Take a break away from your desk every day and take a walk. A quick lap around the block can do wonders for your mental health, plus, with physically active employees taking 27% fewer sick days*, it’s a no brainer really!
They say there’s a sport out there for everyone, why not try a new one, you may discover a hidden talent! Check out BBC Get Inspired and check out all the different sports on offer near you.
Active Travel is good for your health, the environment and your pocket. Could you make your commute more active? Try jumping on a Mobike, or get off Manchester Metrolink a stop or two early and walk the last bit! With an increase in journeys under a mile being made by car** rather than on foot, make the extra bit of effort to walk or cycle short journeys.
Why not give something back this lent? Volunteering is a truly altruistic activity that will not only help others, but will help you develop too. Find opportunities across Greater Manchester through the Volunteer Inspire Programme here.
Who in your life could benefit from getting active? Physical activity can benefit an individual’s physical health, mental health and increase opportunities to socialise. What could you do to influence those around you to get more active?
Activity Alliance have updated their eLearning course, Delivering an excellent service for disabled customers, to empower workforces within leisure and sport organisations
Greater Manchester's leisure and healthcare sectors join together to support cancer patients with trailblazing programme, Prehab4Cancer
A new set of leaflets have been created to provide guidance to parents and carers to support their children’s physical development, from birth through to starting school.