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Kinesthetic Learning in Sports & Fitness

Posted by on Monday, October 21, 2013

Kinesthetic Physical Awareness Wikipedia defines kinesthetic learning as follows; “Kinesthetic learning (also known as tactile learning) is a learning style in which learning takes place by the student carrying out a physical activity, rather than listening to a lecture or watching a demonstration. People with a preference for kinesthetic learning are also commonly known as do-ers.”  AccordingRead More...

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New Term of Group Fitness for November / December 2013

Posted by on Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Morning All  I hope everyone is fit, well and enjoying the last few days in the sun? This email is just a quick update regarding the current group fitness activities on offer. The current term currently ends the week ending 20th October.This was originally due my planned family holiday but because of my on going problem with my wrist that has now been canceled. Also due to my wrist injuryRead More...

Self Defence Taster Session

Posted by on Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Self Defence Taster Session Friday 4th October 1800 – 1900 at Woodstock Youth Centre. We at Project Active would like to invite you to our Self Defence Taster Session, now that Autumn is upon us and the dark nights are closing in. We realise that this can lead to a time of uncertainty when trying keep active whilst out and about, so we invite you to come along and try our latest offering to keepRead More...

Group Fitness Update

Posted by on Friday, August 23, 2013

Hi All Just a quick note to say thank you for the feedback in regards to the group fitness activities and your understanding of my current plight – you have decided! – Monday nights in Stonesfield at 1930 will be an Outdoors Bootcamp style session. – Wednesday night in Woodstock at 1900 will be a Boxercise / circuits based class. I realize that these classes are not to everyone’sRead More...

What Makes a Successful Training Plan?

Posted by on Tuesday, August 13, 2013

A successful training plan requires more than just volume. There are many components which need consolidating; the total amount of training completed is a small part of the puzzle. Thought must be put in to muscle groups, diversity, type of training, recovery, and more. Addressing all the points required in a cohesive training plan ensure long-term success, sustainability, and the best overall results! TheRead More...

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How To Stay Motivated in Your Fitness Goals

Posted by on Friday, July 12, 2013

This month we have seen some of the finest athletes in the world grace the courts at Wimbledon. The male and female competitors have shown tremendous conditioning, battling heat and nerves to perform at their peak. Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Aggie Radwanska and Sabine Lisicki have performed with precision and courage to reach the semifinals. Quirky Marion Bartoli is a finalist and although all theseRead More...

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Staying Active in Oxford’s Parks

Posted by on Saturday, June 29, 2013

Long regarded as a charming and historic area, Oxford is also a place of natural wonder and clean air where outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the sights, activities and games. The Oxford City Council oversees the administration of 7 large City Parks, 26 local parks and 22 Neighbourhood Parks. Many of these are great for taking your fitness activities outdoors! The goal of the Council is that outdoor enthusiastsRead More...

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Summer Fitness Challenge 2013

Posted by on Thursday, June 27, 2013

SUMMER FITNESS CHALLENGE It is that time of year where many of us are in the off season or preparing for school holidays which usually means our fitness takes a dip! Which is why you need an objective, a goal to aim towards and what better than this one.  Get off the sofa, stop moaning about the British weather and lack of national sporting success – The time is NOW! The event of the summerRead More...

Exercises in the Workplace Improves Mood

Posted by on Thursday, May 30, 2013

Researcher J. Carson Smith, as assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Maryland School of Public Health, recently released results of a study connecting exercise and mood. The study show that exercise not only helps reduce stress but also reduces anxiety and improves mood. Smith explains that there are a number of studies that correlate exercise to mood improvement,Read More...

EU Sport And Fitness Data

Posted by on Tuesday, May 28, 2013

A new report from the European Union (EU) reveals the participation rates of EU residents in sport.  60 percent of all EU occupants, or 27 million persons, take part in one sport like hiking, cycling, swimming, tennis or golf on occasion. Throughout the EU, there are 700,000 sport-specific clubs. These clubs have about 70 million members. The most practiced sports are: Swimming Golf Football Volleyball Tennis Gymnastics Basketball MoreRead More...

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