Fresh air. A golden sunset. Leaves crunching underfoot.
A good walk can do wonders at the end of a long, stressful and tiring day.
Walking has always been there for me, my confidence has grown immensely. I'm a totally different person now than I was ten years ago and I owe so much of that to walking.
Kath, Walking for Health participant with bipolar disorder
Don’t save a good walk for clearing your head after a particularly bad day. Walk regularly. Invest in your long-term health now and you’ll see the difference that walking can make to your mind, your body and your social life. Walking in a group is a great way to start started and stay motivated, so find your local Walking for Health scheme and get started now.
Walking works, and we have the proof! Being active promotes mental health and wellbeing. Our publication Walking Works is an extensive overview of the mounting research into the life threatening consequences of inactivity, which concludes that walking is the answer. Read on here.