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 website.
How active should you be?
This varies according to the person and their age. Find physical activity guidelines on the NHS website.
If you are not used to exercising you should start gently and gradually increase the amount you do.
There are a variety of activities to help you get and stay active in Nottinghamshire:
- Active 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.
From the 1st April, Your Health, Your Way is the new service commissioned by Nottinghamshire County Council to support Nottinghamshire residents (children, young people, adults and families) to get active, lose weight, reduce alcohol intake and quit smoking. The service will also provide support for falls prevention and family weight management.
Due to the current situation with Coronavirus, all support will be provided remotely via phone, online or using an app.
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