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Diet, Exercise and Sleep

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Diet, Exercise and Sleep – the tripod of a healthy life. While improving just one of these lifestyle factors can help people lead longer lives, several recent studies have suggested that improving all three may be a better way to improve both physical and mental health. We have recently celebrated the healthy approach to weight


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Car Boot Cafes

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Car Boot Cafes One of the favourite parts of our walks is always after the post-walk cool down – of course I am referring to our “Car Boot Cafes”, where we have a cuppa and share a healthy snack back at the car park!  We can’t wait until we can do this again, and we


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Movement is the key to good health and wellbeing

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What is TMW? Tai Chi Movements for Wellbeing is a specially-developed sequence of movements which promotes physical and emotional wellbeing. With origins in both Tai Chi and Chi Kung, the TMW sequence distils elements of these arts into a simplified form.  Completing the TMW series of moves and gestures varies from just 10 minutes to


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Feeling blue in January? Check out these trips for 2021/2022

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Here are some important dates for your 2021 Diary – Join our trips and events around the Peak District, the UK and abroad from Spring when hopefully we will have the travel restrictions lifted. APRIL 30th – 2nd MAY RUSTICK WEEKENDER A mini Festival of Nordic Walking in the Peak District – join the local NWUK Instructors


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Rustick Weekender – April 30th – May 1st/2nd 2021

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We are looking forward to the Spring when we hope restrictions will be lifted as we are putting plans into place to run our Rustick WALX Weekender Event in May. A mini Festival of Nordic Walking in the Peak District – join the local NWUK Instructors on walks and social events (if restrictions are lifted)


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The Great Lockdown Slimdown

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Inspirational Weight Loss – How these 3 men managed to lose 8 stone between them during the 2020 lockdown! Since March 2020 these members of WALX Derwent and Dales, run by Samantha Armstrong, have each achieved an amazing weight loss. A good news story to come out of the pandemic making these three men lighter,


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WALX Derwent and Dales is delighted to announce a new WALX Guide

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We are delighted to welcome Steve Walker to our team. Steve has been an active member and has joined us on many of our sessions and walks both near and far. Steve once commented ‘it’s amazing how his fitness and stamina levels have improved thanks to Nordic Walking, it’s a great outdoor exercise with the


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