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Steps to help the planet!

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We are committing to taking even more GREEN steps in 2021 Here’s how……. Digital Membership cards – We know our members love their plastic Membership cards but we and several of our Partners are trying to avoid single use plastic and so we are moving towards digital cards which are displayed on your phone (with the


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Join us this September

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The Purbeck WALX Festival is a safe outdoor celebration of everything to do with walking and healthy living! Set in the stunning Jurassic coastal landscape of ancient Dorset there are dozens of lead walks for all levels (with poles and without) over 3 days PLUS stalls , presentations, experiences and workshops with leading professionals There’s


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Win a £50 voucher for Cotswold Outdoor

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This amazing competition is exclusively for Members of NWUK and WALX Thinking about some new lighter footwear or stay cool t shirts for summer walking? Our Partners Cotswold outdoor have offered the chance for you to WIN a £50 voucher as well as save 15% on line and in store with your Membership card ALL


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Out and About this Spring

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Not quite the Spring we were hoping for weather wise but that has not stopped our groups getting back out there! As you can see from the small selection of images in this round up below, they have experienced snow, heavy showers  and occasional sunshine! One thing that never changes is the enjoyment factor –


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A fresh way to exercise…………

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Being outdoors and in nature is proven to boost mood and being active is something everybody NEEDS to do in order to remain healthy. So why not combine the two? Nordic Walking turns a walk into a workout because it involves the upper body as well as the legs which in turn means you tone


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Time is ticking…………

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May is TICK awareness month and as avid walkers we like to stay on top of the latest research on Lyme Disease, the nasty disease carried by these pesky critters who lurk in the undergrowth waiting for you or your dog to brush past. Ticks are attracted to the heat of the passing new ‘host’


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Your daily workout with our experts

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Did you know that the HQ team host a daily on line workout that’s FREE to all walkers who pay for their group walks via monthly DD and low cost to those who prefer to ‘pay n play’? During the COVID lockdowns the HQ team stepped in to deliver a daily on line workout for


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We’re walking in sunshine

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And don’t it feel good?….. We thought we would share how good our walkers are feeling after a fortnight of doing what they love best – walking, exercising and talking in the great outdoors! It’s been great to see people again and to get back into the swing of things. We did our best to


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Purbeck Challenge events

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Are you up for joining our DISTANCE CHALLENGES? The 16 mile and 27 mile events in PURBECK Dorset will also be available as VIRTUAL events for those who can not join us in person. Yes, our Famous two rugged Distance CHALLENGES are set to go ahead as part of our 5th PURBECK FESTIVAL event on


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What’s new at HQ?

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The WALX HQ live programme calendar is filling up! Not only do we have weekly workouts EVERY day that you can join in (many are FREE if you are a DD payer with your local group) but we now also have informative sessions too The weekly Programme includes Whole body workouts for all levels, Yoga


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WE ARE COVID 19 SECURE

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UPDATED 23rd March 2021 Please rest assured that if you see our groups out and about, it is not a bunch of people disregarding the COVID group rules but a professionally organised, OUTDOOR EXERCISE session with strict COVID 19 protocols in place. If the session you see is listed on our search portal EXERCISE ANYWHERE


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Every step made even easier!

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We are excited at HQ because we are almost ready to launch our new simplified way to BOOK, BUY, access BENEFITS and gain REWARDS! As we have evolved over the years (our NWUK website is over 10 years old now!) we have added a number of new initiatives but often they involved separate log ins


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