5 easy things you can do to stay ACTIVE during the HOLIDAY season

NowWeMOVE Christmas

Santa uses a sleigh with reindeer to move around the globe in only 24 hours. If that was some kind of Olympic sport, he would end up with several medals around his neck for sure. But for us non-fairytale specimens, we can only move using only our own body’s strength, so the holiday season is […]

Five good habits to keep active and warm during winter

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Winter is coming… And while it’s tempting to go into hibernation mode, you still need to stay active! Here are five active habits you can add your daily routine, which can help keep your motivation and body temperature up without turning up the heating. 1) Start your warm-up routine before you get out of bed Good […]

How to Get Fit in 5 Easy Ways

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By Debbie Rodrigues (Debbie in Shape) Are you new to fitness? Or are you looking for a new activity? You don’t need much to be in shape. You don’t have to work out for countless hours per day to get fit. To give you some inspiration, I have chosen 5 easy ways to get and stay […]

Why fitness is mandatory for a healthy lifestyle

NowWeMOVE supporter and guest blogger Debbie Rodrigues tells us why fitness is so important for our health

By Debbie Rodrigues (Debbie in Shape) You surely have already heard a lot about fitness. But have you ever taken the time to understand why you need fitness in your life today? I wouldn’t be surprised if your answer is no. It happens to most people. But I’m here to share with you 3 reasons why […]

Operation MOVE

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International bloggers get behind the NowWeMOVE campaign: May was a busy month for the NowWeMOVE campaign. Starting with stair climbing on No Elevators Day (13 May), and finishing with a variety of MOVE Week events scattered all over the continent, Europe has been a hub of physical activity promotion. Every year the success of the […]

A personal trainer in your hand

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The era of smartphones and social networks has facilitated many aspects of our lives, including our physical activity workouts. From following YouTube channels with specific training sessions, to searching for groups of particular activities in Facebook, or using different apps to check your activity progress or calories burned, everything can be done and followed from […]

Belgian Finance Ministry’s calorie-burning chart shows every MOVE counts

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The Belgian Finance Ministry, a dedicated MOVE Agent in Europe since 2014, has created a calorie-burning chart especially for the NowWeMOVE campaign. From kissing to cleaning the floor, every movement we do throughout the day can help us burn up to 100 calories each time, and the chart shows how many minutes it takes to […]

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 […]

How young people can motivate themselves…

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By Lucia Stevens, Ollerup Academy of Physical Education When you are young, people will often tell you that life is about finding what you love doing and doing it. One very demotivating problem with this is if you don’t know what you love doing. For some, this creates paranoia that maybe you don’t have (or […]

The art of motivating

Ollerup MOVE Week 2015

By Nina Bay Rasmussen, Ollerup Academy of Physical Education, Danish MOVE Agent This autumn has been all about making Europe MOVE. MOVE Week took place all over Europe in September with a packed program filled with all sorts of movement. People could join a large variety of events. But even though people moved at these […]