Help strengthen your body and improve your physical and mental health by moving more, eating better and getting out in the fresh air. Let’s kick start your healthier lifestyle and together we can get Greater Essex fighting fit for winter.

Physical activity is beneficial for everyone, it’s just about finding what is right for you. It’s important to remain active and eat well for your health and wellbeing. Getting fit and healthy can be enjoyable, by making small changes to your lifestyle, such as finding a new way to travel or by refreshing an afternoon snack. You can breakdown the activities to suit you and they don’t have to stretch your budget – just your muscles!

How we can help

Sometimes all you need is some inspiration. We have resources and ideas to give you an incentive to make your healthy change today. Or perhaps you want to help a family member or friend? These suggestions could help them and you. Let’s do this together.

Why it’s important

Covid-19 has given us all a huge wake-up call this year. Evidence has emerged that people who are inactive and overweight, and contract Covid-19 are more likely to be admitted to hospital. Due to the pandemic, engaging in physical activity is now recognised as being essential to our health and wellbeing.

How to make the change