Walking

The five best bank holiday walks

From carpets of bluebells to Kentish sea air, get out and about this bank holiday

3 May 2019

The best day trip adventures close to London

Here are 8 adventures in and around the capital to make your next weekend one to remember

13 Mar 2019

The best walks close to London

Escape the city with a winter walk this weekend, from the elegance of Cliveden to the rugged landscape of Leith Hill

22 Feb 2019

Slow walking speed ‘could be sign of dementia’

Older adults with slower walking speeds seem to have a greater risk of dementia, according to a new study published…

Cycling to work ‘halves your risk of heart disease and cancer’

Daily cycling appears to reduce our risk of premature death by 40 per cent, according to a study carried out…

Fifteen minutes of walking a day is ‘lowest effective dose of exercise’

One short and intense period of daily exercise is the best way to beat heart disease, according to an article…

Walking at a faster pace can halve your risk of heart disease and stroke

In old age, those of us who are most active have a significantly lower risk of future heart attacks and…

Long, brisk walks may be better for our weight than sessions in the gym

For people trying to lose weight a brisk walk is more beneficial than a session at the gym, according to…