How much do the Wimbledon ball girls actually run? Thanks to wearable tech and the researchers at Currys PC World we now know the answer: A lot. On average ball girls ran a total of 248 miles over the course of the tennis tournament - that's the equivalent to the distance between London and Paris. Flying solo these sporty assistants ran around 3.36 miles every day. So how do they stack up against the pro athletes? The players rack up an average of 9,000 steps during a match while ball girls get to a similarly staggering 7,100. When compared to
by Hotel Der Oeschberghof - Golf - Spa - Tagung We all have times in our lives where we’re led to take a gamble on something. We might be taking a risk on a new job, deciding whether to make the leap and move abroad or simply embarking on a new fitness challenge. We see people taking gambles from all walks of life. Remember the trawlerman from Scotland who won £4.5million from a 20p slot bet? We always think those kinds of things never happen to us, but if you take a look at this bgo blogpost you’ll see that taking
For most of us, life is pretty full-on. Whatever job you do, it’s bound to take up a big part of your waking week, and so time for exercise tends to get relegated to the weekend. For some of us, it’s even worse than that. We stop doing exercise ourselves and the closest we get to it is watching big sports tournaments on TV. by FDWR Caption: Centre Court - where we hope to see Andy Murray take his second title this year Not that there isn’t plenty of inspiration to be had from doing that. At the moment, for example, it’s the
If you are curious about where the exclusive restaurants and hotels in New York City buy their fruit and vegetables, this is one of their main suppliers - but anyone can come here to do their grocery shopping. The window counters are piled high with crisp white fennel bulbs, firm courgettes and shiny yellow peppers, just waiting to be picked. Fill your basket with succulent plum tomatoes, pink dragon fruit and baby pineapples for a colorful, tasty meal. This isn't just a fantastic location to buy fresh produce, however; the store has a huge selection of dried goods, including spices,
The NYC Insight Meditation Center is located on the 10th floor of a former industrial building and has large windows overlooking the city. This is an attractive space, with an open, spacious feel and welcoming staff. NYC Insight is an urban center for the practice of mindful awareness or Vipassana meditation based on the teachings of the Buddha. The program here includes talks, weekly sittings and courses, as well as daylong and weekend retreats and workshops. The center aims to reflect the vivid diversity of the city and is a place where everyone of different ages, cultures, sexual orientation and
Have you found yourself four weeks deep into a new diet or workout regime, only to be disappointed with your results? Sure, you've noticed a few changes in your body,but ultimately were let down. You’ve been working hard for months and with the added pressure of the upcoming bikini season, the pressure is on. Luckily, there’s a new method of achieving the ideal figure through a revolutionary procedure called body contouring. In layman's terms, this technique is your non-surgical means to achieve your ultimate bikini bod. And instead of painful liposuction and plastic surgery, which is expensive and can require
New Rivers was home to my first Alice waters-style eureka moment. That's when I first realized that even in Rhode Island you can collect some lettuce from this fella's farm, a few oysters from that guy's aqua bed, and maybe find a nice free-range chicken native to Tiverton. Bruce puts this all together masterfully, and creates food that is uniquely and deliciously Rhode island. And thank you, Bruce, for providing a romantic setting to eat this magical cuisine.
If you don’t like working up a sweat in public, or if you simply don’t have time to travel to a fitness centre, you might benefit from installing a home gym. Having access to your own personalised workout area could make staying in shape easier, and the best thing is you don’t have to spend a fortune to create a gym in your property. This straightforward guide explains how you can incorporate a fitness area into your home without busting your budget in the process. Choose the right equipment Okay, so it’s easy to splash lots of cash on high-tech
Situated in Ubud, in the spiritual heart of Bali, is Komaneka at Rasa Sayang, a beautiful boutique hotel surrounded by lush vegetation. Each of the 30 spacious deluxe rooms and 2 rooftop garden villas is authentically furnished in Balinese style with polished wood and local exotic silks; some boast a private balcony with views of tropical gardens. Sample traditional Indonesian flavours at the property’s restaurant and enjoy daily afternoon tea with local pastries served alfresco. Spend days soaking up the tropical sunshine by the tree lined infinity pool or learn the art of Balinese cuisine by attending a cookery class.
Spa Unique Garden adopts a holistic approach to the rejuvenation of body and soul. An oasis of well-being and relaxation it is set within extensive fragrant gardens and woodland filled with exotic plants and birds. The 26 guest apartments range from a welcoming Brazilian farmhouse style to strikingly modern. The resort’s 3 restaurants include the wonderful ChezVictor, which is decorated in rich hues lit by votive candles and serves beautifully presented Mediterranean inspired dishes. The spa promotes complete healing and restoration with a menu of over 80 therapies and beauty treatments influenced by the Brazilian, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, European, North