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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!

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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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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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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