Charity launch 12 week exercise programme for people with long term medical conditions or recovering from illness

By lucy bourne November 6, 2019

Media Release- For immediate release

Charity launch 12 week exercise programme for people with long term medical conditions or recovering from illness.

Everybody Sport and Recreation are proud to launch a new 12 week exercise referral programme, Everybody Healthy, for those who are inactive, recovering from illness or have a long term medical condition.

Everybody Sport and Recreation is a health and wellbeing charity (Registered Charity No. 1156084) based in Cheshire East that improves people’s lives through physical activity & healthy recreation.

The 12 week programme is available for adults, that are not current members of  Everybody Sport and Recreation, and who are inactive, doing less than 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise weekly, and have one of the following conditions:

  • COPD
  • Heart disease
  • Cancer
  • Mental health disorder
  • Neurological conditions e.g MS, Parkinson’s, dementia
  • BMI 40+
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Chronic lower back pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Poor balance or mobility

Throughout the 12 weeks, you will receive a consultation with one of our Specialist Health Advisors to discuss your goals, provide advice and guidance on the appropriate exercise intervention required, specific to your condition and lot’s of support on your exercise journey.

You will gradually increase your activity levels, improve your fitness and increase your confidence. Access to the gym, swimming, exercise classes appropriate to your condition, specialist rehabilitation exercise classes and water exercise are all included in the programme.

Donna Williamson, Senior Manager- Health Innovation at Everybody Sport and Recreation shares “It is well known that there are many health and wellbeing benefits to being physically active whilst recovering from illness or for those with a long term medical condition and we are delighted to be able to offer this programme to provide this support to people.”

The programme is now available across Cheshire East, please contact Everybody Healthy on [email protected], phone: 01270 685589 and a member of the health team will be in touch.

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Notes to Editor

Everybody Sport & Recreation – Everybody Sport and Recreation is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee. As a Health and Wellbeing Charity, Everybody Sport and Recreation aims to provide ‘leisure for life’ by changing lives through healthy recreation. The charity operates 15 leisure facilities across the Cheshire East region as well as a range of Health, Leisure Development and Outreach programmes and the new Everybody Academy, providing local training and career opportunities. For more information please visit: www.everybody.org.uk or follow on Twitter @ebleisure.

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