West Wales Walking for Wellbeing : Walking vs COVID

West Wales Walking for Wellbeing : Walking vs COVID

West Wales Walking for Wellbeing (WWWfW) project aims to develop and deliver a programme of ‘walking for wellbeing’ opportunities in West Wales that is community based, sustainable, and embraces a social prescribing model which seeks to connect to primary health care at a local level.

The Power of Walking vs COVID:

As part of the Paths for All Expert Lecture,  Dr William Bird talks about the benefits of walking including how walking and physical activity could help in the fight against COVID-19.

“When my patients ask me, how can I not get Covid, walking is one of the things we can offer.
When we start to contract the muscles with a brisk walk, we create natural killer cells which can mop up the virus before it gets into the body.
So walking and being active is incredibly important.”

In Carmarthen: West Wales Walking for Wellbeing Coordinator Adam Hearne explores Cwmoernant Ponds.

Find out more about the West Wales Walking for Wellbeing project here: https://westwaleswalkingforwellbeing.org.uk/

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