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

04-01-2017

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 company wide aims to ensure we keep focused in delivering the very best value for your fitness money. We are delighted to announce, therefore, that you’re currently enjoying the f...

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First Steps Into Fitness 2017 - Keep On Going!

12-01-2017

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 venues.  

Are your resolutions still intact?  If so, a huge five to you – you’re doing great. If not, don’t worry, there’s still another 50 weeks of t...

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Live Active Virtual Surgery #1 - Your Fitness Questions

19-01-2017

Hi Everyone,

Thanks so much to those of you who sent in your questions. Some were very similar to others so we've condensed them down to the following. Do remember to ask the instructors in your local venue for help and advice - they'll all be ready and willing to help!

Check back next week for one custom...

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Fitness Month – Real Life Stories

27-01-2017

We caught up with two of our fitness customers who have come back into fitness after years away from the gym and classes.  Both have been through beginner’s classes and are now enjoying the benefits and boosts that come with leading an active lifestyle. The words are entirely their own – no bribes were nece...

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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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READY, GET SET, TIME TO TRAIN!

14-02-2017

Hi Everyone!

We have officially launched the Live Active Race Series 2017!  From a 10K to a Sprint Tri and a Junior aquathlon, we’ve pulled together a fantastic choice of events which are sure to suit all ages, fitness levels and experience. Entry Central is live and the first of the emails are winging the...

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Virtual Surgery #2 - Your Triathlon & 10K Questions Answered

17-02-2017

Hi Everyone,

Thanks so much to those of you who sent in your questions. Some were very similar to others so we've condensed them down to the following. Do remember to ask the instructors in your local venue for help and advice - they'll all be ready and willing to help!

Check back next week for our custom...

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Stride For Life - Walk Your Way To Health

03-03-2017

Hi Everyone,

If you're on the our website here at Live Active Leisure, chances are you know that keeping yourself fit and staying active is hugely important to your physical and mental wellbeing. But what do you do when you’re not one for gyms, pools or classes? Perhaps you’re more of an outdoors person, you ...

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Stride For Life Perthshire - Find Out More!

09-03-2017

Hi Everyone,

If you've been inspired by the fantastic video from the Stanley Stride For Life walk leader, Fiona Lough, then keep reading! This wonderful project offers a whole host of FREE guided walks weekly throughout Perthshire and are an easy way of cha...

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Virtual Surgery #3 - Your Stride For Life Questions Answered

17-03-2017

Hi Everyone,

Thanks so much to those of you who sent in your questions. Some were very similar to others so we've condensed them down to the following. Do remember to ask the walk leaders in your local venue for help and advice - they'll all be ready and willing to help!

Check back next week for our Strid...

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Mental Health & Exercise - How Can We help Your Wellbeing?

05-05-2017

With Mental Health Awareness Week (8th to 14th May) approaching it’s an ideal time to take stock of your overall wellbeing.  Ensuring sound mental health is a hugely important part of this and yet, all too often, we overlook the niggles of stress and the burden of a low mood, putting it d...

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Couch To 5K... And Beyond : Running For Your Mental Health

05-05-2017

Can running make you happy? Not the way I do it is my immediate reaction! However, we are all beginning to realise that looking after your mental state is an integral part of your health and wellbeing, and that exercise can help you achieve positive mental health.  Have a read of our Mental Health Awareness Blog for...

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VIRTUAL SURGERY #5 Your Mental Wellbeing Questions Answered

19-05-2017

Hi Everyone,

Thanks so much to those of you who emailed us with questions around using exercise to improve or maintain your mental health.  Do please remember to ask the LAL team members in your local venue for any additional advice - they're all ready and willing to help!  You can do this either by pop...

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Active Fun : Summer Holiday Heroes 2017

12-06-2017

Hello!

Its that time of year again where parents and kids everywhere are counting down the days to the summer holidays - all be it, for very different reasons!  Keeping them amused while ensuring a positive outlet for all that extra sunshine-fuelled energy can be a challenge in itself but you'll be glad ot k...

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Let's Have An Adventure!

16-06-2017

Helping you keep the kids happy, active and amused has been part of LAL’s local summer holiday promise in Perth and Kinross for over twenty years now. (I know, we can hardly believe it ourselves!). Building on its humble beginnings in Bell’s Sports Centre, our award-winning programme has gon...

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ACTIVE ENERGY : GET READY FOR SUMMER!

04-07-2017

With the school holidays kicking things off, we thought it was time we spoke about Live Active Energy!  Who better to fill us in than Blair Brown, a Live Active Fitness Instructor based in the Perth area who started life with LAL as an Active Energy user?

Hi Everyone,

This month we’re talking about...

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ACTIVE SCHOOLS – SCHOOL SPORT COACHING PROJECT

21-07-2017

Active Schools is a national programme which sees sportscotland working in partnership with all 32 local authorities to invest in and support the Active Schools Network. Here in Perth & Kinross, our Active Schools programme falls under the watchful eye of Tammy McKinlay, Active Schools Manager with Live Active Leisur...

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50 For A Reason #18: We’re Directed By People Like You

As Live Active Leisure announces an opportunity for a two new non-executive directors to join the board, Nicki catches up with Leigh Hudson,...

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#50ForAReason #17: We Even Help You Shop...

Nicki sets out armed with her Live Active Rewards keyring, to investigate what bargains and deals she can find simply by being a member! I ...

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50 For A Reason #16: Do The Double…Take The Kids!

Live Active Leisure launches their award-winning Pitlochry 10K for 2016 and joins forces with their Perth counterpart to get the kids runnin...

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50 For A Reason #15: We Love To Love You!

This Valentine’s Day Live Active Leisure are offering a little love for any dynamic duo out there; whether you want to sign up with your o...

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50 For A Reason #14: We Like To Start Them Early!

Nicki takes a look at the fab, fun range of activities we have on offer for your wee ones and find’s out why Active Steps is such an impor...

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50 For A Reason #13: Working With Communities

As a local fitness and leisure trust, it is a key priority of LAL to get out and about chatting to the people in our community and engaging ...

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50 For A Reason #12: Jim Comes Full Circle!

Nicki catches up with Jim Fergusson, one of our activity referral clients and a founding influence in the Letham Centre, now known as Live A...

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50 For A Reason #11: Nicki Signs on for MaxFit

Nicki has signed on for the new MaxFit membership and has already reaped the rewards of steaming out those festive indulgences! Happy New Y...

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50 For A Reason #10: The Big Staff Development Day

As the big staff development day approaches, Nicki catches up with Diane Gaffney, our HR Manager to chat about Our People. Many years ago, ...

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#50 For A Reason #9: Helping You On Your Bike

Picture a bright, dry day (if you can!) and one of the things many of you will now have in your mind’s eye is a carefree bike ride, perhap...

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50 For A Reason #8: We’re Walking Right By Your Side

Nicki chats to Colin Melville about the winter Stride For Life Walks and chats about why somethings as simple as walking can make a big diff...

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