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: […]

Exercise 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 […]

What is the best exercise to do with arthritis?

Older adult strength and balance class

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 […]

Exercise for Adults

Any exercise is better than nothing Fitting exercise into busy life schedules can be tricky. The government advises adults to be active for at least 150 minutes each week. However, doing something is always better than nothing, and therefore, gradually work you way up until you feel comfortable and ready to reach this.  Taking time […]

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 to Lose Weight

Exercise is a great way to improve your physical health It can seem overwhelming and daunting when starting your fitness journey. It is important to consider both physical activity and diet. Finding something that you enjoy is key to success as this is a more effective and manageable way to lose weight and keep it […]

Online National and Local Activity Finders

Join the movement and get active online Due to the ever changing and challenging environment we currently find ourselves in we often seek to continue normal routines. With many people turning to online exercise classes more and more providers are facilitating this.  Online activity finders make it easy for you to filter and identify sessions […]

Exercise for Seniors

Discover our favourite activity sessions for older adults As you age perhaps exercise doesn’t always come to the forefront of your mind and things such as socialising with friends and family take priority. Being active not only helps you to stay physically fit but it can also decrease your chances of depression, dementia, falls and […]

Live Streaming Classes at Home

Discover existing online activities Not too long ago, Joe Wicks was getting the nation active one virtual session at a time. But did you know, there are a range of activity providers to help get you active at home? Get Active can help you find an array of live sessions for you to take part […]

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 […]