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Being active is an important part of a healthy lifestyle and has a huge number of positive impacts on your physical and mental wellbeing. These are so helpful, whether you're only going for a short walk or if you're running marathons.
If you’re looking to be active in your own time, want to get active in your local outdoors, or are looking for further inspiration, Sport St Mary's and SIMMSActive have gathered a range of resources to help - check them out below.
Your fellow simmies have created some brilliant workouts to keep you active during lockdown - you can see them all here. they involve training sessions with professional rugby players, international runners and Team GB polevaulters amongst others!
Exercise is for everyone – don’t ever think that you’re not the ‘type’ to exercise as there are so many forms to get involved in. Below are some examples of courses suited to beginners - If you’re doing these with no prior exercise experience, then give yourself a pat on the back!
British Cycling - Let's Ride - British Cycling have created a collection of over 1500 national cycling routes for the public to enjoy, around 50 of which are a short distance away from our campuses. Routes start at just 1 mile long, with each one having been risk assessed and reviewed by British Cycling to ensure its safety.
Walk London - London is a fantastic city to explore, especially on foot! Transport for London have identified 7 routes from the Walk London Network to allow you to get to know the city better. Each route has a series of maps and facts for you to explore.