Tag Archive for 'Lee Merrien'

Making the London 2012 Olympics the most sustainable Games ever

October 29th, 2012 by Duncan Gray

As Guernsey’s Lee Merrien and Heather Watson, and Sark’s Carl Hester, trained to be ready for the London 2012 Olympics others were planning for success of a different kind; to make London 2012 the most sustainable Olympic Games ever. London 2012 had five sustainability themes: climate change waste biodiversity healthy living inclusion There were some […]

Parents are fitness role models for their children

June 22nd, 2012 by University of Essex

Children who said their parents do almost no physical activity have a 50% greater risk of being unfit than children with more physically active parents, according to new research. In the year the Olympics are coming to Britain, the study found two-thirds of children think their parents do almost no physical activity, meaning they are […]