New pilates studio is thanks to loyal support for classes

A WOKING Pilates teacher, who was forced to continually adapt her classes by the changing lockdown restrictions, has now opened a new studio in Knaphill. Jean Androne has credited her survival to... Read more »

Blow the cobwebs away with a new year walk

IT’S GOOD to go for a winter walk and to breathe fresh crisp air when it’s chilly outside, writes Royer Slater. A stroll may be just the thing to perk you up... Read more »

Seize timely opportunity to put wheels in motion

THERE are plenty of negative day-to-day effects of coronavirus, but one way in which we could all benefit is by changing how we travel. As shops and workplaces open up more people... Read more »

Paddle into a peaceful waterworld

WHAT could be more pleasant than a gentle paddle along the Basingstoke Canal in and around Woking? More people are having the same idea, with a significant increase in unpowered boats on... Read more »

Don’t let months of lockdown go to waist

THE initial coronavirus lockdown brought with it many problems, but one that may linger is the effect it has on our waistlines. With people asked to self-isolate, routines and regular pastimes, including... Read more »

Online coaching for indoor cycling

LOCAL personal trainer and triathlon coach Lucy Hurn has taken her coaching from the parks and pool side to YouTube to support people trying keep training and get fit during the coronavirus... Read more »

Zoom exercise class to support stroke victims

VIRTUAL exercise classes are being run by a Woking charity for people who have had strokes or have similar disabilities. Woking StrokeAbility is offering the classes every Tuesday and Saturday via the... Read more »

Woking church prepares for virtual race around the world for charity

AN OPEN invitation has been made to join a mass virtual journey around the world – on foot, bicycle or scooter – in aid of the domestic abuse charity Your Sanctuary. The... Read more »

Ways to get in shape without leaving the house

WHETHER you’re running a marathon at home, you’re missing the gym, or you just want to limber up to keep the joints moving, it’s never too late to start. Despite the lockdown... Read more »

Crufts winner stays active with help of furry friends

A DOG LOVER who won a prize at this year’s Crufts gets plenty of exercise with her collection of cute little pets. Rachel Low came first in a heel work to music... Read more »