Today, RBC and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) in partnership with ParticipACTION announced a three-year, $8.2-million commitment to the RBC Learn to Play Project, a collection of national programs and partnerships that provide children with the opportunity to learn how to play and become happy, healthy and active for life
THE Retired & Senior Volunteer Programme has over 400 volunteers in Tees Valley working with people over 50 to encourage healthier lifestyles through a variety of fun activities, including walking and strolling groups, get active for life
groups, over 50 swimming, tea dances, line dancing, lunch clubs, friendship groups, reminiscence sessions and a teleconferencing book club.
EVERY English secondary school will host a community sports club under a pounds 1 billion plan to get the nation active for life
unveiled by Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt today.
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has compiled its Active for Life
"toolkit" for use by local authorities.
The Active for Life
scheme in the Vale of Glamorgan aims to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease by prescribing physical activity in the same way that drugs are normally prescribed.
Active for Life
emphasizes providing preschoolers, who generally do not need encouragement to be physically active, with skill instruction that will make them confident and competent enough to continue to be active, and thus healthier, later in life.
The launch of Active for Life
is based on substantial evidence indicating regular exercise reduces the risk of premature death, high blood pressure, colon cancer and diabetes.
To achieve the award, the school had to offer a broad physical education programme, provide an environment that encourages physical activity and teach the importance of staying active for life
The kits include a T-shirt, towel, drawstring wash-bag and a set of Active For Life
Sarah Williams, spokeswoman for the Health Education Authority's Active for Life
campaign, said: "Regular DIY can really help you get in shape, losing weight and benefiting the heart and cardio-vascular system.
Experience with the implementation of the "active for life
%will be processed in educational methodology, which will be trained by experts in all regions of the Czech Republic.
Guests in outrageous hats then took to the floor for a spot of line dancing, led by Middlesbrough Council's sports development officer Jo Turnbull, all as part of the council's Active for Life