With the success of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, why not try out winter sports for yourself? Not only are they fun and provide you with something a bit different from the gym but they are also highly beneficial to your health as well. These five sports all make sure that you are working a sweat while having fun in the cold.
Skiing is mostly looked at as a holiday in the United Kingdom. When the winter months come we fly off to places like the Alps to hit the slopes. But there are plenty skiing spots through Britain, from skiing on mountains such as Glencoe in Scotland or using artificial slopes throughout the country. This sport uses short bursts of energy while giving a workout to your hips, hamstrings, calves, quads and feet. You can be expected to burn around 350 to 500 calories per hour when you hit the slopes.
It can be difficult deciding where to go on your summer holiday, can’t it? Do you decide to stick with what you know and book the same place as last year? Or try somewhere new? Well if you go with the latter then look no further than Europe’s best holiday, Menorca. This small Spanish island is the smallest and most northerly of the Balearics it is perhaps not as well-known as its two siblings – Majorca and Ibiza. While we are not claiming that Menorca is some sort of hidden gem – plenty people have been – these are some of the reasons why its Europe’s best:
Summer is those couple of weeks we get of sunshine a year. While it may not be that long lasting in
Glasgow, we sure do know how to make the most of it. With so many activities and places to visit it
can be hard deciding what to do. This list will give you some of the places you should prioritise in to
fitting in to the quick period of weather we call summer.