Getting More Active
What can Live Well do to help you become more physically active?
Our healthy lifestyle service offers you, the residents of Leicester City the opportunity to improve your quality of life through healthy lifestyle changes. Here at Live Well we understand that you need the support and motivation to achieve lifelong success and that’s what our team of Healthy Lifestyle Advisors are here to do. Our dedicated team will guide and support you every step of the way to help you achieve your physical activity and health goals, and with the support of our team, you will learn ways to increase your physical activity, eat healthier, and how to stay motivated and set achievable goals.
Our team really do care and want you to get the most of out of your time with us and beyond, so we will not only help you get started on the right track, but we will also work with you to build the confidence you need to be able to continue your journey independently. We are sure you will have fun along the way, as well as meet like minded people who become lifelong friends.
Where is the service delivered and what is involved?
The service is delivered city wide across Leicester City Councils 7 leisure centres and in local parks and community venues. All of our physical activity sessions are delivered in groups, sessions can include circuit training, gym, dance fitness, hydro mobility, swim for health, body conditioning, aerobics, outdoor gyms, couch to 5k and much more.
In addition you will have access to sessions which give you information, hints and tips in a wide range of healthy lifestyle related topics including, eating healthier, hydration and stopping smoking. This is done interactively with getting you involved and we will also provide you with useful information to take home with you.
How do I get referred onto the healthy lifestyle service?
In order to access the Healthy Lifestyle Service you will need a referral from your GP or Healthcare Professional. There is a referral eligibility criteria that you must meet in order to access the service. Once you’ve had a conversation with your GP or Healthcare Professional if you meet the criteria they will send your referral across to the Live Well team who will initially call you to make an assessment over the phone. Once this has been carried out you will be booked onto a welcome group where we will welcome you onto the programme and outline how the 12 week free programme will run.
So what are you waiting for? if you feel the Healthy Lifestyle Service can support you and your ready to take that first step to improving your health and wellbeing then please do contact your GP or Healthcare Professional.
We look forward to supporting you to on your journey to an improved and healthier lifestyle very soon.
Health and Fitness Videos
If your short of time or struggling to get to the gym, why not take part in one of the exercise videos our team of Healthy Lifestyle Advisors have created for you to use in your own time and in the comfort of your own home.
With a variety of different videos there is bound to be something you enjoy, whether it be to break up your day when working at home, an early workout to get you ready for the day ahead or just a way to keeping your exercise varied, our exercise videos are just for you.
Please make sure you have watched and understood our health and safety video prior to starting any of our workouts. It is important that if your medical status changes you seek advice from your GP or Healthcare professional straight away before continuing to take part in any of these videos.
Health and Safety Video :
Mobility warm up with Angelica :
10 minute work out with JJ :
Short cardio workout with April :
Cool down with Ramone :
Please watch this space as we have more videos to follow
PLEASE NOTE DUE TO THE CURRENT COVID-19 PANDEMIC WE HAVE HAD TO SUSPEND OUR PROGRAMME UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE – FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR ADVICE PLEASE CALL OUR FRIENDLY HUB ADVISORS ON 0116 454 4000. THANK YOU, WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ALL IN OUR GROUPS WHEN THE CLIMATE ALLOWS US TO.