Other resources

NHS.uk has physical activity guidelines for adults, a fitness self-assessment and lots more.

Active Leeds website has information about Community Sport from Leeds City Council including disabled sport, LGBT sports clubs, exercise groups for older people and lots more.

Sport England website has activities for people or all ages and abilities or disabilities.

Take a walk in Leeds – Leeds City Council has information about great walking routes. If you enjoy walking, but would rather be with a group, there are walking groups and guided walks available in Leeds with Walking for Health.

Explore Leeds parks – Leeds City Council has a list of local parks and green spaces. There are over 60 parks around Leeds and they can be a great place to have a walk. Several parks now have outdoor gym equipment called ‘fitness zones’ installed. They’re proving a popular way to exercise, so the numbers are expected to grow.

Your Space has created a booklet called 5 Ways to Wellbeing for Families, with lots of activities to help us stay well, including being curious and learning more, moving your body, being mindful, kindness and supporting each other. It’s aimed at families and children, but it’s good for adults too!

Get Set Leeds is a website that encourages people to get active and share their stories.

Leeds Girls Can – visit their Facebook page and website for lots of activities and inspiration to get you involved and active.

Healthy Ageing Research Group has worked with Leeds City Council to produce this Keeping Well at Home resource with home-based exercises and lots of wellbeing tips for older people or anyone who is taking care of their wellbeing at home.

Mind has information about physical activity, sport and mental health.

The Mental Health Foundation has a leaflet called How to look after your mental health using exercise, which you can read online or download for free. It lists all the positive impacts of exercise as well as tips to get active.

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Easy Read leaflet Be More Active for people with a learning disability, on Through the Maze’s website.