Active Adults

Q & A's

Here are some of the questions some of our visitors are asking:

Every year me and my family and friends sit around the table and make promises and resolutions at Christmas. Trouble is by February I have given up, I really want to feel better about myself but I just don’t feel comfortable going to gyms and classes with others who are really fit and healthy. What can I do? Answer...
I am a single mother and my children are both grown up. Over the last 20 years I haven’t really given staying fit and healthy a second thought. I would like to lose weight and feel a bit better about myself, but I haven’t got a clue where to start or what is available. I don’t drive and I don’t really feel confident to play team sports. What should I do? Answer...
I am currently seeking benefit; there are more important things than playing games, why should I care about a healthy lifestyle? Answer...
I have been told that starting exercise after years of inactivity is dangerous and can do more harm than good. Is this true? Answer...
I have recently been forced to retire early from work through injury. I am 60 and would like to be healthier and lose some weight. I’ve been on a diet on and off for over a decade but I don’t seem to be getting anywhere. I can’t walk long distances as my ankle is always sore, I don’t drive so am really stuck for what to do. I wouldn’t mind starting something up myself because I have more spare time now. How can the Sports Council help me? Answer...
I have recently retired and would like to keep fit. I have a lot of ideas and my friends all say they would like to join in, what should I do next? Answer...
I’m too old for physical activity now, that’s for the youngsters and my grandchildren isn’t it? Answer...
What does aerobic training mean? I used to like aerobics, is it the same thing? Answer...
When I get home from work I have barely got time to feed the kids put a load of washing on, take the kids to youth club and sits down in front of the telly before its 9pm and time for bed. When am I supposed to do some physical activity? Answer...