25 Apr 2024
Sports and Fitness
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Incredible Places to Cycle in Stockholm

Cycling is not just a way of getting around the city in an environmentally-friendly and sustainable way — it is also a great way to get fit and stay healthy. (No wonder the sales of bicycles in Sweden have gone up by 20% in the last four years!) After all, it is certainly more pleasant cycling in the fresh […]

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Community Family Activities Featured Football

Soccer Starz – A football school for kids

Soccer Starz is a football course for kids ages 2 to 6 years old which is ran in English, by professional, friendly and fun coaches. As a father of two dual nationality children, me and my wife looked into the possible courses which we could send them to. We found that no courses were ran […]

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Outdoor Activities Sports and Fitness

Working Out In Nature

Sweden has a reputation for being amongst the fittest nations in the EU, and now, thanks to outdoor gyms across the capital, Stockholmers have no excuse for maintaining this image. Katharine Trigarszky takes a look at the exercise options that the city’s outdoor gyms provide. Swedes love nothing more than being out in nature, and […]

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Why Are People Less Stocky in Stockholm?

Sweden’s national obesity rate is two percent lower than that of Sweden’s smaller communities. This means that large metropolises like Stockholm have thinner residents on average than rural Sweden. A number of factors contribute to this metro-rural obesity disparity, which can be observed not just in Sweden but in many other countries. Contrary to the […]

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Celebrate Spring with a Nature Hike in Stockholm

Tourism in Sweden is booming with nature being one of the biggest drawcards according to Ewa Lagerqvist, CEO of Visit Sweden. One of the most popular destinations in Sweden is without a doubt Stockholm, widely considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Not only is the city known for its impressive architecture […]

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Community Cricket Sports and Fitness

WANTED! More girls to play Cricket in Stockholm

SACS Cricket has been the driving force behind girls’ cricket in Stockholm since they started with the girls’/women’s team a few years back. They are eager to see more girls try the sport out, so we went to an indoor training session to see for ourselves. Over the last few years cricket has grown rapidly […]

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Community Courses in English Featured Health Yoga Your New City

Your ultimate Stockholm guide to Yoga in English

If like me you landed one day in Stockholm and wanted to resume your Yoga practice, but didn’t know where to go, here is what I hope can be your ultimate guide to carrying on your practice in good hands and …in English – yes ! How many of you felt too shy to walk to […]

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Social Sweating in Sweden

The Swedes work out more than anyone else in the European Union. It is true that people in Scandinavian countries are known for their healthy lifestyles, but seven out of ten people living in Sweden work out on a weekly basis. This healthy lifestyle is contagious and if you are living in Stockholm, there are many options […]

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Culture Sports and Fitness Tourist Information Travel

When In Stockholm, Dive the Archipelago

When you think about Stockholm, chances are The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is one of the first things that come to mind. While Stieg Larsson’s trilogy books may have boosted tourism to the Swedish capital, the city has a lot more to offer locals and visitors alike. Popular attractions such as Fotografiska and the Stockholm […]

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Stockholm’s coolest places to watch the World Cup

From June 14 to July 15 there isn’t many other options than to surrender to the beautiful game. We have rounded up the coolest and most stylish places to watch the World Cup matches in the city, if staying home or being squashed at a bar is not your thing. So gather your crew, put […]

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