to end up in bandages! But you can dance in your own little way and dancing is an …Continue reading →

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