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Active Together

Active Partnership

Working alongside our partners Active Together offer a wide range of targeted physical activity programmes such as Steady Steps, ESCAPE-pain and Cardiac Rehab. We also support people to access more universal opportunities including guided walks, beginner sports and community group exercise classes. Let’s Get Moving!’

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Choose How You Move

Leicester City Council and Leicestershire County Council

The Choose How You Move website is a partnership project between Leicester City Council and Leicestershire County Council, funded by the Department for Transport. The website is primarily a one-stop shop for travel information in Leicester and Leicestershire and which also lists a range of group walks and cycle rides to encourage people to step/cycle out and discover the city on foot or by bike. Walks vary from social to specialist themes, such as history and wildlife walks. The programme changes regularly so check the website for all up to date walk details.

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First Contact Plus

Leicestershire County Council

An online platform for adults living in Leicestershire to find the information, advice, help and support for a range of services all in one place. The categories Improving your Health and Falls are good places to start searching for activities and exercise classes to keep fit and healthy.

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FREE Joint Pain Programme – Leicester

Nuffield Health

A free 12-week Joint Pain Programme embracing the idea that physical activity can manage and prevent joint pain issues. Designed by experts in physical and mental health combining education, physical activity and emotional wellbeing support. And it works… People completing the programme report a significant improvement in symptoms, an improvement in quality of life and feel better able to manage in the long term. In addition to expert advice and hands-on instruction, the programme is delivered in the Nuffield Health Fitness and Wellbeing Centres across the UK in groups of up to ten people, creating a support network and helping you to achieve your goals as a team. You will receive free complete access to all facilities at the Fitness and Wellbeing Centre during the duration of the programme and a significantly discounted full membership after. For more information and how to self refer please visit their website.

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Live Well Walk More

Leicester City Council

Live Well Walk More provide health walks aimed at people who currently do little or no exercise, and for those who enjoy a short social walk to keep active. The focus is on improving physical and mental health, reducing social isolation and on general wellbeing.

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