“In my Zumba class I didn’t see disability but ABILITY to be spontaneous, open and free”

NowWeMOVE Special Olympics

NowWeMOVE celebrates the International Day of Persons with Disabilities Isotta Rossoni is passionate about social causes and has volunteered for various NGOs in Italy, the UK and Malta.  In her spare time, Isotta loves to exercise and keep fit by running, practicing pilates and yoga and teaching Zumba. She believes not only that sport should be […]

One-minute inspiring stories: Jessica Romeo

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Discover our new blog section: “One inspiring story to read in one minute”. The concept is simple: in our busy and demanding lives, we don’t have much time to spend on reading stories that could change our lives. But what if they only took one minute to read? That’s why we have started a new, […]

Active Future Programme – Week 6 – Safe Gym Use, Smoking & Importance of Sleep & Problem Solving

YouthOnTheMOVE Ireland

Extract from shaneodonnellblog Week 5 of the Active Future Programme had a different approach to the normal structure. At the beginning of the programme participants were asked to list the courses in the college that they might be interested in studying. These ranged from Sports Science to Media Production, Bioforensics to Engineering and more. Based on […]

One-minute inspiring stories: Debbie Rodrigues

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Discover our new blog section: “One inspiring story to read in one minute”. The concept is simple: in our busy and demanding lives, we don’t have much time to spend on reading stories that could change our lives. But what if they only took one minute to read? That’s why we have started a new, […]

Charlene’s final project to beat Malta’s inactivity problem

NowWeMOVE Malta

Malta ranked in the top positions – this should be a positive statement, but unfortunately knowing that it refers to obesity[1] and physical inactivity it is not. This is alarming to many stakeholders in the country.  Maltese people do not exercise regularly to various reasons which are resulting in an increase to the obesity problem. […]

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 […]

Positive Steps towards more physical activity in Malta

NowWeMOVE Malta

Charlene Attard is a physical education teacher from Malta whose participation in the Youth on the MOVE project sparked some now project ideas of her own. Now she is working on a string of activities with partners including SportMalta and as a NowWeMOVE campaign MOVE Agent. And all this has happened over the course of […]

Active Future Programme – Week 4 – Zumba and the Physical & Mental Effects of Drug and Alcohol Misuse

NowWeMOVE Ireland

Extract from shaneodonnellblog Week four of the Active Future Programme has just passed which marked the halfway point of the programme. The past four weeks have gone so quickly but it is great to see the relationships grow stronger and stronger between the participants, the Sports Science Students & the leaders. Physical Health Input This week […]

What on Earth is Education through Sport?

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Have you ever had the feeling when you arrive at a workshop or seminar that you’re stepping into another world with its own language and view on life?  When I accepted the challenge to participate in a seminar on Education through Sport in Budapest, Hungary, I must confess I had no idea what Education through […]

“Ikke uden risiko” (Not without risk!)

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By Santiago Villalobos, Portugal I was looking for inspiration (and words!) to write this article, when suddenly I remembered the Danish slogan for our school here in Ollerup – ikke uden risiko – which translated to English means “Not without risk!” In that moment, I thought that this could be a good starting point. Being […]