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While you may be keen to exercise outdoors during the winter months, we all know it can be hard to keep yourself motivated when it’s cold and dark outside. One local group that’s not letting less daylight and lower temperatures put them off is Girl Gang Running (GGR); five women who run to get fit…

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While it can be tempting to make the school run by car, especially with winter bringing darker and colder days, there’s so much to be gained by making the journey by bike or on foot instead. We’ve rounded up just five of the benefits you can look forward to if you switch to an active…

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With lockdown driving many of us to work from home and engage in less active lifestyles, returning to the office presents the perfect opportunity to get your health back on track.  So, before you slip into old habits and reach for those car keys, consider the benefits of switching all or part of your commute…

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We all know that walking and cycling are beneficial for our health and wellbeing but it’s not always easy to fit regular exercise into our busy lives.  One Bridgwater local who’s found the ideal solution to suit her family routine is mum-of-two Tash from Wilstock.   Having received a bike from her parents as a Christmas present 18 months ago, Tash decided to switch from four wheels to two as a more convenient way to get her kids…

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While the great outdoors may be more inviting when the sun is shining, getting outside regularly for fresh air and exercise, whatever the weather, is so important for our physical and mental wellbeing. Summer is the perfect time to start nurturing good outdoor habits, which you can then continue into autumn and beyond.      Active travel An easy switch could be leaving the car at home and doing more of your everyday activity on foot…

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If you’ve been trying to get outside on a more regular basis, why not incorporate your exercise regime into your daily commute to work or college? It might take a little more time than driving, but the health benefits are huge. When you leave the car at home, you can choose to walk, cycle or…

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