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May is Living Streets National Walking Month!

This year not only are Living Streets asking you to get out walking every day - they also want you to help build a picture of how walkable our streets are.

Walking Cities
Cities around the world are beginning to realise that by getting more people walking and reducing the number of cars, they will create a healthier, more equal society and attract business and investment into the city.

Walking Lunch
Living Streets is delighted to be partnering with Westfield Health for National Walking Month again this year.

Westfield Health believes in the many benefits of walking. And yet its research reveals that as many as 60% of UK workers hardly move from their desks during a typical working day.

That's why this May, Westfield Health is getting in the National Walking Month spirit by inviting you to reclaim your lunch break and get walking - and TV presenter Carol Vorderman has signed up to help get the message out!

Try20 in your workplace
Want to get your workplace walking more this May? Walking improves productivity, boosts happiness levels and reduces feelings of stress.

National Walking Month is the perfect hook for getting your colleagues or employees onto their feet and more active.

Living Streets want everyone to #Try20 this May – check out our tips below for how to make walking more fun and easy during the month and into the future.

Living Streets has many ways that you can get involved:

#TRY20 with Living Streets
Take a 20-minute walk every day throughout May and feel the benefits.
Living Streets have prepared fun tips to keep you on your feet the whole month.

Rate Your Walk
Use the online tool to tell Living Streets how good - or not so good - your walk is.
Explore your streets and help Living Streets paint a picture of how walkable they are.