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National Poetry Day

Today is National Poetry Day  so we thought it’d be nice to post something on the subject of walking and writing. Walking is a subject that has long captured the imagination of poets and writers. Just think of Wordsworth’s wanderings in the Lake District or Virginia Woolf’s winter excursions through the streets of London in […]

Recharge your batteries, go for a lunchtime walk

Over the last few weeks, we’ve written about how walking more at work is a great excuse for a catch up with colleagues, good for your health, and good for reducing costs to business – however heading out for a lunchtime walk is also great for refreshing your thoughts and recharging your batteries. Last year, […]

5 reasons for businesses to encourage staff to walk more

1) During 2016/17, 25.7 million working days were lost due to work related ill health across the UK* 12.5 million working days lost were caused by stress, depression and anxiety, and 8.9 million working days lost were caused by musculoskeletal disorders. *Source: Health and Safety Executive 2) Going for a 30 minute walk on at least […]

8 ways walking more could 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 ways walking more could benefit your health. 1) Being physically active reduces your risk of Type 2 Diabetes via GIPHY Active people have a […]



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