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Health & Fitness Hub

Sep 23, 2021 | Blog

Whether you’re looking to increase your fitness, manage your weight, reduce your drinking or improve your overall health, here are our top health apps and resources to support your physical and mental wellbeing. 

Find what you need!

Weight Management

Family Health

Keeping Active 

Physical & Mental Health

Quit Smoking

Alcohol Management

Weight Management

Whatever your weight goals, these apps are a great starting point for weight loss, managing your weight or weight gain through keeping track of what you’re eating.  

The NHS Weight Loss Plan is a fantastic 12-week plan can help start you on your weight-loss journey and the Easy Meals App is packed with simple recipes to keep your meals interesting and healthy.

 

NHS Weight Loss Plan 

Easy Meals App 

Food Scanner App 

BMI Calculator

Check your BMI 

 

Family Health

We love these free Change4Life apps to help keep your family healthier and provide healthy family meal ideas.

We know it isn’t always easy to find interesting, healthy meals that all the family can enjoy, but the Change4Life Smart Recipes can really help you with finding those delicious dinners, while the Change4Life Food Scanner is a simple way to find out what’s in your food.

Change 4 Life Smart Recipes

Change 4 Life Food Scanner

Keeping Active

These apps are a great way to start your fitness journey by keeping track of your physical activity and building it up slowly.

The Couch to 5K App has helped millions of people start their running journey with its flexible, easy-to-follow programme, giving you the resources and motivation to run 5km within 9 weeks, or longer if you need.

The Active 10 App tracks your walking and records all your brisk walking minutes, helping you to get started on leading a more active lifestyle.

Couch to 5K App

Active 10 App

Physical & Mental Health

These resources can help give you guidance for your physical and mental health.

The How Are You Quiz is a simple health and lifestyle quiz designed to help over-18s understand your health and guide you in the right direction to further support if you need. Please note, it is not a medical assessment, so speak to a GP if needed.

Every Mind Matters is a great hub of information and practical advice from the NHS to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing. Please note, if you are in need of urgent mental health advice, please seek guidance from a professional.

How Are You Quiz

Take the quiz

Every Mind Matters

Take the quiz

Quit Smoking

Looking to quit smoking? The NHS Quit Smoking app is a 28-day programme that puts practical support, encouragement, and tailored clinical advice to help you quit.

NHS Quit Smoking App

Alcohol Management

If you’re looking to cut down on your drinking or reduce the days you drink alcohol, this app can give you practical, daily support to help you stick to your drinking goals.

Drink Free Days App