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Clear your mind and boost your focus with a short walk

For this week’s blog post, we invited Mary Allison, who is currently completing a PhD on the impact of the Step Count Challenge, to write about how even a short walk can boost your focus and concentration. “Ever had a time at work when you simply can’t think straight anymore? Did you know that even […]

Team work: friendly fun or fearsome fighters?

For this week’s blog post we asked Mary Allison, who is currently completing a PhD on the impact of the Step Count Challenge, to write about how working as a team can help people stay motivated throughout the challenge. “So, it’s that time of year again, when colleagues tap us on the shoulder and ask […]

8 ways walking more can improve your health

Getting out for a lunchtime walk is a great excuse for a chat with your workmates and a chance to re-charge, but does walking more really improve your health? Here’s 8 facts about walking and health that’ll have you signing up for the Step Count Challenge in no time. 1) Being physically active reduces your […]

Enjoying the walk: how to make stepping more fun

Are you thinking of joining a team for the Step Count Challenge, but not sure walking’s your cup of tea? Here’s a few ideas for keeping things fun whilst increasing your step count. 1) Think up the perfect team name Go with a classic such as “The Walkaholics” or “Red Hot Chilli Steppers”, or put a […]

 

 

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