One Day, One City – 3 Workouts : Yoga, Running and Spinning® our way across Edinburgh

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Last Saturday, the 4th of July, I woke up very excited and a little nervous to be trying Edinburgh’s first studio and outdoor based, cross-city workout event.    This trio of fitness activities (a kind of ‘Urban’ triathlon) would include an hour Vinyasa style yoga class at Meadowlark Yoga, a 5 mile run and a one … Read more…

Guest Post: Put on your trainers and help ‘Health in Mind’ promote positive mental health

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When I first started my blog ‘Healthy Edinburgh, I knew that although physical fitness was going to feature quite strongly, I also believe that ‘health’ means so much more than just physical wellbeing.  That’s why the Healthy Edinburgh motto is ‘Sharing experiences that promote healthy minds, bodies and communities’.  This month’s guest blog focuses on … Read more…

Guest Blog: What happened when Kylie Challenged herself to the Tough Mudder?…

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I did my first fitness fundraising event last December, The Santa Run.  I’ve never really taken to running but, by signing up to a challenge and committing to a fund raising goal for charity, I was motivated to train and complete the event! In my March newsletter I put together a list of fitness challenges … Read more…

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 the years, I’ve seen the pictures and heard the stories.  Thousands of Santa’s helpers, all … Read more…

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 pick up some tips from locals. Lucja can completely customise the tours to the time … Read more…