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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. ‘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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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 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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Welcome Back


As I type, our teams across Perth and Kinross are busy filling sanitiser stations and wiping down rowing machines for your return to our venues on Monday 26th April. We're all beyond excited to be opening the doors and welcoming you back in – it has been far, far too long!

We know you’re all desperate to get ...

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How To Combat Stress


I think its fair to say that 2020 / 21 will go down as one of the most stressful years in our collective history.  Maybe you were a frontline worker, or perhaps you had to juggle home schooling and a full-time job, or deal with the isolation of living alone. 

Whatever your circumstances, there were very...

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How to Break and Make Habits


As we ease out of lockdown and back into real life many of us are finding that our pre-covid habits - think exercise routines and walks to work - have been replaced by lockdown habits. Think Netflix and wine! 

Sometimes, even when the will is there, getting back on track with the things you know make you fee...

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Come On Arlene!


With classes now reopen (HOORAY!) we can all begin to think about mixing it up and adding a Body Attack, Core Stability or Spin Session back into our exercise routine. With this in mind, we thought we’d catch up with one of LAL’s longest-standing physical activity instructors for some post-lockdown motivation!

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Customer Spotlight | Vicki Leaver


Vicki Leaver has been a regular user of LAL since she took part pay as you go Zumba classes back in 2011 – that’s a decade of classes, gym sessions, swimming with the kids and soft play at Bell’s Sports Centre!Vicki Leaver has been a regular user of LAL since she took part pay as you go Zumba classes back in 2011 ...

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Arlene For Tayside Children with Cancer and Leukaemia


Regular readers of our blog may remember we posted a few weeks ago about Arlene McWalter, one of our long-standing instructors.  In what started as a quick chat about classes reopening, Arelene casually mentioned she was training for an ironman to celebrate her upcoming 50th birthday!

But this isn’t just a...

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First Steps Into Fitness 2017 - Keep On Going!

Hi Everyone! Well, we’re half way through the month now and I’m so pleased to have seen packed out classes and gyms across all of our v...

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First Steps Into Fitness 2017 - Let's Do It Together

Much like all of you out there, here at Live Active we've compiled a list of New Year resolutions.  Personal goals, team objectives and...

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PiYo Brings Balance To Bells

We all know that Nicki is our resident tester of a new class but with the lurgy laying her up for the launch of PiYo, Rhona from the Red Str...

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Live Active People - Cara Is Over The Wall With Delight!

When we heard this fantastic story form Live Active Strathearn, we had to bring out the #LiveActivePeople blog for another whirl! Meet Cara,...

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50 For A Reason #46 – We’re 50… For A Reason!

As the 50th Celebrations draw to a close Nicki looks back over the highlights of the past year and asks you to join in the first campaign of...

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50 For a Reason #45 – Growing The Highland Race Series

Nicki catches up with Tracey Greer, one of the LAL management team responsible for the Highland Race Series and chats about the continued su...

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50 For A Reason #44: Community Hubs For All!

Nicki catches up with Kirsteen Ross, Community Sports Hub Officer, to find out more about sporting life in communities across Perthshire and...

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50 For A Reason #43 - Yes Joshua Can!

As the Paralympics kick off, we’re glued the telly once more this time cheering on local boccia Champion, Team GB member and Live Active L...

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50 For A Reason #42 - The Big Weekend of Sport

Nicki was out and about this weekend, enjoying all of the amazing activities and sports that ran across the area.  From a meet & gr...

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