Bupa partners with the Ramblers
Released on: December 21, 2011, 10:11 am
Bupa, the leading healthcare group, has teamed up with the
Ramblers to help people live healthier lives through walking.
The Ramblers is Britain's Walking charity, working to help everyone realise the
pleasures and benefits of walking, and to enhance and protect the places where
people walk, whether rural or urban.
Walking can help people to reach the recommended healthy level of physical activity
of 150 minutes of moderate exercise over a week in bouts of 10 minutes or more. The
many benefits of regular walking include stress reduction, protecting against a
number of illnesses and boosting fitness.
Sue Moore, Marketing and Customer Development Director, Bupa Health and Wellbeing
said: "We are always looking for ways to help people live healthier lives, and we
know that walking is an excellent way to do that. We hope that many of our members
get involved with the Ramblers and start enjoying the benefits of walking."
Robert McKinnon, Head of Marketing, the Ramblers said: "At the Ramblers we know
that walking is a great way to keep in shape. We hope that Bupa members will join us
and discover the friendship, fresh air and fitness that comes with getting outside
Bupa members will be offered a 50% discount on Ramblers membership for the month of February. Ramblers members are also entitled to a special discount on Bupa health cover and Bupa health assessments.
For more information visit www.bupa.co.uk/ramblers.
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Bupa’s purpose is to help people live longer, healthier, happier lives.
A leading international healthcare group, Bupa offers personal and company health
insurance, runs care homes for older people and hospitals and provides workplace
health services, health information, health assessments and
chronic disease management services, including health coaching, and home
With no shareholders, Bupa is able to invest profits to provide more and better
healthcare. It is committed to making quality, patient-centred, affordable
healthcare more accessible in the areas of wellness, chronic disease management and
Employing nearly 52,000 people, Bupa has operations around the world, principally in
the UK, Australia, Spain, New Zealand and the USA, as well as Hong Kong, Thailand,
Saudi Arabia, India, China and across Latin America.
For more information visit www.bupa.com.
About the Ramblers:
Ramblers is Britain's walking charity. It works to make it easy for everyone to
walk, whether in countryside, cities, hills, coasts and on or off the beaten track.
It has a grassroots network of over 17,000 volunteers who work tirelessly for a
walking Britain. For over 75 years it has helped build and protect Britain’s
130,000 mile long path network, it runs over 38,000 walks a year, and campaigns for
better walking routes and more walking opportunities.
For more information please contact:
55 Newman Street,
+44(0) 20 3003 6587
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