NowWeMOVE the Internet: channeling health, energy and performance

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It’s impossible to deny the importance of social media today. It has proven to be a powerful tool for communication and information exchange. Social media’s importance for social, educational and motivational purposes is growing – new friendships and partnerships are being born, people are learning more and finding inspiration in others. NowWeMOVE is a campaign […]

MOVE Congress 2015 Highlight: Every Girl Can

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A highlight of MOVE Congress 2015 was the “Reaching the hard-to-reach girls and women through effective campaigns and initiatives” topic, which featured the campaign for women taking the UK by storm, This Girl Can, and got the whole auditorium dancing by the end of the session. Karen Creavin, Head of Wellbeing Services at Birmingham City […]

Lisbon airport gives in to the dance

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On 26 September 2015, from 12.00 to 12.30, there was a dance party at the subway entrance of Lisbon airport, in the public arrivals area. A Zumba party! The class was organised by one of the major MOVE Week 2015 partners in Portugal – INATEL Foundation. Members of the organisation took part in the event and […]

The Highlights of MOVE Week 2015

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The 4th MOVE Week went beyond expectations! 43 participating countries, over 1700 cities, more than 5300 events and 3000 MOVE Agents activated Europe and Latin America this year. Hundreds of thousands of people had the chance to participate in various fun, active games, to try out new activities and to feel the joy of movement. BULGARIA […]

How to choose the right trainer

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There is no doubt workouts led by an expert can be very good for you. Research (1, 2) shows exercising with a personal trainer can significantly boost your motivation and results. To tell you more, here is what a personal trainer should be able to do for you: make your workouts safe and efficient motivate […]

Scientifically Proven: A Small Effort Can Prevent Long-term Health Complications

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We often talk about how lack of physical activity affects the cardiovascular system and the entire body. Sedentary lifestyle has become a typical feature of people who work at a desk and health concerns are growing on a global scale. Sitting throughout the whole working day can seriously reduce the blood flow to your legs, according […]

Green, Active and Healthy Slovenia Keeps on Moving

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After seven FlashMOVE events (including one in the Slovenian pavilion in EXPO), MOVE Week in Slovenia began. Over 100 events varying in size, scope, discipline and target group, MOVEd the country in 2015. The campaign has been successfully integrated in “Slovenia on the Move” – the main national portal providing information about all recreational sport […]

Archery in Belgrade, Serbia: Calm Mind, Active Body

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This year MOVE Week in Serbia was joined by two of its old friends – Belgrade Archery Club and Archery Club DIF. Despite Serbia’s good sports reputation, there are some disciplines people are not familiar with and archery is one of them. It is a great exercise for the mind and for the body – […]

Bulgarian MOVE Week Climbs High On The Wall

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On 25 September, “Varna Climbing” – a sport and rock climbing club – joined MOVE Week, organised in the city by “Fun City” Youth Festival. The purpose of their event was to demonstrate an alternative way for people to be physically active. That way was rock climbing!    Many kids took part in the event and […]

Gorlice in Poland MOVEs Seniors during MOVE Week 2015

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The opening ceremony of Senior Games 2015 in Gorlice was held by the mayor of the city and other officials on 23.09. The event was organised on PZU Pathway – a sport area recently built for the local community by the Polish Insurance Company – PZU. The sport development officer, with the help of many […]