Dudley people invited to get active in new health campaign

PEOPLE throughout the Dudley borough are inspired to get extra lively, as half Dudley Council’s Let’s Get Moving well being marketing campaign.

The native authority desires to encourage individuals who at present don’t do a lot bodily exercise to maneuver extra for an extended, more healthy and happier life.

As a part of the year-long marketing campaign, free and simple train movies might be shared on the council’s YouTube channel and there might be well being challenges that folks can participate in.

Those who don’t get pleasure from sport or gymnasium are inspired to show easy every day duties into an opportunity to be extra lively corresponding to hoovering for longer, doing heel raises whereas ready for the kettle to boil or shoulder stretches whereas watching TV, gardening or strolling to the native store.

Councillor Nicolas Barlow, Dudley Council’s cupboard member for well being and grownup social care, mentioned: “The pandemic has made it powerful for many individuals to search out the motivation to get transferring and actions we could have loved earlier than such a sports activities or group strolling haven’t all the time been accessible.

“Now with restrictions easing, and with Covid-19 shining a light-weight on the significance of being bodily lively, there’s by no means been a greater time to begin transferring extra and I hope our residents will take the prospect to interact with our marketing campaign.

“All every day exercise makes a distinction to our well being corresponding to weeding the backyard, cleansing the house and taking a brief stroll across the block. And it doesn’t matter what your present stage of exercise, it’s by no means too late to take the subsequent step.”

Different challenges might be added to the webpages all year long and there’s something for everybody irrespective of their age or health stage.

People can discover out extra on-line at www.lets-get.com/transfer.

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