your copy of Wandsworth’s Active Living Map get in touch with
Liz Kellow, LEAP Project Lead at Wandsworth Teaching PCT, on 020
8682 6786 or at email@example.com.
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Too busy to be healthy? Think again! Just 30 minutes of
physical activity on five or more days of the week can significantly benefit
your health. Still think you don’t have enough time? Well, the good
news is you don’t have to do it all at once, why not break up your
exercise into three 10 minute bouts? You don’t need to go over the
top to be fit and healthy.
If you are looking for inspiration to a healthier lifestyle, you could
do far worse than casting your eyes over Wandsworth’s Active Living
Map. The colourful map, which folds up to fit into your pocket, gives
you a taster of some of the interesting local walks and cycle routes that
the borough has to offer.
If you’re popping to the shops or heading off to see a friend, put
the car keys back on the coffee table, reach into your pocket, and pull
out your map. Find where you are going and use the map grid to find out
how long it will take you to walk or cycle. It might take you a little
longer to get there but you’ll be much healthier for it, and you
won’t have to worry about paying to park!
map will also show you where to go if you’re looking for somewhere
to entertain the kids or walk the dog. Wandsworth’s parks are the
ideal place for walkers and families. The map even shows you where the
playgrounds and picnic areas can be found.
If you’re looking to tone up try one of the trim trails dotted around
the borough. You’ll also be able to find other local active opportunities,
like leisure centres, tennis courts, recreation centres and cycle shops.
a healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to be hard work. LEAP, the Local
Exercise Action Pilot, can support and advise you on getting active. Visit
for more information.
April 20, 2006