At 47 years old a heart attack is the last thing that you expect to happen but it did a day before my 48th birthday, so instead of celebrating, my day was spent in a hospital bed contemplating. One week and an operation later, I was home and feeling rather sorry for myself. Why me? Why now? Will it happen again? All these questions were filling my days and nights. Now I was home I was very blessed... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 26 May 2021 12:18
Somerset has been allocated £120,000 in emergency funding for temporary measures to encourage walking and cycling.
The Department for Transport has now confirmed details of the first £45m from its £250m emergency active travel fund*.
The five Local Authorities in Somerset have been working with the police and other partners, of which Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership are one... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 14:31
New One You campaign encourages adults across the country to get more active by building just 10 minutes of brisk walking into their daily lives.
Modern day life makes it hard to be healthy, so it's not surprising that most of us are not fitting enough physical activity into our days. Sitting down at work and commuting by car or public transport means we're not active for a lot of the working day and... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:33
On 20th March One You launches a new campaign to encourage adults to get more active. The campaign aims to get people walking briskly in daily bursts of 10 minutes (Active 10s) or more to raise their heart rate and improve their fitness.
There is a free Active 10 app which shows how much brisk walking an individual is doing and where they can fit Active 10s into their day. The app also sets brisk walking... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:22
Following the success of the previous Pedometer Challenge, we are delighted to have secured the funding necessary to repeat this venture in January 2017, this time using our own ZINGSOMERSET Activity Tracker, which I believe you will find a much simpler process! We are delighted to offer your workplace the opportunity to participate in this program!
Please find attached the details regarding how to... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 04 Dec 2016 13:03