Lifestyle Archives - SEE & DO

  • Why I train by Karen Phelps

    As a child growing up, I never thought about what I was doing as I climbed trees, sprinted from point A to point B, cartwheeled in the grass, and rode my bike everywhere. Who knows where these ideas come from? All I knew was that I had a body and it wanted to move in […]

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  • Active Ageing: women in their 60s and 70s who train trapeze

    THE MAKING OF MOVEMENT OF BONES When I start filming a new subject or theme I have to understand what I’m seeing to be able to effectively communicate it to others. As always, I never had any set ideas at the start of what was to become the short film Movement of Bones. It’s always an […]

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  • Set yourself up for success! by MaryBeth Gangemi

    It takes motivation and self discipline to not only start but also stick with physical movement. Create a practice that is energizing, enjoyable, sustainable, and one where success and progress are trained and actualized. Here are seven tips for creating and training success in your movement practice. 1. ENVIRONMENT: Plan ahead and create an enticing […]

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  • Longevity & Movement

    Laurent Piemontesi, one of the Yamakasi founders is infamous for his crazy and long physical conditioning sessions. It’s not unheard of for Laurent to run for several hours, then begin his other physical preparations of quadrupdeal (crawling) variations, handstands, then leg raises in the realm of 1001 repetitions on each side, forwards and backwards. When […]

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  • Victoria Pendelton: Breaking New Ground

    For some, winning an Olympic gold medal will probably be the highlight of their sporting career. Come to think of it, just the simple fact of competing in the summer games – minus a podium finish – can make any athlete beam with pride and joy. But two-time British Olympic Cycling champion, Victoria Pendleton, is […]

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  • My Parkour Story Diana Popa

    My name is Diana Popa. I’m 24 years old, I’m from Constanta, Romania and I have been practicing Parkour for 10 years. How did I start training Parkour? First of all, I have to say that I was into sports ever since I was little. Every single day I was outside jumping, climbing, running or […]

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  • Uppsala Girls Gathering by Tara Robinson, See&Do team

    During the summer See&Do team member Tara Robinson was invited to coach at the Uppsala Parkour Girls Gathering in Sweden, an event organised by Uppsala Parkour, mainly focusing on maintaining a good connection between female practitioners around the world and also to attract more girls to start training the otherwise male-dominated sport that parkour is today. […]

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  • Why do I do Parkour at my age? by Christie Thomas

    Why do I do parkour at my age? (she’ll be 50 next month) Well,….because I can. I’ve always been a mover. My parents called me “malikot”, which means someone who can’t keep still in Tagalog, a wiggle worm. Having stitches on the back of my head at 2yrs old because I jumped from the couch […]

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  • Strength Training by Katie Sandford

    By the time Chainstore opened in February 2013, my friend Emmet had finally persuaded me that weightlifting would be a fun thing to try. While almost everyone else was swinging on the scaffolding on opening night, I was first in line to try the squat rack, and I pretty much fell over myself to sign […]

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  • Parkour book by Julie Angel

    To receive your free download of chapter 1 in the next few weeks enter your email here. Over the Edge. The secret story of the world’s highest flying rebellion. Over the Edge is part coming-of-age-story and part social history of exercise with a dash of memoir about my own improbable discovery of the beauty and […]

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