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The Howgills

The Howgills are a wonderful combination of accessible hills that are not too busy and offering some great hillwalking. Most people will recognise them as the hills you pass though just before Tebay services travelling north up the M6 – nice rounded, inviting hills that say lets explore.  The walk in January started in the lovely town of Sedbergh which has some great cafes and lots of bookshops (it calls...

Beating Yesterday

In 2015 it was reported that over 3million activity trackers were sold in the UK and predictions are that over 30million will have been sold by 2020. That’s around half the UK population all counting steps and being electronically motivated. The advertising says it all:  “Motivates you to reach your health and fitness goals” “Make every minute count. Capture your steps, active time, calories burned, sleep time and heart rate, throughout...