Keep Moving and Staying Healthy

Active Gloucestershire

Get your family and friends together and run, walk or cycle as Gloucester is transformed into a giant game.

Website: www.activegloucestershire.org

Get Britain Standing

In recent years a variety of major international research has produced compelling evidence that sitting for more than 4 hours each day leads to:

  • Enzymes responsible for burning harmful blood fats shutting down.
  • Reduced calorie burning (Metabolic rate).
  • Disrupted blood sugar levels.
  • Increased insulin and blood pressure levels.
  • Leg muscles switch off.

Website: www.getbritainstanding.org

Walk 4 Life

Want to know where to walk or know how long a walk you do regularly is? Do you want to find someone to walk with? All of this is possible and more…come on in!

Website: www.walk4life.info

Am I a Healthy Weight?

Calculate your BMI using this NHS Tool

Website: NHS: BMI Calculator

Get fit for free

The secret to getting fit for free is to use every opportunity to be active.

For more information please visit, www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/free-fitness-ideas/

Moving Medicine

In the United Kingdom, physical inactivity is the fourth greatest cause of ill health with negative impacts on health, social and economic outcomes for individuals and communities. Moving Medicine provide clinicians and allied health professionals with accessible, evidence based, collaboration with experts, professional bodies and charities representing patients and healthcare professionals in each disease area.

Website: www.movingmedicine.ac.uk

WW UK

Meetings, online or a little bit of both. WW UK, formerly Weightwatchers, offers options and support, whatever your lifestyle.

Facebook: @WW.UK

Twitter: @ww_uk

Website: www.weightwatchers.com

Benefit from Activity

Exploring the benefits activity can have on medical conditions.

Website: www.benefitfromactivity.org.uk

Sustrans

We’re the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle.

Website: www.sustrans.org.uk

Gloucestershire Moves

Gloucestershire Moves is aimed at getting everybody more active by integrating  physical activity into daily lives.

Website: www.gloucestershiremoves.org

Do you have older parents, family or friends that may be susceptible to falls?

Are you an older person that wants to become more active, fitter, stronger and protect yourself from falls? Fit for Life is a specifically developed exercise class for active older people.

Telephone: 01452 393 605

Website: www.activegloucestershire.org/events-and-campaigns/fall-proof/

Healthy Lifestyles

Healthy Lifestyles Gloucester have helped many people to improve their health and wellbeing. They provide up to 12 weeks’ worth of personalised support and will work closely with you to help you get more active.

Get help now – call us free on 0800 122 3788 and start your journey.

Website: www.hlsglos.org

Slimming World

You’ll find delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight.

Website: www.slimmingworld.co.uk