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Talking, walking and talking in Aviemore 0

Talking, walking and talking in Aviemore

So while many parts of Scotland – and indeed my house in Glasgow – were drenched in rain on Saturday I spent the day in Aviemore walking in “mostly” sunshine during a weekend of...

New ashtanga yoga class in Bearsden 0

New ashtanga yoga class in Bearsden

I used to think that yoga was a flimsy sport. I imagined it was an excuse for doing exercise. But once I discovered ashtanga style yoga all my ill-conceived notions disappeared. This is an...

Why sporty girls won’t want to bounce into spring 0

Why sporty girls won’t want to bounce into spring

When it comes to your boobs, it turns out that too much bounce is bad for your health. Whether you’re small, large or somewhere in between, a sports bra is an essential piece of...

Review: Hi-tec walking boot 0

Review: Hi-tec walking boot

The nice people at Hi-tec have sent me a pair of walking boots to test-drive on the hills around Aviemore this weekend. It’s the first time for more than 20 years that I have...

Scotland’s new off-road half-marathon run 0

Scotland’s new off-road half-marathon run

The world famous mountain bike trails of Nevis Range, near Fort William, are set to be the focus of a new off-road running event this May. The Outdoor Capital Trail Half Marathon and 5k...

A fitness website written by FionaOutdoors 1

A fitness website written by FionaOutdoors

Here’s a shiny new website written by me for a fitness and health client, Dynamic Core Solutions. The site was designed by WebCreation UK

The rise and rise of ski touring in Scotland 0

The rise and rise of ski touring in Scotland

Ski touring is the big news this winter in Scotland’s great outdoors. According to various sources, and including the nice chaps at Aviemore shop and hire emporium Mountain Spirit, the number of people enjoying...

21 natural wonders of Scotland 0

21 natural wonders of Scotland

Received through the door today: The award-winning Scotland Outdoors magazine – including my latest feature about Scotland’s most inspirational places to visit. It looks good. Thanks guys.

Mighty Deerstalker was muddy, mad but fun 0

Mighty Deerstalker was muddy, mad but fun

What’s wet, slippery, longer than average and dirty all over? The Mighty Deerstalker of course! I have competed in the madcap Mighty Deerstalker 10k three times now. Twenty minutes into every race I have...

Mighty Deerstalker promises more mud and madness 3

Mighty Deerstalker promises more mud and madness

The Mighty Deerstalker is usually mad – and wet – enough! But listening to the rain battering against the windows last night it occured to me that this year’s event (taking place tomorrow evening...

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