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How to turn a walk into a WALX!

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These days, its easy to find good walking routes. The emergence of route sharing apps and fantastic resources like ORDNANCE SURVEY, the  NATIONAL TRUST and THE OUTDOOR GUIDE have all helped people discover great walks all over the UK. If people fancy going for a walk it’s easier than ever to work out where to


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WALX away from the stress of life!

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Why is walking the perfect way to de stress and gain total wellbeing? Brisk Walking like any kind of any other cardiovascular activity, boosts the production of stress-busting endorphins which helps to relieve stress hormones in the body. This article from the  HEALTH GUIDE  outlines just how brilliant general EXERCISE can be for mental health.


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WE ARE COVID 19 SECURE

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As the RULE of SIX comes into force across the UK and Autumn lockdowns loom, we are aware that it will be tough for everybody. However, if you see our groups out and about please rest assured that it is not a bunch of people disregarding the COVID group rules but a professionally organised, OUTDOOR


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Can walking be a workout?

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We always get asked this and the answer is YES YES YES! Just going for a walk is a fabulous way to calm the mind and work the body but you can up the ante and make it as effective as running and swimming too? HOW? By doing it WELL and making it TOTAL BODY,


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Skort it out!

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Lets face it there have been some seriously hot days this Summer and the search for comfortable but FLATTERING shorts that would keep you cool when walking has been a challenge That’s where our chums at FLANCI come in The SKORT comprises of a comfortable pair of cycling style shorts with our unique contours fabric


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Instructor training is back on course!

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Its so good to be back and the new format worked! That was the verdict of our Tutor team this week as they completed the first Instructor training  course since lockdown. Our Diploma in Nordic and Fitness walking is the key to getting our programmes delivered to as many people as possible, so it was


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A good ticking off!

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It’s so good to get used to being out and about again but be aware that there is a welcome party waiting for you as you stride out through the long grass and bracken!   Ticks are lurking in the undergrowth waiting for their next host to brush past them. Some of them are really


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Strong & Steady with N. Yorks Sport

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Our innovative bespoke on line training for rehabilitation teams has helped one group of exercise referral specialists who work across North Yorks in the Hambleton, Harrogate and Richmondshire districts to keep people on their feet despite the current COVID 19 situation. The team from North Yorks sport are pictured above delivering a pre  COVID session


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Activity cards for Move with Mencap

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The WALX team love to create workouts that make you smile so when Mencap asked us to help with some ideas for easy to follow walking activities for their #movewithmencap campaign , we were only too happy to help. Even better that we were asked to make them really engaging in order to help people


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Our Academy is open again!

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Great news for all the prospective Instructors and professional partners whose courses were postponed or on hold due to the lockdown! Our training options for walking groups are back! Not only are we back with NEW dates but we have managed to create even more on line content to help reduce the need for travel


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POWER of the POLES now available

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Our new Pole walking induction has been trialled to great effect and both our Nordic Walking UK and WALX Instructors have completed their training so they are ready to deliver it all over the UK. The POWER of POLES Induction is totally unique in that it explores the use of both strapless and Nordic walking


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Stepping out safely!

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We take your health and wellbeing very seriously, so when we say we are resuming group sessions we can assure you that every step (excuse the pun) has been taken to keep you safe. These are the measures our groups are implementing across the UK:- Risk Assessment All routes and venues are risk assessed for


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