“We must create leaders in fitness and physical activity… then we can build a healthy world’’

What is it like to MOVE people in Greece and why does physical activity have a crucial role in people’s lives? Epaminondas Konstas is an active MOVE Agent in Greece, a Certified Personal Trainer and a Group Fitness Instructor. He has graduated from the Department of Physical Education and Sport Science of Democritus University of […]

Is there such a thing as an active spectator? ISCA interviews ActiveVoice Project Partner Healthy Stadia

“Healthy Stadia are those which promote the health of visitors, fans, players, employees and the surrounding community… places where people can go to have a positive healthy experience playing or watching sport,” is how the European Healthy Stadia Network describes the concept it is an advocate for. The European Healthy Stadia Network is a partner of […]

Youth on the MOVE Alumni: Shane O’Donnell is our new NowWeMOVE guest blogger

Shane during the Youth on the MOVE training

The International Sport and Culture Association’s Youth on the MOVE programme finished its online and offline courses in July, both in Latin America and Europe. Rather than being the end of the road, the most active season is just starting for the participants. The Latin American participants will be deploying their projects during Semana Muevela […]

Take action this World Heart Day

Today, on World Heart Day (29 September 2016), the World Heart Federation is urging people around the globe to unite to turn information into action and transform the 1 in 10 lives that are being cut short prematurely as a direct result of cardiovascular disease (CVD). CVD, including heart disease and stroke, is the leading […]

How to Get Fit in 5 Easy Ways

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 […]

Be part of the most active day in Europe

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 […]

Politicians, health and sport sectors, a local rapper…

Support for MOVE Week in Slovenia came from all directions! May was a big month for the NowWeMOVE campaign in Slovenia. After obtaining formal support from the Presidency of the Republic and the Ministry of Health, the Sports Union of Slovenia (SUS) – Slovenia’s National Coordinator – worked with the sport and humanitarian club “Vztrajaj […]

Over 600 school children at MOVE Week event in Sicily

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 […]

Slovenian President supports MOVE Week

The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, has become an honorary patron of MOVE Week in Slovenia, which is being coordinated at the national level by the Sports Union of Slovenia (SUS). President Pahor is also supporting, among other initiatives, a national sport and physical activity campaign, “Slovenia on the Move” (Slovenija v […]

Denmark breaks MOVE Week event record

Denmark has surged ahead with its best MOVE Week event tally to date, with 168 events taking place around the country from 23-29 May. This year, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation has linked its annual Bike2Work month (Vi cykler til arbejde) to MOVE Week. Bike2Work encourages people to use their bike for commuting and everyday transportation, […]