The importance of physical fitness

People who are physically active tend to have higher energy levels, able to maintain their optimum weight and are less prone to medical problems. Being physical fit helps to maintain a relaxed state of mind and are often strong enough to face the ups and downs of life.

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Ready, steady, GO! Our fitness information aims to keep you in tip top shape.

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Couch to 5k Parkruns - Team NWAS

Some of you may have already heard about Parkruns, they are a series of 5k runs that take place every Saturday at 9am all over the world. We have just set up a new running club name on Parkrun, ‘Team NWAS’ we thought it would be a great idea to promote a different run each week across all areas and encourage staff to attend.

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Heaton parkrun

Five a Side Tournament

Fancy joining NWAS Five-A-Side tournament on 10th August 2019?

All players need to work for NWAS, maximum of 8 players per team.

For further information please contact

A fantastic event to be apart of, bringing NWAS staff together.

Kaido Challenge......get your walking boots on!!

The Kaido ‘Seven Natural Wonders’ Health and Wellbeing Challenge launches on Monday 10th June 2019.  This is a fun and inclusive health and wellbeing challenge, designed to help you think about your personal lifestyle choices.  The Challenge will last for 6 weeks, ending on Friday 19th July 2019.

You can take part as an individual or as part of a self-selected team with up to 10 colleagues and you will attempt to earn Kaido Points for positive improvements you make in your physical, mental and social wellbeing. NWAS’ unique company code: 498-600-369.

Register for the challenge today……..

Move Against Cancer 5k Your Way

5k Your Way, Move Against Cancer is a a community-based initiative to encourage those living with and beyond cancer, families, friends and those working in cancer services to walk, jog, run, cheer or volunteer at a local 5k Your Way parkrun event on the last Saturday of every month find out where your local group is taking place..

Be sure to sign up to Parkrun and get your barcode first.

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