Featured Blogs

Try A Tri, Run A 10K or Get The Kids In The Swim

08-02-2017

Hi Everyone,

Well, with January over it's time to look forward to some of the year's big goals and for all of us here in Highland Perthshire and Strathearn that means fixing the dates for the annual Highland Race Series.  We started with multi-discipline sports almost 30 years ago in Perthshire and sinc...

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Meet The Team - Gary Watson

11-06-2019

Gary Watson is Director of Operational Services with Live Active Leisure, and is based at head Office as part of the senior management team. 

Gary has worked in the sports and leisure industry for over 30 years, both in the local authority and trust sectors.  His wide and varied career has seen him mana...

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Sam Herd : Live Active Leisure Talented Athlete

11-06-2019

 

At only 23 years old, Sam Herd has been downhill mountain biking for 14 years.  An Abernethy resident, you will often spot him flying down the forest tracks of Perthshire, or training in Bell’s Sports Centre’s Strength and Conditioning Gym.  In his spare time, he is studying for a Sports Scie...

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Back To Class | What To Expect On Your Return

01-10-2020

I had the intro to this article all written in my head  just a couple of weeks ago when I started to plan my return to fitness classes. ‘As we ease out of lockdown….’ it was meant to begin.  And then of course we were all told to take a step back and rethink our daily lives once again.

I ...

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Back To Class | What To Expect On Your Return

I had the intro to this article all written in my head  just a couple of weeks ago when I started to plan my return to fitness classes....

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Vicki Leaver | LAL Member | Lockdown Fitness

Perth woman, Vicki Leaver, is one of our members, who in more normal times uses Perth based venues for her own fitness and her growing famil...

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Exercise For Mental Health: Real Life Experience

During Mental Health Awareness Month in May 2019, we invited local woman, Carrie Martin, to spend a month enjoying the benefits of a Li...

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Fencing : Athlete Q & A

Aoibheann (17) and Oisin (13) Lindsay-Dorward are the sister and brother fencers who have both been selected for Live Active Leisure’s eme...

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Salle Ossian : Fencing in Lockdown

Fencing is a fast, dynamic and exciting sport that has held its place as one of the original sports in the modern Olympic Games.  An ex...

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The Lockdown Diaries Week 7 : Pilates Made Perfect

I hope you're all staying safe and well and enjoying your extra hour's outdoor exercise each day! Last week I spotted Kirsty's At Home pilat...

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Lockdown Diaries Week 6 – At-Home Workers Feel The Stretch

The nation, it seems, is currently divided in 3 distinct groups of people. The heroes – they’re the keyline workers who head out to thei...

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Lockdown Diaries Week 5 : Upper Body 'Passata' Workout

Week 5, and I have realised that in every workout so far I’ve written a variation of the phrase ‘My upper body strength is weak’ / ‘...

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Fair City Rollers: Roller Derby

When it comes to participating in sport at a local level, few clubs offer an experience as fast-paced and thrilling as the Fair City Rollers...

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