Cycling, Health & Fitness, Tips & advice, Walking

Winter exercise – burn off Christmas calories

25 Nov , 2014  

The calorie-busting festive statistics are not good for our health – but the opportunity to walk, cycle or have fun outdoors over the holiday (and winter) period is. According to a report by the British Dietetic Association, the modern extended Christmas period sees the average person increasing their calorie intake by 500kcal per day, resulting […]

Health & Fitness, Walking

Benefits of walking: why you should walk more

23 Sep , 2014  

Camino del Norte walkers

Why is walking good for you? We have written before about the wonders of walking but we never tire of hearing how amazing this activity can be for people’s health. Now a health expert has once again revealed that walking for just half an hour a day is equivalent to taking a “magic pill” that […]

Health & Fitness, Kit Guide, Macs Adventure

Fuel your day outdoors: Our Top 6 Snacks to Pack

31 May , 2013  

    When you are spending your day on the move, it can be difficult to keep energy levels up.  To fuel your day of walking, cycling, canoeing, or any activity, it is important to eat and to eat right. As outdoor adventurers, we need snacks that will keep us fueled for the long haul. We […]

Health & Fitness, Walking

Why everyone needs a dose of ‘sunshine’ vitamin D

21 Dec , 2012  

Lowering levels of Vit D has lead to a campaign for more of the vitamin to become available in the UK. But you can also walk your way to vitamin D good health. A medical expert is calling for more vitamin D in Britain. Obviously, it isn’t going to be too easy to order in […]

Health & Fitness, Walking

Why everyone needs a dose of the ‘sunshine’ vitamin

21 Dec , 2012  

A medical expert is calling for more vitamin D in Britain. Obviously, it isn’t going to be too easy to order in more sunshine (one of the main sources of Vit D) but Professor Mitch Blair reckons that more foods need to be fortified with Vit D for the improved health of the nation. He […]