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sunny spells, april showers, misty moments and winds a-whirling!

Yet another adventure with Bristol Nordic Walking this month, as we experienced a variety of weathers all in the one weekend! Nevertheless, this hardy lot proved indomitable yet again as they demonstrated excellent nordic walking skills through a range of challenging terrain and weather; sunny spells, blustery showers and the…

Nordic walking away-weekends!

Just released the date for our latest Nordic walking away-weekend for 2017….this year we will be staying at the infamous Two Bridges Hotel set in a fantastic location in the heart of Dartmoor National Park. Come and join us for a weekend away full of adventure…

Nordic walking awaydays on our adventure weekends.

   April and May were busy Nordic walking months for Love Dartmoor. Here are few  pics from our latest Nordic walking weekends…   We enjoyed some pretty extensive jaunts into the heart of the moor and Dartmoor presented itself at its very best once again. Thanks to…

Celebrating women for a greater good.

How wonderful to have an opportunity to celebrate women’s achievements….and how timely to do so on International Women’s Day, celebrated every year on March 8th. At the start of the year, we had Tracey Curtis-Taylor, the female pilot who featured prominently in the media, when she flew a bi-plane from UK…

warming hearts and waxing lyrical in wintry wistman’s wood.

Truly magical to have snowfall on the most romantic day of the year and how wonderful to spend the day on Dartmoor. …..crunching along the rocky path to the mysterious Wistman’s wood, the intrigue of the ancient forest morphed into sheer enchantment. A carpet of snowy moss-coated boulders, crowned with snow-laden…

Have you taken the Leap in 2016?

We are launched into another new year, and this one is a Leap Year! Always a good time to reevaluate and resolute change, we embrace the New Year as a carthartic time to reassess and renew.  Emerging from the festivities of Christmas, it is natural that most New Year resolutions are centred…

more is less….50 shades of colour!

So it’s that time of year when it’s easy to hibernate, eat more and pile on the pounds. Hidden under your winter clothing,  it is wise to remember that your winter body will becomes your summer self and before you know it, there’s a massive task in hand to get back in shape! Fresh air…

Good Luck Magdalena

Bon Voyage to one of Elaine’s PT clients, Magdalena, who has been busy building up her stamina so she can take some time out from her busy dentistry practice to volunteer in Kenya, with the charity Smilestar, which was set up by her colleague and mentor, Dr Mitesh Badiani.  Volunteers travel to…

Great Cycle Tour 2015!

a fantastic experience for me this Summer was cycling as a Core Rider for the Countrywide Great Tour around the coastline of Britain. Starting on July 5th and ending Sept 5th, I managed to join the team for 2 weeks from Scarborough to Plymouth…..averaging about 70 miles a…

“Move like the animal you are!”

In the words of Joseph Pilates, as he referred to the benefits of his original Exercise philosophy, Contrology, more commonly known today as Pilates. Pilates movements can help us to keep supple and agile and fight off the stiffening and restrictive effects of ageing!  Pilates is extremely helpful in developing core strength (just like…

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