Relaxing family holiday

Sometimes you just want to put your feet up. I’ve been on activity holidays with the kids where we’ve all been haring down hills on mountain bikes, white water rafting, theme parks, kids’ clubs, every second of every day seemingly filled with adrenaline and activity. As a family, we love these holidays but sometimes the levels of activity can leave you needing a holiday when you get home. This Easter we decided to slow things down a bit and head to the Algarve to stay in the idyllic town...

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WALKING HOLIDAY MARCH 2017

I’ve been on many walking holidays in areas that are well known for walking: The Lake District, French Alps, Brecon Beacons and all manner of long distance paths following various waterways and coastlines. When my wife suggested that we spend a week in Praia De Luz, in the sunny Algarve, I almost didn’t pack my walking shoes. Don’t get me wrong, I’m always up for some sunshine - especially in March, following a British winter – it’s just that I had imagined a slow pace of life,...

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Eating, sleeping and training like a full-time athlete by Myles Edwards

As week one of the training trip to Praia da Luz, Portugal with 29:16 10km man Rob Russell comes to an end, it is easy to see the benefits that full-time, distraction and injury-free training can produce. In between lying on the glorious beaches, and watching the World cup I have a managed to get in some very satisfying training. With runs at 6am, 10am and sometimes 5pm I have integrated the Kenyan lifestyle into this Portuguese adventure. Whilst always being careful not to get too hooked on...

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