Walking

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

  • How poor sleep impacts walking
    Wellbeing

    Love walking? Here's how sleep affects your ability to walk

  • Health benefits of walking
    Workouts

    Why walking is so bloody good for your health and fitness

  • The bottom half of a woman walking down a road
    Strength

    “The 4 things that kept my ankle and calf pain at bay – even after a 22k walk”

Latest Stories

The back of a woman hiking through the woods with a back pack
Strength

The reason walking is such a good full-body workout

It works more than just your legs...

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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The walking club for people of colour to explore radical self-care
Wellbeing

Are you ready for some radical self-care? Then Peaks of Colour may be the walking club for you

Just 1% of visitors to UK national parks are non-white.

Posted by
Evie Muir
Published
A woman checking her fitness tracker
Strength

“I’ve given up trying to hit 10,000 steps a day (and you probably should, too)”

Read this if your fitness tracker is shouting at you to move.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
images of woman wearing black leggings and pink trainers walking on a treadmill
Workouts

Is TikTok’s viral walking exercise really worth trying? We asked the experts

Is this viral treadmill workout as good as its TikTok devotees say?

Posted by
Florie Mwanza
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Chloe Gray
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Going back to the office? 5 surprising health benefits of your daily commute

Yep, going back to the office can be good for you.

5 hikes for walkers of all levels
Workouts

The Black Girls Hike guide to the 5 hikes that walkers of all levels can enjoy

Whether you live in the country or city, there's a hike ready to happen near you.

Posted by
Rhiane Fatinikun
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How to eat on the trails
Workouts

The Black Girls Hike guide to eating well on the trails

Hiking well is all about eating well – including fizzy strawberry laces.

Posted by
Rhiane Fatinikun
Published
Community benefits of hiking
Workouts

These are the 3 key mental and physical health benefits of walking and hiking

If you need motivation to get outside, this is it.

Posted by
Rhiane Fatinikun
Published
A woman in a mask running through the park.
Strength

Everything you need to know about exercising after your Covid-19 jab

The pros and cons of post-jab training, explained.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Walking: 8 of the best hiking shoes to buy now (and why trainers simply won't do)
Strength

8 of the best hiking shoes to buy now

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

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Hiking influencers to follow
Workouts

8 walking and hiking influencers to follow for maximum inspiration

These women are proof that everyone – regardless of race, location or size – deserves access to nature.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Rhiane Fatinikun
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How to choose the best clothes and kit for trekking and hiking, according to an expert

Your guide to staying dry, comfy and happy while out walking.

How to get into hiking as a beginner
Workouts

How to get involved with walking and hiking as a beginner, according to an expert

Want to get into walking, even if you live in a city? Here's your chance.

Posted by
Rhiane Fatinikun
Published
Chloe Gray on her hike looking down a pathway
Workouts

“How did a seaside hike give me such bad DOMS?”

Think walking is an easy workout? Think again.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Beat chub rub with these 8 skincare and activewear picks.
Wellbeing

8 ways to beat ‘chub rub’ when you’re walking or running

Say goodbye to chafe on hot, sticky days.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
The benefits of outdoor workouts: is exercising outside better than the gym?
Strength

Exercising outside could be better for you than going to the gym

Work out in the great outdoors.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Walking: how fit can you really get from walking? Experts explain the cardio benefits of daily walks
Strength

Why a daily walk is the easiest way to hack your fitness (without breaking a sweat)

Running and HIIT aren’t the only ways to get your heartrate up.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Join us for the first Strong Women hike.
Wellbeing

Get stronger, make friends and boost your endorphins with the Strong Women Trek

Join us and other Strong Women in September for a 22km hilly climb through north London.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Chloe Gray
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Should you exercise while on holiday or not?

In defense of a hotel HIIT workout.

A woman dancing around her room in activewear with headphones on
Workouts

4 types of exercise that are proven to boost a low mood

Shake it off with one of these workouts.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published