How much have you moved today?
Fitting some physical activity into your day is easier than you think.
Being active is really good for your body, mind and health – and there are lots of easy ways you and your family can get moving!
Health trainers provide FREE one to one support for people who want to make changes to their lifestyle to improve their health. The service is available to anyone aged 18 or over living in the Ealing Borough.
We also run group workshops for community groups to cover key health messages around topics such as healthy eating, physical activity, diabetes, alcohol, heart disease, stroke and blood pressure.
How does it work?
- Lifestyle assessment, including height and weight measurement, waist circumference and BMI (Body Mass Index) to assess if you are healthy weight
- Plan your changes and develop your personal health plan
- Help you to identify and work through the
- Tailored advice based on your lifestyle assessment
- Tools and knowledge to be your own health trainer
- Tell you about other services as needed
You'll get six follow up appointments and a maintenance check a few months following sign off.
Where can I access health trainers?
One to one appointments are usually carried out at a community venue such as a GP surgery, community centre or Library. We try to be flexible to make sure the service fits with your lifestyle.
You can refer yourself or ask your GP or other health professional to do it for you.
Getting active can be difficult. But we are here to help. With “Walking for Health” you can take part in free short walks at a location near to you in Ealing.
Our walks help you get active and stay active and are at pace that works best for you. It’s a great way to stretch your legs, explore what’s on your doorstep and make new friends
There are loads of great reasons for joining out walks.
You'll be fitter - reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and some cancers.
You'll feel better - physical exercise has been proven to provide relief from symptoms of depression and anxiety, as well as improving brain function.
You'll meet people - social activities can improve self-confidence and social interaction as well as improving your independence in later life.
How to take part?
Our walks are free, fun and friendly – perfect to help you get active and meet new people.
If you’d like to take part, all you have to do is come along to the start point of one of our walks a few minutes early, so that one of our trained walk leaders can take your details. Then you’re free to take part in as many walks as you like, as often as you like.
If you want to know more before you start, just get in touch!