Walking for Health in Wolverhampton run free, supervised regular
health walks for people of all abilities to join.
The walks are especially suited for people who currently don’t do
much walking but who want to get healthier, fitter and be happier.
Walking is one of the safest and easiest forms of exercise which
almost anyone can do. You don’t need any special equipment to start
walking and it can be easily built into your daily routine.
Please join us for a walk that suits you, which you can enjoy at
your own pace but with the added benefit of being in the company of
other walkers and trained walk leaders.
|How much walking should I do?
You need to
walk for at least 30 minutes on five or more days per
week to meet the current recommendations for physical
You can walk for 30 minutes in one go or you can break it up to
start with eg. do 3 x 10 minute sessions – both count towards your
recommended 30 minutes of healthy walking. But remember, build up
Any amount of walking is good for your health and certainly better
than no exercise at all. However to really help your heart it is
recommended that you walk at a pace that makes you breathe a little
faster, feel warmer and gives you a slightly faster heart beat.
Walk more .....feel the difference
Walking - the perfect activity for health:
- Makes you feel good
- Increases your energy levels
- Keeps your heart strong and reduces blood pressure
- Helps you manage your weight
- Relieves stress and helps you sleep better
- Reduces cholesterol and helps with diabetes
- Lifts your mood and self esteem
- Helps prevent and control diabetes
- Start walking today