On Walking

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

I have solved all of my problems in life by walking. There is a Latin phrase for it: solvitur ambulando. It is solved by walking. Some may find it amusing or outlandish that problems can be solved by the humble stroll but consider this.

A Change of Heart for Valentine's Day

Dr Paul Zollinger-Read | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Paul Zollinger-Read

Vast majority of people are consuming much more sugar than they should be. And it could be having a silent but deadly long-term effect on your health. I'm not suggesting that eating a few chocolates this Valentine's Day is going to give you heart disease... But perhaps this year, don't laden the person you love with chocolate, but instead a healthier alternative.

Please Take Care With Your Dog

Andrew White | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew White

If you can keep your dog in sight at all time, be aware of what they are doing and be confident your dog will come back to you promptly when you call, then there is no need to put them on a lead. But if you can not be confident they will return when you call, then a lead is the safest option for everyone.

Five Ways to Get Your Children Out Walking

Andrew White | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew White

Getting children into walking at a young age can influence their habits in later life - hopefully leading to a healthier, more active lifestyle. So how can you get your young ones interesting in walking? Here are my top 5 ways to get your children out walking...

Saying Hello... and an Introduction

Andrew White | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew White

We'll hopefully be starting a journey here together. A journey which will involve travel, of course, as well as walking, biking, scenic railway journeys, scenic drives, holidays and the best days-out.

Northern Lights, Fruit Soup and Naked Snow-Rolling: My Surprising Arctic Ski Diary

Nina Barough CBE | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nina Barough CBE

I'd trained hard in preparation for our first ever Arctic Marathon. But back in February 2013, as I was settling into my bunk at our base station in Alesjaure, Sweden, I could not imagine what the team and I were about to face. As founder of Walk the Walk and the MoonWalks, I was used to walking long distances wearing just a bra.

Walking Can Help Cut The Risk Of A Stroke

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Older men can help prevent the risk of a stroke by long walks, research suggests. Scientists found that walking at least one to two hours a day was...

Avoid the Tube? Who Are They Kidding?

Danielle Lowe | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

Over the weekend TFL shared with the world a new idea of theirs, that they hope and think will really work. They've decided to hand leaflets out to people between Tooting Bec and Clapham North on the Northern Line to try to encourage them to take another method to get to work in the morning...

How A Dream Turned Into A £90 Million Breast Cancer Charity

Nina Barough CBE | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nina Barough CBE

Sometimes we make snap decisions, the importance and significance of which only becomes clear over time. But from that spontaneous beginning, Walk the Walk and our knowledge of breast cancer has come so far. Best of all, breast cancer is now on the brink of becoming a treatable disease.

Read This and Your Children Will Thank You

Dr William Bird MBE | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr William Bird MBE

You don't have to be the right weight to be healthy. It is perfectly okay to be overweight, as long as you are active and fit. This may sound like a bold and shocking statement but research shows that far more people die of inactivity than obesity.

Walking Into Well-Being: The Power of The Gratitude Walk

Cheryl Rickman | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Cheryl Rickman

Each morning I walk myself into a state of well-being and away from my worries. I walk myself into new ideas, creative solutions and immense gratitude for what I have. With each step I feel empowered. But why is my gratitude walk so powerful?

Walking To Work Could Reduce Risk Of Diabetes, Heart Disease And Obesity

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

People who walk to work are less likely to develop diabetes and heart disease, according to a new study. Research revealed that commuters who walk ...

How Far Would You Go for a Career in Journalism?

Mark Hillary | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Hillary

That's the problem facing Michael Lee Johnson from Manchester. His dream is to become a travel writer, but as a web designer with around 20 years experience his challenge is finding a new employer that would be interested in letting him make that career leap.

Get Out and Stretch Those Legs This National Walking Month!

Douglas Stewart | Posted 21.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Douglas Stewart

Walking up to 30 minutes burns up to 130 calories, not to mention helps you relax. Next time you have a stressful day at work, instead of hopping on the bus stick those headphones in and enjoy a brisk walk home, it will even help you work up an appetite for dinner!

Planet Appetite: Springtime Hiking on the Mullerthal Trail in Luxembourg

Rupert Parker | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

The only tough part is the thick mud which coats the path as I trudge uphill but soon I arrive among the rocks and everything is dry. Huge boulders are scattered across the landscape, as though tossed by some angry giant, and the trail leads through narrow gaps through overhanging cliffs, aptly named the Labyrinth.

Everybody Wins: Five Reasons Why Politicians Have No Choice but to 'Get Britain Cycling'

Joe Williams | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Politics
Joe Williams

There can be few political decisions that are so heavily weighted in favour of one course of action.

How to Save 36,815 Lives a Year

Joe Williams | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK Politics
Joe Williams

We can no longer ignore this problem: both central and local government must now act to ensure people can chose to exercise as part of their normal day far more often and make walking and cycling the safest, easiest and most enjoyable way to travel around their community.

Weight Loss Walking Plan - An Effective Way Everybody Can Look After Their Health

Daniel Bartlett | Posted 06.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Bartlett

As the owner of Personal Training studio you may find it strange that I advocate walking as an effective activity to lose weight, but there is good re...

Planet Appetite: Tasty Walks in Guernsey, Channel Islands

Rupert Parker | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Spring comes early in the Channel Islands, since they're the most southerly part of the British Isles. It's the ideal time to explore Guernsey's network of excellent walks with over 24 miles of cliff trails. The scenery is constantly changing, whether it's the granite cliffs of the south and east or the sandy bays of the north.

Simonstone Hall - Discover Why Kate Winslet Chose It As Her Honeymoon Destination

Sabi Phagura | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sabi Phagura

Set in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, Simonstone Hall really is unique - and looked even more magical with a good dusting of snow this week. I don't know how, but I managed to get to the magnificent country house while the rest of the country practically came to a standstill thanks to the weather.

To Spray or Not to Spray

Clive Norman | Posted 27.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Clive Norman

Spray collars are magnificent for certain scenarios, although used incorrectly on a regular basis, the trainee dog can become neurotic and may never obey the command you are hoping he will.

19 Ways To Move More At The Weekend (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Yes, it might be tempting to stay indoors and fall asleep in front of the television once the nights start to draw in. But don't let dark evenings lul...

The Ultimate Power Walk

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

An active lifestyle such as doing housework, brisk walking and gardening helps to reduce the chance of getting breast cancer, new research shows today...

Walking Your Way to Greatness... The Great British Walk

Mike Collins | Posted 03.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Collins

Going on a walk allows us to take a step back from our daily routine. You can feel the wind in your face, the changing of the seasons, the excitement of coming across a beautiful building or the buzz from immersing yourself in a rich social history.

Gardening, Country Walks And Gentle Sports Can Cut Heart Disease Risk

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A University College London (UCL) study has discovered that a moderate increase in exercise when you retire can make big improvements to your heart he...