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Still got the January Blues?
January is over but you may still be feeling blue. GetOutside Champion Nigel Vardy shares why he believes that spending time outside could help raise both your mood and fitness.
Walking at 80 years young
We all know the physical and mental health benefits of spending time outside. And we all know someone older than us who maybe doesn't get enough fresh air. So take your parents, elderly neighbour or friend out with you on a short walk this Winter season.
Planning group walks
GetOutside Champion Nigel Vardy regularly takes large groups out walking. Delve into his solid planning tactics for where, when and how he does it to ensure everyone's safe outside on adventures.
Spring: an ode to the old and new
Spring should be a time for celebration as new life bursts forth and drives the grey skies of winter away. For #GetOutside Champion Nigel Vardy though, this Spring bought reflection on a man who inspired him in nature.
The ability to adapt
Losing his fingers and toes to frostbite hasn't stopped GetOutside Champion Nigel Vardy getting outside. Finding the right, adapted equipment and kit has been key to him keeping active.
Learning to Fly...
Champion Nigel Vardy shares how he likes to get outside and use the natural environment to de-stress from everyday life, by fly fishing!
Tread gently, move quietly, respect peacefully...
The idea of Leave No Trace was created in the USA during the 1960’s due to the increase of land use by the public. Since then its principles have spread across the world!
Take a Deep Breath…
Nigel Vardy is a legendary adventurer who has been challenged with finding clean air to fill his lungs his whole life. But controlling his breathing and understanding the importance of fresh air have been paramount to his mental and physical health.
The Peak District - Britain’s 1st National Park
Nigel Vardy takes us on a nostalgic exploration of Britain’s 1st National Park - The Peak District.
GetOutside Champion: Nigel Vardy
Nigel Vardy was born of the outdoors. His childhood was built on farming, working in the countryside and exploring his native Derbyshire.