Move more

Getting enough exercise means a stronger, fitter you. It’s good for your body and your mind too.

In this section you’ll find a range of tools and resources to help you get active and stay active.

We hope that with these resources you’ll be able to take some small steps towards increasing your physical activity, but if you ever find yourself stuck with what to do you can always contact the Healthy Lifestyles Team or book a Healthy Lifestyles assessment.

Health benefits of physical activity diagram

Tools

Couch to 5K app

Couch to 5K has been designed to get you off the couch and running in just 9 weeks. Grab your trainers and follow the step-by-step instructions in this free app. You can even get in touch with fellow ‘couch to 5k-ers’!

iTunes Google Play

Active 10 app

A brisk 10 minute walk every day can make a difference to your health. Each 10 minute burst of exercise is known as an “Active 10”. It’s the easy way to improve your health and wellbeing. No gym memberships, no Lycra, just 10 minutes and you!

iTunes Google Play

5K+ running podcasts for C25K graduates

Take your running to the next level with new podcasts for Couch to 5K graduates.

Or join a RunTogether running group.

Exercises for older people

Improve your strength, balance and flexibility with these step-by-step guides.

Bupa’s physical activity quiz

Why not have a go at Bupa’s physical activity quiz to test your knowledge?.

Walking for Health

Walking for Health offers over 18,00 free, short walks every week. Find your nearest health walk scheme.

NHS Fitness Studio

Take your pick from 24 instructor-led videos in our aerobics, strength and resistance, pilates, and yoga categories in the NHS Fitness Studio.

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