- NHS professionals recommend that adults should spend 150 minutes a week being physically active.
- Improve your health and well-being by walking at a fast pace for just 30 minutes over 5 days (meeting the NHS guidelines).
- People of all sizes can experience substantial health benefits from walking at a brisk pace every day (Cambridge University, 2015).
- Walking can help build stamina, burn calories and give you a healthier heart (NHS, 2016).
The 10,000 steps a day challenge is set by NHS to help individuals get more active.
Daily step counts can be tracked on the Health app on iPhones or by a range of free apps that can be downloaded onto your smart phone.
Find out more about the NHS 10,000 steps a day challenge here.
Explore Your Local Area
A number of short leisure walks across Wokingham borough have been mapped. Winnersh, Woodley, Wokingham, Woosehill, Emmbrook and Earley maps are all available under Related Downloads.
Explore our new California greenway route which has recently been built and starts from the playing fields at Finchampstead Baptist Church through California Country Park linking up to the new development in Arborfield Green and for school pupils onto Bohunt School. Details of this route is also available under Related Downloads.