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Follow my adventures as I discover and share fun activities and businesses in Edinburgh that will help promote personal health and  improve the ‘health’ and ‘well-being’ of this vibrant city.  You may even be inspired to try some yourself!!

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Alien Rock 2 – You’re never too old to reach for the stars (or the ceiling)

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I was NOT a tomboy when I was young. My days were filled with piano lessons, books and Barbie® dolls; I never went on the scary rides at the amusement parks. That’s why I was completely amazed to find myself … Continue reading

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FBX – Fat Burn Extreme to the rescue!

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Overindulge on your holidays?  Hit a plateau on your weight loss?  Bored of the same workout routine? Like me, you just may need to give this HIIT workout a try! Doughnuts, Philly cheese steaks, ribs, pasta, ice cream; only a small … Continue reading

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Guest Blog:  Edinburgh Run Tour with @Runningdutchie by Marina Ranger, The Running Ranger

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Lucja Leonard (aka the Running Dutchie) loves running and loves Edinburgh.  She has recently combined these two passions to create Edinburgh Run Tours.  Running is a great way to see a new city, get your bearings, hear some stories and … Continue reading

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Lululemon Athletica – Creating a calm, healthy ‘Nook’ during the festival madness

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Free yoga classes and samples of healthy snacks from Earthy foods, Lululemon Athletica Edinburgh – I think I’m in love…. “Creating components for people to live longer, healthier, more fun lives”.  That’s the brief but poignant description Lululemon Athletica  have … Continue reading

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Fringe Fitness – Why watch when you can BEY DANCE!

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Normally I use my facebook and twitter pages to keep you informed of all the cool, healthy one-off events going on in Edinburgh and use my blog to give you more information about things that are on-going so that you … Continue reading

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Scotland’s only Salt Cave is helping Edinburgh breathe easy

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When I’m looking to relax, revitalise, heal or just give my well-being a boost – I head to a spa.  Most spas follow a similar blue print – pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi;  it’s a real bonus when I’m surprised … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: My Return to Meadowbank Velodrome by John Gow

This month we have an extra special Guest Blogger, my hubby!!  My husband has been a keen cyclist since the 80’s, competing on the road and even making the Scottish National Team for the track.  Living near Dundee, he only … Continue reading

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CAR-FREE FUN – Granton Harbour to Queensferry to Inchcolm Abbey; by bike, boat and foot

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It’s amazing what you can squeeze into one day!!  Our ‘car-free’ day was a photographers delight so even if you don’t fancy the bike ride I’m sure the coastal views, bridges, boats, nature and wildlife will inspire you to check … Continue reading

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Sweaty Betty Roadshow comes to LifesCycle

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Sweaty Betty started in London with the aim to encourage more women into fitness by providing workout clothes that were both fashionable AND functional (no more stealing your boyfriend’s track bottoms and running shorts!!).  There’s nothing worse than going to … Continue reading

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Belly Dance Taster Class with Elspeth left me hungry for MORE!

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I was checking out the Leith Festival’s programme and of course I went straight to the Dance section – never expecting to find a FREE belly dance taster class!!  I’ve been dying to try belly dancing for ages but most … Continue reading

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