Health Tools - BE ACTIVE
Health Help Now
Health Help Now aims to help residents find the right service in Croydon for their health needs, including a symptoms checker and services and advice on health related problems.
Powerchair Football with CPFC
Powerchair football, run in association with Crystal Palace Football Foundation
Croydon’s Better Leisure and Sport Centres
Find out more about your local leisure centres in Croydon.
Wheels for Wellbeing
A charity supporting disabled people of all ages and abilities to enjoy the benefits of cycling.
NHS - Couch to 5K
Check out this exercise plan which gradually builds up your running distance, all the way up to 5K.
NHS - Balance exercises for older people
Check out some ideas for balance exercises for older adults.
NHS - Active Lifestyles
Check out these tips on how to incorporate activity into yours and your family's lifestyles.
NHS - Physical activity guidelines for older adults
Read the recommended amount of physical activity that older adults need to stay healthy.
NHS - Physical activity guidelines for young people
Find out how much exercise young people should be getting every day.
NHS - Physical activity guidelines for children
Find out the recommended physical activity guidelines for your children.
NHS - Benefits of exercise
Why should you be active? Check out what exercise can do for you and your health.
NHS Physical Activity Guidelines
If you are unsure of how much physical activity you should be doing per week, take a look at the NHS guidelines.
Would you like to join a group of regular runners? Pop along to your local Park Run - for all ages and abilities.
BHF Getting Active
Get the facts on how being active can have huge benefits on your heart and overall health.
Physical Activity and Mental Health
Here are five ways physical activity can make you feel better and feel good.
Losing Weight and Fitness Advice
Here are some quick tips and advice on how you can lose weight. From little changes in what you eat to the different types of activity you can do, see how other people have lost weight.
The 10,000 step challenge
It's recommended that adults take 10,000 steps a day to maintain good physical activity levels - can you complete the 10,000 steps challenge?
10 minute workout BHF video
It can be difficult to find the time to do some exercise, but exercise does not always have to mean going to the gym. Here's a quick 10 minute workout you can do in the comfort of your own home.
Couch to 5K video
Couch to 5K helps you to become active at a managable pace. As well as creating a plan for you, the Couch to 5K app can motivate you while running, so why not give it a go!
Freakonomics - What’s the best exercise?
Are you unsure what type of exercise to do? Listen to this podcast for some interesting tips.
Freakonomics - When willpower isn’t enough
Do you struggle with motivation to exercise? Check out this podcast on willpower and how you can combine exercise with doing other things you enjoy.