Slovakia ready with over 200 MOVE Week 2016 events

If you’re living in Slovakia or enjoying a spring getaway there next week, chances are you will notice a lot of activity as you’re exploring its cities – and most likely a few people wearing the same orange t-shirts. That’s because Slovakia’s MOVE Agents have managed to organise 220 MOVE Week events that will take […]

“If you want to go far, go together”

There is an African proverb that says, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” This was a good motto for the gathering of NowWeMOVE campaign National Coordinators in Mulğa, Turkey, from 18 to 21 February this year. The meeting was hosted by Turkish National Coordinator, Feridun […]

Growing trends in physical activity: Leveraging mass events for sustainable physical activity participation

The Growing Trends in Physical Activity workshop at the MOVE Congress 2015 was moderated by Dr. Niamh Murphy, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland, who started the session with a pressing question for international sport: Can major events be part of the strategy of NGOs to attract inactive people to sport and physical activity offers? The […]

MOVE Congress highlights: Keeping the elderly active

When we talk about inactivity we often refer to children and adolescents, knowing that 4 out of 5 European youngsters are not active enough. Meanwhile, we rarely think of elderly people aged 60+ who, willingly or not, are often subject to problems associated with inactivity. One of the MOVE Congress workshops was dedicated to the […]

NowWeMOVE the Internet: channeling health, energy and performance

It’s impossible to deny the importance of social media today. It has proven to be a powerful tool for communication and information exchange. Social media’s importance for social, educational and motivational purposes is growing – new friendships and partnerships are being born, people are learning more and finding inspiration in others. NowWeMOVE is a campaign […]

Children with disabilities were magical MOVErs of MOVE Week in Croatia

By Kristina Sekulic, Croatian MOVE Agent Last week, 30 children from SUVAG Polyclinic (a MOVE Agent in both 2014 and 2015) took part in a MOVE Week challenge, demonstrating the way they can rehabilitate their senses and motorics through play. The staff from the polyclinic created a magical forest in a surrounding green area especially for them and their guests […]

Brain Breaks practiced in Spain during MOVE Week

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?

          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 […]