Archive for July, 2012

Last Chance to Enter The BHF Spring Raffle

The British Heart Foundation Super Spring Raffle 2012 £20,000 of prizes must be won! Welcome Friend You’re now just a few steps away from buying your raffle tickets. Every £1 ticket you buy takes you closer to becoming a BHF winner – you could win our First prize of a VW up! or £10,000 cash! To […]

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Could Fake Tan be the Next Cancer Scare?

Fake Tan has been hitting the news lately due to the chemicals in them that have now been said to cause birth defects, misscarriages and skin cancer.  So is the use of fake tan just another scare or is it time to call it a day on Fake Tan??? Personally Ive tried it a couple […]

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The Olympic Village

Before 1924, athletes stayed in rented accomodation located around the host city, then for the first time in 1924 at the Paris Olympics a purpose built Athlete Village was built. The Olympic Village or Athletes Village is a place where the athletes can get away from it all, relax and interact with other athletes from other […]

28/07/2012 | 0 Comments More

Healthy Drinking

You need to remember that the body is made up of 80% water, so maintaining a healthy balance of fluids is essential! When detoxing, its particularly important to increase your water intake to help cleanse the system and flush out any impurities. Fruit Juices: These can be drunk in addition to the recommended amount of […]

28/07/2012 | 0 Comments More

Vegetable Bake

What could be more simple than slicing up some potatoes and throwing in some beans…   1tbsp of virgin olive oil 1tsp of paprika 2x large red onions 2x crushed garlic cloves 400g of cannellini beans (drained and rinsed) 2x large baked potatoes 1x large courgette 4x tomatoes 2tbsp of tomato puree 150ml of vegetable […]

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Some Olympic Terminology

Have you ever wondered when watching some of the Olympic Sports what the commentators mean when they come out with words like 49er, coxswain, decathlon, IOC and Golden Slam? Well here we go… Golden Slam: This is when you win four Majors and a Gold Medal in Tennis at the Olympics.  The Term Golden Slam […]

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OMEGA Watches Start Me Up London 2012 Advert

Omega is the official London 2012 Timekeeper and this is their awesome advert, that really gives you the want to get up, go out and train, with a great backing track by The Rolling Stones.

27/07/2012 | 0 Comments More

Olympics Greatest Moments

The Olympics is the Greatest Sporting Event on the Planet, so big it takes 4yrs to recover from the last one and get ready for the next, along with countries bidding to hoast the Greatest Show On Earth some 8yrs ahead. Here is a video montage that will show you some of the greatest moments […]

27/07/2012 | 0 Comments More

1928 Amsterdam Olympics

Amsterdam had bid for the Olympics in both 1920 and 1924 and missed out both times, so it was third time lucky in 1928.  The Games ran from 17th May to 12th August, although the Opening Ceremony wasnt held until 28th July. The total cost of the event was estimated at: US$ 1.183 million. Venue: […]

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1924 Paris Olympics

The Summer of 1924 saw the Olympics come to Paris, the VIII Olympiad.  The home of Pierre de Coubertin (father of the Modern Olympics).  This was the second Olympics held in Paris and was held between 4th May and 27th July 1924. Venue: The main venue for the Games was the Stadia Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, which […]

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