Throughout January we will be looking at different ways to build healthy habits into the daily routine. We'll be covering a range of topics like building exercise into your week, nutrition and a healthy diet, being active as a family, mental health and much more. Keep an eye on this page for more or follow us on Twitter @NCSEMEngland using #HealthyHabits for the latest.
Ideas for incorporating more physical activity into your day.
Simple ideas for reducing the time you spend sitting.
Starting slowly and having realistic expectations of what you can achieve are two key pieces of advice for getting more active this January.
Why is parkrun so successful and what factors make people engage with them?
Scientific guidelines to inform people with spinal cord injury how much exercise is necessary for important fitness and health benefits.
Focusing on the positive health and wellbeing benefits of resolutions to be more active
Sleepful is a therapeutic programme designed to help people with insomnia benefit from the principles of cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) to help improve sleep quality.
Your diet and exercise could be negatively affected if you don’t look after your sleep - tips for getting a good night's sleep.
Exercising outside in green environments could have more benefits than simply going to the gym does.
Playing team sports at work could not only keep you healthy but improve your productivity as well.
NCSEM research has found that playing table tennis in the workplace is positively associated with employee wellbeing.
Researchers from Loughborough University, the University of Leicester and Leicester Diabetes Centre have developed an intervention aimed at reducing office workers’ sitting time at work.
Dietitians from Leicester’s Hospitals advise why it is important not to become obsessed with ‘detox’ or ‘fad’ diets this new year.
Changing your eating habits and becoming more physically active will help you lose weight and reduce your health risks. Little changes to your diet can make a big difference.
A number of scientific studies have shown that resistance or strength training is beneficial in slowing the cognitive and physical decline of people suffering with dementia.
The daily journey to and from school can be a great way to integrate physical activity into everyday life.
Watch our videos below to find out more about programmes getting children more active in the classroom.