Read our tips for getting into a routine of regular walking, a great way to burn calories and increase fitness. You could even join in with organised walks around the country and turn regular walking into a hobby.

The weather is less brutal, allowing us to venture outside a bit more so why not try getting involved in some new forms of exercise. What you need to do is get the heart pumping for 30 minutes, at least 3 times per week.  This could mean brisk walking, swimming or cycling, but also any other physical activity such as gardening or dancing.  The trick is to choose something you enjoy doing so that it’s easy to slot into your busy schedule so it doesn’t feel like a chore. 

Why not try and join in with an organised walk?  Exercising in a group is a good way of catching up with friends and making new ones, and you forget you’re exercising!   Get started with our guide….

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