Get active

The latest information to help you get active

No matter how much you do, physical activity is good for your body and mind. Some is good – more is better still. Even a daily brisk walk can boost your energy, lift your mood and make everyday activities easier. There are so many different ways you can be active.

There are lots of support and resources to help you get started today:

  • NHS Better Health – Here you’ll find lots of tools, tips, and special offers to help you move more everyday including the Couch to 5K and Active 10 apps, plus introductory offers for various gyms and online platforms, and more. Visit NHS Better Health – Get Active.
  • NHS Fitness Studio – This resource has a range of exercise videos covering aerobic exercise, strength and resistance, and pilates and yoga. You can also find workouts suitable for people with health problems and new mums. Visit the NHS Fitness Studio.

Getting out and about

Parks and open spaces SHOW

Leisure centres SHOW

Activity finders SHOW

Walking, cycling and active travel SHOW

SmartCities Card - Get Active SHOW

Support to get active

Community Navigators and Social Prescribers SHOW

The Holiday Activity Fund (HAF) SHOW

Are you a childminder or teacher? SHOW

Read about Southampton’s Physical Activity Strategy We Can Be Active, which was adopted by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight region, including Southampton, and led by Energise Me (the local Active Partnership).