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Archive: November 2015



Personal Best Challenge Winners

For the final week of the Autumn Step Count Challenge we asked you to go all out and achieve a personal best step count. Thanks to everyone who told us about their personal bests, it was great to read about you going all out and walking the walk. The winners of the prize draw are […]

Week Four Leaderboard

Here’s the Week Four Leaderboard. You can download the leaderboard in a spreadsheet here. The challenge finishes on Sunday 22 November. Please have your steps updated no later Monday 30 November to be included in the final prize draw.  We’ll publish the final leaderboard later that week.

Survey Results

Last week we asked you to complete a short survey about taking part in the Step Count Challenge. Over 200 people completed the survey and here is a summary of the results. Scroll down to the bottom to see the winners of the prize draw. First up, we asked if you walking more as a […]

Beware of the Chair

We recently attended the Faculty of Public Health’s annual conference and were lucky enough to catch a presentation by Lesley Marshall and Michelle Smith, two Occupational Health Physiotherapists from NHS Highland. They were talking about their Beware of the Chair campaign which encourages staff to reduce their sitting time and move more. Lesley and Michelle […]

Week Three Update

Hello, it’s been a wet and windy week but the steps are adding up, our collective step count this week is: 280,645,315 steps More than a quarter of a billion steps, or 125,568 miles to date. That equates to five times round the circumference of the Earth. The week’s Leaderboard is on the blog now. […]



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