What’s the right activity for me?

Being more active is a great way to get more out of life and start feeling good. There are loads of great activities for you to choose from, however fit (or unfit) you think you are.

Whether you’re looking for something you do alone, or with a friend. Or something you can do at home, or out and about. If you want to do something free, or don’t mind paying for something a bit more exciting. If you’re old, young, big or small you can join in and feel good. Even if you’ve never been active before, or you have a long-term health condition we’ve got lots of activities that can fit around your lifestyle.

We understand that it can be a bit tricky to find an activity at first, that’s why we’ve put together this handy section to tell you a little about what you can do and help get you moving in the right direction. Let’s get started!

Activity Search

Activity Search

Fit For me has teamed up with the Live Well directory to help you find activities near you and across Liverpool through a searchable Activity Finder. It can be a bit daunting when you've decided you w

Walking

Walking

Walking let’s you enjoy all the benefits of a healthy aerobic exercise, without putting pressure on your joints or pushing yourself too hard.

Swimming

Swimming

Swimming is a great way to get active without putting stress on your joints. The way that the water supports your body combined with how swimming works almost every muscle in your body.

Tai Chi

Tai Chi

Tai chi is an activity that can not only keep you fit and healthy but help you relax and de-stress too. The low impact nature of tai chi makes it ideal for beginners.

Yoga

Yoga

Yoga can be a fantastic way to enjoy a more relaxed life and feel good. It doesn’t matter what shape you’re in or how old you are, as yoga is an activity that most people can join in with.

Cycling

Cycling

Cycling is a great, fun way to keep active and burn calories without putting too much pressure on your joints. Compared to running and other aerobic activities, cycling is really low impact.

Dance & Dance fitness

Dance & Dance fitness

Dance is a really fun way to be more active. It’s great for a number of reasons - it gives your whole body a great workout, you can do it alone or in a group and it’s a great way to relax.

Gardening

Gardening

Just 30-45 minutes of gardening a day can give your heart and lungs a great workout and burn as many as 150-300 calories which is similar to jogging and cycling.

Jogging

Jogging

Jogging can be one of the simplest and cheapest ways to get fit, and it’s great for burning calories too.

Bowls

Bowls

When it comes to being active it’s not always about speed and power, sometimes accuracy is the key. Take bowls, for example, it’s an outdoor game that you can play at your own pace.

Back to sport

Back to sport

Being active doesn’t have to be about trying new things. Why not try going back to a sport you’ve enjoyed in the past? It could have been rounders at school or footie with the lads.

Home activities

Home activities

If you’re not keen on getting fit in public and would prefer to stick to the comfort of your own home, there are plenty of activities you could try to keep yourself fit and healthy.