Active Essex; Making a real difference

Adults should aim to take part in some form of activity or exercise on a daily basis. Active Essex are a publicly funded organisation hosted by Essex County Council. Their aim is to make sport and physical activity accessible to all Essex residents.

The website is full of helpful information and Active Essex is just one of 43 Active networks across the UK. Accessible information is available in relation to the following areas:

  • Jobs and Opportunities
  • Training and Courses
  • Children and Young People
  • Development of Clubs, volunteers and coaches
  • How to get people active in the workplace
  • News relating to Active Essex projects and stories

Essex is one of 12 pilot areas selected by Sport England to develop new approaches to building healthier, more active communities. With around £100 million of National Lottery funding being invested in the pilots over the next 3 years. This is to help people from communities move from inactive to active and change their lives for the better.

Have you thought about taking the Essex 3030 challenge?

News relating to the 2020 Essex 3030 challenge is due to be released soon. Active Essex would like to challenge you to take 30 minutes of exercise for 30 days. Whether that is 30 minutes in one go or broken down into 10 minute chunks. More information will be available on the link below.

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Living a healthier lifestyle with the inclusion of regular activity is good for both physical and mental health.

There is a health insurance providers that has built their whole private medical insurance  policy on healthy living. They encourage members to live a health lifestyle by rewarding them for doing so. Their data confirms that the healthier we are, the less likely we will be to claim on our private medical insurance.

If you would like more information about the private medical insurance options available to you, including those that help you live a healthier lifestyle then please do not hesitate to contact us.

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