Real stories from people like you

Sometimes it’s hard to believe how much being active can improve your life. Sure, it all sounds good but will it really work for someone like you? The answer is yes, just look at all the people who have already changed their lives for the better by being more active.

We invited local people from our community to tell us their stories and share how being active has changed their lives for the better. Their inspiring stories are living proof of how people of all ages, shapes, sizes and abilities can join and in and feel good. It’s the right fit for them, it could be the right fit for you.

Dola

Dola

Being more active has made a huge difference to Dola’s life. She’s gone from being on the edge of diabetes to living a healthy, active lifestyle. Now she sleeps better, has more energy and has lost weight too!

Kerry Marie

Kerry Marie

Kerry Marie often found her busy life completely exhausting until she found the confidence to join her local running club. This has helped her make some beautiful new friendships and given her more energy to have fun with her four kids.

Carol

Carol

Despite being registered blind, Carol doesn’t let anything stop her. She’s changed her life for the better by walking more, going to fitness classes and quitting smoking, which has helped her to lose weight and make new friends.

James

James

James’ back and knee pain can make it hard for him to get active, but by sticking to low impact activities, like swimming and cycling, he’s able to enjoy an active life without injuring himself.

Naheed

Naheed

Naheed struggled with really high cholesterol until she decided to get active and change her life for the better. Now she’s reduced her cholesterol, boosted her energy levels and become a great role model for her children.

Dan

Dan

Dan was never very sporty, but swimming helps him manage his diabetes without medication. Being more active has given him the strength and confidence to get out there and try new things.