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Discount with Escape bike shop

To all my trainees and clients who may be interested in purchasing cycling gear or simply getting their bike serviced.  I have some 10% off flyers for you to use at this great local store just off the A65 beyond Ingleton.  http://www.escapebikeshop.com/

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Lean and keen Athlefit machine Kelly Eccleston…

Great fun in this mornings class and Kelly has now reached her target weight, looks stunning and is even faster than ever, especially on the hurdles. It’s great to see that even after only 5 months of consistent and a great variety of regular exercise as well as eating really sensibly has made her blossom […]

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Sunday evening cycle training with Debby

A lovely Sunday evening cycle training session with Debby Kuhlmann in between the hail showers. Getting used to the riding position her lovely new road bike offers, adjusting our centre of gravity to allow more controlled looking and signalling. From traffic free to a lovely pootle around Giggleswick gaining loads of confidence, well done Debby […]

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Anne hits the road

A great 90 minute 1:1 with Anne Beesley today. She was very brave and we ventured onto the road for the first time. Boxes ticked were U turns, passing parked and junctions safely, minor to major and major to minor turns, phew nearly all level 2 outcomes completed. Homework = signalling and controlling the bike […]

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2nd lesson = pedals = GO!!!

Another fab one to one with a great 5 year old who in between lessons has been having practise with her Nan.  After some successful pushing, gliding and steering we popped the pedals on and off she cycled on some nice smooth tarmac and a gentle slope, a few minor speed wobbles controlled confidently.  Can’t […]

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Giggleswick Gazelles 2nd anniversary event

Thanks again to Joanne Wulf for helping set up our 2nd anniversary event.  All the way from sunny Sark we enjoyed the company of Alex Magell and his good lady Helen nearly cleared the course racking up nealry 5 miles off road in 60 mins.  They are both in training for the Norway marathon later in […]

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Gayatri’s Athlefit review

Just went to my first Athlefit class in Settle. The key words for this class are accessible and another good one – friendly. The participants work at their own pace in a variety of cleverly put together exercises. It is run in a cicuit format and allows maximum interaction. Jill is a keen eyed instructor […]

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Tricky conditions did not stop those wheels spinning…

Giggleswick Primarys after school bike club made use of the big tree on the playing fields whilst sheltering from the hail showers. The whole group became so much more confident with steering, emergency stops and signalling, great work

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Sleet at Kirkby Malham

Tuesdays weather meant we had to be indoors at Kirkby Malham primary which was challenging with the large group numbers however we enjoyed using our arms for maximum efficiency and being like steam trains..before lunch club with KS2 at Giggleswick Primary in the sunshine!

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70th birthday at Athlefit

Wednesday mornings Athlefit enjoyed a 70th birthday celebration for Win who very kindly baked a yummy cake for us all to share. I hope I can still be moving as well when I am that age, she certainly doesn’t look it!

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St Marys primary in Kirkby Lonsdale

Mondays taster session at St Marys primary in Kirkby Lonsdale with Reception and Year one children was fantastic, a great space with some super kids and the staff made me very welcome and want me back in September for a full morning and an after school running club, yipee!

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No pedals, new road bike…

Saturday afternoon sessions were a refreshing mix made up of my first soon to be 6 year old who had never ridden a bike.  We covered all the simple safety checks before heading to our traffic free area to begin walking, pushing and steering whilst seated, progressing to trotting and then gliding and gradually lifting […]

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Athlefit hits new record

This week we had 2 new members who are also recent new additions to my Giggleswick Gazelles group.  From javelins to wobble boards this class provides great variety and accessibility to all ages and abilities. With 9 in the drill hall and not much room for any more Libby achieved at least 15 crossovers on […]

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Kids cycle fun at Ennerdale

2.5-13 year olds enjoyed some cycling games and road safety skills over the Easter weekend. Thanks to Jo Wulf of Settle Wolf Tracks for getting some great action shots

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Giggleswick Park Fit taster session success

12 ladies and Lee turned out on a beautiful evening to enjoy a 1 lap jog warm up , 14 stations of 30 seconds effort x 2, and to finish off team games incorporating everyones favourite the Ab plank and some burpee medicine ball passing, carnage enjoyed thoroughly by all attendees. See you all again […]

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Coming soon Giggleswick Park Fit

GIGGLESWICK PARK FIT – Serious circuits FOR GIRLS (and boys if you are tough enough!) – starts Thursday April 9th WEEKLY 6-7pm just £5. Kids play at the park whilst you feel the burn…what could be easier. Tyre flipping, boxing pads, tackle bags, a great stress reliever thats for sure. Contact me for more information

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