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Living Streets research highlights benefits of walking

To coincide with National Walking Month Living Streets have published research relating to the benefits of walking.

A walk makes people feel calmer and more focused

A quarter of Brits say a daily walk helps them to feel less stressed at work and increases productivity - new research has revealed.

The data reveals that 26 per cent said walking improved their concentration, with a further quarter stating it helped them to feel more relaxed in the office.

Although the study highlights that people are increasingly more aware of the wellbeing benefits of walking, with more than a third (36%) declaring that a stroll helps them to feel happier, Living Streets is calling on businesses to encourage more of their staff to get out for a walk during the day and reap the benefits.

For further information visit the Living Streets website.

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