It only takes 30 Everyday Sport minutes a day 5 times a week to feel healthier and happier - and you don't even have to do them all at once! Everday Sport is about building activity into your everyday life and it can be both simple and fun! Get off the bus a stop early, go for a bike ride, join an exercise class or take up a new sport - you'll be amazed how quickly a few small decisions add up to one big change for the better!
Fact . . .
I million fewer obese people in England could mean 15,000 fewer people with coronary heart disease, 34,000 people developing type 2 diabetes and 99,000 fewer people with high blood pressure.
Turn your house into a gym - Your home is a great place to do your 5 x 30 because it's free and private. Do step aerobics on the stairs. Walk your dog like you are on the treadmill. Do some squats whilst gardening.Take the buggy for a walk. Dance to music whilst you do the housework. Don't take the car to the shops - walk there!
At The Office
It's easier to stay motivated when there is a group of you so why not see if your colleagues would like to do their 5 x 30 with you. Everday Sport has loads of ideas on how you can challenge your workmates - or even your boss.
E-mail free Friday, The Angel of the North, The Everest Challenge, Take the stairs week.
Take up a new sport or start an old one up again. To find out where you can get active near your home or office go to www.activeplaces.com Opens in a new window.