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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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The Lockdown Diaries : Sedantry to Super Mover 2020

I’d like to start by laying out a plain and simple truth that I’m sure many of you will relate to. ME GOING INTO LOCKDOWN: "I’m ...

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Exercises to Practice When Working From Home

We're sure that the vast majority of you will be reading this blog from the 'comfort' of your own home; because whilst nothing about th...

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Sam Herd : Live Active Leisure Talented Athlete

  At only 23 years old, Sam Herd has been downhill mountain biking for 14 years.  An Abernethy resident, you will often spot him ...

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Meet The Team - Gary Watson

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

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What is Short Tennis?

Short Tennis is often considered to be a children's game but actually, it is a terrific way for adults to keep fit and get in some of those ...

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Table Tennis - How To Play

First things first - Just what is the difference between Table Tennis and Ping Pong?  Well, after much research and many explanati...

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Racket Sports For Health

Two years ago there was a study carried out using information from over 80,000 people with an average age of 52; they were each followed for...

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The Rules of Five A-Side

We've pulled toegther the rules of Five-A-Side to keep everyone in agreement - perfect for first time players, younger teams and those dodgy...

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