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Freshwalks, a manifesto for change.

03 July, 2020

A manifesto for change: demand more for your health and wellbeing. - Michael Di Paola, Founder.

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Statement: Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on Freshwalks programme

17 March, 2020

UPDATE (TUESDAY 24 MARCH) - UNFORTUNATELY, GIVEN THE ESCALATION IN GOVERNMENT POLICY YESTERDAY EVENING, ALL CURRENT FRESHWALKS EVENTS FOR THE NEXT 3 WEEKS ARE POSTPONED AHEAD OF THE GOVERNMENT'S REVIEW AT THAT POINT. FUTURE WALKS WILL REMAIN IN THE PLANNER AND DECISIONS WILL BE T...

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Time to Look After Your Feet

03 December, 2019

By Michael McColgan, Podiatrist and part of the PelliTec® development team We’re obviously interested in feet, especially me, but we wanted to understand people’s understanding of blisters and the real issue they can pose if not treated properly. It turns out that 15 per ce...

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International Week of Happiness at Work

23 September, 2019

Are you happy at work? We spend a lot of time there and all of the research points to the fact that a happy workforce is an engaged, resilient and productive workforce. What’s more, happy workers feel the benefit in their life outside of the office too, and often make a more positive contribu...

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GreenMoments LOVES Freshwalks’ NatureConnection

15 August, 2019

Michael VJ Jones, GreenMoments and NatureConnection Promoter, joined us last Friday on Merseyside as we took to the Sefton Coastal Path. Along the way, it was clear that Michael had loads of fun facts and interesting insight to share. So, for those that missed it, he was kind enough to agree ...

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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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