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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Beat The Winter Lockdown Blues

13-01-2021

With the third Monday in January fast approaching we can’t help but feel that this year it should be called ‘The Bluest Monday of All Time Ever”.  With the third Monday in January fast approaching we can’t help but feel that this year it should be called ‘The Bluest Monday of All Time Ever”. &n...

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Lockdown Two : How’s Your Motivation?

30-01-2021

Looking through social media, it is apparent that we’re all finding Lockdown 2.0 decidedly tougher than first time round. A bit like The Hangover or Grease, the sequel just isn’t bringing the same good-time vibes as first time round.  

Gone are afternoons baking sourdough and doing yoga on the ...

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Lockdown Two : How’s Your Motivation?

Looking through social media, it is apparent that we’re all finding Lockdown 2.0 decidedly tougher than first time round. A bit like ...

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Beat The Winter Lockdown Blues

With the third Monday in January fast approaching we can’t help but feel that this year it should be called ‘The Bluest Monday of All Ti...

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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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