Sportsister tries BarreDance
What do you get if you combine classical ballet training with a high-energy dance aerobics class? You get an incredible and surprising workout that lifts your heart rate and targets your core. That’s exactly what’s on offer at BarreCore’s brand new BarreD...
Power Walking tips from Walk The Walk
Did you know that 42 per cent of breast cancer cases could be avoided by developing healthier lifestyle choices? Research has shown that making small changes like getting regular exercise, eating healthy food and reducing alcohol consumption all play a pa...
En route to the Etape
After weeks of winter clinging on like a needy neurotic stalker, spring finally came to us in the Alps this week. The sun came out, temperatures soared, avalanches came down and the lycra went on. There was no postponing it anymore, it was time to get on ...
Arc’teryx Alpine Arc’ademy - Chamonix
Arc’teryx Equipment is offering three days of pure alpinism in the heart of the Alps with events and workshops for beginners to professionals. After its successful premier last year, the Arc’teryx Alpine Arc’ademy will once again attract mountaineers and ...
Mountain Girl blog: La Grave K2 Womens Adventure Week
On Saturday the 23rd of March, I jumped in my truck with every piece of ski and mountaineering kit I own and a whole load of butterflies in my stomach. My destination was the off piste and steep skiing mecca of La Grave where I would join up with a group ...
Sportsister tests: Total Boxer
Is boxing really the ultimate workout? And can you do it without risking a broken nose? Sportsister’s Natalie headed to North London for a taster session to see if she could get fighting fit.
What’s it all about?
With the catchy slogan ‘Get Fit No...
Bonita Norris blog: Head Game
In climbing, we often talk about our head game. In a sport that relies equally on mental mastery as physical prowess, a bad head can be totally debilitating.
In all sports, head game is important- take tennis for instance, which is often won by for...
Discussion: Lack of women in adventure sports films
Following this years Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (ShAFF) and the Banff Mountain film festival tour, Lissa Cook discusses the lack of women in adventure sports films with three women at the heart of the industry; Jen Randall whose debut film ‘Push It...
Gymnastics: Gabby Jupp crowned British Champion
Over 6000 spectators, including 700 school children, watched the 2013 Men’s and Women’s British Championships at Echo Arena in Liverpool. It was the first time men and women had competed together in the senior all-around competition in over 20 years.
Push it - a film about two women climbers
Push it is the latest offering from from filmmaker and climber Jen Randall, it tells the tale of her big wall climb on the famous El Capitan in Yosemite, USA, with her new-found climbing partner Jackie Sequeira (google El Capitain if you are not familiar ...