Category Archives: Fitness

A GREAT CYCLING ADVENTURE UP THE CALEDONIA WAY

This is the second short film in a series we made up the Caledonia Way, made around Appin.  This short clip will be part of a longer film about The Caledonia Way.  

THE CALEDONIA WAY AWAITS

For those of you who have followed my blog for some time, you might know that in 2016 I cycled the length of the Hebridean Way.  The 185 mile route along the length out the Outer Hebrides took me 5

DISCOVER YOUR PASSION & DO WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY

Two years ago just now I started this website, David Ventures. I had been writing for many years on aspects of disability but it just wasn’t making me happy.  In fact I was not enjoying much at that time at

TAKING THE HARD WORK OUT OF CYCLING, E-BIKES ARE SO MUCH FUN!

  E-bikes are becoming more popular than ever as people realise that having an electric-assisted bike can take much of the effort out of cycling. This is of tremendous benefit to commuters who don’t want to arrive at work in

SCOTTISH MOUNTAIN WALKING AND THE SHORT DAYS OF AUTUMN

The Great Glen Hostel just south of Invergary provided the location of the Walk Highland Autumn meet. I, along with around 30 others, attended for a two night stay. Taking over the hostel for the weekend, a fun time was

DISABLED PEOPLE DESERVE BETTER ACCESS TO THE OUTDOORS

Having access to the outdoors is sometimes taken for gtranted.  However for disabled people finding oppotunities to spend time in the wilderness can be more difficult. I was lucky enought to writte this article for Mountaineering Sotland Magazine and share

TRX TRAINING: WHATS YOUR FAVORITE?

Background Those who follow my blog will have an idea of the sort of struggles I have had recently with joint pain. Being a member of Nuffield Heath has been of tremendous benefit to me because I have been able

EXPLORING COUNTRY SPORT AND THE CHALLENGES OF DISABILITY

Country Sport has been something close to my heart from a very early age. I grew up in a rural environment where I was surrounded by opportunities for fishing and country sport.  After a long break I am now beginning

VENTURING OUT IN EAST LOTHAIN AND PADDLING A CANOE ONCE AGAIN

‘Venturing Out’ Based in East Lothian, ‘Venturing Out’ are a not for profit social enterprise whose aim is to encourage young people and adults into the outdoors. Offering a broad range of activities to key target groups, they provide the

MANAGING DISABILITY AND THE PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE SCOTTISH MOUNTAINS

Since I began writing my Disability Travel and Sports Blog over a year ago, my motivation to go out and have fun has gone through the roof. One of the things that has really come back for me, is my