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Archive: May 2016



Team #stepcountchallenge Selfies

We had a tough time narrowing down all the team selfies for last week’s competition. Here are three team stories sharing the extra effort they put in to improve their daily steps. Meet team Press Patrol ‘We are Press Patrol, from the Communications team at NHS Ayrshire & Arran. We can be quite competitive between each other, […]

Macmillan Move More Step Count Challenge Week Six Leaderboard

It’s week six of the Move More Step Count Challenge and the Ninewell Ninjas are still top of the leaderboard with over three million steps between them. The total step count for this week is 147,507,252 steps or 65,999 miles. You can view the full leaderboard below or download it here.

Step Count Challenge Week Six Leaderboard

Here’s this week’s leaderboard. Top of the charts this week is team Just Saying from NHS Ayrshire and Arran. Our collective step count is 1,518,313,245 steps, or 679,335 miles. You can also download the leaderboard here.

Your Top Tips for Adding Extra Steps

Thank you to everyone who sent in suggestions for adding extra steps into your daily routine. There were brilliant ideas such as borrowing a dog and using the 24 hour clock to get top steps i.e.; 10,000 steps before 10 am then 11,000 before 11 am.  What really shines through in each suggestion is the dedication that each […]

A Big Fit Walk = A Big Fit Workplace

Our very own Development Officer, Sheena Corcoran, tells us about lunchtime and Big Fit Walks she has helped organise at our Inverness office. Over the past three and a half years Paths for All has been delivering weekly lunchtime health walks for Scottish Natural Heritage, Crofting Commission and Bòrd na Gàidhlig staff at Great Glen […]



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