What is healthy edinburgh?
We are a blog, a directory and a community.
Join us to make the most of all that is healthy in Edinburgh!
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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If you are looking for information you can use the ‘search’ box, the pull-down menus or the tag cloud to find posts on topics of interest. And don’t forget to comment on any of the posts – I try to reply to everyone
Please contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to contribute a guest post, or to tell me about your health and fitness actitivites.
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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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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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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
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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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 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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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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A workout with a VIEW!!!….. Last year we created a walk through the old town of Edinburgh that took us up 763 steps, and down 588. This hour plus walk was a serious Urban Step Class! But one thing was missing…… … Continue reading
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The sun is out, the sky is blue, do you: Close the blinds, crawl in bed and pull the duvet over your head? (NO!!!) Head to a cafe with outside tables? (not a bad option) or Head to your nearest … Continue reading