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Redundancy sets Otley man on fresh path

Published February 04, 2016 by


For most people, redundancy is a blow that can seem like 'the end of the road'.

But for Otley man, Tony Maskill-Rogan, losing his job was to set him on a brand new path – along ancient routes once trodden by monks. Read more

Article published in the Ilkley Gazette + Wharfedale Observer, Thursday 22 October 2015




Burn more calories by varying your walking speed

Published February 02, 2016 by


A person’s metabolic rate increses by approx 20 percent whenchanging walking speed rather than when walking at a constant pace. Read moreWalking speed




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Walking can be a dangerous sport.  Walkers should always be suitably equipped, including carrying and knowing how to use a map and compass.