Clinical evidence shows that walking 22 minutes a day reduces your risk of serious illness including coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoarthritis, COPD, stroke and cancer, you will actually lower your risk of an early death by up to 30%. Walking can also boost self-esteem, lift your mood, improve sleep and reduce the risk of dementia, stress and clinical depression.
In 2022, patients from GP practices in Enfield are invited to participate in an exciting new activity; to virtually walk up to the SCAFELL PIKE -the highest peak in England-
An amazing adventure without leaving their usual surroundings.
Limited spaces available
Teams of three, virtually walking together while discovering the beauty of our streets and parks in the borough.
In this challenge, you can upload your daily outdoor-walking activity into our app.
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
If you are the main carer for someone who is ill, you are a smoker, overweight or have a long-term condition such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or if you have a chronic illness like Parkinson’s, COPD, osteoarthritis, had a stroke, dementia, depression, schizophrenia, anxiety… you are entitled to participate for FREE.
Remember! The less you are doing now, the more benefit you will gain by just walking few minutes a day.
HOW CAN I PARTICIPATE?
All you need is a mobile phone and two people to make a team of three; friends, colleagues, family or neighbours. Someone you care about and you want to help to increase their daily walks.
When you have a team of 3 participants, nominate a captain and complete the TWALKING APPLICATION FORM
Health care professionals, social workers, and the voluntary sector will also participate in this twalk and will help you to achieve your goal!
Think of a cool name and a beautiful picture to represent your team.
Your captain can complete the TWALKING APPLICATION FORM.
Email or e-consult this form to the registered GP (in Enfield) of each member of the team AND to the following email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your GP practices will contact each of the three participants to do a basic health
Click the picture below to download your Team’s application form.
Don’t miss this opportunity. The Interestelar Twalking Enfield is now on prescription!
If you want to know more about this challenge