Have you thought about starting your own walking group?
It’s a great way to be social and stay active – and we’ll support you all the way. We are looking for people interested in coordinating the group, or just wanting to participate.
Interested? Contact Us Now – to find out more!
Walking in groups is fun, free, accessible and brings terrific health benefits – both physically and psychologically. It creates opportunities for socialising and meeting new people and makes people feel connected: both to each other and to their community.
A study of 1,800 walkers in 14 countries showed that outdoor-walking groups improved their members’ blood pressure, resting heart rate, cholesterol, body fat and mood.
So, it’s no surprise that Heart Foundation walkers are sixty-three per cent more likely than the average Australian adult to be meeting Health Department recommendations for weekly physical activity