Walking for Heath
Walking is a very beneficial, low impact way of getting in exercise. It’s free and easy for most. It’s easier on the bones than running or jogging. You don’t need a trainer or fancy equipment and it can be done almost anywhere.
“Numerous studies have shown people who get their 30 minutes minimum every day by simply walking have a dramatically reduced risk for chronic diseases in general,” Niall Moyna – DCU Professor of Clinical Exercise Physiology in the School of Health and Human Performance and Operation Transformation coach.
Walking In Roscommon
Roscommon is a sanctuary of wildflower meadows, native woodlands, peat bogs, turloughs, rivers and lakes. It is the perfect place to escape into nature. We have a number of trails throughout the county that invite you to spend time in our majestic landscapes. From short trails to long distance walks and cycling trails, it is easy to explore native forests that bustle with wildlife or tranquil shorelines that gently nourish our extensive flora and fauna.
Roscommon Sports Partnership Walking Events
Unfortunately, there are no RSP Walking Event on offer at the moment. If you are interested in holding a walking event or looking for assistance, contact us on 090 6630853 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Previous walking events we have held include the Roscommon Community Challenge, Walk & Talk 6 week programme, the Walking for Wellbeing 4-week programme and walking with activator poles programmes.
Get Ireland Walking
Get Ireland Walking is a national initiative that aims to maximise the number of people participating in walking – for health, wellbeing and fitness – throughout Ireland. They aim to:
- Unify and enable the efforts of all recreational, sporting and health promotion agencies and associations interested in promoting walking
- Increase awareness and encourage widespread participation in walking
- Identify and support all existing walking groups
- Support the development of new walking groups
- Encourage and inspire those that wish to be independent walkers to do so
- Promote the benefits of walking
Get Ireland Walking is an initiative of the Sport Ireland, funded by Healthy Ireland, supported by Mountaineering Ireland, Irish Heart, HSE Health Promotion and Improvement, Age and Opportunity, Gaelic Athletic Association, Ireland Active, Arthritis Ireland and others.
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