Campaigns and top tips to help patients and service users be active

Physical activity for Better Health

Top 5 resources to support you support patients

 

1. Live Well Stay Well (phone support)Live Well Stay Well - Live Well Stay Well
A free healthy lifestyle support service for Buckinghamshire residents, offering support and advice for getting active, losing weight, stopping smoking and drinking less. Online or by phone.

 

2. NHS Fitness Studio (online) File:NHS-Logo.svg - WikipediaFree online fitness videos, beginner to intermediate and adapted exercises. from aerobics exercise, strength and resistance to Pilates and Yoga. Plus printable fitness plans and workouts.

 

3. Couch to 5k & Active 10 (apps) Top 5 fitness apps to download in 2017 - FionaOutdoors
Free, easy to use apps for absolute beginners. Use Couch to 5k to build up to a 5k run and Active 10 to track and increase walking. Designed to support and motivate every step of the way.

 

4. Active at Home (Booklet)

page1image1062524240A printable booklet from Public Health England gives practical guidance to older adults on home based activities to maintain strength and balance.

 

5. Simply Walk Health WalksBOPAG - Simply Walk - Amersham
Health walks are free, short, easy terrain walks, led by trained volunteers and open to everyone. Find your nearest walk using your postcode. Many walks start from GP practices.

 

Looking for more options? 
Go to www.nhs.uk/better-health/get-active

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