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Fitness Excel specialises in vocational fitness training qualifications, groups fitness classes and individual personal fitness training programmes.  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.  We also provide tailored group and walking sessions.  See below a short video of one of our walking holidays, Camino de Santiago, Northern Spain.

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

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Classic Camino-Frances

Considering walking the Camino-Frances.  Why not start in Sarria – known for its fabulous hospitality and local traditional food.  As you begin your walk, you will pass through stunning scenery, picturesque villages, hamlets and many beautiful landscapes, in rural Galicia.  The atmosphere is unique.  Once you arrive in Santiago, a UNESCO world heritage city, visit … Continue reading Classic Camino-Frances

Adventure Education

  Adventure education is a type of experiential education, it is based on theories that individuals learn through direct experience rather than classroom based activities. Having walked with my daughter on the Camino de Santiago, it was apparent to see the many rewards of learning outdoors.  The Camino also develops skills of resilience as participants … Continue reading Adventure Education

Camino, Health & Well-being

Having just completed the Camino de Santiago, 112 km last leg, embarking on a long walk can reap many benefits.  The Camino gives many qualities such as physical fitness and wellness, mental stamina, mindfulness, social health of interacting with like-minded pilgrims also on the same journey.  Equally important is being surrounded by nature and taking … Continue reading Camino, Health & Well-being

Conditioning for the Camino

Walking the Camino de Santiago is going to challenge all muscles and joints, particularly as the accumulation of mileage increases over the forthcoming days.  Today’s exercise focus is on the pelvis, hips, hamstrings, quads and gluteals.  Muscles undergo some form of conditioning during everyday activities such as stair climbing, getting up out of a chair … Continue reading Conditioning for the Camino

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