HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

Well done!  Just by looking at this page you have made the first move to a healthier lifestyle.

New You – help decide what small changes you can make

NHS Choices, ‘Live Well’ pages, Healthy living for everyone. Practical help & advice on improving your health and well being

Get more active:

Follow this free 12 week fitness plan from Livewell section on NHS Choices

Get running with the free NHS Couch to 5K app

Zing – Small steps, big difference. Run by Somerset Partnership offers advice & support on improving your lifestyle.  You can log activity and try new challenges each month.
Zing – Somerset Health Trainers

(also has smartphone app)

NHS Choices has lots of information about leading a healthier life:

NHS Choices – Live Well

Improve the way you eat:

My Fitness Pal

Free calorie counter, diet and exercise journal 

(also has smart phone app!)

Want to reduce the amount of sugar you eat?  Find out more:

Let’s get sugar smart

(also has smartphone app)

TIP: Have you thought about getting an activity tracker, such as Fitbit (Fitbit –) or Jawbone (Jawbone –)? Activity trackers tell you how active you are by counting your steps, the distance you walk and lots of other information – they can send information straight to your mobile phone. They can be a great way of motivating yourself.

You can even earn rewards by joining a reward programm like Bounts.  Link your fitness apps to it and earn rewards from high street stores.  As featured on Money Saving Expert .com

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Bounts – activity reward programme

 

Download the NHS app to order prescriptions, check test results and obtain evidence of your Covid Vaccination status NHS App – NHS (www.nhs.uk)