Being Active and Staying Healthy

More Life

At MoreLife, they’re passionate about supporting individuals and communities to lead healthier lives. They’ve been successfully delivering weight management programmes for over 20 years.

Website: www.more-life.co.uk/greater-manchester

Manchester Girls Can

Manchester Girls Can is for all Manchester women who fancy giving it a go, no matter how good they are or how they look! Fear of judgement is stopping many of us from taking part in exercise but as thousands of women across Manchester are proving, it really doesn’t have to.

Website: www.manchestergirlscan.co.uk

Buzz Manchester

An NHS health and wellbeing service whose aim is to help improve your health and wellbeing of people and communities in Manchester, to help individuals and families live fuller, healthier, happier and longer lives.

Website: www.buzzmanchester.co.uk

Little Box Gym

There is a local family-run community gym near St Werburgh’s Road tram stop: “the gym for people who don’t do gyms”

Website: www.littleboxgym.com

How to Lower Blood Pressure

Your diet, exercise levels and weight have a real effect on your blood pressure. If you have high blood pressure, you can start lowering blood pressure today by eating more healthily and being more active.

Website: www.bloodpressureuk.org

British Heart Foundation

View information on cholesterol, its causes and how you can reduce your cholesterol level.

Website: www.bhf.org.uk

ABL Health

ABL Health are commissioned by Manchester City Council to offer free weight management programmes.

Telephone: 01204 570999

Website: www.ablhealth.co.uk

Email: admin@ablhealth.co.uk

WW

Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. We’ve got options and support, whatever your lifestyle.

Website: www.weightwatchers.com/uk

Physical Activity and Lifestyle Toolkit

The toolkit has been designed by the RCGP in partnership with Sport England, to be used by primary care professionals in the UK.

Website: www.rcgp.org.uk

That Counts!

It doesn’t have to be great feats of endurance, running marathons or pumping iron, you can choose your own moves! It could be dancing around the kitchen, jumping in puddles with the kids, walking the dog or running for the bus. However you move, as long as you move more, it all counts.

Website: www.thatcounts.co.uk

MCRactive - Get active in Manchester

The site is delivered through a collaboration and partnership between Manchester City Council and Eastlands Trust. Two like-minded and passionate organisations who share a vision, passion and commitment for this great city.

Website: www.mcractive.com

NHS Couch to 5k

Find out more and download the nine-week set of Couch to 5K podcasts.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Be Well (The Big Life Group)

Life in the way of healthy living? Be Well is here to help you find a way to live and feel well whatever twists and turns life brings. They can even help you get on top of work, housing, family and money worries.

Telephone: 0161 470 7120

Website: www.thebiglifegroup.com

Dietdoctor

View health information, recipes and advice on how to lose weight.

Website: www.dietdoctor.com

Am I a Healthy Weight?

Calculate your BMI using this NHS Tool

Website: NHS: BMI Calculator

Slimming World

You’ll find delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight.

Website: www.slimmingworld.co.uk