Active Together

Active Together is here to support you to get active, in your own way.

Getting out in the fresh air for a walk, run, or cycle is a fantastic way to not only improve our physical health but our mental wellbeing. From miles of footpaths and cycle tracks, to local parks and woodlands right here on your doorstep, Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland has so much to offer.

Building some activity into your routine can help you feel good and stay healthy during the Covid pandemic and beyond.

Whether you are exercising in your home or out around your local area we are here to help with a range of hints, tips and advice on where and how to get active. Try using our get active search engine to find virtual classes to suit you.

By taking some time out of your busy day to relax and use your senses to reflect on your natural surroundings you can benefit from an extra lift to your mood and self-esteem. Check out our parks and open spaces search engine to find out what Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland have to offer on your doorstep.

Search here to locate your nearest park or open space to support you and your family in staying active in the great outdoors.

There are lots of physical wellbeing apps available for your mobile device. Find out which ones might suit you and your family best to motivate you and keep you active.

You're performing the exercises linked from our website at your own risk

Whilst every effort has been made to verify the information on the Active Together and associated pages, Active Together is not responsible for the accuracy or content of external websites. Whilst taking part in physical activity, participants should ensure they take part at a level which is appropriate to them and their health and are responsible for ensuring they check the credentials and health and safety requirements for each activity. It is recommended that participants follow the Chief Medical Officers Guidelines for physical activity. Participants will choose to utilise these links and take part in activities at their own risk.

If you're unsure about your ability, it might be wise to start gradually and build up. Please feel free to refer to the UK Chief Medical Officer's Physical Activity Guidelines when determining the level of activity appropriate to you.

Make sure you warm up and cool down to prevent injury, and make sure you keep hydrated.

Stop the exercises immediately if you feel faint or unwell, and if you still feel dizzy or unwell have a rest. Next time try something less strenuous, building up your activity gradually.

Finally, please continue to follow the government's guidance on how to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.