“We will bring the world to Copenhagen for the European Week of Sport”

Students from the Ollerup Academy of Physical Education led the Let's Move flash mob at the 2015 MOVE Congress

Students from the Ollerup Academy of Physical Education on the Danish island of Funen love moving people. The international school has been an active supporter of the NowWeMOVE campaign since it started in 2012 and a new group of MOVE Agents are getting ready to create a “wave” of activity in their community and Copenhagen […]

Slovenia won’t miss the chance to dance

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On 10 September at 11am CET, the #BeActive FlashMOVE will be performed at the official opening of the European Week of Sport in Slovakia and simultaneously in at least 18 more European countries – including Slovenia. The 2016 FlashMOVE will be particularly a meaningful occasion for Slovenia, as the choreography was created by its national […]

On tour with Journey of Hope cyclist Adnan Cangir: Germany to Poland

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From waterskis and beautiful landscapes to the bustling city of Berlin and the dirt tracks in Poland, the Journey of Hope team’s adventures continued this week as they crossed the border of their third country. Adnan Cangir takes us behind the scenes of week 2 of the Journey of Hope: Germany to Poland. Day 7 […]

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 […]

Hertfordshire in UK organises “off-season” MOVE Week to promote physical activity

East Herts in Hertfordshire, UK, was an active MOVE Agent in 2014.

English county Hertfordshire is staging an “off-season” edition of MOVE Week to help keep its community active as the autumn sneaks in. Its MOVE Week will take place between 16-25 September in North Herts. MOVE Week in North Herts is driven by Active Letchworth (Health and Wellbeing Partnership) and is supported by other organisations including […]

“They say when I’m on the bike I’m like the Bionic Woman!”

Aysel Atas has faced a lifetime of battles head-on with determination and a love of physical activity. Now she is an inspiration and mentor to woman and people with disabilities in Turkey. Photo: Jerome Guiraud

How being active gave Aysel Atas the super-power to battle on.   For Aysel Atas, the Journey of Hope represents a lifelong journey that has seen her move from Turkey to the Netherlands as a child, be married by the time she was 16 and battle breast cancer at the age of 36. Aysel believes that being active […]

Missed the start of the Journey of Hope? Check out our photo gallery

Journey of Hope_Aarhus cyklo start

Relive the start to the colourful #BeActive Journey of Hope cross-border cycling tour – or catch up on what you missed – with our photo gallery from the first four days of the tour in Denmark. From the opening event and departure in Copenhagen on 18 August to the CYKLO cycling festival in Aarhus, the […]

How will you celebrate European Fitness Day?

European Fitness Day

Show off what you do best or test something new. It’s up to you – but here are a few ideas: • Open doors/“try-it” days • Dance workshops • Introduction to strength training • Yoga or Pilates for men • Cross fitness competitions • Spinning lessons • Swimming lessons or competitions • Fitness sessions in […]

Be part of the most active day in Europe

Join the most active day of the year.

European Fitness Day – 15 September 2016 What would a dream day for a fitness or leisure centre look like? Hundreds – maybe even thousands – of potential new members walking through your doors and trying your facilities? Existing members bringing their friends along and showing them what you have to offer? We want to […]

Over 600 school children at MOVE Week event in Sicily

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More than 600 children, accompanied by their parents, took part in a morning of MOVE Week games in Avola (in province of Syracuse, Sicily), Italy, on Wednesday 25 May. The event was a collaboration between Italian MOVE Week National Coordinator UISP and the School De Amicis of Avola to promote healthy food and lifestyle among […]