Mini workouts from We Are Undefeatable

We know that when it comes to getting active, it’s all about finding what works for you. 

We Are Undefeatable is a campaign to support people living with long term health conditions to safely get active. They’ve created a range of resources and helpful tips online about getting started and finding ways to move.

SilverFit 10 Challenge

By Get Active Silverfit and TSB have created a fun, free and inter-generational summer fitness challenge for August and September! Research indicates that older adults benefit greatly from inter-generational connections with younger people, keeping them healthier and happier in later life. Increasing older adults’ social interaction is also a great way to help combat loneliness; […]

3 apps to track your Couch to 5k run

By Get Active, in partnership with the Sport Tech Hub If you have used the Couch to 5k app, you’ll know that it guides you through your runs telling you when to walk and when to run. However it doesnt track the route you take or record your distance. However its easy to do this by […]

3 apps to help you run with friends virtually

By Get Active, in partnership with the Sport Tech Hub Over the last few months thousands of people have turned to running, to give it a go! But there is no denying that the thought of going on a solo run at times can be very tough and perhaps not the most appealing. There are a […]

5 reasons to finally give Couch to 5K a go

By Get Active.  Keeping active and looking after your mind and body is more important than ever right now, and it seems the coronavirus lockdown has spurred thousands of people to give running a go. Since March more than 850,000 people have downloaded the free One You Couch to 5k app. This app (developed by […]

Tameena’s Couch to 5k Story

By Get Active  We are following the stories of some of the thousands of people who have been getting active with the free Couch to 5k app.  London Sport took the opportunity to catch up with Tameena, who has recently graduated from the Couch to 5k programme. Tameena has shared with us her unique journey on […]

How to make sustainable changes

By Get Active Making any change in your daily life, such as getting active, can be challenging – the next thing is to make it a habit. If getting active is another job on your to-do list, chances are it won’t be sustainable. If you find something that you enjoy and that makes you feel […]

8 Reasons Walking is Great

By Get Active Walking is often described as the perfect exercise. It’s free, you don’t need any specialist equipment or clothes, and there’s often a chance to squeeze a quick walk into your daily routine.  If you are still hesitating, here are 8 reasons why walking is great: 1. Walking strengthens your heart Reduce your risk […]

What is the best exercise for arthritis?

By Get Active in partnership with Versus Arthritis One of the questions we get asked most frequently is about exercising with arthritis. Many people are afraid to exercise because they believe that it damages their joints. But keeping active will help to: keep your joints supple reduce pain strengthen your muscles and bones. We’ve partnered with Versus […]