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    Wearing the right footwear for walking

    If you’re looking to improve your health, you can’t go past good old-fashioned walking. And with the 2015 Oxfam Trailwalker Series about to kick off, we provide some helpful tips on choosing the right footwear to help you walk your way to a healthier you in comfort and style.

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    Stick With Exercise

    When it's too cold, too hot or you're too tired, making sure you are physically active for an hour a day can feel like hard work. So what are the tricks to developing a daily exercise habit – and sticking with it?

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Decoding Diabetes

Written by Kate Kellaway

Diabetes can lead to serious health problems – but the good news is with good management, most people with diabetes can enjoy full and healthy lives.

What is diabetes?

Diabetes is a term used to describe several different conditions that have one thing in common – persistently high levels of glucose (a type of sugar) in the blood.


Using our health and fitness calculators will help you get the facts on your lifestyle.