Get Fit

It’s been said that if we could prescribe exercise it would be the most used medicine in the world. Keeping active contributes to a healthy lifestyle and can help keep you feeling fresh and alert, promoting your mental health and mood. In this section you can read articles on, the benefits of physical activity, overcoming the barriers to change and you can even watch videos on home workouts and stretches. If you’re up for it, why not take on the Couch to 5K Challenge? Don’t worry there is plenty of support too, whether you’re after a step or fitness tracker or a running or exercise plan – we have apps for all of those and more! Try something new, or pick something you know you’ll enjoy such as an evening walk, swim or cycle, it’s up to you - get fit, your way!

Useful resources

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12 week exercise plan
Fitness tracker
Tracks your walking
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Fitness tracker
Food diary, exercise tracker and diet coach
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