Brain Breaks practiced in Spain during MOVE Week

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This year in Spain two new big partners have joined MOVE Week. One of them, CBRE, a real estate company that has 250 office buildings around Spain, decided that during Move Week they’ll be introducing Brain Breaks to their employees during their working hours. A school in Barcelona is also offering this opportunity to their students to improve their performance. […]

NowWeMOVE and World Heart Day partner again to promote heart-healthy environments

Opportunities to create heart-healthy environments are all around us – at home, at work and at play. And you can discover them for yourself this September by joining in MOVE Week and World Heart Day. Last year, the NowWeMOVE campaign and the World Heart Federation partnered to celebrate the start of our hallmark events, MOVE […]

Do governments have a responsibility to keep you fit and healthy?

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          The third online debate on physical inactivity in Europe is now published on Debating Europe. Jacob Schouenborg, ISCA Secretary General and Jan Rijpstra, President of the Dutch Royal Society of Physical Education Teachers respond to question on governments’ responsibility to keep the citizens fit and healthy. Follow the debate and […]

EurActiv report series features ISCA’s new inactivity report

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The online hub for EU news and policy debates, EurActiv.com is publishing a series of reports on Europe’s physical inactivity time bomb this week. The five-day coverage will feature ISCA’s new research report, “The Economic Cost of Physical Inactivity in Europe”, as well as comments from the EU Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, […]

No Elevators Day in Brussels

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On the 5th of June this year the first European No Elevators Day was held in different cities around Europe. Brussels was no exception to the occasion and multiple organisations and companies participated in the newly developed initiative. The participants were very active on the social media promoting their efforts on the day and were […]

Make It A Stairway To Health

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We already talked about the health benefits stair climbing brings but we have a few more things to share with you! Stair climbing is an intense but not harmful exercise and also one of the most effective methods of preventive medicine. Almost all competitive athletes are often asked by their coaches to charge up the […]

No Time For Physical Activity? Your Opportunity Is Now!

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  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention claim that an adult individual needs more than 2 hours a week of moderate-intensity exercise to be in a good shape. That shouldn’t be so hard to achieve if you let yourself get a little more creative. The most common reason for people not to be physically active is […]

Europe Says NO to Elevators and YES to Stairs on 05.06.2015

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Modern society has one extremely dangerous feature – physically inactive lifestyle. Because of it the way we spend our days needs to change – we need a new, active way of living. To support and promote this change, we decided to start to a new initiative throughout Europe – No Elevators Day (NED). What is No […]

Why physical activity is important at all ages, part II

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When it comes to kids it’s not very hard to motivate them to be active and play, but it is also important to get the elderly people in your family moving. We highlight some new research on why physical activity has a positive impact of exercise on brain and motor function in older age in […]