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  • National Walking Month

    National Walking Month: How it Boosts Health

    Warmer weather and lighter evenings provide the perfect opportunity to celebrate May as National Walking Month and get more active. Walking is fun, free and doesn’t require any specialist equipment or training. Walking and being active in general helps to improve cardiovascular fitness and reduce risk factors for disease, such as: Cholesterol High blood pressure…

  • Back Care Awareness Week

    Back Care Awareness Week (3rd-9th October 2016)

    Back Care Awareness Week (3rd-9th October 2016) World Spine Day (16th October 2016) World Osteoporosis Day (20th October 2016)     Treating back pain Treatments for back pain vary depending on how long you have had the pain, how severe it is, and your individual needs and preferences. The various treatments for back pain are…

  • Health benefits of biking

    Out and about: Health benefits of biking and walking

    We’re halfway through the summer holidays which means it’s the perfect opportunity to get out and about. Swapping the car for a bike helmet or a pair of snazzy walking sandals (socks optional) is one of the easiest ways to get your 30 minutes of recommended activity a day. Plus, cutting down on car use…

  • walking month

    Comfy Shoes at the Ready – May is National Walking Month!

    “Better shape and a clearer head are two positive effects of walking for just 20 minutes each day” Country Living     We are already a few days into it, and hopefully most of you have already donned your comfiest shoes and braved the unpredictable May weather. If you didn’t know, though, May is National…