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Physical Activity Apps and Podcasts

Active 10 - Get started with the app and walk your way to health!

Exercise... Made Easy!  Did you know that walking briskly for just 10 continuous minutes counts as exercise?  It's easier than you think to fit activity into your day! 

Couch to 5k by NHS Choices

Couch to 5K has been designed to get you off the couch and running in just 9 weeks.  Grab your trainers and follow the step-by-step instructions in this free app.

Strength and Flexibility by NHS Choices 

Improve your strength and flexibility with a five-week exercise programme designed for muscle-strength, healthy bones and joint pain.  

Physical activity and fitness trackers  

These tend to be worn on the wrist like a watch and help you monitor your activity, displaying the number of steps you've taken, distance covered, calories burned and active minutes.  More advanced fitness trackers boast additional features such as sleep tracking and heart-rate monitoring.

Click here to read an article reviewing the best fitness and activity trackers of 2017.


Fact Zone

Did you know that you burn the same amount of calories if you walk a mile as you do to run a mile?