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Active Outdoors

Feel confident with your health and fitness, get out and about!

If you’ve pledged to get active outdoors, or just looking for some more ideas on what to do, you’re in the right place. We’ve got plenty of inspiration and advice on how to increase your activity levels outdoors, signposting to training plans, exercise diary logs and much more to keep you motivated. Keep an eye on this page, we’ll be releasing new tools as Active Wellbeing goes on throughout the 30 day campaign.

Beginners Running Tips

Running doesn’t have to be as hard as we often think. Starting off can often be the hardest part, and put so many of us off even the thought of trying. But, with our handy tips you will be able to get to grips with running so you can get out there with confidence and enjoy the huge impact it will have on your wellbeing!

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15 Ways to Get Active Outdoors

When you read get active for at least 30 minutes a day it can be a bit daunting! Do you want to go on a 30minute run, cycle or sprint session in the cold, rainy months of January and February? We don’t either. Fear not, weve got plenty of fun ways to get yourself active for 30minutes each day. It won’t just be your step count that benefits.

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Find a Training Plan

Use Active Wellbeing 2021 as a chance to make small steps toward a healthier and happier you. Start off the year with some guidance and help on the many training options out there. Whether its starting from scratch with some beginner’s tips to fitness, or really pushing your pace to improve your times. We’ve collected some training plans to follow, and even a handy training log for tracking your sessions. 

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How to Gain From Your Garden

If youre fortunate enough to have a garden or outside space, no matter how large, there are many joys and benefits that this this can bring, all year roundEven if you don’t have a garden, just by growing some herbsvegetables, flowers or cacti inside, on a windowsill or balcony, it’s extremely rewarding to see things growing and thriving from your hard work.

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Benefits of Being Outdoors

It’s so beneficial for our wellbeing to make time to get outdoors. In the UK there are so many beautiful things to see in the great outdoors, some of which are right on our doorsteps. Even in an urban area, beauty can be found in nature which can ignite our senses.

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Advice Surgery

If you’d like any advice on how to begin your new Active Outdoors venture, or how to take your exercise to the next level, our advisors are ready to help.

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Active Wellbeing Week 2021 | Resources

Looking for more support? Our ready-to-access tools and resources are here for you to utilise as part of Active Wellbeing Week and beyond.

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Active Outdoors Webcast

Scott, Steven & Dan are joined by long time cyclist and all round fitness enthusiast Alan Whittaker to help support you with your Active Outdoors Pledge.
Hear some fantastic hints and tips for cycling, walking, running, swimming and much more.
If you’re stuck for what to pledge during Active Wellbeing 21, the team have some great ideas to help get you started!