Getting active in Nottinghamshire
Being active is essential for your physical and mental health no matter what your age, shape, size or ethnicity. It reduces the risks of getting a variety of illnesses and can reduce stress and improve your mood.
Find out more about the benefits of being active on the NHS Choices website.
How active should you be?
This varies according to the person and their age. Try the NHS Fitness Self-Assessment to find out if you are active enough.
If you are not used to exercising you should start gently and gradually increase the amount you do. For more information about getting started see the NHS Choices website.
There are a variety of activities to help you get and stay active in Nottinghamshire:
- Sport Nottinghamshire - has a searchable database of local clubs and activities for all ages
- Outdoor activities - including cycling, horse riding, walking and country parks to visit
- Walking for Health - find short, easy walks in your local area
- Staying active in Ashfield - healthy activities for everyone in the Ashfield area.