Keep Burning Calories After Sport Is Over: The Afterburn Effect

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In our previous post, we discussed whether it was more beneficial to one’s health to run or walk, and we introduced a sports term that not too many people are familiar with – Afterburn. That is way we’ve chosen to dedicate this article to explaining, in a simple way, the inner workings of this phenomenon. […]

To walk or run?

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We all know that physical exercise is great for a number of reasons but within the world of exercise, there is a difference of opinion about which is more beneficial, walking or running? Which is the better exercise and which provides the most benefit? Here at the Fuerte Blog, we’ve set out to find out. […]

The Ten Festivals You Shouldn’t Miss In Malaga This Autumn 2013

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Malaga is known across the world for its diverse mix of sun and sand, but this Andalucian province offers more than just simple tourism for travellers. This centre of Spanish activity offers the extraordinary opportunity for discovery, with its festivals as its greatest draw. Gastronomy, folklore, culture and tradition come together to create the most […]

The five things to know about calories, exercise and weight loss

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We often hear people talking about the importance of calories, including discussions of diets, how to burn them, when to eat, etc. So what exactly is a calorie? What does it do? Below, we’ve compiled the five things you need to know about calories and how they are connected to weight loss and gain. 1. […]

Travelling For Celiacs: 7 Gluten-Free Restaurants In Marbella

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When we finally take off on a long-awaited vacation, we often find ourselves spending a significant portion of our trip in restaurants, on terraces and in bars. So far, so good. However, the truth is that for a small part of our population, planning is not limited to “where to go”, but must take into […]

Recommended Urban Routes: The Walk from Marbella to Puerto Banus

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It’s time for the holidays, so why not to take a walk every day as a part of a exercise routine? Marbella is a great place to do this – an interesting town that has managed to retain its traditional charm while entering the 21st century with energy and enthusiasm. Before you start your daily […]

The Mountain Passes Of The Sierra de Grazalema: A Gift For Road Cyclists

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In addition to trails accessible on foot or on horseback, winding rivers and rural tourism, one of the many attractions offered by the Sierra de Grazalema are its varied mountain passes. In a relatively small space, these routes offer the beauty and level of difficulty that sets them apart from the finest in Europe, ensuring […]

Andalucia’s Fuerte Hotels Introduces Electric Car Rental

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The Hotel Fuerte El Rompido has become a pioneer of offering clean and sustainable mobility for its customers. Fuerte Hotels has launched a rental service for non-polluting cars for their guests at their El Rompido location (Huelva), making them Andalucia’s first establishment to offers this type of sustainable mobility. Following an agreement with Espanicar Rental, […]

How Can You Win Awards Through Fuerte Hotels’ Facebook? Through Unforgettable Experiences

Salvador, ganador de uno de los concursos de Facebook de Fuerte Hoteles

Last December, Fuerte Hotels launched a Facebook contest to find the dish that proved to be the most Fuerte for Christmas. It proved to be a hard-fought competition in with Salvador Vallejo won first prize for his Tuffled Sirloin. This Malagueño (resident of Malaga) won a weekend for two at the Hotel Fuerte Grazalema and […]

What are the 10 most beautiful villages in Andalucia II?

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As we discussed in our previous post, we here at the Fuerte Blog are out to find the three prettiest villages in Andalucia so we’ve set aside our top ten list so our readers can choose which one they like best – those that you just cannot miss when you come to Southern Spain. After […]

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