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A BEACH A WEEK TO CHRISTMAS

This should be our last beach of the week before Christmas but because we’ve loved them we will squeeze in one more between Christmas and New Year! There’s three more tough weather months to go but we have plans to help keep you motivated for those too, more on that in the New Year. For [...]

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A BEACH A WEEK TO CHRISTMAS

This week our beach of the week is the pink beach on Harbour island in the Bahamas. This incredible beach runs almost the entire length of the east coast of the island and is about 4.5km long a perfect swim distance of 1.5km per swim session with the target of three sessions in the week.  This [...]

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A BEACH A WEEK TO CHRISTMAS

This week our beach of the week is Sham Wan also known as Turtle Beach in Hong Kong This beach is remote and mostly known only to locals, it's tricky to find as it’s set far back into Sham Wan Cove south of Tung O Wan on Lamma Island. You can reach it from [...]

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12 TIPS TO HELP YOU FIND TIME TO EXERCISE...

Sometimes it feels so difficult but here are a few tips to help....START SMALLEven if it’s just a ten minute walk in your lunch hour. Those ten minutes have the potential to become half an hour, the key is to start.GET A PEDOMETER This will so scare you into action, particularly if you work from [...]

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BEACH OF THE WEEK - SUGITON - LES CALANQUES - FRANCE

This week our beach of the week is Sugiton, West of the Cote d’Azur in amongst the Massif des Calanques.Along this 12mile craggy coastline that stretches from Marseille to Cassis there are a hidden group of coves and lots of secluded beaches and inlets, most of them just a 30 or 40minute walk from a [...]

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BEACH OF THE WEEK - CEMETERY BEACH - ABERDYFI - WALES

This week our Blackfish Beach of the Week is a UK super special - Cemetery Beach in Aberdyfi. It’s a chilly time of year to be UK based but this really is a spectacular stretch of beach running from the cemetery on the hill all the way round to the pier in Aberdyfi. Park [...]

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BEACH OF THE WEEK - MALAPASCUA ISLAND - PHILIPPINES

This week’s swimming motivation is the tiny island of Malapascua off the north coast of Cebu. It’s about 2.5km long by approximately 1km wide, really very small, but ideal for a weekly swim challenge. You can cover half the island in three swim sessions or the whole island over four/five sessions.I was here with my [...]

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BEACH OF THE WEEK - BALOS - CRETE

This weeks beach of the week is Balos in CreteBalos Beach is on the northwest coast of Crete and a little out of the way. You can either hire a 4 x 4 and drive the track road from Kaliviani for 10K and then do the muscle burning 30 minute hike or there’s a [...]

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BEACH OF THE WEEK - ANAKENA - EASTER ISLAND

This weeks beach of the week is Anakena Bay on Easter island. I’ve only been once on our honeymoon but it had a fantastic lawless edge to it with bare backed horse riders galloping across the surf. It’s a great bay for swim sprints as it’s only 200metres wide so doing your 12 [...]

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BEACH OF THE WEEK - HENGISBURY HEAD - MUDEFORD

Beach of the Week is Hengisbury Head in Mudeford, mostly because if you’ve been following me on Twitter or Instagram you’ll know I’ve just spent the weekend there so it’s on my mind. I love this beach and the one after the ferry, that runs up to Friars Cliff which has the added bonus of George’s [...]

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