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Ready for anything?

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What’s the weirdest thing you have in the back of your car? I think mine is probably a cat litter tray! You might ask why? Read on to find out! As the weather becomes a bit more unpredictable, my mind turns towards the creature comforts which make our daily walks and activities more practical. As


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Feeling the heat

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Given the new “Extreme Heat” weather warnings issued by the Met Office, staying safe in extremes of temperature is very important. We will always assess client safety dependent on the venue and activities we have scheduled and if necessary, contact people who have booked to advise them of a change of time or route, or


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Water, water everywhere……

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At this time of year, it is particularly important to stay hydrated on a day-to-day basis, but even more so when you are out on a WALX. Dehydration can cause fatigue, affect your mood and ability to concentrate, and impact on your physical performance. But what is the best way to stay hydrated? Not all


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What3Words – yes, those 3 words!

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What3Words is an ingenious location app, which can be downloaded onto your smartphone (Android and iPhone versions are available from your app store) or used on a desktop computer via a browser. If you have ever wondered why there are three random words associated with the description of our activities on our websites – that


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Getting to grips with the snow!

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As we have had another significant snow fall recently in rural Leicestershire, I thought I would do a quick review of Yaktrax Walkers, which fit over your boot or shoe to give more grip in the snow and ice. Rather than write a long spiel, I thought it might be helpful to do a quick


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Happy New Year, Happy New Tier?

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At this time of year, we should be gearing up for a burst of enthusiasm as we try our best to stick to health and fitness related New Year Resolutions. At WALX Leicester East we have been anticipating this for several months and planning an exciting programme of activities to help you achieve your targets,


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What should I wear to WALX?

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Do you ever wonder, “What should I wear to WALX?” I normally answer, “Anything you are comfortable in (within reason)!” However, it is worth a bit of thought so that you are suitably attired for the conditions and the activity. At the most basic level, a pair of shoes appropriate for the environment and weather,


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We are COVID SECURE

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In these times of social distancing and local lockdowns we want to make sure that people can still exercise safely and feel less isolated. That’s why at WALX Leicester East we will be following the WALX Outdoor code of practice and operating a fully COVID secure business. Read about the measures we take in the


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