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International Women’s Day – Monday 8 March 2021

Let’s celebrate all women across the globe, keep inspiring and challenging yourself, set yourself a goal and sign up for an International running race across the world!

Personal Fitness Training 1:1 & On-Live Group Walking Sessions

Individual Tailored Fitness Training designed to accommodate your fitness goals and training levels. Whether you are looking to start couch to 5k, train for an endurance event or just wish to feel fitter and healthier and improve your lifestyle.

Group on-Live Walking Sessions – Join this weekly walking sessions on live, 1 mile, 3 mile walks incorporating walking techniques and styles to increase heart rate and intensity.

We also have e-learning fitness and Pilates podcasts, live on line small group sessions to compliment your training in between. Special Offer: Free Pilates Video on block bookings of 6 sessions.

HEALTH & WELLNESS – GUIDED WALKS

Portugal Coastal Camino – 5 Day Guided Camino – Vigo-Santiago & Pilates-Yoga

This medium guided walk is ideal for those looking to make friends, solo travellers, share the experience of walking, Pilates & Yoga

Fitness Excel health Caminos are run with specialist Spanish Travel Agency and local Spanish Guide

This guided camino will start in Vigo where our group will meet. Our local guide Lisa and Sarah will meet you to discuss the itinerary and you will meet other members. Enjoy your free time to explore Vigo before your walking and Pilates/Yoga starts the following day.

Day 01: Arrival by your own to Vigo.
Day 02: Vigo-Redondela (16 km)
You will climb to the top of Enxertade and soon you will reach the village of Redondela, where you will start a new ascent to O Viso, with a privileged view over the estuary.
Day 03: Redondela-Pontevedra (19,5 km)
You will cross the historic Roman

bridge over the Verdugo River and ascend to A Canicouva along beautiful cobblestone roads. In Pontevedra you can discover its impressive historic centre, full of small squares.
Day 04: Pontevedra-Caldas de Reis (21,1 km).
After leaving the bridge of O Burgo you will start a route along local roads along the Galician countryside, finding small streams and pretty villages.
Day 05: Transfer to PadrĂ³n and stage to Santiago de Compostela (18.6km). This stage will take you in a constant ascent to the city through small villages. Finally, you will be able to see the majestic Towers of the Cathedral before entering its old town.
Day 06: After breakfast, departure.

Pilates and yoga will take place after each walk – Contact: fitnessexcel@gmail.com

Expert Guide: Lisa

Lisa was born in the Ukraine and is now living in La Coruna, Spain, 70km from Santiago. Lisa has studied Event Management, is an excellent organiser and speaks many languages to include; Russian, Ukraine, Spanish, English & French. She loves travel, nature, art, leading groups and creating unforgettable experiences for peoples walking the Camino.

ENDURANCE SPORTS –LONDON MARATHON 2022 – TAILORED PILATES ON LINE SESSIONS & VIDEOS FOR YOU
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Training for 2022 London Marathon or an endurance sport? – Is running creating stiff muscles and joints, aching tight shoulders and back, rest and stretching are the ideal solution for recovery in between running sessions. Try the Pilates roll back exercise in the video below to re-align the spine whilst keeping your hamstrings lengthened. Further Pilates videos are available as part of blended learning education package in Pilates and Yoga.

Planning to

Are you planning to take part in the Camino El Santiago?

A great route to start is either the Portugal Coastal Route or the traditional French Route (Video as below). We provide a bespoke tailored on-line advice sessions on walking, Camino routes, nutrition, Pilates and exercising, preparation before, during and after your Camino. Contact us to design and develop your health and wellness package.

Portugal Coastal Way – Baiona-Santiago last 100 km

Coastal Way

This is the last stretch of the Portugal Coastal Camino to Santiago. A 7 day walk starting in the seaside town of Baiona. A great walk for those looking for an easier route, with less hills. Wander along the beach, swim in the ocean, try local cuisine. You will follow the trail to Vigo, walk through towns such as Redondela, Pondevedra, Caldas de Reis and Padron before reaching the final destination Santiago where you can get your ‘Pilgrim Certificate’.

Click below and watch a short video of one of our suggested most popular walking routes, Camino de Santiago, Northern Spain.

Whether you wish to train for a marathon, just get fitter or wish to take part in a challenge, this could be fitness/historical or cultural.

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