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Summer in the Alps

With just two days until lift closure and the end of the winter season in Courchevel and Meribel our thoughts are turning firmly to summer in the Alps! The sun is currently shining generously and giving us a taste of what is to come -  and we can’t wait!  Inspired by Courchevel’s announcement that the

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Health benefits of cross country skiing

Cross country skiing has been around for centuries but for many recreational skiers it remains a relatively unknown sport. This is especially the case in the large popular ski resorts in the French Alps such as the Three Valleys where downhill Alpine Skiing is the star of the show. Following on from our recent blog

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Winter Olympics PyeongChang 2018

The Alpine Therapies team are getting just a little bit excited about the forthcoming PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics, with less than two days to go! The opening ceremony will be held on Friday, the 9th February, at 8pm local time (11am for those viewing in the UK, midday for those viewing in France).  Then, for

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Beginners’ Guide to Cross Country Skiing

Often overshadowed by its bigger Alpine brother, cross country skiing is a fantastic way to explore our beautiful landscape here in the mountains.  Aside from its fitness benefits, it is a peaceful and tranquil activity by nature, and allows you to escape from the hustle and bustle of the ski resort. Read on for our

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5 Simple Tips for a Healthy January

January arrives after a festive whirlwind of parties, family gatherings and general over indulgence and can leave us feeling rather exhausted and unhealthy.  Add to this short days and often miserable weather and this can quickly take it's toll on how we feel. You can do something about this! Here are 5 simple tips for

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New in the Three Valleys 2017/18

Discover the 5 best new things happening in the Three Valleys this winter 2017/18: If you’re a regular skier in Courchevel or Meribel, we can let you in on the latest news from the resort. There are speedy new lifts, cool new areas for children, new relaxation spots and a Michelin star in Meribel… We’ve

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Ski Season Physiotherapist in Meribel and Courchevel. Apply now for 2017/18 ski season

Ski season physiotherapist - apply now! Are you an enthusiastic, motivated physiotherapist with musculoskeletal experience? Can you teach Pilates and/or yoga plus have the ability to deliver top quality massages? Do you love new experiences and meeting people? If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you.  Alpine Therapies is looking for talented physios

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Last minute ski fitness tips

Have you left it to the last minute to get fit for skiing or snowboarding this year? Again?! This is a common problem so you are not alone. When it gets dark by 5pm, is cold and often wet outside, a whole heap of motivation is required to get ski or snowboarding fit. All is

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Top tips for getting back into exercise

and sticking at it! If you have ever had a break from exercising at some point then you will know it is not always easy to get back into it. Excuses are easy; not enough time, an old injury flares up, you have a work deadline or you are just too tired. But we all

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Bozel Pilates classes starting 12th September 2016

September is here and the kids are back at school - so if you are anything like me you will be thinking "Help - must get fit before the winter!" Good news! Bozel Pilates classes are starting on 12th September 2016. Pilates shell stretch A Pilates class could be just what you need.

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