Category Archives: Motivation

NUFFIELD HEALTH AND THE AFFECT BEING A MEMBER IS HAVING ON MY FITNESS AND WELLBEING

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Sports and fitness are so important to an individual’s health and happiness. I have reviewed my fitness routine recently and discovered how inspired and motivated I suddenly am. Nothing seems to inspire and motivate me as much as sports and

WELL OF ST RONAN: WELL WORTH A VISIT!

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Inspiration If you are looking for inspiration to go walking in the Scottish Borders, a visit to the healthy spring of St Ronan’s is well worth a visit. The healing waters of St Ronan are thought to have to have

INCLUSIVE WALK IN THE PENTLAND HILLS

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Beyond Boundaries East Lothian, or BBEL, is an organisation that helps to provide access to the outdoors and outdoor sport to disabled people. Founded in East Lothian about six years ago, BBEL has over 50 members but in the last

8 THINGS I LEARNED FROM MY CYCLE ROUND THE OUTER HEBRIDES

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If you have been to my blog before you will know that I have recently cycled the Outer Hebrides and that this has been a big achievement for me as well as a lot of challenge and fun. I thought

DISABLED PEOPLE IN EAST LOTHIAN PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES OF SPORT

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For a group of disabled people in East Lothain, any form or disability or impairment presents no barrier to enjoying outdoor activity and sport. Beyond Boundaries East Lothian, or BBEL, provides disabled people with the opportunity to experience and participate in outdoor sports

THE JOY OF THE MOUNTAINS

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By far the best part of my cycling adventure was cycling over the mountains of Harris. Here is a short videos to try and show what is was like.  

Spreading The Word That Cycling Is For All Abilities.

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I have been lucky enough to get another guest blog post published,  this time on the Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op website. I have written a summary of my trip to the Hebridies and a little background about how I got into

Arrival on Harris and the Joy of the rain

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By the time I stopped and it had dawned on me that I had probably gone too far and didn’t really know where I was, I was soaked to the skin and really starting to get cold. The rain had

The first day on my Cycling adventure Barra to South Uist

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We had a comfortable enough sleep in the Dunard hostel that night although I was so shattered after the journey to get there I would have slept anywhere. The beds were a bit rickety and the mattress really soft so

Completed my Hebridean Cycle Ride

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Glad to be home after my cycling adventure. Just a short video to say thanks to everyone who supported  me, to Edinburgh Bicycle Coop who sponsor me and  to everyone who took an interest.  Looking forward to sharing my experience on