Post-Holiday Blues? Combat It With These 10 Simple Tips

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The days of rest have come to an end for most of us, so what’s next? Back to work, routine and day-to-day stress. This readjustment can cause a sense of restlessness, irritability and anxiety among those returning to a daily routine after weeks of relaxation and disconnection. This is known as the Post-Holiday Blues and […]

Where To Find The Best Polo Fields In Spain?

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The horseback sport of polo has been increasingly rooted in Spain, where it arrived in 1972 when King Alfonso XIII established the Jerez Polo Club in the Cadiz town of Jerez de la Frontera. For a true spectacle of this sport in all its splendour, reserve some time this 18th and 19th of October for […]

Re-Wilding Europe – Europe’s Return To The Wild

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We often try to imagine what it would be like if Europe’s long history of construction and urban development had not had the impact on the natural environment. What was our continent like before the hand of man came to shape our nature? How has animal life developed in the wild? What about the plants […]

Fuerte Hoteles releases its sustainability report with a notable decrease in energy consumption

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Fuerte Hoteles has released its 2012 Corporate Social Responsibility Report (CSR), which underscores the significantly greater amount of energy saved compared to 2011, with a 25% reduction in propane, 21% reduction in electricity, 19% reduction in water and 9% in fuel consumption. The chain, whose headquarters are in Marbella, is the only hotel chain headquartered in […]

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 […]

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