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Amsterdam’s city center is a young and vibrant place where one can easily get lots of health  fitness tips while discovering the city center

Visitors roaming the streets of Amsterdam for health fitness tips   notice immediately that people of Amsterdam are looking slim and fit and healthy compared to other places in the world. How come? The reason is a different lifestyle with more daily exercise by biking and walking the streets.

The inhabitants of Amsterdam are very health concussions-maybe because they move around a lot on their bikes keeping them fit. you will see more bicycles in Amsterdam than any other place in the world. The average person is born and bred on a bicycle from an early age in this city. You notice young mothers with big carrier compartments where children are sitting comfortably covered up in the secluded compartment of their mother’s bike. So using bicycles is an integral part especially in the city center of Amsterdam where parking tickets prices are among the highest in the world.

The Dutch are known for ice skating and sailing. With changing climate the last famous Dutch Ice skating race "elfstedentocht" [eleven cities tour] has been held in 1997.

For health fitness tips and best choice on offer of vitamins minerals food/diet supplements you are advised to visit

·        DE TUINEN Kalverstraat 11 Amsterdam Phone 0251 257070 - Kinkerstraat 190-192 Phone 020 6164638 or Ferdinand Bolstraat 114 phone 0251 257 070

·        The largest Vitamin-Store of Amsterdam is located on the Haarlemmerstraat they have the best International brands like Solgar and VitaminHealth.

·        The SoulSister Vitamins at the Elandsgracht 132 for quality vitamins and cosmetics.

It is highly recommended to hire a bike to explore the narrow streets and parks. Using  a bike frequently is one of the best health fitness tips. The author himself born and bred in Amsterdam, will use his bicycle every day and I must say that I miss a day of not cycling.

But there is more to finding health and fitness tips in this city; you may want to wander  the streets of the “Jordaan” one of the old quarters of the city which is a modest exercise in itself.

There are many Fitness clubs Spa's located in the luxury International hotels but if you are staying in a low budget hotel you are advised to try out the Health-Club-Jordaan  located in “de Jordaan” at “ de eerste Rozendwarsstraat 10” Their staff of professional trainers are friendly and are multi-lingual and are skilled and well reputed It is worthwhile visting their health shop or taking a fitness class or just simply to work-out in the gym.

               Eko-Plaza For a wide variety of organic foodstuffs - fruit and vegetables vitamins and food supplements they also have an large stock international brands available together with skilled friendly advice making this place a mixture of locals an travelers.  


Another healthy eating habit of the Dutch is their love for fish one delicacy the raw salted herring which is the best [the rawest] around May--herring is known for high levels of omega 3 fish oil. Best way to eat this healthy delicacy is at on of the many fish stalls around and taste best without onions or pickles and bread. If you love smoked Eal you can ask and order at the street fish stall. 

Keep track of live performance shows in the city. A great number of live performances varying from classical music-jazz-blues-rock pop concerts-entertainment-puppet and erotic shows are on in Amsterdam. Up-to-date list of music dancing halls cafes and places here

Tired of shopping and want to get a glimpse about street scenes and read short Amsterdam anecdotes visit self proclaimed Amsterdam street poet Nick Jacobs here>>>>>


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