A group of organisations, charities, voluntary groups and a variety of other service providers are working together on a new programme to help people in Southall to be more physically active.
When getting more active, sometimes just starting out is the hard part. Need a little inspiration to help get you moving? Why not click on one of the faces of Southall below. Read their story, learn from their journey and join them in improving the physical and mental health of yourself and the community of Southall.
As a child I was always the last to be picked for any sports teams, however now I would like to be an inspiration to all people. I am now in my seventies and the key behind me staying active is the stimulation that it brings mentally and the physical aspect of keeping my muscles energised. A strong mind leads to a strong body, and both are vital; not only for my own wellbeing but also being there for my family.Read More
I’ve always been pretty active throughout my life, playing team sports and regular football games on the weekends. A few years ago I decided I wanted to give running a go too and since then have done it about three or four times a week.Read More
I used to be quite fit as a teenager but haven’t kept as active as I would like as I have gotten older. At age 62, I now have three grandchildren that I help look after a few days a week and I have realised that keeping up my fitness will help me run around after them and give me more energy for playtime.Read More