may is living streets' national walking month
Social distancing needs more space!🚶♀️🧹🚴♂️— Living Streets (@livingstreets) April 23, 2020
🧑⚕️Greg, a Brighton frontline doctor talks to us while walking down the first UK road to get closed to traffic to make space for pedestrians and cyclists during lockdown. #walkingfromhome #StaySafe #StayActive pic.twitter.com/yHuVDD7OLU
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We have new resources to help secondary school pupils and college and university students keep active during the #uklockdown 👟👟 HOW lush are these digital postcards designed by @pull_agency ? 😍😍😍 Download and send by post or share digitally with friends and family. 📮📲 Link in bio 👆 #ImWalkingWithLivingStreets
68% of UK journeys are under five miles. Distances that can be walked or cycled.— Living Streets (@livingstreets) May 5, 2020
So perhaps active travel should be listed as one of the 'best alternatives'...
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🐝 Like many towns, Ashton-Under-Lyne's streets are quieter than usual. 🚶🏾♂️ In the absence of all the usual distractions, an eerie calm has descended upon our Dan's walks. 💚 Read his #walkingfromhome blog, link in bio 💻 #NationalWalkingMonth #walkmore #walking #getoutside #movemore #exercise #health #fitness #streets
Ian from Brunsfield had some unlikely visitors this week! Not caught on film are two fox cubs 🦊 🦊 See more of nature by going for a walk and trying @livingstreets #try20 tip number 3: Let nature guide you. https://t.co/UdR2NkAE6f #walkingfromhome pic.twitter.com/Xrzym2Xcd1— Danielle Angeli (@Danielle_Angeli) May 5, 2020
Walk for 20 minutes as part of your daily exercise and see what benefits you experience.
Many of us are appreciating the chance to get out for a walk more than ever. We’re here to help you keep your daily exercise fresh, interesting - and most of all - safe.
Our #Try20 tips and resources can help you, whether you're walking as a family, trying to fit in some exercise whilst working from home, or if you're restricted to indoor exercise.
It remains incredibly important to keep active, both for our own wellbeing and to avoid storing up massive health problems for ourselves and the NHS in the future.
Health experts recommend a brisk daily walk as an easy way to improve your health with a 20 minute walk being shown to reduce the risk of a number of preventable health conditions, including certain cancers, depression, heart disease and Type 2 diabetes.
Download and print off our #Try20 poster to keep you motivated all month long!
Save our check list to your phone and tick off the tips as you go, or visit the web page.
The daily commute has changed drastically for a lot of us in recent weeks.
Inspiration to help you take a break from your home office.
For teachers, parents and families looking for inspiration and ideas to help keep children active, we've created some free resources and activities.
Keep the kids entertained this National Walking Month!