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February, 2017

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KEEP THE HEALTHY HABIT

Posted: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:00

As the saying goes, 'all good things must come to an end'. That's true in part as our Active Lunch eight week challenge draws to a close, but to coin another phrase, 'as one door closes, another door opens'. OK, we'll stop with the phrases now, but what we're trying to say is this doesn't mean you have to stop using your lunch break as an opportunity to get active.

Tags: CSPN, BHF, Challenge, Sport England

Don't forget to log your activities

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Don't forget to log your activities

Posted: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:34

The Active Lunch Challenge ends on Tuesday 28th February. Don't forget to log all your activities by midnight on the 28th to ensure they are counted on the Active Lunch challenge leaderboards.

Keep going throughout the final week of the challenge.

Tags: Challenge

Ladies share with us your stories!

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Ladies share with us your stories!

Posted: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:48

The wait is over… This Girl Can is back! Over the next few weeks you will spot the conversation hotting up around this fabulous campaign encouraging women to get active.

Tags: CSPN, BHF, Challenge, Sport England, Blog

To the moon and back! Active Lunch Challenge update, hints and tips

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To the moon and back! Active Lunch Challenge update, hints and tips

Posted: Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:08

We invited you to add bite size activities into your working day with the Active Lunch challenge, ten minutes is all you need to a healthier, happier you! In just 6 weeks over 7,800 employees from over 600 workplaces across England have got active to liven up their lunch and add some bite size activity in and around the working day! What's more we still have some fantastic prizes to give away - just keep moving to be in with a chance of winning.

Tags: Active Lunch challenge, Fitbit, Prizes, Leaderboards, Partner, Offers, Events, Competitions, News

Durham C25k groups 'running' from strength to strength

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Durham C25k groups 'running' from strength to strength

Posted: Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:02

In June 2016 Gail Craig - an employee at County Hall in Durham - took advantage of the Workplace Challenge programme and set up a beginners' running group programme through support from England Athletics, County Durham Sport and Durham County Council.

Tags: Running, Run Together

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THIS GIRL CAN…TAKE UP THE CHALLENGE

Posted: Mon, 13 Feb 2017 08:55

By now you might have seen the new adverts for 'This Girl Can', a celebration of active women up and down the country.

The national campaign is all about giving women confidence to take part in sport. The message is simple; you don't have to be a Dame Kelly Holmes, a Laura Kenny or a Sam Quek. Whatever your level, whatever your ability, you CAN get active.

Tags: CSPN, BHF, Launch, Blog, Sport England

Active Working Summit - 2017 Programme Announced and 20% discount if you're involved in Workplace Challenge!

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Active Working Summit - 2017 Programme Announced and 20% discount if you're involved in Workplace Challenge!

Posted: Fri, 10 Feb 2017 09:26

Now in its 3rd year the Active Working Summit™ has established itself as the pre-eminent international thought leadership event of its kind. With delegates and speakers from 20 countries, the Active Working Summit™ 2017 is attended by public health experts, opinion leaders, researchers and decision makers responsible for wellness, productivity and engagement of office workers.

Tags: Active Working

26 Easy Tips For A Healthier, Happier Week

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26 Easy Tips For A Healthier, Happier Week

Posted: Thu, 09 Feb 2017 08:53

Sometimes it can be tough to squeeze in your steps and find your get-up-and-go.

Whether you've had a long day at work or the weather isn't on your side, your exercise regime can slip sometimes. It happens to us too!

So maybe you can't hit the gym today or go for that run, but there are still little things you can do to make every day as healthy, happy and active as possible.

Here are 26 little tips from Fitbit. Give them a try!

Tags: Fitbit

Should you exercise when ill?

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Should you exercise when ill?

Posted: Thu, 09 Feb 2017 08:47

Winter weather is associated with catching a cold, and even though low temperatures don't cause you to feel poorly – the common cold is transmitted by a virus – we still see unfortunate souls suffering during this time of year.

At the gym, it's a common sight – a gym-goer under the weather soldiering on with their usual workout, determined to not let their cold get the better of them.

But is it really a good idea to workout when we're feeling rotten? It's important that we know the facts about exercising when ill.

Tags: DW Fitness

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