The month of May brings an influx of fresh blooms and warmer weather, signalling that spring is well and truly upon us. It is during this month that many people pledge to make the most of the better weather by getting fit and staying in shape, all the while embracing the great outdoors. That's why charity Living Streets has launched its National Walking Month campaign, which encourages individuals to walk more often and reap the health rewards. Here's why you should choose to go by ...
May 8, 2015
National walking month
April 20, 2015
Graphic: The dacadoo Health Score Infographic Daily Steps The 10,000 steps per day recommendations by the World Health Organization (WHO) is relevant and healthy for people who do not do any other kind of sports. Medical authorities around the world have agreed that 10,000 steps per day is a healthy number to aim for. The American Heart Association (AMA) uses this metric as a guideline to follow. 10,000 steps a day is a rough equivalent to the Surgeon General’s recommendation to accum...
February 26, 2015
How to make the most of walking
Walking is one of the easiest ways to keep yourself active, especially when you are struggling for time due to work commitments. It does not matter where you are. Whether you’re in picturesque countryside surroundings or in the middle of a busy city centre, you can still put in some time to keep yourself on your feet and boost your health, both physically and mentally. While the risk of injury in walking is lower than many other physical activities, people still need to make sure they...