Regular exercise can reduce your risk of major illnesses, such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and cancer by up to 50%. If you’re in the Service or your other half is, remember you can use the Royal Navy’s sports facilities, free of charge. To find out what’s on offer near you, please visit here.
Starting an exercise programme
The NHS has a great total beginners’ running programme with free podcast and app, plus advice for new runners. NHS Couch to 5K
For sensible and straight-talking advice on starting weight-training, visit here. This site contains some colourful language.
Change for Life
This NHS website that has loads of ideas, recipes and games to help you and your family to be healthier and happier. Visit their website here.
Eat Better Feel Better
This is a Scottish website that shows ways you can make changes to how you shop, cook and eat, to help you and your family eat better and feel better. It includes tips for fussy eaters, cook along videos, and recipes that you can save to your own account. Please visit here.
Get a Life, Get Active
This a Northern Irish website which has resources to help you incorporate enough activity into everyday life for better health. Pleas visit here.