Resources for Staying Active and Healthy

Be Well (The Big Life Group)

Life in the way of healthy living? Be Well is here to help you find a way to live and feel well whatever twists and turns life brings.

They can even help you get on top of work, housing, family and money worries.

Telephone: 0161 470 7120



View health information, recipes and advice on how to lose weight.


Little Box Gym

There is a local family-run community gym near St Werburgh’s Road tram stop: “the gym for people who don’t do gyms”


MCRactive – Get active in Manchester

The site is delivered through a collaboration and partnership between Manchester City Council and Eastlands Trust.

Two like-minded and passionate organisations who share a vision, passion and commitment for this great city.


Physical Activity and Lifestyle Toolkit

The toolkit has been designed by the RCGP in partnership with Sport England, to be used by primary care professionals in the UK.


British Heart Foundation

View information on cholesterol, its causes and how you can reduce your cholesterol level.


How to Lower Blood Pressure

Your diet, exercise levels and weight have a real effect on your blood pressure.

If you have high blood pressure, you can start lowering blood pressure today by eating more healthily and being more active.


Manchester Girls Can

Manchester Girls Can is for all Manchester women who fancy giving it a go, no matter how good they are or how they look!

Fear of judgement is stopping many of us from taking part in exercise but as thousands of women across Manchester are proving, it really doesn’t have to.


NHS Couch to 5k

Find out more and download the nine-week set of Couch to 5K podcasts.


That Counts!

It doesn’t have to be great feats of endurance, running marathons or pumping iron, you can choose your own moves! It could be dancing around the kitchen, jumping in puddles with the kids, walking the dog or running for the bus. However you move, as long as you move more, it all counts.