Walking

Walking, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

  • A woman walking and checking her phone app to monitor her step count of 6,000.
    Strong Women

    “Why I’ve given up trying to hit 10,000 steps a day”

  • Morning walk benefits
    Workouts

    “How my daily pre-breakfast walk improved my mental, physical and emotional health”

Latest Stories

Garmin tracker and apple watch
Strong Women

The best fitness trackers for those heading back to training

Whether you want to log your workouts or check your heart rate, try one of these watches.

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Chloe Gray
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Woman walking through a field in summer
Travel

Glorious country walks to take in London this summer

Leave the city without actually leaving the city.

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Megan Murray
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A woman walking through a hilly rural area in a vest top, leggings and trainers.
Strong Women

Is a daily walk really enough to improve your fitness?

Experts explain whether walking can improve your cardiovascular health.

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Chloe Gray
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Best activewear: "I finally found walking trainers that can keep up with my hikes and long walks"
Strong Women

“I finally found walking trainers that can keep up with my hikes and long walks”

These shoes will help you grip, wherever you're walking.

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Aletha Davis
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Chloe Gray
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The reason walking is such a good full-body workout

It works more than just your legs...

woman walking for exercise
Strong Women

Can walking be better for you than HIIT?

This is why we should all be walking more.

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Miranda Larbi
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Woman walking against the background of the sky
Strong Women

Why it's so important to track your walking pace, and how to do it

Make sure you're reaping all the cardio benefits of a good walk.

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Chloe Gray
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woman walking in walking trainers outdoors
Strong Women

Is a daily walk enough exercise to keep you fit?

Or do you need to do more than just stroll to hit your training targets?

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
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Pink blossom trees in St James's Park
City breaks

These picturesque parks have been named prettiest places to go for a walk in the UK

Is one of them near you?

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Megan Murray
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Two women walking
Strong Women

These are the 7 most common walking mistakes to avoid

Walking more? Here's how to do it with correct form – from overstriding to not using your arms.

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Alice Barraclough
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Woman walking in hills
Strong Women

Is walking better for you than running?

Exercise doesn’t need to be high-intensity to be great for your mind and body.

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Aiden Wynn
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Megan Murray
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Instagrammers say these are the most picturesque walks in the UK

These beautiful walks are perfect for trying this summer.

Walking: 8 of the best hiking shoes to buy now (and why trainers simply won't do)
Strong Women

8 of the best hiking shoes to buy now

No, you can't just wear your running trainers.

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Chloe Gray
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woman walking outdoors
Wellbeing

“I started walking every day during lockdown after spending my career eating lunch at my desk”

Here's why writer Meriam Ahari is urging you to do the same.

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Meriam Ahari
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Woman with her back turned alone in a city
News

The intense debate about women’s safety happening on Twitter right now

Street harassment is not illegal in the UK, yet, but women want to change that.

Posted by
Katy Harrington
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Woman walking wearing running shoes and leggings
Workouts

Can walking breaks make your run more effective?

Proof that it's not always about going hard.

Posted by
Florie Mwanza
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Women running in the sunshine
Wellbeing

This is how long you need to spend outside to get your daily vitamin D

Everything you need to know about absorbing the sunshine vitamin.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Active recovery: how to rebuild muscle after a workout
Wellbeing

Why ‘active recovery’ is the best way to spend your rest day

Get those recovering muscles moving.

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Chloe Gray
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Meriam Ahari
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“Hiking was the fitness wake up call my mind and body needed”

Stylist's fitness editor never considered walking to be serious exercise – until now.

Woman stretching
Workouts

Foot pain after exercise? Try these 5 tips

Stretch, roll and strengthen your feet to be pain free post-walk or run.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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