Is there value in short bursts of walking?

Apparently, most Australians are like me. We don’t get enough exercise, according to this article from the ABC website: It contains the usual list of excuses for not exercising, and suggests that short bursts of walking are a way of getting back into action. Think of it as snacking on exercise, one block at aContinue reading “Is there value in short bursts of walking?”

So Many Choices: Some fundraising walks for August

Do you need an excuse for a fresh start when the weather starts to warm up? Three fundraising walks popped up in the social media feed this week. I wonder if there will be any more before Spring arrives? For these types of fundraisers, you set yourself a kilometer target and organise some sponsors. IfContinue reading “So Many Choices: Some fundraising walks for August”

Extreme heatwave conditions

So much was planned for the Christmas to New Year break! Even walking off some of the over-indulgence of Christmas Day has to be postponed because of the weather. Walking is still possible but should be confined to the very early hours of the day. Unfortunately, those early hours are the ideal time to openContinue reading “Extreme heatwave conditions”

A bit of bling along the main street

It’s December, which means the Christmas lights are appearing around town. This includes the main street where once again there are some extra lights and projections to delight the child in everyone. Much like the Public Art Trail, you  can start at the corner of Bushman and Clarinda streets and walk down to Cooke Park.Continue reading “A bit of bling along the main street”

A walk through the art

We walk for all sorts of reasons. There’s a trend lately for mindful walking, where heart rate is not the primary focus. It’s about walking slowly through the natural environment. In contrast, for this walk, I headed mindfully down the main street. Granted, there are trees and shrubs along the way, but they weren’t my primaryContinue reading “A walk through the art”