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April, 2017

Less than one month to go until Push the Boat Out in Worcestershire

Less than one month to go until Push the Boat Out in Worcestershire

Posted: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:59

The countdown to Push The Boat Out 2017 is ON as there is less thanone month to go until you and your family can try sailing and windsurfing for free and low cost across Worcestershire.

Between Saturday 13 and Sunday 21 May, three sailing clubs and centres... Read More »

Tags: Worcestershire, active, inclusive, sailing

BBC - Exercise 'keeps the mind sharp' in over-50s, study finds

BBC - Exercise 'keeps the mind sharp' in over-50s, study finds

Posted: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:50

Doing moderate exercise several times a week is the best way to keep the mind sharp if you're over 50, research suggests.

Thinking and memory skills were most improved when people exercised the heart and muscles on a regular basis, a review of 39 studies... Read More »

Tags: Active, Active Ageing, BBC, Herefordshire, News, Worcestershire

Black Pear Joggers New C25K and 5 - 10K Running Programmes Starting

Black Pear Joggers New C25K and 5 - 10K Running Programmes Starting

Posted: Wed, 19 Apr 2017 18:01

The Black Pear Joggers next Couch to 5K and 5 - 10K running programmes will commence on Monday 8th May 2017 at 6.45pm from Perdiswell Leisure Centre.

These programmes are 9 weeks long and are led by qualified Leaders and Coaches in Running Fitness. They... Read More »

Tags: Active, Worcestershire, coaching

Staying active was my key to recovery, says Di

Staying active was my key to recovery, says Di

Posted: Mon, 10 Apr 2017 14:40

DI FOX was a very active person before being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016. A personal trainer by profession, Di also coached badminton and was a pilates instructor but the cancer treatment took its toll on her body.

She said: "I could easily run... Read More »

Tags: Active, Cancer, Herefordshire, Macmillan, Support, Worcestershire

Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire reveals NEW female coaching bursary

Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire reveals NEW female coaching bursary

Posted: Thu, 06 Apr 2017 16:16

Female coaches from across the two counties gathered at Tuesday's 'Reach' workshop. Run by the Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire, the evening aimed to provide an opportunity for female coaches across Herefordshire and Worcestershire... Read More »

Tags: Coach, Coaching, Females, Funding, Herefordshire, Reach, Volunteer, Worcestershire