Tips to keep fit and healthy during lockdown 

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Press Release

Published on 10 November 2020
Archived on 10 December 2020

Keeping fit and healthy can be a challenge, especially with gyms and pools shut as England's second lockdown begins, but Stratford-on-Avon District Council is reminding residents the importance a staying fit and healthy.

Physical activity is an important factor in staying healthy and resilient and will help protect against risks from COVID-19.

Cllr Ian Shenton, Operations Portfolio at Stratford-on-Avon District Council says: "Lockdowns, while important to reduce transmission of COVID-19, can have a detrimental effect on both the physical and mental health of people. 

"Research shows that being sedentary is bad for your physical and mental health, so staying active during this difficult time is important and focus on the things that we can do to take care of ourselves."

To help, despite the leisure centres being closed across the district, Everyone Active are posting daily workouts on their Facebook -

There are also a number of other resources available to help keep you fit and healthy:

Contact details

Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Elizabeth House, Church Street,
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire,
CV37 6HX
Tel: 01789 267575

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Last updated on 10/11/2020