Get moving

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Ideas to get active

Get happy, get healthy, get active. No matter how well you do it, how you look or even how red your face gets you will feel rewarded! Take our quick quiz to find an activity you'll love.

There are lots of leisure centres and sports facilities across Kent, as well as free outdoor gym equipment for you to use.

There are lots of fun and easy ways for you to involve your family in getting active. You could even set up a walking bus to make the journey to school healthier and more environmentally friendly.

Look for groups at your local community centre or activities advertised in local magazines such as chair based exercise and Zumba classes. Contacting a lifestyle advisor can help you find what’s right.

If you have more time to enjoy the great outdoors, you could:

Try cycling

We offer cycle training courses for all abilities, whether you’ve never ridden a bike or you’re a more experienced cyclist.

The Cycle to Work scheme provides support and advice to help set you up for commuting by bike.

Try running

The NHS Couch to 5k app is a great way to get started, helping you gradually work your way up to running 5k while tracking your progress.

parkrun is a free, weekly 5k run which welcomes runners and walkers of all abilities and is ideal for building your confidence.

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Support to get moving

Exercise programmes

If you have a long-term condition or are recovering from illness or injury, and want help to get more active, you could get an exercise referral. This is a personalised, structured activity programme delivered by qualified instructors to help you get active. You will need to be referred to this programme by your GP or other health professional.

Lifestyle advisors

We can offer you up to 6 free, one-to-one sessions to support you to make small lifestyle changes that can make a big difference to your health.

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