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Staying Active

Physical Activity

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.

Visit the Hull CCG to find out more

You can also find more information on our –

Leisure activities page

Sports information page

12 Fitness plan

The 12 week fitness plan has been created by NHS Choices and gives you a flexible approach to improving your fitness.

Access the NHS Choices website to use the 12 week fitness plan

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.  

Download the Walk-it Hull app here

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.

Visit the weight loss and exercise service for children here

Visit the weight loss and exercise service for adults (over 18 years) here

NHS Choices

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.

Access the NHS Choices family fitness information page

Access the NHS Choices fitness for wheelchair users information page

Access the NHS Choices walking for health information page

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.

Search for physical activity groups here

Connect Well

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.

Visit the Connect Well website here

Alternatively, you can telephone us on 01482 217 670

Last reviewed: 08/09/2017