You can build physical activity into your day in a whole host of ways. What we’ve tried to do below is to pull together information that links to different things that may interest you, whether it’s the type of activity, your age or ability or a theme to which you’re looking for within an activity. These may cross over quite a bit but we’re trying to make searching for information as easy as possible for you. We hope you find something for you in here!

Volleyball team huddle


Sport can be a polarising subject for many people and can fill you with dread! Memories of rainy days doing PE at school playing hockey or rugby do nothing to...

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Cycling group in woods


Cycling is a fantastic, fun and family-friendly way to exercise. Cycling is a great way to travel a large distance within a shorter space of time, and getting outdoors on...

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Family walking with dog

Outdoor Activities

If you’re looking for ways to stay active as a family, Blaby District is home to some stunning parks you can explore, including Bouskell Park and the picturesque Glen Parva...

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Group of people in a circuits exercise class

Exercise Classes

Group Exercise is a popular form of activity. This is usually led by an instructor and participants follow instructions. This can range from seated activity classes right up to high intensity...

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Parent and child doing yoga at home

Home / Solo Exercise

Staying active around your home is a great way to cut costs and break down barriers that may stop you from taking part in activity outside of your home. It...

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Men running in a race


Running is an effective, free and one of the simplest ways to get more active, lose weight and become healthier.

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Women swimming in a lane


Why not take the plunge! Swimming is a great way of keeping active. Swimming is a form of exercise that works out all muscles in the body. It allows you...

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Senior couple walking


Walking is a simple, free and one of the easiest ways to get more active, lose weight and become healthier

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Wheelchair user using an Arm Cycle

Inclusive Activities

Inclusive activities are those which can be enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities. These can be specific activities designed to be able to be played by people with...

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4 Elderly walkers outdoors

Free/Low Cost

Some people associate doing physical activities and sports as costly pastimes. But there are plenty of things that you can do that don’t cost anything. Outdoor activities such as walking,...

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Children, Football

Children & Young People

Children and young people are naturally more active than adults. However, they’re expected to be active for over an hour a day according to Government guidelines so they need a...

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Two senior women dancing

Older People

Being physically active is extremely important in helping to keep your independence by building strength and maintaining balance into your later years. It’s never too late to start and it...

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three women playing Wheel chair basketball

Physical Health Conditions

Physical health conditions can be a significant barrier to becoming more active. These can range from heart and lung issues that cause problems when you are too active and your...

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Two Women walking with pushchairs

Mental Health

Mental health challenges are on the rise and you will have either have had, or know someone who has struggled with their mental health. Being physically active is by no...

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Women dancing


Women are generally less active than men, that is what the data has shown us for many years. There are many potential reasons for this but ultimately, physical activity needs...

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