WALKING

Around Darwin Green.

Walking is a great way to get out and about. If you’re walking to work or just taking a leisurely stroll, there are hundreds of benefits! Not only is walking good for your body but it’s also good for your mind too and just taking a brisk 30-minute walk each day will have significant improvements on your health. Why not make your walking commute a social occasion too and walk with others?

There are so many local facilities reachable from Darwin Green by foot. Cambridge city centre is just a 30-minute walk away and many other facilities such as supermarkets and schools can easily be walked to – easy to follow directions are available through Google Maps, both through the website or on the mobile app.

Health Benefits of Walking

Guidance suggests that adults try to get at least 150 minutes of exercise each week, the good news is, a brisk walk can contribute to this! Some of the health benefits of weight bearing exercises such as walking are:

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Reduced risk of cardiovascular problems.

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Helps improve the strength of your bones.

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Increases your muscle strength.

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Makes you happy (there are studies to support this!)

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ACTIVE TRAVEL VOUCHER

Why not use your £60 active travel voucher to purchase a waterproof jacket or perhaps a pair of comfortable walking shoes? To claim your voucher, please complete our short travel survey. Complete the Survey

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