National Walking Month – May 2016


This May why not pledge to fit just 20 minutes of walking into your day?

Living Streets, the UK charity for everyday walking, is promoting its annual National Walking Month with a drive to get you walking just 20 minutes a day. With their call for you to #TRY20 they are hoping to “create a walking nation where people of all generations enjoy the benefits that this simple act brings”

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World Health Day 2016: Beat diabetes

whd-poster-main-630Today is World Health Day and the focus for 2016 is beating Diabetes. In 2013 368 million people worldwide had Diabetes, in 2012 it was the direct cause of 1.5 million deaths. The epidemic is rapidly increasing in many countries around the world and something needs to be done. …to read the rest of this article click here »

There’s only one YOU, so look after yourself

Living healthily in midlife can double your chances of being healthy at 70 and beyond. On the 7th of March Public health England launched a new campaign to encourage healthy living in later life. But it isn’t about staying healthy when you get older, it’s also about thinking ahead to what you want when you get there. …to read the rest of this article click here »