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Freshwalks: My Journey, by Matt Simmons

22 December, 2018

In April of this year, San-iT's MD, Barry Lowe, was unable to attend Freshwalks.  Up to then, I’d been on a few Freshwalks City events and was starting to think that maybe heading to the hills for the day would be ok for me. I was told that it would ...

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Alastair Jones: A Story of Remarkable Recovery, Motivation and Friendship

04 December, 2018

By Dr. Alastair Jones of Cadence Leadership   On 13th May I was admitted to Salford Royal with a Brain Haemorrhage… After starting my business – Cadence Leadership – in September of last year, I knew that making a success of networking would be crucial in securing e...

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Six Ways Freshwalks Can Improve Mental Health and Wellbeing

15 January, 2018

1. The natural feel-good drug The intense physical effort required for any of our walks releases endorphins to the brain which makes you feel good. The endorphins interact with receptors in the brain that reduces the perception of pain and creates a sense of euphoria. And of course, a F...

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Ten Reasons You Should Come to Freshwalks

01 July, 2015

1. Exercise Don’t underestimate the physical effort required on our routes. Our typical 10 mile plus walks are a fair slog on some difficult terrain. Designed to get the blood pumping, lungs bursting and legs wobbling. You’ll know about it the following day.

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It’s a Kinder Magic

17 May, 2015

There’s quite simply no better way to end a week than hitting the great outdoors on a Friday morning and it felt like this fourth Freshwalks event was long overdue after an immense turnout at the end of

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