Would you like to move in new ways, have fun, feel happier and healthier, meet new people and be able to take on the challenges that life and you want to throw at it? Let 2018 be the year for finding an activity or sport that is right for you. No mat more

9 Jan 2018 13:54 Outdoor & Active

As a mum of two, I know how difficult it can be to find the time, let alone the inclination, to exercise and enjoy the benefits that follow. We only have to listen to the media to hear how obesity in young people is on the rise and how sedentary ma more


We live in a youth-obsessed society and we’re conditioned into believing that we’re ‘over the hill’ at 40, after which we expect our bodies to begin a steady decline towards frailty and immobility - but it doesn’t have to be like that. Many of t more

8 Sep 2017 20:22 Health

Learning the whys and hows will help you understand the requirements of exercise and healthy nutrition. At a young age I found a passion for sports of all kinds. Football, badminton, taekwondo, rollerblading and windsurfing took up most of my spare.. more

Okehampton Walk & Talk are a friendly walking group who walk around Okehampton. The group is part of the national Walking for Health network, England largest network of health walks. Here in Devon there are 115 health walks happening every week... more

Community News

If you’re looking for a relatively easy walk with a bit of everything – Widgery Cross at Brat Tor has it all. With panoramic views across Dartmoor and a rugged terrain that stretches as far as the eye can see this walk will leave you feeling on... more


Local personal trainer and aerial fitness instructor Vicki Terry competes at the UK Ultimate Physiques body building competition. Vicki entered the bikini athlete category and says; “it was a tough journey and I had to train hard and focus on ... more

Local People

August Bank Holiday Monday saw the 13th Running of the annual Peter Tavy Plod and Fun Run supported by the Peter Tavy Inn. This has grown into an important event in the local running calendar with runners and families able to enjoy the local... more

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Having a go at Triathlon is something we hear a lot of people would like to do, but don’t know where to start. Added to that are many misconceptions about needing to be a good swimmer, needing special kit and having to drink Lucozade with your... more



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It is well known that regular exercise, as well as improving health can reduce stress and anxiety. Research has shown that dancing and particularly Scottish Country Dancing is one of the best forms of activity for keeping the body mobile and the... more


Mount Kelly is delighted by the achievements of its Paralympic swimmers in Rio, whose haul of 8 medals significantly exceeds that achieved at either the Beijing or London Paralympic Games. more

Community News

A new running club at the Tamar Trails Centre near Gulworthy is off to a flying start, and is inviting anyone in need of a post summer holiday exercise regime to come along. Launched last month by experienced runner Colin Kirk-Potter, the Tamar Trai more

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