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The Beat the Street physical activity game is coming to Islington!

Beat the Street Islington is set to take place from Wednesday, 23rd March to Wednesday, 4th May.

Beat the Street is a fun game that has been designed by a GP, Dr William Bird, to get communities moving. The idea is that by introducing a competitive element to exercise, communities can make small lifestyle changes, such as walking or cycling to school or work every day, to improve health and help embed physical activity into everyday life.

So far more than 1.5 million people and 4,000 schools have taken part in games across the UK and beyond. Players are asked about their levels of physical activity before and after the game, and typically, 70% of less-active adults (those who do less than the chief medical officer's recommendation of 150 minutes of physical activity per week.

As well as its significant impact on increasing low levels of physical activity...

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