Families, males, females, children (aged 5 and over)
Ill health, recovering addicts, troubled families, homeless, ex-armed servicemen and women, disadvantaged children
Improved health, fitness and energy levels, Increased control, Improvement of mental health and stress levels, Development of self-awareness skills, Development of leadership skills, Importance of co-operation and achievement, Increased self confidence and esteem, Enhanced feelings of wellbeing
Sustainable Fitness Programme
The sustainable fitness programme is designed to improve the general health of participants. The users are empowered to continue the exercises long-term through the provision of knowledge and practical resources. The programme has been designed to demonstrate the physical benefits that can be achieved at no cost, where the exercises can be performed in the privacy of the home, garden or local park.
There are many different kinds of exercises included. Children (over 5 years) and older people can perform the exercises, while advanced athletes can test their abilities with a variety of exercises.
You can accomplish many personal benefits without any major equipment and it can turn out to be cheaper and more successful than any other workout regime.
You can perform the exercises in the privacy of your own home or outside in your local community. Alternatively, you can use a friend or family member to act as training partners in order to increase your motivation to persevere with your fitness programme.
The Healthy Living Programme covers various topics, which target fundamental issues prevalent in the lives of the participants. The aim is to reduce the likelihood of continued negative behavioural patterns. Group based discussion and individual based exercises challenge the perspectives of the participants and aims to effect long-term positive change in their lives. Units covered include:
- Alcohol Awareness
- Assertion Skill
- Building Healthy Relationships
- Coping and Stress Management Skills
- Developing Empathy
- Effective Decision Making
- Healthy Eating
- Health and Wellbeing
- Self Awareness Building Skills
- Understanding Anger