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, Leicester, Leicestershire 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 Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland have to offer on your doorstep.
Looking for some inspiration on how to get moving a bit more? Look no further... meet our Active Together Champions, get involved with This Girl Can and visit our We Are Undefeatable pages.
What's around my way is our current advertising campaign to help you find your local parks, open spaces, walking and cycling routes and give you some ideas on what to do when you get there.
Search here to locate your nearest park or open space to support you and your family in staying active in the great outdoors.
Our mental and physical wellbeing often come hand in hand. Remember to look after both. Click for information on a range of ideas and resources you can use to help your mental wellbeing.
Although we have to be physically distanced for the time being, we can still be socially virtual together. Check out our app and other virtual opportunities.
Register here to get your club or organisation involved in supporting the LRS Active Together Movement. Already signed up? Access your assets from here.
Information to help us all get pedalling.
Find routes, hire centres, safety tips and virtual cycling challenges - everything you need all in one place!
Find information and advice about group and independent walks in your area, tailored to your ability.
Information on free, friendly and inclusive running opportunities - including run leaders, groups and finding the ideal route.
The LRS Get Active Search Engine helps you find local parks/open spaces, clubs and community groups as well as sport, physical activity & wellbeing sessions near you.
If you are recovering from COVID-19, you may find you need to adapt your usual physical activity routine. It is important to build your activity levels back up over a period of time.
Whether you are back in the office or doing the school run, there are lots of ways you can make your commute an active, healthy and enjoyable one!
Links to information about your local leisure centre(s). Which ones are open and when, and what facilities are currently available at each.
Lots of information and ideas on how to keep yourself healthy and active whilst staying at home or working from home.
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.
Keep up to date with all the latest news, hints and tips on how to keep active...
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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, LRS 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.