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Walk Well Barnsley Health Walks

Getting active can be difficult. But we're here to help. With Walking for Health, you can take part in a free short walk nearby to help you get active and stay active at a pace that works for you. It's a great way to stretch your legs, explore what's on your doorstep, and make new friends. For 12 years, we've helped thousands of people like you discover the many benefits of regular group walks. From reducing stress to losing weight, to sharing laughs, Walking for Health has something for everyone.

Why walk?

Walking is truly accessible - almost everyone can do it anywhere and at any time. It won't cost you anything and you don't need any fancy equipment to hit the pavement.

If you still need convincing, here are a few positive things that walking can do for your health...

  • Help your heart and lungs work better
  • Lower your blood pressure
  • Keep your weight down
  • Lighten your mood
  • Keep your joints, muscles and bones strong
  • Increase 'good' cholesterol

How you can get involved

Walk well Barnsley provide short, free, organised walks across the Borough with the aim of getting people more active. If you'd like to take part, all you have to do is come along to the start point of one of our walks a few minutes early so that one of our trained walk leaders can take your details. Then you're free to take part in as many walks as you like, as often as you like. If you want to know more before you start, just get in touch on rebecca.bibbs@swyt.nhs.uk or call 01226 433351

 

Who to contact

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E-mail
rebecca.bibbs@swyt.nhs.uk; scott.copeland@swyt.nhs.uk
Website
https://www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/.../walk-well-barnsley

Where to go

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Last updated on 15/03/2019
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