The ActivInstinct Blog

Rugby World Cup: 50 Days to go!

July 30th, 2015
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The 2015 Rugby World Cup is now just 50 days away, that’s all. Only 50 days till the greatest players in the world all congregate on these shores to pay out one of the most intense, brutal and exciting sporting events around. With that in mind, and just so you know exactly where you ...

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WIN a Gunn & Moore factory experience

July 24th, 2015
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              Ever wanted to know how a cricket bat is made? Eager to see how Adam Lyth’s Octane F2 DXM Bat is made? Be the lucky person to (and a fried or if extra lucky, a close family member) experience the Gunn & Moore factory tour in Nottingham!

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Weekend Roundup

July 20th, 2015
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England slumped to a catastrophic defeat by 405 runs at Lord’s as Australia levelled the Ashes series at 1-1. The hosts collapsed after lunch on the fourth day and were bundled out for 103 in just 37 overs, with Mitchell Johnson taking 3-27. None of England’s recognised batsmen made more than 17 runs as Stuart ...

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Open water swimming training is now easier than every before

July 14th, 2015
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Recently launched is the new Orca Open Water swimming site fittingly named ‘Best Places to Swim‘. A site dedicated to finding your next open water swim, view the below video to understand the concept and ease of finding your next swim! An online community where swimmers around the world can log in and share their ...

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Weekend Roundup

July 13th, 2015
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Defending champion Novak Djokovic saw off seven-time champion Roger Federer in four sets to win his third Wimbledon and ninth Grand Slam title. The Serb, 28, won 7-6 (7-1) 6-7 (10-12) 6-4 6-3 to overtake the likes of Jimmy Connors, Andre Agassi and Ivan Lendl in the all-time list of major winners. Federer, 33, had ...

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WIN a pair of Hi-Tec Walk-Lite walking boots

July 8th, 2015
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Summer is now here but you’re missing some high quality walking shoes to explore the outdoors? Here is the perfect competition for you. We’ve teamed up with outdoor specialists Hi-Tec to offer FIVE lucky winners the chance to WIN a pair of the new Walk-Lite Walking Shoe each (men’s or ladies shoes available). Ideal for ...

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Weekend Roundup

July 6th, 2015
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Carli Lloyd scored an incredible 13-minute hat-trick as the United States thrashed Japan to win their third Women’s World Cup title. In a repeat of the 2011 final, which Japan won on penalties, the Nadeshiko could not live with their stronger and quicker opponents, who went 4-0 up when Lloyd scored an astonishing third from ...

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Heather Watson on the Up!

July 6th, 2015
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Heather Watson looks to be a player very much on an upward curve having achieved a breakthrough with her first win over a top ten ranked player earlier this year. She’s the top ranked British female player which means the hopes of the British public will be resting on her shoulders with Wimbledon on everyone’s ...

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Warwinka wants Wimbledon Title

July 6th, 2015
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Last year Stanislas Wawrinka picked up his first Grand Slam title in Melbourne, and this year he’s aiming for more of the same, already claiming the French Open title. One of only three players outside the “big four” to win a Slam since 2006, the Swiss with the sumptuous backhand spoke to us about the ...

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Ferrer at Wimbledon 2015

July 6th, 2015
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Amid the booming serves and huge forehands of men’s tennis, David Ferrer goes against the grain. Small in stature, but full of speed and determination, the Spaniard has claimed three Davis Cup titles, as well as reaching no.3 in the world rankings. We spoke to David about the rest of this year’s tennis season, ...

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