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Ten tips for stepping through summer

So, you’ve come to the end of the spring Step Count Challenge…what next? Find out what else you can do to keep you and your colleagues moving more through the summer months.

Published: 25/07/2022

One Minute Movers

Busy day? If you’ve only got a few minutes to spare, try our One Minute Movers. Simple, low impact exercises and stretches designed to help break up long periods of inactivity, our One Minute Movers are ideal for a quick movement break.

Watch our One Minute Mover videos

Listen to our podcast

Paths for All’s podcast, Voices of the Walk, features stories from walking champions who are helping to make our vision of everyday walking a reality. Plug in and hear stories from other walkers during your next active commute.

Voices of the Walk

Win a Fitbit Inspire 2 activity tracker

If you took part in this year’s spring Step Count Challenge, we’d love to hear how you got on, what you enjoyed, didn’t enjoy, and what we can do to improve. Take a few minutes to complete our survey and you’ll be in with a chance of winning a Fitbit Inspire 2 activity tracker to record all your summer adventures.

Take part in our survey

Keep up to date with all things Step Count

Be the first to hear about our upcoming autumn Step Count Challenge by signing up to the Step Count newsletter. You’ll be notified whenever a new challenge opens for registrations, and we’ll also share advice, tips for keeping active and stories from other walkers too.

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Find your nearest Health Walk

Would you like to join others for a short, easy, volunteer led walk in your local area? Meet new people whilst exploring new areas by joining your local Health Walk. Check out the Health Walk map to find details of your nearest health walk.

Find a Health Walk

Care for your local paths with a Walking with Nature Backpack Kit

Connect with nature whilst looking after your local paths by ordering a Walking with Nature Backpack Kit for your workplace. The fully waterproof bag contains all the tools required for you to tackle litter, clear overgrown vegetation, and identify local wildlife.

Order a Walking with Nature Backpack Kit

Organise a bespoke Step Count Challenge for your workplace

If you just can’t wait until the autumn Step Count Challenge, you can organise a bespoke Step Count Challenge for your workplace! Bespoke Step Count Challenges run in much the same way as an autumn or spring Step Count Challenge, with one exception – only teams from your workplace take part. Find out more about running a bespoke challenge below.

Bespoke Step Count Challenges

Take part in our online training course

If you’re interested in setting up a walking project in your workplace, but don’t know where to start, check out our online workplace walking training course. Free to take part in, our course is divided into four modules which each take about 30 minutes to complete. Find out more below.

Workplace walking training course

Register your workplace for the Walk at Work Award

The Walk at Work Award is an accreditation that recognizes and celebrates employers who encourage staff to walk more during the working day. Over the course of six months, you’ll work through a series of actions to encourage walking during the working day. Find out more and download the Walk at Work Award handbook below.

Find out more about the Walk at Work Award

Check out the Way to Work website

The Way to Work website is your one stop shop for all things active and sustainable travel. Find out about funding, advice and support, and training for workplaces interested in encouraging staff to walk, wheel and cycle more for everyday journeys.

Go to the Way to Work website

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