Month: February 2009

New physical activity plan to curb our couch potato culture

Speaking at the Local Government Association conference, Public Health Minister Dawn Primarolo called for a ‘yes, you can’ approach to getting people active including more opportunities for older people to become physically active, increased access to Britain’s coastline and an end to the ‘No Ball Games’ culture.

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Aiming for success

“Rifle: Steps to Success really hits the mark! I highly recommend it to anyone interested in becoming an air rifle shooter as well as experienced target shooters looking for ways to improve their performance.
Marcus Raab, National Coach Trainer
National Rifle Association of America

Thinking of running the marathon?

It is important to devise a training schedule and this applies equally whether you are running for the first time or are aiming improve your personal best as the basics of training for marathons apply to all runners. There are however two main criteria which may affect your training plans – experience and ambition. The greater your aspirations the harder you will need to train.

Dancing to fitness

Free to Dance is part of the Scottish Government’s anti-obesity programme aimed specifically at young girls and will offer teenage girls in Glasgow, Ayreshire and Orkney the opportunity to adopt a more active lifestyle through dance sessions after school, in the evening and at weekends.