It’s National Fitness Day

How are you going to celebrate National Fitness Day? Fitness League teachers all over the UK will be celebrating by doing what they do best – teaching exercise. We know that the heady mix of good music, good exercise and FABULOUS teaching is a winning combination. Help us celebrate fitness every day. Click on the…

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September 9, 2015
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Do you exercise on holiday?

Being on holiday doesn’t mean giving up your exercise regime. The local surroundings may inspire you to keep fit.  Wherever you go for your holiday this year, here are a few tips to help maintain your fitness whilst away. Always pack something suitable to exercise in. Then there is no excuse! At the airport, exploring the…

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July 28, 2015
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How much fluid do you drink in a day?

And more importantly WHAT do you drink? No this isn’t another homily on alcohol consumption. We all know we should be careful how much alcohol we drink. I want you to think about other fluids. Water makes up about 2/3 of the weight of a healthy body.  Every system in your body depends on water.…

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July 15, 2015

Big apologies!

We apologise for a glitch which meant a rogue link was embedded into all of our news and lifestyle posts. We have cleaned the site and are currently patching to ensure that it doesn’t happen again.

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July 13, 2015

Fitness League announce 2 new Vice Presidents

Fitness League are pleased to announce Rosemary Barber and Pikkie Smith as FL Vice Presidents. They join existing VP’s Margaret Peggie and Isolde McCullough and President Saba Douglas Hamilton in flying the flag for FL throughout the UK and across the globe. Rosemary Barber qualified as a Fitness League teacher in 1963, having completed 2…

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June 16, 2015

Recommendations to reduce sitting time.

02 June 2015 From Office workers are advised to try and progress towards accumulating at least two hours of standing/light activity during their working day and eventually progressing to achieve four hours. The recommendations have been developed by an expert panel for Public Health England and the Active Working Community Interest Company. The core…

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June 10, 2015

UK struggling to keep up with active EU neighbours

Publish date: Wed, 20/05/2015 – 12:03 A report by the British Heart Foundation shows that 44% of the UK population does no “moderate physical activity”. The report places the UK 16th out of 28 EU countries when it comes to getting active. With the total cost of physical inactivity estimated to exceed over £900m a…

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May 21, 2015
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Festival DVD now available

Following our fantastic Fitness League Festival on May 2nd 2015, we are pleased to be able to offer the DVD as a memento of the day. Re-live the fabulous show, the homage to our history with the wonderful walking competition and the superb masterclasses. Please send a cheque, made payable to John Kingdon, for £12.50…

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May 19, 2015

And the winner of the 2015 Strictly Walking competition is……

27 Fitness League members entered the Strictly Walking competition from all regions, Scotland, Ireland, Wales and South Africa. After much deliberation the winners were  by our patron Sophie Ellis Bextor with prizes presented by her granny Sybil who is an Exeter League member. The results were 1st place – Sandra Crawford (Scotland) 2nd place –…

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May 6, 2015
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