Go Here… Dartmoor Archery
Jan25

Go Here… Dartmoor Archery

Bring mind, body and spirit into the shot in this new approach to archery, says One Magazine’s Bruce Hetherington. Gordon Monaghan is one of those characters whose life story has been chiselled into his features. He’s been there, done that, and survived to tell the tale. These days Gordon is living a more sedentary life as the guiding force behind Dartmoor Archery, the instinctive archery site on the wooded eastern slopes of...

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Exercise: The Most Effective Drug Ever?
Jan02

Exercise: The Most Effective Drug Ever?

“If exercise were a pill, it would be one of the most cost-effective drugs ever invented,” says health promotion consultant Dr Nick Cavill. That’s true, because the benefits of exercise go way beyond what many people think of as simple fitness. Physical Health Benefits Exercise can actively help you to prevent disease and debility. Research has proved that regular exercise: • Lowers your blood pressure (and in turn lowers...

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Brampford Speke Circular Walk
Jan02

Brampford Speke Circular Walk

Work your way out of this quaint village traversing the rolling hills of the Exe Valley, pockets of enchanted woodland and finishing off at a cosy pub. The Facts: Starts/Finishes: Brampford Speke Village Time: 1 hour Distance: Approximately 2.5 miles Terrain: Fields, muddy tracks, woodland paths, wooden bridges and country lanes. Suitable footwear required Difficulty: Moderate – no particularly steep climbs or difficult terrain...

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Veganism: Doing it Right
Jan02

Veganism: Doing it Right

Vegan diets are becoming increasingly popular. Whether it is for ethical, sustainability and/or health reasons, a vegan diet takes some consideration and is not necessarily a healthier choice. Dietitian Ruth Harvey explains the key nutrients that you must retain in your diet when considering going vegan. • Vitamin B12 is essential for the function of our nervous system and is only available from animal sources. Unless you eat a lot of...

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15 Minutes with… Local Filmmaker Dom Lee
Jan02

15 Minutes with… Local Filmmaker Dom Lee

We meet the Crediton filmmaker responsible for creating the UK’s largest cardboard box fort to find out more about the build, filming in your hometown and promoting local talent. Q: How long have you been a filmmaker? I got into it comparatively late. I wasn’t someone like Steven Spielberg who picked up a camera and made short films when they were eight. I filmed family holiday videos as a teenager and did some short edits of clips...

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Go Here… iBounce Trampoline Park
Jan02

Go Here… iBounce Trampoline Park

Trampolining – just a bit of fun for the kids or a serious way of keeping fit and healthy? We bounce on down to Exeter’s first trampoline park to find out more. We’ve probably all fallen foul of the ‘new year new you’ adage at some point in our lives. Expertly marketed to us by gyms and health buffs to get us off our backsides after our winter hibernation. And rightly so, most of us reading this are probably guilty of over-indulging...

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