29 November 2022
  • Sore-Skin
    Try climbing – tips and advice

    If you’re feeling inspired to try something new this year how about climbing? Emma Twyford has been at the forefront of British women’s climbing for some time and here she tells us how she got into it, exactly what...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • snowboarding
    Getting started: Snowboarding

    It’s one thing learning a new sport in a sports hall, swimming pool or playing field. It’s quite another being on top of a snow covered mountain surrounded by trees, breathing fresh mountain air and having both...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Getting started Race walking
    Getting started: Race walking

    Want to try out a new sport but can't find what you're looking for? In this Olympic year why not try an event from the Games? Peter Cassidy of the Race Walking Association gives us the low-down...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • Getting started Whitewater tubing
    Getting started: Whitewater tubing

    Helen Keeling tries out whitewater tubing for Sportsister, an activity that’s rapidly becoming an extreme sport favourite.

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • How to get started in boxing
    Getting started – Boxing

    Let us take you back to 14 August 2009; the inclusion of women’s boxing in the London 2012 Games is official and for the first time in the history of the Olympics, women will be able to...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • Rounders1
    Getting started – Rounders

    What do you think of when you think of Rounders? For us it’s a distant memory of a game that we used to play as students at school. That or an improvised version with our own set...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • Getting started - Handball
    Getting started – Handball

    Looking for a new sport to take you through the Olympic year? How about a fast paced, high goal scoring team sport that promises to keep you on your toes by having you running, jumping and throwing...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • Getting-Started-Hiking
    Getting started: Hiking

    Hiking is a fantastic sport as, once you have the basics, it doesn’t cost you anything! It can be enjoyed all year round, with friends or by yourself, and it turns the whole countryside into your playground.

    • Posted 12 years ago
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  • getting started touch rugby
    Getting started – Touch rugby

    Touch is one of the fastest growing sports in England, played by people of all ages and skill levels. Introduced from the Southern Hemisphere in the 70’s, Touch is a fast, evasive, non-contact form of rugby.

    • Posted 12 years ago
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  • getting started -Yoga
    Getting started: Yoga

    Yoga is fantastic for both mind and body, and more and more people are discovering the benefits of including yoga sessions as part of their regular training regime.

    • Posted 12 years ago
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