Tag Archive for 'walking in Guernsey'

Walk to Work Week from 14 to 18 May encourages a healthier lifestyle

May 9th, 2012 by Living Streets

This May, people across the British Isles will be leaving their cars at home and taking to their feet for national Walk to Work Week from 14 to 18 May 2012. British charity Living Streets works to create safe, attractive and enjoyable streets where people want to walk. With funding from the UK’s Big Lottery […]

Regular walking and cycling fosters good health says NICE

April 30th, 2012 by National Institute for Health and Clincial Excellence

Walking and cycling should be encouraged throughout the community and should become the norm for short journeys, says the UK’s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), in draft guidance published on 24 April 2012 for consultation. Regular physical activity is key to achieving and maintaining good health. It can help to reduce the […]

Walk to Work Week is 9 to 13 May

May 6th, 2011 by Living Streets Guernsey

Living Streets Guernsey LBG is encouraging workers to make walking part of their daily routine. National Walk to Work Week from 9 to 13 May is the ideal time for commuters to give walking a go. Walking is an easy form of exercise that requires no special equipment and can be fitted into your daily […]

Walking slows progression of Alzheimer’s Disease

January 3rd, 2011 by Radiological Society of North America

Walking may slow cognitive decline in adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer’s disease, as well as in healthy adults, according to a study presented at the 2010 meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). “We found that walking five miles per week protects the brain structure over 10 years in people […]