Every Little Helps!

By now most people know about the benefits of being fit and active, however a common barrier is often time, with people struggling to fit exercise into their busy weekly routine. Even though the government recommend being moderately active for at least 30 minutes on at least five days of the week, a trip to […]

Physical Activity Referral Schemes

According to the Department of Health the majority of people in the UK are sedentary and would benefit from becoming more physically active and the estimated annual cost due to inactivity and obesity is over £10 billion. GPs can play a very important role in identifying large amounts of the population who are sedentary and […]

“If I can get fit – anyone can!”

Heart Felt Challenge by Samantha Lyth – Red Kite Services http://www.redkiteservices.co.uk Follow me on twitter @redkiteservices It was 8:30am on a beautiful April morning on the Champs Elysees in Paris. Cars had been banned and foot power ruled as nearly 30,000 people waited to start the Paris Marathon. Way behind the elite runners and club athletes were […]