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Mental health matters – changing the conversation around getting active

It’s easy to say ‘becoming physically active will help your mental health and wellbeing’. What if just getting out of bed and motivating yourself to do anything is a struggle?...

Caroline DrakeSocial Media Manager

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My Open Water Swimming Journey

My open water swimming journey began in June 2020: with a too tight wetsuit (it must have shrunk in lockdown!) in a managed lake with a friend. I’d tried swimming...

Caroline DrakeOpen Water Swimmer

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Benefits of…Tai Chi

Tai Chi is a gentle form of exercise that combines deep breathing and relaxation with flowing movements. Originally developed as a martial art in 13th-century China, there is growing evidence...

Mark Lawrence

Mark LawrenceTunbridge Wells Everyday Active Champion

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Ladies recreational football

Women’s veterans and recreational football is becoming more and more popular. It’s all about fun, companionship and support with a little bit of football added in. There’s no need to...

Sarah JohnsonThanet's Everyday Active Champion

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Benefits of…running

Running is a popular form of physical activity. It doesn’t cost a lot and you can run anywhere and anytime that suits you. Running is a great way to get...

Lucy TomlinsonActive Kent & Medway

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Get fit for free – trim trail

Have you made a promise to yourself be more active? Lots of us join a gym and plan to get fit, but after a few months we lose interest. There...

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Benefits of…cycling

The many and varied wonders of cycling make it an activity that is loved by people of all ages, all around the world. Kent and Medway offers so many types...

Rebecca TunicliffeExplore Kent

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Benefits of…swimming

This all-round form of exercise brings many benefits, and provides something for all levels of confidence and experience, including those with mobility issues.

Chris WalkerActive Kent & Medway

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Explore Kent’s top 5 family bike rides

Everyday Active are helping to inspire families to get out and get active together. Across the county there are all sorts of brilliant places to go, activities to try and...

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