Active breaks: Coastal fitness weekend

Active breaks: Coastal fitness weekend

Our new coastal fitness weekend at Watergate bay is the perfect tonic for body and mind. Book now for June and September 2017.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks and tagged , , , on September 23, 2016


Super turnout for RAF military beach fitness #GetFitWGB

Super turnout for RAF military beach fitness #GetFitWGB

A troop of almost 50 people willingly volunteered to be put through their paces this Saturday at RAF St Mawgan’s popular military fitness session on the sand at Watergate Bay. Our own Extreme Academy instructor Josh Coombes, who is training to join the RAF, got stuck in too. Ten hut!

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This entry was posted in Active breaks and tagged , , on July 22, 2015


Top reasons to start swimming again this summer

Top reasons to start swimming again this summer

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to fly? In these top reasons to start swimming again this summer, our Swim Clinic swim instructor Salim reminds us that water is only thicker than air…

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Top 10 and tagged , , , on July 21, 2015


Get fit in 2015: Military Beach Fitness #GetfitWGB

Get fit in 2015: Military Beach Fitness #GetfitWGB

RAF St Mawgan’s popular Military Beach Fitness class returns to Watergate Bay on Saturday 18 July starting at 1030 hours. It’s like ‘drop down and give me twenty’, but far more fun and far less intimidating.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks and tagged , on July 7, 2015


ParkRun UK: Lanhydrock 5km #GetfitWGB

ParkRun UK: Lanhydrock 5km #GetfitWGB

Quickly becoming a weekend institution with runners all over the country, the nearest 5km ParkRun to Watergate Bay is set in the Lanhydrock National Trust estate, near Bodmin.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Explore Cornwall, What's on and tagged , , , on January 30, 2015


Get fit in 2015: yoga #GetfitWGB

Get fit in 2015: yoga #GetfitWGB

After being sceptical for years, we’re now complete yoga converts. Here’s the reasons why we’re feeling much better physically and mentally, all thanks to yoga.

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Warm water vs cold water surfing #GetfitWGB

Warm water vs cold water surfing #GetfitWGB

The age old debate rages on. Extreme Academy sponsored rider Harry Timson and Gul sponsored rider Mark Harris tell us how it is – and being local cold water surfers, they should know.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , on January 29, 2015


Swim Club banana and maple smoothie #GetfitWGB

Swim Club banana and maple smoothie #GetfitWGB

Bananas give slow release of energy – perfect for our swimmers at Swim Club who lap this smoothie up while doing their lengths.

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Get fit in 2015: surfing #GetfitWGB

Get fit in 2015: surfing #GetfitWGB

Next up in our series of ‘get fit for 2015’ blog posts is surfing – the ultimate mix of aerobic and anaerobic exercise that’s fun and super addictive.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on January 19, 2015


Get fit in 2015: cardio cycle #GetfitWGB

Get fit in 2015: cardio cycle #GetfitWGB

Get on your bike and on the road to fitness in 2015 with cardio cycling or ‘spinning’. We chatted with our Extreme Academy manager and cardio cycle instructor, Carl, to find out why the group sport is perfect to keep you motivated during the dark months.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Swim Club and tagged , , , , on January 7, 2015