This is to find activities that will be at a suitable level for you by selecting what you think your current overall fitness is.
Don't worry physical activity is achievable regardless of your level of fitness. There are lots of low level activities to help you get started.
You may already be active but do you think you are doing enough? Finding new activities may help you stay motivated!
That's great lets see what more you can be doing to keep it this way!
For example, if you are just starting out, you might want to begin with gentle exercise.
This will give you the most options of suitable activities covering varying degrees of intensity.
Good to start with if you haven't been active for a while or are not sure where to start. Remember always to go at your own pace.
This is the recommended level to work at for health benefits, it means your heart rate is slightly raised, you feel slightly warmer but are able to hold a conversation.
If you are looking for a bit more of a challenge, breathing faster and working harder to gain benefits quicker. Remember to always go at your own pace.
This is to identify how important becoming more active is to you at the moment. There are many benefits to becoming more active but identifying ones that are personal to you will help you to make positive changes to your activity levels.
Being active may not be that important to you at the moment. Have a think about the possible benefits of increasing your activity levels. Move onto the next question if you wish to explore these or revisit us again soon!
How important something is to you can be your motivation for change. Identifying these reasons will help you to see how important making these changes are.
This will really help with your motivation as being more active is very important to you.
These are the reasons why you want to be more active so keep these handy particularly on days when motivation is difficult.
The more areas you tick, the more activity options you will have. Maybe consider taking a friend to share the travel costs? Or walking part of the way?
For example, how have you been feeling about yourself lately, have you been overly worried about anything and feel you can’t cope or is there something troubling you unnecessarily. Or have you been feeling fine with no real concerns?
Don’t worry, there’s always something that can be done to help. We’ll include links in your report at the end of this questionnaire to services that can offer help and advice.
The Open Door Centre in Colne may be able to support you.
That’s great. Keeping positive and on top of things will help you keep feeling good about yourself.
Brilliant! You’re doing all the right things to help you keep feeling really good about yourself, keep it up.
Most of our activities are free or at low cost...
Think about how you can include everyday free activities into your lifestyle these might be gardening, housework and walking.
Most of our activities remain at a low cost.
Great, this will give you the biggest range of suitable activities.