Blog

On our Just Get Active blog you can discover real-life stories from people just like you. You'll discover how they got into walking sports, and how it's changed their life for the better.

You can also discover exclusive blogs from our ambassador John Inverdale, as well as a wide range of practical advice and tips in our 'The facts' section.

Your stories

Mark's story

Mark set up the first walking football teams in his area. Discover more about his walking sports story today.

Victoria's story

Discover how Victoria's son became her route into walking sports, and why she now can't imagine life with it!

Pippa's story

Pippa tells us about her experience of walking netball for the first time – and why she’ll be back for more!

The facts...

Discover advice and inspiration to help you on your walking sports journey.

Posts

Apr 2020

How to make lasting connections through walking sports

Walking sports expert, Dr Claire Jenkin, on finding friendship in an activity that offers many social benefits.

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Mar 2020

7 ways to stay in touch with your walking sports family

It's never been easier to stay connected with your walking sports family, from WhatsApp to Skype.

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Mar 2020

Walking sports work their magic on memory

Our ambassador John Inverdale shares how playing walking sports improve memory and reminiscing with your teammates...

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Mar 2020

Keeping active at home during self-isolation

Our ambassador John Inverdale shares his tips on staying active at home, when playing walking sports isn't possible...

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Mar 2020

Why walking sports win over walking the dog

Walking the dog is undeniably good for us, but ambassador John Inverdale explores how walking sports take fitness ...

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Mar 2020

Looking after your active body

Our ambassador John Inverdale shares his tips on looking after your body before and after a session - from stretchi...

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Jan 2020

Get back in the game, just like ‘the good old days’

Walking sports are the sports you used to love, but at your pace! Our ambassador John Inverdale, on why it's never ...

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Jan 2020

Overcoming life’s physical and mental challenges with walking

Our ambassador, John Inverdale, on how walking sports can help you overcome life's physical and mental challenges.

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Jan 2020

Warming up and cooling down in a way that works for you

Our ambassador, John Inverdale, on warming up before a game - and cooling down afterwards - in a gentle way that...

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Dec 2019

How to find your motivation and achieve your goals

What motivates you to try walking sports? Our ambassador, John Inverdale, on setting and achieving your goals.

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Aug 2019

Fancy updating your walking sports wardrobe? Where to save mo

If you're curious about the benefits of sport wear, or fancy updating your wardrobe, here's the kit worth splashing...

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Jul 2019

Ignore the stigma – walking sports are no ‘walk in the park’

Our ambassador, John Inverdale, on the misconceptions of walking sports and fun ways to change up the rules.

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Jul 2019

How walking sports can boost your mind, body and social life

Our ambassador, sports broadcaster John Inverdale, on the power of walking sports on your mind, body and social...

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Jul 2019

Superfoods vs. the sins – the best pre and post-game snacks

Food is fuel – it gives us energy, boosts our immune systems and helps us recover faster after exercise, so knowing...

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May 2019

3 ideas for active holidays

Are you looking for a more active way to enjoy your holiday? You don’t need to be on a sunbed by the beach to make ...

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Apr 2019

Submit your story

Do you have a story about playing sport that you'd like to share? Get in touch with us today and you could become ...

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