Get Active at Home
Get active from the comfort of your home Exercising at home doesn’t need to be a pain! You don’t need an expensive gym membership or loads of equipment. Read below to discover some top tips on how to easily get active at home. Get Fit For Free Couch to Fitness is a free 9-week programme […]
JoyRiders – Get Cycling
Cycling for Females in North-East London JoyRiders are back and have a range of rides going on in north-east London for women to get involved in. Rides are also expected to start running across London shortly so keep an eye out for rides in your area! See below their current rides taking place this week: […]
What is the best exercise to do with arthritis?
Discover some of the best exercise to do with Arthritis What is the best exercise to do it I have arthritis? For exercise to be sustainable and enjoyable, you should pick and choose exercise which you enjoy and feel-good doing. Low impact exercise is often recommended as it places less stress on your joints and […]
I have arthritis, should I exercise?
Exercise is one of the best ways to improve symptoms of Arthritis Why is exercise important? Physical activity is a great way to increase your physical and mental health and can also reduce the symptoms of arthritis. Being active can: Reduce chance of join and back pain by 25% Reduce falls and depression by 30% […]
Muslimah Sports Association take on the Couch to 5k challenge
Congratulations to the recent graduates! This year the Muslimah Sports Association in Redbridge have been taking part in a Couch to 5k challenge. Starting as complete beginners, the women have been using the Couch to 5k app and supporting each other to slowly build up to running 5k. They recently held a celebration event to […]
Get Active with Our Parks Online
Be Active at Home with Our Parks With the UK going into a second lockdown Our Parks have increased their offerings to help you stay active at home. Below is a recap and introduction to their range of current offerings, introducing Couch to Bhangra and live streaming of park sessions on the 5th November. Visit […]
3 apps to help take your running further after C25k
By Get Active, in partnership with the Sport Tech Hub Thousands of Couch to 5k users have proudly graduated and found a passion in running! Now you might be wondering where to go next and seeking different experiences to further your running journey. Working in partnership with the Sports Tech Hub, we have compiled a list […]
How to deal when you can’t finish a run
Like anything you get involved in, running requires perseverance and resilience. While it can be disheartening to not complete a run or be behind schedule, it is important to remember just getting up and out is a win in anyone’s book! There are many ways to keep yourself motivated for example joining groups, involving family […]
What to do if your Couch to 5k app keeps crashing?
It can be disheartening when you are out running and in the grove when your app crashes! We have all been there, we just need to embrace, overcome and carry on. It is important to remember that there are always ways to deal with technical issues, however annoying it may be. Below are a few […]
Keen to get into blind running but not quite sure where to start? With the help of British Blind Sport we have taken the opportunity to share Dave’s personal story of how he got into running and where he is now. Dave Williams was born with Leber Congenital Amaurosis, which causes sight loss at birth. […]
Keen to get into blind running but not quite sure where to start? With the help of British Blind Sport we have taken the opportunity to share Guy’s personal story of how he got into running and where he is now. British Blind Sport first met Guy at our Cambridgeshire Have a Go Day in […]
Agata’s Story – Finding My Limit
Keen to get into blind running but not quite sure where to start? With the help of British Blind Sport we have taken the opportunity to share Agata’s personal story of how she got into blind running and where she is now. ‘I stood at the edge of the athletics track and heard the patter […]