Posts Categorized: News

In a world full of fast paced technology and labour saving devices are we all getting lazier? Its time to stop and think before we push yet another button. Is there an alternative way to do it? A way that will make us move more? ‘Tweak your Week’ might just be a step in the right direction! It’s not about how we… Read More

The Active North Tyneside team are here to encourage everyone to try and get active, everyday. The team are funded by Public Health and are part of North Tyneside Council’s Sport and Leisure Service. Around one in two women and a third of men in England are damaging their health through a lack of physical… Read More

Around 80% of cases of Type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed by maintaining a healthy weight, eating well and being active. Visit the Diabetes UK website for more information just click  Here

National Walking Month

National Walking Month Get inspired… where will walking take you? Throughout the month Living Streets will be offering tips, tools, fun facts and inspirational stories – not to mention a whole host of activities to get you out and enjoying your walks even more. Walk to School Week Every year Walk to School Week brings together nearly… Read More

On Your Feet Britain

Did you know… major international research has produced compelling evidence that sitting for more than 4 hours each day leads to:- Enzymes responsible for burning harmful blood fats shutting down Reduced calorie burning (Metabolic rate) Disrupted blood sugar levels Increased insulin and blood pressure levels Leg muscles switch off Think about how you can be… Read More

The best thing for your health!

I have a big interest in preventative medicine. There are many things that you can do that are incredibly important for your health and I wouldn’t want you to minimize your efforts in any one category. But I wanted to know, what comes first? In this visual lecture, I answer the old question “What is… Read More

Move More, Live More

How much physical activity should we do to stay healthy? Physical activity is good for us. It helps fight disease, it helps control our weight, it lowers our stress levels, it helps boost our confidence and self esteem. Taking part in regular physical activity means we’re better able to get on with our daily lives,… Read More