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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back into real life many of us are finding that our pre-covid habits - think exercise routines and walks to work - have been replaced by lockdown habits.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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50 For A Reason #34 : We Want You To Swim Like A Fish!

Today is national Swim A Lap Day and with the fantastic Go Play Summer Offer of £2 a Swim just around the corner, Nicki is here to chat all...

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50 FOR A REASON #32 There’s A Warm Welcome For All

Nicki catches up with Robyn Strathie, the newest member of the marketing team, to chat about the warm welcome awaiting tourists to the Perth...

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50 FOR A REASON #32 Share Your Memories!

I’m sure you’ll all know that Live Active Leisure are celebrating 50 years in the community this year – we have mentioned this once or...

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50 FOR A REASON #31 Helping You Love The Summer Holidays!

Can you believe we’ve had a week of sunshine – blue skies every day, the smell of fresh cut grass in the air and that sudden realisation...

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50 FOR A REASON #30 - Our Chairman is Officially the Best!

Nicki catches up with Bill Duncan as he celebrates his amazing win as ‘Trustee of the Year’ at this year’s SPORTA UK Awards. Working ...

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50 FOR A REASON #29 – Great Partnerships Work For All

Nicki catches up with Sarah Halliday to find out more about the amazing opportunities out there for sports coaching grants in Perth and Kinr...

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50 For A reason #28 – We Walk The Walk, Talk The Talk!

National Walking Month is upon us and the LAL teams are gearing up for a week long walking challenge designed to push the fitbits into overd...

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50 For A Reason #27 - We Move With The Times

50 For A Reason – We Move With The Times As the new Live Active Rewards App launches, Nicki tries it out AND enjoys a ride down the river...

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50 For A Reason – #26 Boosted By The Best!

As Stephen Milne announces his place in the GB squad, Nicki catches up with him to chat performance level training and reaching his goals. ...

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