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Keep Moving Suffolk

For general advice and guidance on how to keep or get active in and around your home click on the logo.

Keep Moving Suffolk is a local campaign to keep people active in and around their own homes, in response to the Covid-19 virus.

The virus has resulted in our routines changing as we all help to stop the spread.

We are backing Sport England’s national campaign called ‘Join the Movement’ which seeks to bring greater attention to #StayInWorkOut – and inspire and inform the public about the many fun, and creative ways they can keep moving, The national campaign website is www.stayinworkout.org

Our aim with ‘Keep Moving Suffolk’ is to inspire and encourage people to stay active, move or move more, by sharing ideas, tips, useful links and positive stories during these unprecedented times, using the hashtag #KeepMovingSuffolk.

The website and our social channels will be constantly updated.

Official advice is to stay at home, and to only go outside for one form of exercise a day, either alone or with members of your own family, as long as you follow the 2-metre social distancing measures.

Social distancing may be difficult or frustrating, affecting our mood and feelings, which in turn could lead to unhealthy patterns of behaviour and periods of inactivity.

So there has never been a more important time to get active and stay active, and with this in mind, we have collated links and resources to cater for all abilities, ages and fitness levels.

All the information provided below has been researched from external, trusted providers, however, Keep Moving Suffolk is not responsible for the content on external websites.

Remember to check government advice if you think you have any symptoms linked to coronavirus.

See the latest Public Health advice.

Suffolk How are you? Move more

Move More is all about the physical activity we do. Physical activity could be walking to the shops or gardening to dancing, running and chair-based yoga.

Health Walks

OneLife Suffolk offer over 200 free, volunteer-led Health Walks across the county. There’s no need to book, and it’s a great way of getting more active, meeting new people and exploring the beautiful county. All walks are graded from 1-5 based on their difficulty, ensuring there is a walk suitable for everyone.

Active Suffolk

Active Partnership for Suffolk, one of 43 Active Partnerships across England dedicated to increasing the number of people taking part in sport and physical activity.

NHS 10-minute workouts

Short on time? Hate the gym? Too tired to exercise after work? These 10-minute workouts are just what you need.

Activlives

ActivLives is a local small, grassroots charity, working in Ipswich and across Suffolk, providing local support and motivating people to improve their own health and well-being

Abbeycroft Leisure

Are a not-for-profit social enterprise, which means they re-invest any financial surplus back into thier services.

What goes in – stays in!

they work for the whole community, providing quality facilities and opportunities to lead a healthier, active lifestyle.

British Heart foundation

Our vision is a world free from the fear of heart and circulatory diseases. We raise money to research cures and treatments, so we can beat heartbreak forever.

Healthy Suffolk

Offering advice and tips on all aspects of health

Support and advice for your health conditions!

Are you overwhelmed, low stressed or anxious? If you are troubled by any of these things or know someone who is then we are here to help with a range of free and confidential support.

 

We provide support to help people make changes to improve their wellbeing and to help them cope with common mental health and emotional issues such as low mood, stress, anxiety and depression. The range of support includes:

 

  • One-to-one support
  • Self-help advice
  • Workshop and group sessions
  • Relationship counselling for couples individuals and families
  • Courses to help you achieve a better sense of wellbeing and to manage issues such as stress worry and insomnia
  • Help to access peer support and social groups
  • Helping you find other support for issues affecting your wellbeing such as debt, housing and employment

 

Our service, for people who are 16 years and over can contact us by phone 0300 123 1503 or self-refer online via our website www.wellbeingnands.co.uk or by asking your GP or any other health or social care professional to refer on your behalf.