Outdoor Recreation

The Unexpected Benefits Of Exercising Outdoors

Georgia James | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When the sun is shining, heading to the gym or a windowless sports hall can seem like a waste of a beautiful day. But workout sessions and time in the...

Heel-Loving Teen Dons Five Inch Stilettos To Climb UK's Highest Mountain

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Universities & Education

The High Heel Hiker from Ben Conway on Vimeo. A determined teenager has stunned hikers after donning five inch high heels to climb the UK’s hi...

Being A Volunteer In Sport And Recreation Isn't Just About Giving Back to the Community It Can Also Improve Your Mental Wellbeing

Emma Boggis | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Sport
Emma Boggis

This week it's Volunteers' Week, with the aim of celebrating the difference volunteers make to individuals and communities every day. But it's not just about the positive impact volunteering has on society, it can also make a big difference to the mental wellbeing of those who volunteer, particularly in sport and recreation.

Perhaps We Should Sometimes Release Our Inner Child

Michael Volpe | Posted 15.12.2012 | Home
Michael Volpe

I have never even contemplated paintball but deep down I know why. And it isn't necessarily because of the nerds or the wannabe Rambos. It is something much more close to home and inescapable; I knew it would bring out the childishness that still resides in me.

Whitewater Rafting: Signing the Waiver and Taking the Plunge

Karen Goodwin | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Goodwin

Our raft leader was a lithe guy who bore an uncanny resemblance to a young Tom Cruise...okay, things could be worse. He chatted with us affably as we floated down a somewhat rough section of the river. And then, suddenly, we were bouncing in Class IV rapids.