As we head into the middle of summer and we can venture further afield, now is a great time to get outdoors and look after your physical health.
Physical activity isn’t just for burning calories and losing weight, it helps your body function properly, lowers your risk of serious disease and can add years to your life. It’s essential to incorporate at least 30 minutes of physical activity into your day-to-day life.
Did you know?
- Around 20 million adults in the UK are physically inactive
- 64% of UK adults and 9.5% of UK children are obese
- Obesity levels in the UK have tripled in the last 30 years
- Only 36% of adults take part in moderate intensity activity at least once a week
High & low intensity workouts for you to try at home
Why not give one of our pre-recorded workouts a go – there’s 2x high intensity and 2x low intensity yoga along with an all-important warm up and cool down – you’re only a workout away from a good mood!
Physical health factsheet
Not enough time to fit exercise in? You don’t always have to go to the gym – there are lots of ways to get extra movement in wherever you are. Discover simple ways in this factsheet to add more movement to your day, so you can enjoy better physical and mental health.
Returning to ‘normal’ life
After 18 months of change for us all to adjust to, it may be that returning to some form of normality outside of work once the final COVID restrictions are lifted may be difficult. Help is only a phone call away. Contact Talk2Us, our peer-to-peer support service on 01246 385290 or email Talk2Us@greencore.com or contact our charity partner, GroceryAid on their free, confidential helpline on 08088 021 122.
Be active, be healthy, be happy.