This section aims to:
- increase your knowledge about physical activity and how it relates to your weight and your overall health
- help you decide what kind of activity is the most appropriate for you, and
- help you to get started, and to keep going.
The section is divided into three parts:
- PREPARING YOURSELF FOR GETTING MORE ACTIVE looks at all the reasons for becoming more physically active.
- THE SHAPE-UP ACTIVITY PLAN takes you through three steps to build up to a more active lifestyle.
Step 1 is about reducing the amount of time you spend sitting down.
Step 2 is about increasing lifestyle activity.
Step 3 is about doing more organised activity and sports.
The section also talks through safety tips and setting some personal goals.
Section 1 Getting ready to shape up
Section 2 The Shape-Up healthy eating plan
Section 4 Shopping, cooking and eating out
Section 5 Keeping going