Challenges and Resources
Find below challenges and resources that can help and motivate you to become active
Get running with couch up to 5K
Did you know that regular running can help reduce the risk of chronic illnesses such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke, boost your mood and keep your weight under control?
The NHS Couch to 5K plan is designed to get you off the couch and gradually work you up to running 5K or for half an hour, in just nine weeks.
10,000 Step Challenge
Can you walk 10,000 steps a day!
Download and record your steps everyday on this handy step count form so you can keep track of your progress in this challenge.
For more information visit www.nhs.uk/Livewell/loseweight/Pages/10000stepschallenge.aspx
Put your heart into walking
This booklet describes how to keep your heart healthy and happy by walking your way to fitness. Whatever your age, size or physical condition, you are likely to benefit from being more active.
Walking is one of the best ways to get your dose of healthy activity: just 30 minutes of walking spread throughout the day will help to keep your heart healthy and strengthen your muscles. It’s easy and you can do it anywhere, at any time and either alone or with friends.