Your health

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Telford and Wrekin Council, working in partnership with AFC Telford United, were originally commissioned by the NHS to deliver a project aimed at improving the health and well-being of the male population (aged 30 - 74) who live and work in Telford and Wrekin.

Welcome to ‘Tackle your Health’ – for men 30 – 74 years old.

‘Tackle your Health’ officially launched on 20 January 2011 and is now starting it’s 5th year, its target, to help men adopt and sustain healthier lifestyles, encourage men into physical activity and raise their awareness of associated health issues.

Supported by two qualified health trainers men who sign-up have FREE 1: 1 health checks and are offered advice/guidance and encouragement on ways to adopting a new healthier lifestyle, with regular reviews and support available.

Following recommended tips and advice from the health trainers a lot of men have gone from being inactive to participating in regular activity with other lifestyle changes made resulting in for e.g. regular weight loss, lowered BMI, improved eating habits, alcohol units reduced with some clients stopping altogether and high blood pressures being reduced.

For a small cost, ‘Tackle your Health’ also provide a range of activities for men to get involved in, these consist of Circuit-based Gym, Football ‘Kickabouts’, Walking Football, Cycling, Wheelchair Basketball, Running and Walking Basketball with others signposted to local activities as required.

For more details about ‘Tackle your Health’ and to book your FREE HEALTH CHECK call us now on 01952 382620.

The Tackle Your Health campaign is not all about exercise and diet. Watch the video to find out more about the project and how you can get involved.

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