Unhealthy habits creep up and catch us out. We've all got patterns and cravings that trip us up – there are too many to count! It’s easy to find ourselves stuck in a rut with no plan to get out. Your health matters. Better health matters.
There's never been a better time to kickstart your health. Excess weight makes it harder to fight off nasty illnesses such as heart disease, cancer, and now coronavirus. Coronavirus hasn’t gone anywhere; it's set to keep interrupting our lives.
If you're living with obesity, coronavirus could mean that you're twice as likely to be hospitalised. Extra weight means extra pressure on your body. Reduce your weight to reduce your risk. Eating well and moving more will change your future. A healthy BMI is between 18 and 25. What’s yours? Find out now with our lifestyle assessment.
Paul woke in a hospital bed having suffered a heart episode while celebrating a friend’s 50th birthday. “Obese and alcohol abuse were the words on my hospital release note that struck me between the eyes.” Paul took control of his lifestyle and now feels happier and healthier than ever.
Georgina put off losing weight till she’d had her third child: “My anxiety was through the roof; I was barely able to leave the house. I was in denial - I didn't realise how unhealthy my lifestyle was. In January last year, I decided to make a change. I've lost five stone, discovered activity I enjoy and have overcome anxiety. It’s amazing how quickly you can reverse things."
Better Health shares proven apps and tools to plan your next step forwards. What's your healthy living goal? To lose weight, drink less, move more or quit smoking? Bit by bit, little by little, you can achieve your goal. Make today the day you start your journey to better health.
Lockdown’s been the time that many have taken steps to move more. A million people have tried couch to 5km! There’s been a bike-boom as we’ve dusted off old bikes. People have been surprised by how able they have been to start and sustain new physical activity habits. It is never too late to get active to improve your health, so start small and build up starting from 10 minutes of brisk walking a day.
Ready to take control of your unhealthy habits? We’re here to help. By completing our lifestyle assessment, you'll see how you fare against national guidelines. Our Advisors and Coaches are here to help you take each next step to LiveWell.