There are many benefits to staying physically active, you can get to know new people, share a new experience and find confidence in learning something new.
It is never too late to begin enjoying an active lifestyle. Regular physical activity and sport has also been proven to have a direct positive impact on our physical health and your emotional wellbeing such as
- reducing your risk of major illness;
- improved self-esteem and mood;
- better quality sleep; and
- more energy
The Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and our local NHS have developed information for you to access easily.
You can also find more information on our –
12 Fitness plan
The 12 week fitness plan has been created by NHS Choices and gives you a flexible approach to improving your fitness.
Walk-it Hull app
The Walk-it Hull app lets you find the best spots in your local area to take in some fresh air and enjoy the scenery while you take a stroll.
Weight loss and exercise services
The weight loss and exercise service is free to use and can help you to improve your lifestyle though healthy eating and exercise.
NHS Choices has a wide selection of information for you to help you get started to improve your exercise levels. You can access the various information pages using the links provided.
Local groups and activities
If you are interested in joining a physical activity exercise group then why not check out our local groups and activity directory.
There are a number of local groups who provide exercise classes, sports clubs, and health and wellbeing activities that you might like to try.
If you prefer to speak to someone face to face, Connect Well Hull can help you access support and guidance on a range of issues. It provides links to community groups, services and activities that could help you make positive changes or just improve how you feel.
Connect Well Hull is a friendly, free and confidential service run by Citizen’s Advice Hull and East Riding. If you are aged 16 or over and live in Hull, or are registered with a Hull GP, you can make an appointment with a Wellbeing Co-ordinator or Welfare Adviser.
Alternatively, you can telephone us on 01482 217 670