Other activity campaigns

Campaigns, initiatives and sources of advice to help you be active and do the things you love

Healthy multiethnic people exercising using dumbbells outdoor to demonstrate strengthening exercises

Strengthening is a crucial ingredient for leading an active, independent life. 

As you get stronger, you should find yourself able to do other things to increase your overall activity levels, whether at home or in the community. 

Here are a host of other campaigns, initiatives and sources of advice to help you be active and do the things you love. 

Evidence for strengthening

NHS: Benefits of exercise  

NHS Inform: Health benefits of physical activity  

Centre for Ageing Better: strength and balance health benefits  

  • Major health benefits seen from strengthening and balancing activity throughout life 

Condition-specific information 

Movement for those with Osteoporosis or Osteopenia  

  • Royal Osteoporosis Society: Information, video clips of exercises and factsheets 

Versus Arthritis 

British Heart Foundation 

  • BHF: Physical Activity after a heart event 


  • Macmillan: Get Active Feel Good: Activity Planner 

Stroke Association 

  • Stroke Association: Getting active after a stroke 

Multiple Sclerosis (MS Society) 

  • MS Society: Simple exercises for multiple sclerosis 

Other activity campaigns 

NHS Better Health  

  • NHS: Find helpful tips and support from the NHS to improve your general health and wellbeing 

Flippin’ Pain™  

  • Flippin’ Pain™ is a public health campaign with a clear goal: To change the way we think about, talk about and treat persistent pain 

We Are Undefeatable  

  • Discover ways to be more active with a health condition through the We Are Undefeatable campaign 

CSP Managing pain at home  

  • CSP: Get expert physiotherapy advice for common bone, joint and muscle problems 

10 Today  

  • Follow a set of 10-minute, audio and video routines intended to easily fit into your day to help you get stretching and moving at home. 

Escape pain  

  • ​ESCAPE-pain is a rehabilitation programme for people with chronic joint pain that integrates educational self-management and coping strategies with an exercise regimen individualised for each participant. It helps people understand their condition, teaches them simple things they can help themselves with, and takes them through a progressive exercise programme so they learn how to cope with pain better. 

Good Boost land app  

  • The Good Boost land app creates personalised exercise sessions using AI to complete on phone/tablet in the comfort of your own home.  There is a land based and water based app.  Good Boost also has the capacity for physios to develop programmes for patients. 

Love to Move  

  • Love to Move is specially designed to get older adults moving and functioning better. 

Online ballet exercise class  

  • Online ballet exercise classes, designed to get older adults moving  at home. 

Keep On Keep Up (KOKU)  

  • NHS-approved app that helps older adults improve strength, balance and optimise healthy ageing. 

NHS sitting exercises  

  • These gentle sitting exercises can be done at home and will help improve your mobility and prevent falls. 

NHS flexibility exercises  

  • These flexibility exercises can be done at home to help improve your health and mobility. 

NHS balance exercises  

  • These simple balance exercises can be done at home to help improve your health and mobility. 

NHS strength exercises  

  • Strength exercises like these can be done at home to improve your health and mobility. 


  • Exercise prescription app contains exercises to create programmes. 

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