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Outdoor Physical Activities

Resources to support you to get active:

British Cycling: HSBC Ready Set Ride

  • Free, quick and easy games to help children to learn to ride
  • Tips and advice on teaching children to cycle

https://www.readysetride.co.uk/

Couch to 5K

  • Smartphone Ap or podcast
  • 9-week programme designed for beginners to gradually build up their running ability so they can eventually run 5km without stopping.
  • Download the Ap from iTunes or Google Play
  • Additional resources have been added as a way of becoming physically active whilst maintaining social distancing measures

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/couch-to-5k-week-by-week/

Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

  • Ideas for discovering wildlife in your garden
  • Ways to support and develop the wildlife in your garden

https://www.warwickshirewildlifetrust.org.uk/

Walking 4 Health

  • Provides top-tips, tools and advice to stay motivated when walking
  • Information and advice regarding walking with health conditions 

https://www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/

Active 10

  • The Active 10 app, from the NHS, is a great way to help you monitor and gradually increase your brisk walking levels over time
  • Free Active 10 walker tracker app

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/active10/home/

The Make Your Day Harder campaign focuses on those daily tweaks and nudges that you build into your routine to increase your physical activity around individuals’ lifestyles. http://www.makeyourdayharder.com/about/

The We Are Undefeatable campaign inspires and supports people with long-term health conditions to get active. Like, follow and subscribe to the We Are Undefeatable campaign on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or visit https://www.weareundefeatable.co.uk/ to read inspiring stories and get hints and tips on being active.

Just Get Active has a walking sports activity finder, top tips and stories. https://www.justgetactive.co.uk/

Walk4Life is a useful site for the UK with a simple search map to look for walks anywhere in the UK. Individuals who sign up can put their own walks on and monitor their own fitness. https://walk4life.info/whats-widget/

One You supports individuals physical and mental health with free tips, tools and support. Visit website and download the app. https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/

parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in https://www.parkrun.org.uk/

Fitter Futures Warwickshire offers a Physical Activity on Referral service (previously called Exercise on Referral) across Warwickshire. This service offers a 12-week personalised physical activity/healthy lifestyle programme delivered by exercise referral qualified fitness instructors. For more details visit https://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/fitterfuturesphysicalact

Get Active Your Way supports individuals to integrate physical activity into your daily routine. https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/get-active-your-way/

This Girl Can believes that there’s no “right” way to get active. Like, follow and subscribe to This Girl Can on Facebook twitter and Instagram or visit https://www.thisgirlcan.co.uk/

Follow @Think Active on Facebook and Twitter for local opportunities to be active, hints & tips.

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