In this edition we look at the benefits of being active. Did you know, just 30 minutes of exercise five times a week can reduce your risk of stroke by a quarter? We know it's not always easy to exercise, espcecially after a stroke, so we've got some tips to get you started, including chair-based exercises.
Make your mark with this 100km challenge from Putney, London, to Henley-on-Thames where you'll pass some of London’s most iconic spots. There's something for everyone in this challenge - you can walk at your own pace, jog or run the whole distance.
Join over 3,000 people to take on this incredible challenge over the May Bank Holiday. Starting in Richmond Park, through the North Downs, South Downs and beautiful Sussex countryside, before following the coastline to the finish line at Brighton Racecourse.
Read Nick's story to hear why he's taking part in the Walk Your Way summer marathon challenge.
Put on your festive fancy dress and walk, jog or run the picturesque 2km route around the grounds of magnificent Cyfarthfa Park.
The Stafford Faraday Road Stroke Support Group is a Stroke Association affiliated group that offers social support. speakers, communication support, games & quizzes, art , outside club tours and bench to bench walks.
Sharron Davies MBE, Olympic swimmer and well-known TV presenter, is championing the Stroke Association’s 2015 Step out for Stroke series. Sharron is encouraging stroke survivors, their families, friends and supporters to sign up to the sponsored walking events in their local community.
Co-funded by the Stroke Association, a new review of the research into NIBS (non-invasive brain stimulation) for the recovery of leg movement and walking suggests that although it can bring about changes in leg function, the design of existing studies are very different, making it difficult to determine its effectiveness.
Our Virtual Run means that you can run (or jog, or walk) a distance of your choice on a date and time that suits you. You can run on your own, in a group or at the same time as friends and family across the UK and beyond.
Project Grants are our most popular funding stream and cover the whole spectrum of stroke research - from prevention and risk factors, through to treatment and rehabilitation in a clinical setting and longer-term in the community. Find out more about our project grants awarded for 2016.