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Activity referral programme

If you have suffered from illness or recently had an operation, the physical activity referral sessions will help you get back in to fitness.

The qualified and friendly exercise instructors will supervise you over a 12 week period. These personalised sessions will help you improve your health, lose weight and get fit.

The Adur & Worthing Wellbeing Hub provide limited places at a reduced rate for people on low incomes whose GP has recommended physical activity as a way to help manage their condition.

There is a small charge per session, please contact the relevant leisure centre to find out more.

This programme is suitable for anyone who is:

  • 18 years +
  • Physically inactive, overweight or has a health condition

The staff are qualified and experienced to deal with patients with moderate health problems.

What can physical activity do for you?

  • Reduce your risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and high cholesterol
  • Maintain your weight within a desirable range
  • Relieve stress and tension
  • Keeps your joints mobile and your muscles and bones strong
  • Prevent and manage lower back pain
  • Increase self confidence
  • Make you feel more energetic and lively

What will the programme include?

  • Personalised exercise programme
  • A number of supervised gym workouts
  • Advice about healthy eating

What happens next?

To make use of this service you will need a prescription to exercise: ask your GP for a referral, then contact your chosen leisure centre to make your first referral. All patients are required to take their completed referral form to their first session.

What clients say about the programme

Client 1

“After losing 3bls I already feel I have more energy and I sleep well. At last my trousers are much looser! I have found my gym programme really challenging but fun and I get upset if I can’t make it as it is now part of my weekly routine. I would recommend this scheme, everyone at Impulse Leisure make me feel welcome.”

Client 2

“I was referred for my high blood pressure and weight loss. I found the sessions varied but challenging. When I started I was only able to complete 2 minutes on the cross trainer, now I can do 10! I have lost 20lbs and no longer need medication for my blood pressure.”

For further information, contact The Fit4 team or email enquiries@southdownsleisure.co.uk for South Downs leisure centre or Splashpoint.

South Downs leisure: 01903 905050

Or for the Impulse Team you can email marketing@impulseleisure.co.uk

Lancing Manor: 01903 524624

Southwick: 01273 238111

                   

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