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What is healthy edinburgh?….
….. a blog, a directory and a community –
Join me as I make the most of all that is healthy in Edinburgh!

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 ‘Escaping’ the Chaos and Indulgence of the Holidays at the Sheraton’s One Spa

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My top tips for getting the most out of the ‘Escape’ hydrotherapy package so you get the maximum health benefits of relaxing, de-stressing and detoxifying It’s Christmas Day, 2014.  The sun is shining.  We’ve just finished a walk up Arthur’s … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Best Edinburgh Health & Fitness Blog, by EdinBlogger

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Thanks so much to EDINBLOGGER for organising the first Edinburgh Blog Awards and for allowing me to repost the story which announced ‘Healthy Edinburgh’ as the Best Edinburgh Health & Fitness Blog.  Thanks to everyone who voted!  It means so much … Continue reading

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Yogabeet plants roots on Yoga Mountain

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On a dark, damp, winter night, finding the motivation to get off the comfy sofa and head into town for a yoga class can be like having a mountain to climb.  But trying a new yoga class, in a brand … Continue reading

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The Great Edinburgh Santa Run Celebrates its 10th Anniversary with Festive Frivolity

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The annual Santa Run;  you couldn’t ask for a healthier way to start the holiday season….exercise, fresh air,  music, laughter, all shared with thousands of ‘Santas’ coming together to support a great charity, When You Wish Upon a Star Over … Continue reading

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Pole Fitness – It’s fun, it’s flirty, but is it a good workout?….

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….My arms and abs tell me YES! I’ve wanted to try Pole classes for a long time now.  No, I’m not looking for a career change but a chance to test my fitness in a way I’ve never been able … Continue reading

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Santa Run:  I’m suiting-up for my first ever event!

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I’ve never been in town when the Great Edinburgh Santa Run takes place, but I look at the pictures of the thousands of Santas and always hope that one year I’ll get to watch.  I was so excited when I … Continue reading

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Doing the Double at Dance Base

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All workouts should be this much fun! Dance Base  is  Scotland’s National Centre for Dance and has been promoting and delivering dance activity in the city of Edinburgh since 1994, moving to the current site in the Grassmarket in September … Continue reading

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Guest Blog:  Insanity; Train Insane – or remain the same! by Nicola Cockburn of nicolacfitness.com

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Last January I had my first attempt at a running club and I have to admit that I was a bit nervous.  Luckily I was in good hands with fitness instructor and personal trainer, Nicola Cockburn.  Nicola has recently added … Continue reading

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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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