Get Walking 6: Gear

15/03/2020 Posted by | Comments(0)

 Up to date guidance on Covid 19 is available here. Please be responsible and follow social distancing guidelines.

In the sixth of a new series of blog posts to help you make the choice to walk more often for health, wellbeing or to get fit, through sharing tips and tricks and providing the motivation and support to do so. 

One of the great things about walking is that you don't really need much gear! Well maybe a raincoat! 



If you are walking on footpaths, roads or local parks a pair of comfortable shoes will be fine.

A light waterproof jacket will also help to keep you dry.

Wear a high visibility vest or arm bands if you are walking in the early morning or in the dark evenings.

Read the rest of the Get Walking series - Finding Walks, looking at Physical Wellbeing and Mental Wellbeing, Being Active during Covid19. Look at Warm Up & Posture and Are you doing enough?How to deal with Excuses and setting some very important Goals! Read some Top Tips and think about Setting up a Walking Group and useful sample Walking Programmes you can use.

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Get Ireland Walking recognises that walking is an activity with a potential risk of personal injury. Participants should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions and involvement.