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Parkour, sometimes known as free running, began in a little corner of Paris almost 50 years ago. It was initially used as a way to train the body by introducing urban obstacles and using the body to overcome them. Part art, part science and part sport,…
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A lot of us have seen parkour videos online and have at least an idea about what it involves.  While parkour is a physical discipline there’s also a strong mental and philosophical side that we’re just beginning to scratch the surface of. Understanding…
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Parkour was first created in the 1980s in France and it wasn’t until the early 21st century that it blew up. Now it’s rare to find anyone who hasn’t taken part, watched a video or at least heard of parkour as viral videos are all over Facebook, Instagram…
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We all know parkour, or at least we’ve all experienced it in some way. Whether we’ve taken part ourselves or just seen a video of it we’re all aware of the unique type of movement that is parkour. However what you might not know is how parkour has been…
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Parkour is one of the most exciting and interesting activities to watch but one thing is for certain, they make it look easy. Parkour is one of the most intense and challenging physical activities on the planet and there’s a lot of work you have to put in…
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One of the best ways to transform your body and get in shape is to start getting involved with parkour. There’s quite a steep learning curve, but once you get into it you’ll start to see the benefits to your mind and body almost instantly. The rise of…
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Freerunning is one of the most intensely fun and exciting experiences around in 2018. Whether you’re taking part of just watching you’ll quickly become hooked and find yourself needing to know more. It’s hard to believe that for a long time there was…
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The interest in parkour has been growing year on year, but in 2018 we’ve seen some of the biggest growth in the industry. More people than ever are getting involved with the parkour scene either performing themselves or following some of the big names.…
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We’ve all seen parkour in videos and clips online either through social media or other channels and we’ve all seen the crazy energy being used to travel across, above, and even through cityscapes to get from one place to another in the most creative way.…
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Most of us are familiar with parkour and have seen it either in person or in films, but what exactly is it? Well parkour is actually a really simple concept, it’s about getting from A to B using logic and creativity to overcome obstacles. This means where…
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