So, you've finished the Step Count Challenge...what next?
The Step Count Challenge has finished, but that doesn’t mean the stepping has to stop. Read on to find out what else you can do to keep on walking more during the working day.
Give our One Minute Movers a go
Busy day? No chance for a lunchtime walk? Watch our One Minute Mover videos and get inspired to try a few minutes’ simple exercise. If you’re struggling to find the time to get some steps in during the working day, this could be the perfect solution.
Subscribe to the Step Count newsletter
If you’d like to stay up to date on all the latest Step Count Challenge news, subscribe to the Step Count Challenge newsletter! Featuring the latest advice, tips and resources to help you move more, our newsletter is always packed with great ideas and stories from other walkers. You’ll receive an email notification when the autumn Step Count Challenge opens for registrations too.
Try out our online training course
If you’re interested in getting your colleagues walking more in and around the working day, we've developed an online course which could help you do just that. Gain the knowledge, ideas and skills to develop and deliver a workplace walking project. Step Count Challenge participants also receive a 20% discount, contact us to find out more.
Check out your nearest Health Walk
Paths for All supports a network of community Health Walk projects all over Scotland that organise free group walks every week. Led by trained volunteer walk leaders, each walk lasts no longer than an hour and take place on risk-assessed routes. Check out our Health Walk map to find your nearest project and further details about health walks in your local area.
Organise a bespoke Step Count Challenge
If your workplace is full of keen step counters, you might be interested to know that you can run a Step Count Challenge exclusively for your workplace. Run a bespoke Step Count Challenge at any time you like, for any length of time, and you’ll have access to all the features of the Step Count website, for your workplace teams only. Find out more here.
Get your workplace involved in the Walk at Work Award
The Walk at Work Award is an accreditation award designed to recognize and celebrate employers who are going the extra mile to encourage staff to walk more. The Award is open to any workplace to take part in, whether you’re just starting out on your journey to encourage walking or whether you’re already running regular walking activities. Read about NHS Shetland’s experience of taking part in the Walk at Work Award, and find out more here.
Visit the Way to Work website
The Way to Work website is your one-stop-shop for active and sustainable travel information. Featuring the latest active and sustainable travel news, opportunities for funding and training, and resources for advice, information and support, the website is an online tool which supports Scottish employers to help staff travel actively in and around the working day. You can explore the website here.
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