FLASH MOB IN SAUÐÁRKÓKUR, ICELAND

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Iceland has featured MOVE Week 2014 in one of the biggest annual events in grassroots sport in Iceland, ‘Unglingalandsmóti’, with a flash mob organised by MOVE Agent UMFÍ. The impromptu performance surprised the 10.000 participants and spectators who came to take part in the youth sport festival in the community of Sauðárkrókur. The flash mob […]

Sit straight and bend your legs 90 degrees

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This American story gives us inspiration and more tips when it comes to fighting sedentary life at the office. The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health states that over 50% of adults in the US don’t meet recommended amounts of physical activity per day, but Jason Queiros, a chiropractor, gives valuable tips on […]

Turkey officially joins MOVE Week in 2014

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Three MOVE Week events were held in Turkey last year, and the cycling ambassador who organised two of them, Feridun Ekmekci, is now the country’s first official MOVE Week National Coordinator. Ekmekci took to the Governor Ahmet Altiparmak’s office in Erzurum in north-eastern Turkey, where one of last year’s MOVE Week events took place, to […]

Walk and talk

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Europeans are becoming less and less active and one of our biggest obstacles is the many hours we sit chained to our desks at work. The latest Eurobarometer survey showed that 295 million people, or 59% of European citizens, say that they never or very seldom exercise or do sport. At the same time more […]

Cycling through idyllic sceneries in Greece

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The events for MOVE Week 2014 are now starting to pop up country by country, and Greece is ready to get MOVING with 16 events registered already. Last year, Greece made a strong contribution to MOVE Week, and for this edition, a new community situated in one of the country’s most idyllic settings will find […]

Introducing our regular NowWeMOVE bloggers

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The NowWeMOVE Communications Team is dedicated to keeping you up-to-date with the latest news from the NowWeMOVE Campaign, including previews, profiles and stories from MOVE Week 2014 and physical activity tips. Stay tuned for posts from our guess bloggers too! Our regular bloggers from NowWeMOVE Campaign coordinating organisations the International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA) and […]

Europe’s getting ready to move with MOVE Week

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Next month Europe’s biggest community sport and physical activity event, MOVE Week, kicks off in 33 countries all over the continent and beyond. An expected 1,000,000 participants will dance, run, ride their bikes and move in almost any way imaginable throughout the week. More than 2,000 events will take place in Europe and as far […]